Book Review · Bookish · Fiction · Islam · Middle Grade · Muslim · YA

Book Review- Sadia: Hijab tropes and a story that could have gone right, but didn’t!

Blurb: ” Three female Muslim teenagers must decide how far they are willing to go to defend their beliefs when faced with the pressures of life.” Thirteen-year-old Sadia is Muslim and passionate about one thing: basketball. When her teacher announces tryouts for this year’s co-ed team, she jumps at the opportunity. Her talent speaks for…… Continue reading Book Review- Sadia: Hijab tropes and a story that could have gone right, but didn’t!

Book Review · Bookish · Contemporary · Diversity · Fiction · Islam · Muslim · Own Voices · WOC · YA

Book Review- Love, Hate & Other Filters: Fluffy moments, bigotry, and life.

Basic Keywords and Intro: Own Voices: Muslim debut Novel YA Contemporary  First Person Point of View + 3rd person interludes A Coming of Age Novel Maya, an Indian-American Muslim teen, faces Islamophobia after a horrific terror attack occurs. Maya is also torn apart between being a good girl & doing everything her parents expect of…… Continue reading Book Review- Love, Hate & Other Filters: Fluffy moments, bigotry, and life.

Bingo · Bookish · Depression · Diversity · Fiction · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Muslim · Non-Fiction · Own Voices · YA

#MHBingo TBR

What is it? A Bingo read-a-thon for Mental health books that begins this January!!! Click here to know more about  it + see our schedule! Follow us on twitter. So here are the books that I will ” Hopefully” read this January: The Girl in Between- Kleine–Levin syndrome (KLS) Rep. Under Rose Tainted skies – Agoraphobia Rep (own…… Continue reading #MHBingo TBR

Diversity · Islam · Mental Illness · Muslim · Neurodiversity · Own Voices · Top 17 in 2017 · WOC

Top 17 in 2017: Underrated Bloggers

  Hello everyone! So Top 17 in 2017 is going to be a very short series, where I share different kinds of Top 17. A few days ago, I published my very 1st Top 17 in 2017. I talked about my favorite reads of 2017. If you are interested, you can check it out HERE!…… Continue reading Top 17 in 2017: Underrated Bloggers

Book Review · Bookish · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Muslim · New Adult · Own Voices · Romance · YA

Book Review- City Of Brass: Jinns, Political parties, and a journey of self discovery

“ Greatness takes time, Banu Nahida. Often the mightiest things have the humblest beginnings” Basic Keywords and Intro: Own Voices: Muslim debut Novel New Adult Fantasy Novel Dual Narrative : Nahri & Ali Nahri lives in Cairo, and remembers nothing about her past. She is a 20 something  street healer by day, and con person…… Continue reading Book Review- City Of Brass: Jinns, Political parties, and a journey of self discovery

Bookish · Historical Fiction · Islam · Muslim · YA

Book Review of Blood & Ink: When Romeo & Juliet meets Terrorism. (Are you cringing yet?)

Basic Keywords and Intro: Romeo & Juliet meets Terrorism.( Are you cringing yet?) A Historical Fiction Novel: The 2012 coup in Timbuktu, Mali Ali belongs to the “Defenders of Faith” movement Ali begins to fall in love with Kadi What would he chose? Love or “ Faith” Points to address: Where do I even start?…… Continue reading Book Review of Blood & Ink: When Romeo & Juliet meets Terrorism. (Are you cringing yet?)