Book Review: Believe

“Believe” is a concise self-development book published by Prolance publishing.

The author “A.E” who chose to remain anonymous compiled the do’s and don’ts from the 114 chapters of the Holy Quran for personal use, but then thought to publish a book for others to benefit from it.

The book is divided into four chapters, extracting the do’s and don’ts of worship, character, giving & taking, relationships, and eating & dressing, along with notebook pages for making your own notes.

This book is ideal for everyone, but specially children and teenagers for learning the etiquettes of living mentioned in the Holy Quran as it is precise and easily understandable. I would totally recommend this book to be added to your reading list.

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– Stoori

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E-Book: The Sealed Fate

Blogged by Zara!

What would you do if the most handsome guy of your university asks for your hand in marriage? Will you feel elated and say yes? Or will you hold back due to your doubts of his piousness? Ajlal opted for the latter choice. Zaafir’s intelligence or looks weren’t sufficient to impress her as the young Muslimah sought someone who took religion seriously. But, a few years down the road, her heart softened towards him. Want to know what was it that sealed their fates? Read this short story by Stoori to find out!

It is beautifully scripted around a young muslim woman who is headstrong in her approach towards her religion, leaving everyone astounded with her rejection to befriend the most desireable boy in university. It also depicts how what meets the eye in terms of a person’s character, may not be entirely true. You may not pay heed to…

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Review: Gathering Petals

“Gathering Petals” by Nabila Ikram is a spiritual journal specially designed for Muslim women who love to be creative and is available through her website.

The journal contains different activities fulfilling of which will not only provide fun, satisfy your desire for creativity, but also will provide a chance to improve yourself and develop a sense of thankfulness to your Creator.

In addition to it, if you’ve not been able to look for some Quranic verses or browse some new quotes, this journal will revive your spirit to do so, so go on…

What could be better than getting your hands on such a fun filled journal with spiritual awakening eventually to kill two birds with one stone 😛

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– Stoori

Review: Stories Of The Prophets Worksheets

Owner of “A Muslim Homeschool” sent me a digital pack of activity sheets for review which are inspired by “Stories of the Prophets” by Ibn Kathir. This set includes a Prophet story board, Prophet fact file, and Prophet timeline activity sheets.

The Prophet story board activity sheet is meant for recording the important events that took place in the story of a specific Prophet, the Prophet fact file to record the facts like their place of birth, family etc while the Prophet timeline sheet to record all the details noted in the previous activity pages.

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There is a separate poster and a chart to fill the names of all the Prophets mentioned in the Quran.

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She has also added printing instructions and the method for compiling Prophet timeline pages to ensure an excellent finished product.

This activity pack is ideal for homeschooling or classroom use, under the guidance of a teacher as it will help the pupil to learn and discover a lot about the Prophets in a fun and interesting way.

You can buy the whole pack at her website, here

– Stoori

Book Review: Unveiled

“Unveiled” is an exceptionally beautiful poetry book, written by “Rumki Chowdhury” and published by Djarabi Kitabs Publishing.

This book highlights the sensitive matter of hijab and the mentality related to it in a very engaging and detailed way. The contents are divided into four parts, i.e. Mind, Body, Soul and My Hijab Story.

The first three parts being poetry followed by a personal hijab story of the author.

I really enjoyed reading this book and what actually impressed me are the comparisons that are being used to justify the hijabis.

This book can really help in increasing the awareness that hijabs do not limit a woman from performing activities or achieving anything she wants. Totally recommended!

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– Stoori

Contest Winners for World Hijab Day!

Lilac Prose

Hello! Hello! I hope you are having an awesome day (or night depending on where you are =D)!

Like many other Hijabis out there, I celebrated World Hijab Day by sharing my hijab story with all of you on my blog. I also collaborated with the hijab brand Hidden Pearls (I reviewed their scarves a little while back here) for a Facebook centric Hijab Day contest asking Hijabis their stories.

Lilac Prose World Hijab Day Contest Winners 3.pngI received a wonderful response and I am so touched by all the stories I’ve received. Thank you so much for sharing your hijab stories with me!

As promised, following are the names of the three winners who will receive a giveaway real soon In’sha’Allah!

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Congratulations! Please email your name, contact number and address at info@lilacprose.com. Until next time…cheers!

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