Category Archives: Writing

Thought-Provokers: North Dallas

Assalamu aleikum! Rejoice for they have been accepted in Jannah. On another note, please check an article where I was featured recently. Don’t call me haha! I don’t pick up my phone, lol! Wassalam, Papatia  

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Unlikely Friends — Pocono Liars Club

Irwin is not only the local Librarian; he’s also a book snob and an all-around grouch. There’s nothing he values more than his privacy. As a loner, he’s happy to be surrounded by books instead of subjected to the incessant … Continue reading

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3 Books by Muslim Women to Inspire You in Marriage and Life

Muslim women continue to unveil their true identities to the unbeknownst outside world which concluded what they are is simply oppressed and staid. Here are three poignant anthologies that work to dispel the prejudice, show the Muslim woman’s pride, reclaim … Continue reading

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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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A Wan(on)derer’s Roots

In the name of The Finder I don’t know where my roots are in dunya Today I’m an American And a Turkish wife Yesterday, I was an Ivorian because of the melting pot of African countries found in this unique … Continue reading

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The Five Qualities of Great Blog Posts

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Library Fun and Different Foodies…

Originally posted on A Ducktrinor Mom:
Assalamu aleikum! My son and I love to go to the library. It’s in walking distance but we drive due to the heat these days…Lazies…We know. Today, he did the most peculiar thing or…

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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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The Ducktrinors I & II – A Review by The Tsundoku Chronicles

Originally posted on A Ducktrinor Mom:
“I really enjoyed this book. It was so nice to see Muslim characters and I love that more books are coming out with Muslim rep. When I first heard of the book I was really…

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PRESS RELEASE : ‘EXPENDABLE’ BY SAHAR ABDULAZIZ

  EXPENDABLE: GROUNDBREAKING, UNPREDICTABLE, WELL-WRITTEN. DALLAS, TX — July 1st, 2018. DJARABI KITABS PUBLISHING officially released Expendable by American Author Sahar AbdulAziz. Although Expendable is her fifth novel being published, it has seniority over AdbulAziz’s timely and critically acclaimed political … Continue reading

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The New Muslim’s Field Guide — A Review

The New Muslim’s Field Guide by Theresa Corbin and Kaighla Um Dayo is a compelling self-help book of about 218 non-illustrated pages. For a start, it’s more than a new Muslim’s field guide. It navigates the intricacies of the many shades of Islam due … 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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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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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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