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Book Review: Shapes of Eid According to Me by Samia Khan

So, with us having already passed the midway point of Ramadaan, and the Eid atmosphere starting to build up, I jumped at the opportunity to review a delightful little book called, The Shapes of Eid, According to Me by Samia Khan. The relateability of a story is so important, and perhaps moreso in books that… Continue reading Book Review: Shapes of Eid According to Me by Samia Khan

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Review: Islamic Nursery Rhymes by Elizabeth Lymer

I have always been a huge fan of finding new and novel ways to teach children. More especially when it comes to Islamic education, we need more diverse and interesting manners in which to impart knowledge of deen. In this current era, where we are competing as it were, with much more than just television.… Continue reading Review: Islamic Nursery Rhymes by Elizabeth Lymer

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Review: #Alhamdulillah for Series

A few years ago, the Little people and I embarked on a journey of thankfulness in Ramadaan. We called it the Shukr Journal, and it brought such awareness and a mindset of always being thankful, especially for the little things. However as life happens, we often find ourself forgetting lessons and reverting to taking things… Continue reading Review: #Alhamdulillah for Series

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

So I finally got a chance to do some reading during the holiday, and here’s a review of one of the books. This book is one of the most original works of Muslim fiction I have come across. Veering away from the usual, it’s set in a time that is almost the end of the… Continue reading Book review: The Ducktrinors- Hanifa, Book 1 by Papatia Feauxzar

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A Normal Calm

Yes, theres been a lot of book reviews on here lately, but I have to admit to being thrilled about that. When I was first approached by FB Publishing to review some of their books, I naturally jumped at it. The following review is quite self-explanatory as to the reason for my excitement. Normal Calm… Continue reading A Normal Calm

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How to be a Happy Muslim

In a world that has become so rushed, when news feeds are filled with images of war torn lands and displaced and starving children, when families are struggling financially and divorces and broken marriages, are almost common place, happiness seems almost unattainable in this atmosphere. On a personal note, as a working mom with 2… Continue reading How to be a Happy Muslim

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Favourite Islamic History Books

Whilst reading is a pleasure, its all the more beneficial when we can also gather knowledge at the same time. Its with this in mind that the following 2 books feature amongst my personal favourites when it comes to books for muslim children. •The Story of Muhammed in Makkah    •The Story of Muhammed in… Continue reading Favourite Islamic History Books

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Must have book for every Muslim home!

As much as we’d like to, to a certain degree try to keep our children cocooned and away from the nastiness of life, we can’t do it forever. Firstly because its not very practical and secondly because it may just be doing them a greater disservice. Due to an unfortunate combination of politics and the… Continue reading Must have book for every Muslim home!

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Raising Readers

Reading is one of the important means of gaining different kinds of knowledge and of benefiting from the achievements and experiences of others. It is something vital which the person who wants to learn can hardly do without. It is an essential need which is hardly less important that food and drink. Individuals – let alone… Continue reading Raising Readers

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Book Review: The Hijab Boutique by Michelle Khan

The Hijab Boutique by Michelle Khan With many muslimahs deciding to don the hijab in Ramadaan for the very first time, as well as the time when young girls receive the most encouragement to wear hijab, I thought this would be an ideal time to share my views on this delightful little book. This is… Continue reading Book Review: The Hijab Boutique by Michelle Khan