Category Archives: Reviews

Jannah Jewels – Book 2 Review

Originally posted on A Ducktrinor Mom:
Author:  Umm Nura Illustrator : Nayzak Al-Hilali Publisher : Gentle Breeze Books What to expect: Strong Muslim Girls, Packed Action, Adventure, and Lost Islamic History Summary: In the second book of the Jannah Jewels…

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Cure Your Was’was & Weh’m Forever – A Review

Assalamu aleikum dear bloggers and readers! Long time with no real chat with y’all. Praying that all is well with you insha’Allah. Ameen. It has been hectic and I’m sure you’ve noticed and you have your own issues too ;). … Continue reading

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SISTERS READS: Generation M, New Muslims New Style

  Written by Shelina Janmohamed. Reviewed by Papatia Feauxzar. Published by I.B. Tauris Shelina Zahra Janmohamed, British author of award winning Love in a Headscarf and vice president of the Islamic Branding consultancy Ogilvy Noor, has just released her new … Continue reading

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Nabila’s Garden – A Review — Hayati Magazine

Nabila’s Garden is a 172 page poetry collection by Hawa Fuseini, a 23-year-old Nigerian and Ghanaian Muslim. I found the collection inspiring at times, preachy at times, and a bit naive at other instances. I say naive because even when … Continue reading

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Catch Me by Na’ima B. Robert — Hayati Magazine

Catch Me is a collection of poetry I started reading a while back but I had to stop because my emotions weren’t on point. With poetry I have to be in the reflective zone otherwise, the words don’t permeate and … Continue reading

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Deeni Tales – A Review

Originally posted on A Ducktrinor Mom:
Deeni Tales is a 30 page children’s book composed of several short stories by Kadeeja Nourin Ibrahim. It’s the author debut book. These tales are aimed at Muslim children who love stories and can…

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A Review of “I’m So Angry!”

Originally posted on A Ducktrinor Mom:
Author:  Sarah Javed Illustrator : Yati Yusoff Publisher : SH Publishing (Sarah’s Homeschool Publishing) What to expect: Self-reflection, Better parenting tips, Wudu technique, and a Happy family Summary: Huthayfah is an eight year old boy who…

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The White Elephant – A Review — Hayati Magazine

The White Elephant is a must read for anyone contemplating the idea of marriage or anyone going through a divorce. As the Love and Relationship Editor for Hayati Magazine, I try to counsel married and non-married folks on the institution … Continue reading

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Goodreads’ Book Giveaway For BLOOM

Assalamu aleikum, If you live in the USA, here is your chance to enter a book giveaway for a collection of three of my sultry reads. Goodreads Book Giveaway BLOOM by Papatia Feauxzar Giveaway ends October 15, 2016. See the … Continue reading

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‘When I Grow Up’ by Sundus Iraq

Originally posted on A Ducktrinor Mom:
When I Grow Up by Sundus Iraq is a children’s book that has become my favorite! Why? Because it has Arabic writing. It’s perfect to instill the language to children. Arabic seeds indeed I’ll…

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Fitra Journal: The Muslim Homeschool Quarterly: Getting Started Volume 1 Issue 1

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? Fitra Journal: The Muslim Homeschool Quarterly: Getting Started is a nice collection of testaments by Muslim Homeschoolers, a few of which are men masha’Allah. I loved this free treat because the contributors provide…

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A Young Adult Book For Eid Gifting!

Bismillah, Earlier this year, I declared that I wanted to sell 20,000 copies of my young adult book The Ducktrinors : Hanifa Book 1. We’re half way through the year and to be honest, I have not sold landslide amounts. … Continue reading

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Ayeina’s #AlhamdulillahFor Series Gratitude Journal – A Review

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Ayeina’s #AlhamdulillahFor Series is a mini gratitude journal created by two sisters Ayesha and Samina. Thus Ayeina (Aye+Ina). Genius isn’t? Masha’Allah. Ayeina also means mirror and their motto is ‘The believer is the believer’s…

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“Nothing But Love” by Zeneefa Zaneer

Nothing but Love is about two soulmates, Amash and Barakah, who meet several times before their fate is finally sealed. Amash and Barakah made me want to relive those very doubtful, thrilling, and lovesick first moments accompanied by love declarations … Continue reading

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SISTERS Reads: As One Door Closes

Written by Sahar Abdulaziz. Reviewed by Papatia Feauxzar. Published by Booktrope Publishers   As One Door Closes author Sahar Abdulaziz is a resident of Pennsylvania, with degrees in psychology, and  health and wellness. Abdulaziz also holds a certification in community … Continue reading

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Ayesha Dean: The Istanbul Intrigue

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Ayesha Dean: The Istanbul Intrigue is the debut novel of Melali Lum. Melati Lum is a multiracial Australian Muslim Lawyer. Her protagonist, Ayesha Dean, loves good food, solving mysteries, traveling, books, and good friends.…

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My thoughts on Americanah

Peace be unto you readers and bloggers. This is a different read and review compared to what I normally blog about… Anyways, I enjoyed reading this book for many reasons. One is the fact that it addresses so well the … Continue reading

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Bloom by Papatia Feauxzar…Book Review

Originally posted on Foodeva Marsay:
Happiness is READING!!! I had my share of Double this Happiness about a month back, when the the lovely Papatia Feauxzar, Author of Bloom, messaged to let me know she was sending me a copy of her…

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Unleashing Your Creativity by Majid Mahmood

Unleashing Your Creativity: A Short Guide to Becoming More Creative is about 37 pages and a quick read. We all at some point in life find ourselves giving advices to others about different life aspirations but in the end the … Continue reading

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Riding the Samoosa Express: Personal Narratives of Marriage and Beyond

Riding the Samoosa Express is a metaphor to refer to the process of courtship, love, marriage and beyond. It’s a well written tale sampling the diversity and the different faces the Indian Muslim women contributors experienced. These personal narratives range … Continue reading

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