Book Reviews, islam

Reclaim Your Heart by Yasmin Mogahed

Title: Reclaim Your Heart

Author: Yasmin Mogahed

Genre: Islam

Rating: ⭐️ DNF

This is a hugely unpopular opinion, but I found this book to be such a disappointment. Despite being a short 182 pages in length, I was unable to finish reading this. Whilst I understand that there is clearly an audience for a book like this, I think without all the drawbacks and shortcomings it has that prevented me from finishing it – it would be a much better and beneficial read. I think it gives a taste of something good, but does not follow through, and could have been so much more meaningful and long-lasting in my opinion.

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Changing My Reading to Fit Who I am Now…

It’s a weird thing to think about – but because I’ve been so completely absorbed in my studying and academics over the past few years (with the time I haven’t been studying spent with family, friends and living new experiences etc.) – that it has meant that my reading has mainly been left for the holidays and summer months, and so consequently, long periods have passed by where I haven’t been reading any books for pleasure. This has often resulted in me coming back to reading only to find that the books I had previously been reading/eyeing – I’m no longer interested in.

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Turning the Tide: Reawakening the Woman’s Heart and Soul by Suma Din

Turning the Tide by Suma Din | Waterstones

Title: Turning the Tide: Reawakening the Woman’s Heart and Soul

Author: Suma Din

Genres: Islam, non-fiction

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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“A book on the journey and different stages of a woman’s life, from the inception of the soul to the end of life on Earth. Words of wisdom, guidance and compassion from the Qur’an and sayings of the Prophet (peace be upon him) pave the way, and inspire the reader to reawaken their heart and soul. With contemporary thoughts, words of wisdom, guidance and inspiration.” Goodreads

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