Bookstr’s Three to Read This Week 2/14/19

Bookstr’s Three to Read This Week 2/14/19

It’s Valentine’s Day—now more than ever, we need a book to fall madly in love with. This week, we’ve got three reads that are sure to show you a good time. (If you’re in the middle of a less satisfying novel, consider a dalliance with one of these. We won’t tell.) Our picks this week are fun yet honest, ideal qualities for any date! While some of these are romance-oriented, let’s not forget that self-love and personal development counts for more than we sometimes remember. So, honestly, love yourself and give one of these a read. Without further ado, here …

Did You Know This About Pakistan’s Name?

Did You Know This About Pakistan’s Name?

Pakistan is celebrating 70 years of independence today! Congratulations Pakistan! Did you know this interesting fact about the country’s name?   Pakistan is an acronym! It was invented by Choudhary Ramat Ali, a Pakistani Punjabi Muslim nationalist, one of the earliest proponents of the creation of the state of Pakistan.     Image Courtesy of BBC   In his words: “‘Pakistan’ is composed of letters taken from the names of our homelands: that is, Punjab, Afghania [North-West Frontier Province], Kashmir, Iran, Sindh, Tukharistan, Afghanistan, and Balochistan. It means the land of the Paks, the spiritually pure and clean.”   It’s no secret …