Category Archives: Reading

Interview with Umm Juwayriyah, creator of the first Muslim Fiction App

Originally posted on The Muslim Write:
Umm Juwayriyah, MA is the: – 2018 Highlights Foundation Fellow – #MuslimGirlsReader Founder and – New England Muslim Sisters Association Editor-in-Chief She is also the author of the As Sabr Publications Best Sellers: The…

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The Five Qualities of Great Blog Posts

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#MuslimBookClub III

Bismillah ar-rahmani ar-rahimi Assalamu aleikum! Welcome to #MuslimBookClub third edition!!! We have several books on the roaster. Grab your drink and enjoy reading our thoughts on the books selected. Don’t go anywhere until you have read it all and perhaps … Continue reading

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5 Steps To Write & Design Your Cookbook Like A Professional

Assalamu aleikum! 1) In a word document, dump all your recipes. Just write them. There will be time to edit later. Just get them out on paper first. 2) Take good and simple pictures. If you have old pictures of … Continue reading

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EXPENDABLE by Sahar AbdulAziz

OUT JULY 1st, 2018 insha’Allah. Join us for the book launch at Fofky’s here. Enter the giveaway here. Papatya, the Barista http://www.fofkys.com Check out the blog -> https://www.fofkys.com/blog

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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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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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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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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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POVs and Voice : What You Need To Know

A story strikes your mind and you wonder about how to start penning it. You start looking up great authors and novelists to try to mimic their style. Perhaps you do a decent job at it but along the way, … Continue reading

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How Do You Become A Bestseller Author?

Assalamu aleikum! This question is always on writers and authors’ minds. Today I want to tackle the subject and be blunt about it. So how can a writer achieve such a goal? You can offer your book for free to … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Unveiled’ by Rumki Chowdhury

Originally posted on Sincerely Sadia. :
Rumki Chowdhury’s Unveiled is an amazing piece of work; it succeeds in conveying the complex nature of the lives of Muslim girls in Western society, attempting to carve out their own identities against a backdrop of confusion,…

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Top Writing Tips by Muslim Authors #07

Originally posted on Islamopedia:
Our guest author for this week’s tips is the talented Papatia Feauxzar. She is the author of many books and articles online along with being one of the founders of Djarabi Kitabs Publications. Papatia’s Tips for…

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Fofky’s – An Online Book and Coffee/Tea Shop

Bismillah, Fofky’s An Online Book and Coffee/Tea Shop The saying goes as this, “If the mountain won’t come to Muhammad then Muhammad must go to the mountain.” In other words, If one’s will does not prevail, one must submit to an … Continue reading

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A Small Fortune of Books – Djarabi Kitabs

Assalamu aleikum dear bloggers and readers, Djarabi Kitabs Publishing‘s e-store is now live alhamdullilah. You might ask why I chose to do this when these books can be found at major distributors. Well for one, mine are tax free***. And … Continue reading

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OKADABOOKS!

Assalamu aleikum dear African readers, My books are now available at OKADABOOKS  in Nigeria via the app alhamdullilah. Please spread the word to help a sister out :). See the list of the books I have out there here. Africa … Continue reading

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Chains — Hayati Magazine

“One of the Vice Presidents is quite infatuated with you,” the server said close to her ear. “I’m not interested. I’m married,” the ebony girl replied with a haughty air, whipping her pony tail about. The server girl sighed and … Continue reading

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…Centric — Hayati Magazine

“Yacüb,” she said to him calmly as she paused her series on TV, trying not to loose her temper like nth times before when this topic was back on the table. “I told you, in our culture, we address people … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Stories — Hayati Magazine

upRoots Mansa wanted his kingdom to remain prosperous and powerful so he had to act fast. The depopulation of the area was quite alarming. Becoming a slave or a slave seller were out of the question. Depleting sources of gold … Continue reading

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Spin-Off Cité: A Collection of Flash Fiction Stories (FREE ON AMAZON FOR FIVE DAYS)

Assalamu aleikum bloggers! If you read all my published stories, 4 out of the 11 stories in this collection, Spin-Off Cité , will make sense to you. The free promotion starts on 10/24/2016 and ends on 10/28/2016 Below is the link: https://www.amazon.com/Spin-Off-Cité-Collection-Fiction-Stories-ebook/dp/B01M8LQX0KContinue reading

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