Monthly Archives: April 2018

Chains of Fear by Neymat Raboobee – A Review

Title: Chains of Fear Author: Neymat Raboobee Publisher: Tosh Publishing in South Africa Paperback Price : $10.10 on Amazon here Kindle Price :  $10.00 on Amazon here Summary: “I know I should be trusting Allah and I do, of course … Continue reading

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Giveaway for Dukyarian Rectangle — Dukyarian Chronicles

Enter to win one in three copies of Dukyarian Rectangle by Babs Soares. Giveaway ends 07/31/2018 and winners will be notified by email to provide their mailing addresses. Thanks! via Giveaway for Dukyarian Rectangle — Dukyarian Chronicles

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Mini-Review—Surprise! by Zaheera Jina

Originally posted on Muslim Reads:
Oomi tells Yusuf and Isa that she has a surprise for them. They take guesses as they eat dinner, and clean up, and play, and brush their teeth, and finally . . . They discover…

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The Ducktrinors; what’s next?

Assalamu aleikum! Shafiya in Book 3 of course. Check her out! Summary: Known as the girl with the henna tattoos, Shafiya is a knowledgeable contumacious Muslim girl who has always been overshadowed by her siblings. Named after Imam Shafi, her … Continue reading

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#MuslimBookClub II

This time #MuslimBookClub will be discussing Lost Islamic History.   “To understand the world of today, we must look at Islamic history and this book does a pretty good job at that. Great read I recommend to anyone; Muslims who have no idea … Continue reading

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Poems by Stoori Khan – A Review

Assalamu aleikum, Be Like A Shining Star by Stoori I have been meaning to read the Quran for a few days now and yesterday I only managed to read a page in Arabic. Alhamdullilah ala kulli haal. But this morning … Continue reading

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Save the Date! — Dukyarian Chronicles

On May 15th, 2018, Dukyarian Rectangle will officially launch at Fofky’s: An Online Book Coffee/Tea Shop. Join us @fofkys on Facebook and Instagram at 9:00 a.m. Dallas, Texas (USA) time. What is my book about? The year is 2085. The … Continue reading

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The Burden of Sexual Abuse

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Can YA Muslim Fiction Help ‘Normalize’ Islam for Teens?

Bismillah, Can YA Muslim Fiction help normalize Islam for teens? I think so.  Many young adults readers are already reading tons and tons of secular YA books. Getting them to read a cool and engaging Muslim fiction book with subtle … Continue reading

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Assalamu aleikum! #MuslimBookClub is a new collaboration by several online Muslim readers and book clubs to amplify Muslim voices. Our first initiative to discuss, educate, enlighten, support Muslim women and businesses amongst other things starts with a book titled Women in the Qu’ran. … Continue reading

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Creating Muslim Women Support Systems in Islamic World Part II

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part 2, Written by Papatia Feauxzar “Muslim men and Muslim women, believing men and believing women, worshiping men and worshiping women…” (Quran 33:35) Bismillah, When a verse in the Quran starts by addressing Muslim…

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Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Creating Muslim Women Support Systems in Islamic World

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part 1, Written by Saadia Haq Of The Human Lens  There is no denying the lack of women’s access to justice and support systems in many societies, however the situation in Islamic countries fares…

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Tight Rope, by Sahar Abdulaziz

Originally posted on Umm Afraz Muhammed:
“But Nour knew that goodwill and acceptance would never reveal themselves by taking off their hijab because for her or any other person of color, the skin she lived in wasn’t removable and therefore,…

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Check out this book! I contributed :) alhamdullilah. Launching today in South Africa!!!

You can buy it on Amazon here : via Family and Women To watch or listen the book launch select the YouTube or Souncloud links below: (Part 1)  (Part 2) (Part 3) ***   … Continue reading

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Interview with Paptia Feauxzar

Originally posted on The Imperfect Muslimah:
I was lucky enough to get a chance to ask publisher and author Papatia Feauxzar all the questions my curious little mind could come up with and I took full advantage of the opportunity.…

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Interview with Papatia Feauxzar

Originally posted on Umm Afraz Muhammed:
1. Tell us your journey from an accountant to an authorpreneur. It has been intriguing! Rumi said, “What you seek is seeking you.” It was true in my case because Allah put a coworker…

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Book Review : The Ducktrinors (by Papatia Feauxzar)

Originally posted on Be Flawless Muslims 🙂:
Book: The Ducktrinors ( book 1 and book 2 of the Jihad series) Author: Papatia Feauxzar About the Author: Papatia Feauxzar is an American author of West African descent living in Dallas, Texas with…

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Originally posted on A Ducktrinor Mom:
The Book: The Ducktrinors (Book I & Book II) (Jihad Series) Author: Papatia Feauxzar Available at: Amazon (Ebook, Paperback), Djarabi Kitabs Publishing ? I was eager to read this book-The Ducktrinors – a Muslim science fiction of Young Adult…

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