Category Archives: Reviews

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

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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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SISTERS READS: Jasmine Falling

Written by Shereen Malherbe | Reviewed by Papatia Feauxzar | Published by MB Publishing Jasmine Falling is a contemporary women’s fiction novel by Shereen Malherbe, a British Palestinian writer based in both the UK and the United Arab Emirates. Malherbe … Continue reading

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The Broken Half- A Review

Sahar Abdulaziz is a resident of Pennsylvania. From her website, Sahar Abdulaziz graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology before going on to earn her master’s degree in health and wellness promotion and administration. Also holding a certification in community … Continue reading

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Behind Picket Fences – A Review

Behind Picket Fences is the second novel of Hend Hegazi, an Egyptian-American Muslim writer who lives in Alexandria, Egypt with her husband and four children. Her second novel just like the first one is nothing short than a masterpiece masha’Allah. … Continue reading

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Munna, Baba & Me-Review of The Ducktrinors

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? Book Review & Giveaway!! I had the honour and the ultimate pleasure to read and review sister Papita’s (Djarabi Kitabs Publishing and A Ducktrinor Mom) YA fiction novel “The Ducktrinors”. It’s a series…

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Book Review – The Ducktrinors by Papatia Feauxzar

A review by Hwaida over at ADropOfInkling 🙂 “A girl can dream BIG right?” Was the author’s words for her book. Not only is Papatia a big dreamer, her character Hanifa is also a girl with big dreams in a … Continue reading

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A Taste of Honey : A Review

A Taste of Honey : A Review *** Bismillah. A Taste of Honey is a well-researched manual for the benefit of the novice and the somewhat knowledgeable on delicate matters. Its Author, Habeeb Akande, is an Historian and an Erotologist. … Continue reading

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Book review: The Ducktrinors- Hanifa, Book 1 by Papatia Feauxzar

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Hanifa: My First Review is In!

“I was excited to read Papatia’s Ducktrinors. The beginning was captivating and made me read more. The enthusiastic little Haneefa shone with courage and bravery from the first page itself. The author had a strong plot line and has shown … Continue reading

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Oblivion: A Review

“Oblivion follows the interracial couple, Aida and Mussa Habib, as they struggle to balance romance, professional success and parenthood. Aida yearns to return to work despite her husband’s adamant refusal and risks her carefree life as she follows her own … Continue reading

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