American Dervish

American DervishAmerican Dervish is a brilliantly written, nuanced, and emotionally forceful look inside the interplay of religion and modern life Hayat Shah is a young American in love for the first time His normal life of school, baseball, and video games had previously been distinguished only by his Pakistani

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The Ruins of Us

The Ruins of UsMore than two decades after moving to Saudi Arabia and marrying powerful Abdullah Baylani, American born Rosalie learns that her husband has taken a second wife That discovery plunges their family into chaos as Rosalie grapples with leaving Saudi Arabia, her life, and her family behind Meanwhile,

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Watched

WatchedMarina Budhos s extraordinary and timely novel examines what it s like to grow up under surveillance, something many Americans experience and most Muslim Americans know Naeem is far from the model teen Moving fast in his immigrant neighborhood in Queens is the only way he can outrun the eyes of

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The Unquiet Dead (Rachel Getty & Esa Khattak #1)

The Unquiet Dead (Rachel Getty & Esa Khattak #1)A complex and provocative story of loss, redemption, and the cost of justice that will linger with readers long after turning the final page Despite their many differences, Detective Rachel Getty trusts her boss, Esa Khattak, implicitly But she s still uneasy at Khattak s tight lipped secrecy when

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Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World

Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab WorldKirkus Best Books of the Year 2013 If you really want to know a people, start by looking inside their bedrooms.As political change sweeps the streets and squares, the parliaments and presidential palaces of the Arab world, Shereen El Feki has been looking at an upheaval a little closer to home

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The Good Muslim

The Good MuslimFrom prizewinning Bangladeshi novelist Tahmima Anam comes her deeply moving second novel about the rise of Islamic radicalism in Bangladesh, seen through the intimate lens of a family Pankaj Mishra praised A Golden Age, Tahmima Anam s debut novel, as a startlingly accomplished and gripping novel

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Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of ColorsMagnificently capturing the colorful world of Islam for the youngest readers, this breathtaking and informative picture book celebrates Islam s beauty and traditions From a red prayer rug to a blue hijab, everyday colors are given special meaning as young readers learn about clothing, food, and

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Bright Lines

Bright LinesA vibrant debut novel, set in Brooklyn and Bangladesh, Bright Lines follows three young women and one family struggling to make peace with secrets and their past For as long as she can remember, Ella has longed to feel at home Orphaned as a child after her parents murder, and afflicted with

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Kingdom of Strangers (Nayir Sharqi & Katya Hijazi #3)

Kingdom of Strangers (Nayir Sharqi & Katya Hijazi #3)A secret grave is unearthed in the desert revealing the bodies of 19 women and the shocking truth that a serial killer has been operating undetected in Jeddah for than a decade.However, lead inspector Ibrahim Zahrani is distracted by a mystery closer to home His mistress has suddenly

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Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women

Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim WomenIn this groundbreaking collection, American Muslim women writers sweep aside stereotypes to share their real life tales of flirting, dating, longing, and sex Their stories show just how varied the search for love can be from singles events and college flirtations to arranged marriages, all with a

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The Garden of My Imaan

The Garden of My ImaanAliya already struggles with trying to fit in, feeling confident enough to talk to the cute boy or stand up to mean kids the fact that shes Muslim is just another thing to deal with When Marwa, a Moroccan girl who shares her faith if not her culture, comes to Aliya s school, Aliya wonders even

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