Quick Note: I received a review copy of this book from the publisher. That said, my thoughts are my own and I am not being monetarily compensated for this review. Called to Song begins with Qabila grieving her mother, second-guessing her husband and trying to unravel peculiar dreams that won’t leave her alone. And then, … Continue reading Review: Called to Song by Kharnita Mohamed
A year ago, I wrote a post called 2019 Will be the Year Of… In that post, I had three goals that I wanted to focus on – planning, praying and podcasting. I even made a pretty picture for it. This one: Well, let’s just say that nothing went according to plan last year. I … Continue reading Plans for 2020?
*I received a copy of this book from the publisher in return for an honest review. Thank you Djarabi Kitabs Publishing 🙂 The Gatekeeper’s Notebook by Sahar Abdulaziz is a psychological thriller about a widowed mother who’s on the brink of financial ruin and is trying desperately to claw her way out and make a … Continue reading Review: The Gatekeeper’s Notebook by Sahar Abdulaziz
So, I’ve never shared the pieces I write for other platforms on here before… But I really love this one. What do y’all think?
October’s guest contributor is Neymat Raboobee, the woman behind theimperfectmuslimah blog. She is a South African copy-editor, writer and professional cat lover.
Neymat has been an avid bookworm since she was five years old. She, like so many of us, read Harry Potter when she was seven years old and fell head over heels in love with the entire thing becoming an official fangirl. Since then, books have inhabited 64% of her heart at all times.
She is also a bookstagrammer under the handle thecrotchetybookworm. Her piece, entitled “Sudden Realizations” is all about books and their ability to unite us, the way they make us feel and their importance in the world. It has a little bit of everything with each paragraph presenting a new, intriguing thought. I really enjoyed it and found her perspective interesting. It is a very well-written piece and I’m sure you will enjoy it just…
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I don’t have a strong nose. I think of scent as my weakest sense, even though I have nearsighted eyes to the power of -10. Even so, there are certain scents that’ll always get my attention. A few years ago, I had a kitchen fire after frying up some samosas. Five minutes ago, my mother … Continue reading Scent Memory