MVP’s Most Anticipated Books: 2023 edition (part one)

Here is a list of some of our most anticipated books by Muslim creatives publishing in the first half of 2023! The Kindest Red by Ibtijah Muhammad and S.K. Ali, illus. Hatem Aly The highly-anticipated sequel to The Proudest Blue; a NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER which explores sisterhood, and kindness, from trailblazer and Olympic medallist Ibtihaj Muhammad. I wantContinue reading “MVP’s Most Anticipated Books: 2023 edition (part one)”

MVP’s Most Anticipated Books (part two)

Here is a list of some of our most anticipated books by Muslim creatives coming out later this year. Get your bank cards/Apple Pay/PayPal/piggy banks ready, people. These are books publishing in the second half of the year – for books that published in the first half of the year, check out our part oneContinue reading “MVP’s Most Anticipated Books (part two)”

Mini Author Q&A ft A.M. Dassu

A.M. Dassu’s Fight Back is her latest children’s fiction book, following on from internationally acclaimed Boy, Everywhere, which published to rave reviews – including being listed as one of The Guardian’s, Bookriot’s, Kirkus’s, American Library Association’s Booklist’s, CLPE’s and BookTrust’s Best Children’s Book of the Year. We had the pleasure of asking A.M. Dassu some questionsContinue reading “Mini Author Q&A ft A.M. Dassu”

Ramadan Means … by Radiya Hafiza

What does Ramadan mean to me? It feels difficult to find one word but I think ultimately, for me, it’s about TRYING. Ramadan is the time for me to try and be a better Muslim, to get closer to Allah, to pause and take account of myself, and particularly my heart. Where am I? WhereContinue reading “Ramadan Means … by Radiya Hafiza”

Ramadan Means … by Adiba Jaigirdar

Two years ago, when Ramadan happened in the midst of lockdown, I remember mentioning to someone this Ramdan was particularly difficult because of covid. They seemed surprised. They asked why it would be difficult. After all, wasn’t Ramdan fasting? Abstaining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset? I could understand why an outsider toContinue reading “Ramadan Means … by Adiba Jaigirdar”