Book Reviews, contemporary, islamic fiction, romance

Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

Ayesha at Last: Jalaluddin, Uzma: 9781984802798: Books

Title: Ayesha at Last

Author: Uzma Jalaluddin

Genre: Islamic-fiction

Rating: ⭐️

Guys, I have to say I am really disappointed that this book turned out this way. I was so excited to see a new Islamic-fiction book out there that was receiving so much buzz and on top of that a Pride and Prejudice retelling??? I was so ready to fall in love with this book, like so many of the other reviewers out there, but alas it did not turn out that way.

Continue reading “Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin”
Book Reviews, contemporary, islamic fiction

Review: “Yes, I’m Hot in This: The Hilarious Truth about Life in a Hijab” by Huda Fahmy

Hello/salaams everyone, welcome back to my blog! First book review of 2021 – woohoo! This is definitely an interesting one that I’ve heard about for a while. I was actually quite excited going into it and didn’t have particularly high expectations other than the fact that I was expecting to find it hilarious (it’s in the title), entertaining and relatable (it’s about life in a hijab… and my life is in a hijab… so really it makes sense). So let’s discuss!

Continue reading “Review: “Yes, I’m Hot in This: The Hilarious Truth about Life in a Hijab” by Huda Fahmy”
Book Reviews, contemporary

Eliza and Her Monsters

Image result for eliza and her monsters

Rating: 3/5

What ridiculous person ever created a negative stigma surrounding nerds? Nerds are the coolest humans to ever live. It’s the nerds who make such a big impact on this world, such as in our technology. So many nerds out there are famous and so inspiring. Why does there have to be so much stigma around “nerds”? They’re often just talented and hard-working introverts.

This rating was originally five stars. However, after some further thought, I realised I found a lot of the messages that were being conveyed through this book as problematic, and before had been too wrapped up in the storyline to really notice or think about it.

Continue reading “Eliza and Her Monsters”