On Tour 08/04/23-10/15/23 “Of Mud & Honey” by Roxana Trabulsi

Release Date: January 10, 2023

About The Book:

As the reign of imperialism ends in Aden, Yemen and gives way to a communist government, a young family finds themselves trapped as political prisoners. Strength, love and faith are pushed to their limits overnight as they embark on the fight of their lives.

November 1967 in Aden, Yemen. Dara and Silloo Barucha’s serene life with their family is interrupted when violence erupts after the British occupation announce their plan for a swift exit from the country. Things take a turn when the family business is seized, and they are targeted by members of the revolution. Dara is whisked away as a political prisoner while Silloo put under house arrest with her three young children and mother-in-law. As the couple embark on their separate harrowing journeys, in the hopes of being reunited, they are consistently faced by challenges. The looming question: will they make it out alive? 

About The Author:

Roxana Motiwalla Trabulsi is the author of Of Mud and Honey. Born in London, United Kingdom, but raised in Dubai, Roxana now lives just outside of Boston in Massachusetts, where she writes and works as a freelance writer and graphic designer. A graduate of Northeastern University, she spent the first few years out of school purchasing mechanical parts for a local audio company. She and her husband moved to Tokyo soon after they were married and have lived there twice in the last twenty years. She currently sits on the board of the local farmer’s market where she has not only contributed to creating a sustainable community but has also been able to bring new and diverse programs such as a self-sustainable seed library to her town. Ultimately, she revels most in her role as mum to her three children. She loves all things farmers market, travel, yoga, art and design, and of course, reading. She lives with her husband, her teenage son and their three-year-old cockapoo. https://roxanatrabulsi.com/

Social Media:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ofmudandhoney/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/roxanatrabulsiwrites

Book Blurbs: 

“Trabulsi has composed a moving drama that illustrates the troubles of a city and nation in the microcosmic struggles of a family. A gripping and emotionally affecting political tale.” -Kirkus Reviews

Bloggers On Tour: 

Aug. 4th- Love My Books 2020 https://instagram.com/lovemybooks2020

Aug. 15th- Books and Biewers https://instagram.com/books_and_biewers

Aug. 25th- Marilyn Goncalves https://instagram.com/marilynjgon

Aug. 30th- Lindas Book Obsession https://www.facebook.com/lindasbookobsession/ 

Sept. 7th- Reading Late Into The Night https://instagram.com/reading.late.into.the.night

Sept. 13th- Get Outside and Read https://instagram.com/get.outside.and.read

Sept. 18th- Miss W Book Reviews https://instagram.com/misswbookreviews

Oct. 1st- A blue box full of books https://instagram.com/ablueboxfullofbooks

Oct. 5th- One More Exclamation https://instagram.com/onemoreexclamation

Oct. 6th-  2 Many Books 2 Little Time https://instagram.com/2manybooks2littletime

Oct. 10th- Rajivs Reviews https://instagram.com/rajivsreviews

Oct. 15th- Novels and Latte Book Club –https://www.facebook.com/groups/357651988042629

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