Author Umm Zakiyyah fills an important need in this great novel about three college students. A super blend of an engrossing story with a strong Islamic theme. A Christian girl feels out of place and is searching for answers when she is forced to share an apartment with two Muslim students. Frustrated by stereotypes, she has her own share of them about Muslims and particularly about Muslim women. Her foundations are rocked as she begins to realize what Islam truly means. Umm Zakiyyah manages to the fill her story with quotes from the Qur'an and strong, well supported opinions about what is the true importance of life without seeming to lecture or preach. The story line is so absorbing and true to life that you cannot put the book down. It is an important book to read for all Muslim women but should be required reading for your Muslim teen. Be prepared: it will rock your foundations, tool!
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