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Love & Happiness: A Collection of Personal Reflections and Quotes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017 by FB Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The words found in this book are my voice and my letter to the world. They are my deepest attempt to, not just pick myself up, but others along the way. I wrote because, just as we will fall in life, so will we rise. That’s the thing about this world. It never gives us only one kind of path. There is pain. Yes. And loss. And even darkness. But there is also light, hope, beauty, love & happiness.
I Almost Left Islam: How I Reclaimed My Faith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,220. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Your mind, life, and soul are not your own, she was told. Obey scholars because they know Islam better than you. So year after year, she sacrificed “for the sake of Allah” until she felt she could no longer be Muslim. In this book, Umm Zakiyyah discusses ten problems she faced during this time and ten solutions she implemented to reclaim her faith.
Reverencing the Wombs That Broke You: A Daughter of Rape and Abuse Inspires Healing and Healthy Family
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Her mother was raped. This is how Melanie was born. Then Melanie’s mother abused her through childhood. In this groundbreaking self-help book for religious survivors of abuse, internationally acclaimed author Umm Zakiyyah shares the true story of Melanie Davidson, whose commitment to family and self-healing offers lessons to us all.
Faith. From the Journal of Umm Zakiyyah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,330. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
Faith is a collection of excerpts from the journal of Umm Zakiyyah, internationally acclaimed author of If I Should Speak, Muslim Girl and His Other Wife. She says, "When it comes to faith, I'm still learning. So I claim no authority except that I hope to die with more than a grain of it in my heart. This collection is just a glimpse into my world of hope and confusion as I strive upon that path."
The Relationship Between Islamism and Women in Civil Society: A Look at Turkey and Egypt - Muslims, Tanzimat Reforms, Kemalism, Islamist Faction, Sadat, Mubarak, Arab Spring, What About the Veil?
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study addresses how the role of women in civil society is currently changing in Turkey and Egypt. Chapter II focuses on Turkey. Starting in the late Ottoman period and ending with the rise of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), the chapter reviews how leaders used the position of women to further their own agendas.
Let's Talk About Sex and Muslim Love: Essays on Intimacy and Romantic Relationships in Islam
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,160. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and religion, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Sunni
Sex, intimacy, and love remain taboo topics to many Muslims. This collection, which includes “She Couldn’t Have Sex”, “Gay and Muslim?” and other essays, tackles topics ranging from false modesty that leads to unnecessary sexual shame and the inability to enjoy or have sex even within marriage, to the conundrums of polygamy and divorce, as well as forbidden relationships and same-sex attraction.
Pain. From the Journal of Umm Zakiyyah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,470. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Excerpts from the personal journal of Muslim author Umm Zakiyyah. She says, “Here, I share pieces of my heart... You will see my hurt, anger, and confusion. And prayerfully, my faith. I speak of the deeply personal, the profoundly spiritual, and my sometimes frustrating attempts at making sense of the world around me. Read them as I wrote them. With the heart.”
The Arranged Marriage, a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Religious
Mohsina, daughter of Muslim immigrants to America, is a college student who is very vocal in her arguments against her professor’s anti-Islam rhetoric about Muslim women being forced into unwanted marriages…until her parents try to force her into an unwanted marriage.
UZ Short Story Collection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
UZ Short Story Collection is comprised of 10 short stories by Umm Zakiyyah, including newly released The Arranged Marriage: Mohsina, daughter of Muslim immigrants to America, is a college student who is very vocal in her arguments against her professor’s anti-Islam rhetoric about Muslim women being forced into unwanted marriages…until her parents try to force her into an unwanted marriage.
Story of Aishah Bint Abu Bakr (613-678) Wife of Prophet Muhammad SAW
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Aishah bint Abu Bakr (613/614 – 678 CE Arabic: عائشة‎ transliteration: ‘Ā’ishah also transcribed as A'ishah, Aisyah, Ayesha, A'isha, Aishat, Aishah, or Aisha) was one of Prophet Muhammad's wives. In Islamic writings, her name is thus often prefixed by the title "Mother of the Believers" (Arabic: أمّ المؤمنين umm al-mu'minīn), per the description of Prophet Muhammad's wives in the Quran.