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Shereen Malherbe

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Shereen Malherbe

Shereen Malherbe is a writer & author. Her novel, Jasmine Falling has been voted as one of the top 20 Best Books by Muslim women. Her second contemporary fiction novel, entitled The Tower, will be published by Beacon Books on April 17 2019. She also writes for Muslimah Media Watch about the representation of Muslim women in the media and pop culture. Shereen is a member of the Media Diversified Experts Directory.

@TheBookslamist ‘The Tower’ Review

For those of you who don't follow @Thebookslamist on Instagram or Twitter, here is their latest review. "Ramadan 2017 was transformatory for me. I wrote , 'A Virtue of Disobedience' at night and in these hours the world was speaking... Continue Reading →

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Happy Publication Day- The Tower

Hi all, The big day is finally here! The Tower, my second novel is now officially available to buy worldwide. Advanced reader reviewers have begun to post their reviews via Goodreads. Here is a sample of a few. "I’ll be frank: The... Continue Reading →

The Tower- Available to pre-order now

Hi all, My second contemporary fiction novel, entitled, The Tower  set in London, UK, is now available to pre-order! Beacon Books will be publishing the novel on April 17 2019. Follow me for more updates and Monday's exciting cover reveal!... Continue Reading →

The Award-winning Palestinian YA Novel Written in Prison

An inspiring post from ArabLit on a Palestinian prisoners YA book, woven with the harsh realities of occupied life. I had to reshare this. Thank you again, ArabLit.

ArabLit

The book that won the 2018 Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature in the Young Adult category, The Oil’s Secret Tale, was written by Palestinian author Walid Daqqa, who was sentenced to life in prison in 1986 and has served more than three decades:

By Hend Saeed

Palestinian author Walid Daqqa was born in the town of Baqa Al Gharbiyeh in 1961.

When he was 23 years old, in 1986, Daqqa helped plan an operation that resulted in the kidnapping and death of an Israeli soldier. Two years later, at the age of 25, he was sentenced to life in prison. He has thus far served 32 years of his sentence, which makes him among the longest-serving prisoners in the Israeli system.

While in in prison, Daqqa has both gotten married and studied towards his Master’s in political science. He’s published a number of studies and articles, as well…

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Revisiting why I wrote Jasmine Falling

Hi all, As you know, I am back online after a two year hiatus and I return with exciting news about the upcoming publication of my second novel, The Tower. Beacon Books will be publishing my second book in April and... Continue Reading →

The Tower. Out Soon!

The Tower is Shereen Malherbe's second novel, due out in April 2019, published by Beacon Books. Book summary: Reem is a Syrian refugee who has arrived in London, trying to discover the whereabouts of her 10-year old brother, Adar. Obsessed... Continue Reading →

Haunted

Dear readers, I have recently announced that my short stories will be available for free via my website. If you visit my homepage, you can scroll through the posted ones and choose any that take your fancy. Let me know... Continue Reading →

Exciting News

Dear readers, I am pleased to announce that my latest novel will be published by Beacon Books this coming year. I am looking forward to sharing this journey with you. Soon the title and book cover will be revealed and... Continue Reading →

Ayesha

I remembered the day I cracked. It was Sunday 11th September, the first day of term. I was in my kitchen scrubbing clean pans with the window ajar. The sound of bristles scraping on empty pans was interrupted by the... Continue Reading →

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