The OU helped me to become a published author.

Published by the Open University. Read the full article here. “I always dreamed of becoming an author,” says OU graduate Shereen. “But it wasn’t something I realised again until I had taken time off from my banking career.”Shereen had been working in London’s Canary Wharf when she met her husband and took some time off toContinue reading “The OU helped me to become a published author.”

@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”

Reflections at an English tea house in Borneo

At an English Tearoom, Sabah ,Borneo. The Agnes Keith house sits on a hill in Sabah Borneo. Agnes was an American author who married the British Conservator of the Forests and lived in Borneo in 1936. Their old house is preserved as a tourist attraction. She lovingly writes of the house that, ‘All day inContinue reading “Reflections at an English tea house in Borneo”

A fairy-tale hidden in Oman: The tale of Noor.

I wrote this in my writing journal after a trip to the beautiful, mountainous region of Oman. If you ever get a chance to visit, I highly recommend it. It’s a beautiful part of the world & during the winter season, the mountain roads are engulfed with mist. It was a perfect setting for aContinue reading “A fairy-tale hidden in Oman: The tale of Noor.”

Jasmine Falling Ebook on Sale

Hello everyone, To celebrate the third year publishing anniversary of Jasmine Falling, it is on sale for a limited time only for $0.99. You can find it on Amazon stores worldwide. Book Synopsis When Jasmine’s mother dies inside their English mansion, hope comes in the form of her multi-million pound inheritance. But with her inheritanceContinue reading “Jasmine Falling Ebook on Sale”

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”

Why Are Men Speaking for Muslim Women in Literature?

What is your favorite book? You might be like me and have too many to mention. Of those books, which characters are your favorite? Do they represent you? The answer to this, in the majority of western published literature is probably no. If you are represented, have another look at the author — is theContinue reading “Why Are Men Speaking for Muslim Women in Literature?”

Writing between two worlds

Writing between two worlds Published in Sister-Hood Magazine 27th September 2016 |by Shereen Malherbe |@MalherbeGirl |Share this article: I often reminisce about sun-drenched afternoons in Palestine when we had the time to sit and share stories. We would walk home at dusk. Our conversations became about hope and expectations as we tried to find ourContinue reading “Writing between two worlds”

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