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Book Review: The Beauty of Covering Up by Noorshin NG Abdullah

Book Review: The Beauty of Covering Up by Noorshin NG Abdullah

The Beauty of Covering up is the Author’s humble attempt to create more awareness of the importance  and virtues of observing hijab, not only the physical hijab, but also observing hijab in the way we think and act as Muslims and as human beings i.e. we must inculcate good manners and character; and have good thoughts which […]

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Book Review: Ramadan by Farah Kinani

Book Review: Ramadan by Farah Kinani

Leila, the daughter of one of Kinani’s friends, was the inspiration for this book. Leila told Kinani what happened one day at School when she told her friends she would not be joining them for lunch. Her friends who at the time did not know nor understand anything about Ramadan,the Muslim holy month of fasting, encouraged […]

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Book Review: The Rice Bag Hammock (The Aja Series) by Shaeeza Haniff

Book Review: The Rice Bag Hammock (The Aja Series) by Shaeeza Haniff

A delightful read! Written primarily for children of any age group, culture or religion, this book is filled with rich and detailed illustrations depicting the Guyanese countryside; and the story is told in a simple lyrical or rhythmic voice, making it a light, quick and easy read. The story traces the journey and transformation of an […]

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Book Signing, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 2013 – The Beauty of Covering Up by Noorshin NG Abdullah

Book Signing, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 2013 – The Beauty of Covering Up by Noorshin NG Abdullah

I recently met up with Malaysian Author, Noorshin NG Abdullah in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia while on vacation for a signed copy of her book ‘The Beauty of Covering Up.’ In the Prologue of the book she says, “this book is a humble means of sharing my thoughts and ideas on the beauty of Muslimah covering ourselves […]

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Author of Brutal, Nabila Sharma supports other women who are victims of sexual abuse

Author of Brutal, Nabila Sharma supports other women who are victims of sexual abuse

Nabila was sexually abused as a child and broke her silence in her book Brutal. She now helps to support and encourage others to speak out against sexual abuse. In an interview with Sell Your Story UK, Nabila says, “No one had written a book like mine before and I am very proud to have done this […]

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Book Review: Love in a Headscarf by Shelina Zahra Janmohamed

Book Review: Love in a Headscarf by Shelina Zahra Janmohamed

A brilliant read!  It went beyond my expectations. I was hooked from the moment I read the first few pages. It offered more than just the Author’s journey to find love – her ‘Prince Charming.’ So many layers – love, history, Islam, culture. I was never bored. Love in a headscarf is a memoir about the Author’s journey […]

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Book Review: Grandpa and Grandma Come to Stay: Written by Asma Zaman

Book Review: Grandpa and Grandma Come to Stay: Written by Asma Zaman

I really enjoyed reading this book to my two-year old. I loved the message and the fact that it has few words and a lot of picture illustrations which makes it ideal for very young children, especially for those like my son who are too young to read, but are able to recognise and identify […]

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