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Forum Discussion: Brutal by Nabila Sharma – Sexual Abuse, Parents’ Reaction
Brutal / Forum

Forum Discussion: Brutal by Nabila Sharma – Sexual Abuse, Parents’ Reaction

When children are abused by adults who are supposed to protect them from harm, their ability to trust and rely on adults may be shattered. In this case, Nabila feared no one would believe her if she told of the abuse, and that her family, especially her mother, would be “furious” with her for “speaking against … Continue reading

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Notice! Book Club Meet-ups for Muslim Women in London.
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Notice! Book Club Meet-ups for Muslim Women in London.

If you are living in London and you are interested in lively literary (book) debates and discussions; and you would love the opportunity to meet other Muslim women, please drop club admin. a message indicating your interest to join the Muslimah Voices Book Club (MVBC). But only Muslimahs who are seriously interested should contact the … Continue reading

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New Book Release! The Azurean Trilogy (Spiritual Sci-Fi Novel) by Fatimah Ashaela Moore Ibrahim
Books / Children's Books / Science Fiction

New Book Release! The Azurean Trilogy (Spiritual Sci-Fi Novel) by Fatimah Ashaela Moore Ibrahim

Author: Fatimah Ashaela Moore Ibrahim Book Description: What happens when the Earth dies, but humans get a second chance? Some try to maintain new lines of peace, but darker forces threaten to push mankind into repeating history. What will happen in this inevitable battle between good and evil? Find out in this exciting new Spiritual/Science-Fiction … Continue reading

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Forum Discussion:Book – A Walk Through Life: Issues and Challenges through the Eyes of a Muslim Woman by Norma Kassim
A Walk Through Life / Forum

Forum Discussion:Book – A Walk Through Life: Issues and Challenges through the Eyes of a Muslim Woman by Norma Kassim

The Author provides a lot of food for thought in this book. My copy is riddled with black ink, black lines and curly brackets. Whoo! it’s a mess! Anyway, I want to start off with an excerpt from page 11 (cont’d on pg. 12) – 2nd, 3rd and 4th paragraphs, especially para. 3 and 4. … Continue reading

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Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life by Melody Moezzi is Now Available for Purchase!
Books / Memoires / Mental Health/Illness

Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life by Melody Moezzi is Now Available for Purchase!

Author: Melody Moezzi Book Description (Source: Amazon) With candor and humor, a manic-depressive Iranian-American Muslim woman chronicles her experiences with both clinical and cultural bipolarity. Melody Moezzi was born to Persian parents at the height of the Islamic Revolution and raised amid a vibrant, loving, and gossipy Iranian diaspora in the American heartland.  When at … Continue reading

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“When Bigotry Came to My Book Reading… “
Miscellaneous

“When Bigotry Came to My Book Reading… “

Muslimah Writer, Jennifer Zobair shares her experience promoting her debut novel, Painted Hands, at her first solo book reading event. Here is an excerpt from her article: “It happened. A heckler. At my first solo book reading. I was promoting my debut novel, Painted Hands, at Cambridge’s Porter Square Books. Though I was an attorney in a past life, I … Continue reading

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Book Finds!
Book Finds

Book Finds!

Painted Hands by Jennifer Zobair Book Description Muslim bad girl Zainab Mir has just landed a job working for a post-feminist, Republican Senate candidate. Her best friend Amra Abbas is about to make partner at a top Boston law firm. Together they’ve thwarted proposal-slinging aunties, cultural expectations, and the occasional bigot to succeed in their … Continue reading

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Books and other Written Material by Muslim Women Lack Variety …
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Books and other Written Material by Muslim Women Lack Variety …

For me personally, I think generally, the books and written material available to Muslim women written by Muslim women for Muslim women lack variety. Muslim women tend to write mostly about  motherhood, family, marriage and hijab unlike our male counterparts who write on a wider scale covering issues of spirituality, business and politics to name … Continue reading

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Turning the Tide: Reawakening the Woman’s Heart and Soul by Suma Din
Books / Self Improvement

Turning the Tide: Reawakening the Woman’s Heart and Soul by Suma Din

I think this book will compliment Reclaim Your Heart by Yasmin Mogahed, nicely. Thanks for sharing Nazi! Book Description: Suma takes the reader on a journey through the stages of life, from the inception of the soul to the end of life on earth. Words of wisdom, guidance and compassion from the Qur’an and sayings … Continue reading

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