@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 to what i was writing. Grenfell happened while I was writing about class inequality. DarrenContinue reading “@TheBookslamist ‘The Tower’ Review”

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 before it goes live to all my readers, I wanted to reflect on why writingContinue reading “Revisiting why I wrote Jasmine Falling”

Jasmine Falling now available in Jerusalem Bookstores

Educational Bookstore, Salahaddin Street, Jerusalem. Voted as the 18th top attraction to do in Jerusalem, Educational Bookstore is located in Salahaddin Street, Jerusalem. Follow the bookstore or subscribe here to keep up to date with Shereen’s events. For more information about Educational Bookstore and for its location please visit TripAdvisor. Image Sources The historic American Colony Hotel.Continue reading “Jasmine Falling now available in Jerusalem Bookstores”

The Story Of Maha – A book review

I read the Story of Maha and was particularly interested in the insight of a Muslim girl growing up in South Africa. The book immerses you into this world completely as you follow Maha’s life. Maha is a strong, feisty character, from a fairly well off background which affords her certain privileges that others don’tContinue reading “The Story Of Maha – A book review”

Book Review: Wafa Darwish’s Memoir, Not Done With Life Yet

I recently discovered Not Done With Life Yet on my bookshelf and I was surprised it had hidden itself away from me for the last year. I received it as a gift from my cousin on my last trip to Palestine. She handed it to me at the end of my trip when I hadContinue reading “Book Review: Wafa Darwish’s Memoir, Not Done With Life Yet”

Book Review: Jasmine Falling

Jasmine Falling by Shereen Malherbe My rating: 5 of 5 stars     I found Jasmine Falling a beautiful work of art which was emotionally moving and will stay with me for some time to come. T… Source: Book Review: Jasmine Falling

Muslimah Media Watch Book Review: Jasmine Falling

Republished from Muslimah Media Watch: Jasmine Falling by Muslimah Media Watch’s very own Shereen Malherbe recounts the story of Jasmine, a young English girl who, in order to receive her inheritance after her mother dies, searches for her father in his native Palestine and winds up discovering not only the family she left behind, butContinue reading “Muslimah Media Watch Book Review: Jasmine Falling”

Book Review: Nevien Shaabneh’s ‘Secrets Under the Olive Tree’

‘This week, I am excited to write about Secrets Under the Olive Tree, a book about a Palestinian-American girl written by a female Palestinian-American author. As a passionate champion of diverse narratives, I think it is incredibly important to have narratives by writers who belong to the communities they are depicting. I believe this addsContinue reading “Book Review: Nevien Shaabneh’s ‘Secrets Under the Olive Tree’”