6 New Books With Muslim Protagonists to Read During Ramadan

Around the world Muslims are marking Ramadan and so we thought we’d make some suggestions of some new books by Muslim authors that were released this year. We’ve featured books by Muslim authors previously but this time it’s a brand new selection, full of books released, or to be released in 2019.

We’ve tried to include a selection of genres, and we hope that you’ll find something here that you would like to add to your TBR.

The Love and Lies of Rukshana Ali

17-year-old Rukhsana has a hard time living up to her conservative Bengali Muslim parents expectations and when she’s caught kissing her girlfriend her devastated parents whisk her off to Bangladesh where she’s caught up in tradition and has to fight for what she wants.

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali

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All American Muslim Girl

All American Muslim Girl is a coming of age novel about a young Muslim American teenager who must come to terms with what it means to be a Muslim American in the current climate.

All American Muslim Girl

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A Deadly Divide

This new thriller features detectives Esa Khattak and Rachel Getty who must investigate a hate crime after a shooting in a mosque in Quebec. As they set out to investigate they discover a community divided with fear and suspicion.

A Deadly Divide

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Internment

This speculative fiction novel is set in the near-future in the US and sees a family forced into an interment camp for Muslim Americans. It’s time for a revolution, in this dystopian world that gives a stark warning of where religious hatred and intolerance can lead.

Internment

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The Light at the Bottom of the World

This Cli-Fi novel imagines the year 2099 and a world submerged under a thousand feet of ocean. Sixteen year old British Muslim Leyla loves to race in her submersible but when her papa is arrested she must participate in the London Submersible Marathon for a chance to save him.

The Light at the Bottom of the World

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It’s Not About the Burqa

We’re finishing with a nonfiction read. When David Cameron linked the radicalization of Muslim men to the ‘traditional submissiveness’ of Muslim women Miriam Khan was sure she couldn’t find a Muslim woman who considered herself submissive. This book is the voice of Muslim women who are often spoken for, and over.

It’s Not About the Burqa

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The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1948

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We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years. We’re moving along now, though it may be a while before we’ve covered the whole hundred years!

We’re covering each year at a time and we’re now approaching the end of the 1940s as we feature 1948.

1948 was a leap year, which saw the first prefab houses to counter the lack of housing after the war, televisions started to appear in homes, Mahatma Gandhi was murdered, and a loaf of bread in the US cost just 14c.

Among all that, there were plenty of books published and read too, and today we’re featuring the bestselling novels of 1948, and some that didn’t make the list but have stood the test of time. Read More

6 Essential Books About Climate Change and the Environment

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We’re getting bombarded by all sides right now, The Extinction Rebellion, The Sixth Mass Extinction, Unnatural History, Climate Change, the buzzwords are everywhere, but what do they all mean?

If you want to care about the planet and want to make positive change but you don’t really understand what it’s all about, why it’s happening, and what you can do about it then today we are bringing you six must read books about climate change to ensure you’re as informed as possible!

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10 Books Guaranteed to Give You That Summer Vibe

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As the smell of summer comes in on the warm air and my allergies confirm that the warmer weather is definitely on its way, you might be thinking of holidays and long relaxing days on the beach. If that’s the plan then you’ll need some reading material and so today we’ve put together a list of reads guaranteed to get you in the summer vibe!

There’s a selection of reads, across various genres but they all have one thing in common, they are guaranteed to make you feel summery! From old favourites to new releases we hope you’ll find something to read from this list!

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The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1947

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We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years. We’re moving along now, though it may be a while before we’ve covered the whole hundred years!

We’re covering each year at a time and we’re now approaching the end of the 1940s as we feature 1947.

In 1947 we saw the Roswell incident, the International Monetary Fund was founded, India and Pakistan gained independence from the UK, and a US postage stamp cost 3c.

Among all that, there were plenty of books published and read too, and today we’re featuring the bestselling novels of 1947, and some that didn’t make the list but have stood the test of time. Read More

The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1946

By | Discussion and Recommendations | No Comments
We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years. We’re moving along now, though it may be a while before we’ve covered the whole hundred years!

We’re covering each year at a time and we’re now well into the 1940s where today we take a look at the bestselling books of 1946.

In 1946 with the war finally over, the Nuremberg trials began, the first car phones appeared in the US (yes, really!) and the bikini made its first appearance on the catwalk.

Among all that, there were plenty of books published and read too, and today we’re featuring the bestselling novels of 1946, and some that didn’t make the list Read More

6 New Books With Muslim Protagonists to Read During Ramadan

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Around the world Muslims are marking Ramadan and so we thought we’d make some suggestions of some new books by Muslim authors that were released this year. We’ve featured books by Muslim authors previously but this time it’s a brand new selection, full of books released, or to be released in 2019.

We’ve tried to include a selection of genres, and we hope that you’ll find something here that you would like to add to your TBR.
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