Tight Rope: The Book Review

Bismillahir rahmanir raheem TIGHT ROPE: INITIAL THOUGHTS As you know from my earlier author interview, I was given the chance to review Sahar Abdulaziz's new book Tight Rope. It centres around a black, female Muslim activist called Nour Ibrahim. Whilst battling an unknown illness and less than pleasant co-workers, she also has to deal with [...]

The Notes Wall: Guest Post by Words Catcher

Bismillahir rahmanir raheem Short Story Guest Post I've never accepted a guest post for my blog before, let alone a short story. I was intrigued when Words Catcher contacted me via Twitter with this story. Alhamdulillah I'm so glad I accepted it and had the chance to share it with my audience. When I first [...]

A review on Christal Joan of Amilah a book written by Halima Hagi- Mohammad. A Somali American writer

Amilah by Halima Hagi-Mohamed: The Review

Bismillahir rahmanir raheem AMILAH: INITIAL THOUGHTS I've read anthologies before and not enjoyed them. I didn't know what the book was about before I was sent a copy for review and in a way I'm grateful I didn't. I went into it not knowing what to expect and being pleasantly surprised. The first story was [...]

Unleashing Creativity: Book Review

Bismillahir rahmanir raheem I recently reviewed Unleashing Creativity by Majid Mahmood. For me personally, I'm on a mission to write a book of my own and thought the techniques would come in handy so I gave it a read. I haven't received any remuneration for doing so and have given an honest reflection of what [...]