American Dervish

American Dervish American 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

The Ruins of Us

The Ruins of Us More 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,

Watched

Watched Marina Budhoss extraordinary and timely novel examines what its 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 his

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

The Good Muslim

The Good Muslim From 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

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors Magnificently 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

Bright Lines

Bright Lines A 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

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

The Garden of My Imaan

The Garden of My Imaan Aliya 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

A Beautiful Lie

A Beautiful Lie An extraordinarily rich debut novel, set in India in 1947 at the time of Partition Although the backdrop is this key event in Indian history, the novel is even far reaching, touching on the importance of tolerance, love and family The main character is Bilal, a boy determined to protect his

Just a Drop of Water

Just a Drop of Water Ever since he was little, Jake Green has longed to be a soldier and a hero like his grandpa, who died serving his country Right now, though, he just wants to outsmartand outrunthe rival cross country team, the Palmetto Bugs But then the tragedy of September 11 happens Its quickly discovered that

The Conference of the Birds

The Conference of the Birds Late one moonless night in a far corner of the world there gathered a large flock of birds They gathered in sorrow, since they had been, for so very long, deprived of a king Thus begins the magical adventure of these wayfaring birds With encouragement from their wise guide, the hoopoe bird, they