In the modern world, when we see people with happy faces on social media or a party or occasion, we immediately assume that they all have an unproblematic life, and all is well. But the fact is, life is not that bright and that simple. Everybody in this world faces problems, pain, heartbreak, and failure. Many times the person with the most shining smile is going through the most painful phase of his/her life; all he/she needs is a ray of positivity, a hope that everything is going to be alright.
The Balloon Girl is not just a character but is an emotion, maybe the hidden feeling of the author that she has very innocently depicted here in her book. The role that “The Balloon Girl” played can be executed by me, or by you, and the only thing we have to do is to look around. I picked this book a few days back randomly as its title attracted me, very fascinating “THE BALLOON GIRL” Thought to give it a try, and let me tell you it was worth it.
The Balloon girl by Syeda Faiza Rasheed is such a beautiful book to read. I loved the concept, it is unique, and the title perfectly fits the storyline. Although the book consists of different short stories, they are all linked through a line of a single thread. Not just the tales are beautiful, also the message behind the stories; what the author is trying to portray is alluring. The stories are very captivating and spellbinding. From the very first tale to the last one, this book is unputdownable. I must say the vibe throughout the book is pleasing.
Simply-written with a love-filled heart, this book will make you smile, make you cry, make you think, and importantly it will make you spread love and positivity all around. The book takes you to a delightful journey that is full of emotions. Depicting relationships of all kinds, their bonds, their dreams, “The Balloon girl” is a heart-warming book. I recommend this to all.
Rating: 5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Q: Do you guys like reading short stories? If yes, which is your favorite book of short stories?