Muslim Girl

      Umm Zakiyyah

Muslim Girl

Faith turns to shame, confidence to doubt, and conviction to rebellion.Inaya was only nine years old when her mother converted to Islam and moved the family to Saudi Arabia. Excited about the move and their new faith, Inaya learned Arabic, memorized Qur'an, and inspired Muslim girls to wear hijab and love their religion. Now, at sixteen years old, Inaya returns to America with her family, and when a Muslim weekend school learns of Inaya, she is immediately asked to teach Qur'an. And again, she becomes an inspiration to other Muslims, this time to youth and adults alike.But as a Muslim girl in public school, Inaya isn't so sure of herself. Ashamed of her Muslim appearance, Inaya decides to remove her hijab and hide her religion...and she hopes to get the attention of a boy she likes. But she has no idea how to hide this double life from her mother and from everyone who admires her strong faith.
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    If I Should Speak

      Umm Zakiyyah

If I Should Speak

The author promises to revolutionize storytelling in this powerful story about three college students, one Christian and the others Muslim, who find themselves unlikely roommates at a small, private American university.After a fight with her roommate, Tamika is forced to move out of her room and finds herself living with Dee and Aminah, two Muslims on opposite ends of their commitment to Islam. Tamika is immediately drawn to Dee, who shares her love for singing and her frustration with an overly religious, unsupportive mother. Captivated by Dee's magnetic personality and powerful singing voice, Tamika has found both a friend and mentor in life. As the seeds of friendship are sown between them, the doors of fame are beginning to open for Tamika. But a religion class assignment incites spiritual turmoil, and Tamika is unprepared for the one obstacle that stands in her way to success...
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    His Other Wife

      Umm Zakiyyah

His Other Wife

Jacob is a successful businessman and college professor, and his wife Deanna is a renowned marriage counselor and author. Together they are their Muslim community's power couple. Aliyah is Deanna's recently divorced best friend who has just accepted a position at the college where Jacob works—and who is the unwilling recipient of Deanna's constant unsolicited relationship advice, particularly that Aliyah needs to learn how to hold a marriage together and keep a man from ever thinking about marrying another woman. But their friendship takes a difficult turn when Aliyah receives a phone call from her uncle saying that Jacob is interested in marrying her as a second wife—without Deanna's knowledge.Expanded and continued beyond Umm Zakiyyah's popular online series by the same name, His Other Wife is a story about love and betrayal, faith and personal crisis, and withstanding deep emotional wounds.
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    Footsteps

      Umm Zakiyyah

Footsteps

Footsteps, the third in Umm Zakiyyah's internationally acclaimed If I Should Speak trilogy, is a story that stands on its own in both impact and inspiration. At the heart of the novel are Ismael and his wife Sarah. Married for twenty-six years and having accepted Islam on a journey they took together, Ismael and Sarah have what every marriage couple hopes to achieve. Stability, dedication, and a comfortable life. But as the story unfolds, the hairline fractures in their marriage become visible, and the fractures become splintering cracks as Sarah discovers a detrimental secret her husband has kept from her for four months, a secret second wife. In the face of his wife's discovery, Ismael is torn between the love and security of his marriage, and the natural inclinations any man must temper in a world full of choices, and devastating consequences.
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