Homosexuality in Islam: Islamic Reflection on Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Muslims (Review)

Title: Homosexuality in Islam: Islamic Reflection on Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Muslims Author: Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle Publication Year: 2010 Pages: 448 Genre: Non-Fiction Source: E-review copy from the publisher From the cover: The first book length treatment to offer a detailed analysis of how Islamic scripture, jurisprudence, and Hadith can accommodate a sexually sensitive […]

The Testament of Jessie Lamb (Review)

Title: The Testament of Jessie Lamb Author: Jane Rogers Publication Year: 2012 Pages: 256 Genre: Fiction, Dystopian Source: Review copy from the publisher through NetGalley From the cover: A rogue virus that kills pregnant women has been let loose in the world, and nothing less than the survival of the human race is at stake. […]

Mother of the Believers: A Novel of the Birth of Islam (Review)

Title: Mother of the Believers: A Novel of the Birth of Islam Author: Kamran Pasha Publication Year: 2009 Pages: 560 Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction Source: Review copy from the publisher From the cover: Deep in the heart of seventh-century Arabia, a new prophet named Muhammad has arisen. As his message of enlightenment sweeps through Arabia […]

Rock & Roll Jihad: A Muslim Rock Star’s Revolution (Review)

Title: Rock & Roll Jihad: A Muslim Rock Star’s Revolution Author: Salman Ahmad Publication Year: 2010 Pages: 240 Genre: Non-Fiction Source: Review copy from the publisher From the cover: With 30 million record sales under his belt, and with fans including Bono and Al Gore, Pakistan-born Salman Ahmad is renowned for being the first rock […]

The Muslim Next Door: The Qur’an, the Media, and That Veil Thing (Review)

Title: The Muslim Next Door: The Qur’an, the Media, and That Veil Thing Author: Sumbul Ali-Karamali Publication Year: 2008 Pages: 260 Genre: Non-Fiction Source: Review copy from the publisher From the cover: Since 9/11, stories about Muslims and the Islamic world have flooded headlines, politics, and water-cooler conversations all across the country. And, although Americans […]

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