Mini Author Q&A ft. Hafsa Zayyan

Co-winner of the first ever #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize, Hafsa Zayyan’s highly anticipated debut novel We Are All Birds of Uganda is a tale of love, loss and what it means to find home, and should definitely be at the top of your 2021 TBR! And to celebrate the publication of her debut, weContinue reading “Mini Author Q&A ft. Hafsa Zayyan”

Mini Author Q&A ft Sairish Hussain

Today, we have the wonderful Sairish Hussain joining us to discuss her debut novel The Family Tree, which published February 2020 and was shortlisted for the Costa First Book Award 2020. How long did it take to write your debut novel? Five years from start to finish as I wrote the book as part ofContinue reading “Mini Author Q&A ft Sairish Hussain”

2020’s Must Read (MG&YA) Books by Muslim Authors

Stories have always been a necessary means of escape, bringing much needed moments of peace. And it’s safe to say that 2020 has been pretty rough… “It’s a great blessing if one can lose all sense of time, all worries, if only for a short time, in a book.” Nella Last As we approach theContinue reading “2020’s Must Read (MG&YA) Books by Muslim Authors”

Mini Author Q&A ft Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

To celebrate the recent UK cover release of Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé’s highly anticipated debut, Ace of Spades, we have a mini author Q&A. Below you’ll find her answers to some quick-fire questions (including the super important stuff, like her favourite meme…) and you’ll find the US and UK covers as well as links you can followContinue reading “Mini Author Q&A ft Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé”