Short List: IF Books and Authors

Recommended Short Reading List

Fiction and Non-fiction Books by Muslim Authors

 Most of the books listed below can be found at eitherwww.Islamicbookstore.com or www.Amazon.com. All fiction books have been verified as halal literature. the fiction books are fun, engaging, interesting, and many genre are represented by a very talented group of diverse authors.

For a listing of over 200 quality Islamic fiction books that are non-preachy and you and your family will enjoy reading go to:  www.IslamicFictionBooks.com

 Fiction

 Children’s Books

 The Runaway Scarf, AuthorCorey Habbas

Jameela’s Great Idea, by Surriah Ingram

The Perfect Gift, by J. Samia Mair

Amira’s Totally Chocolate World, by J. Samia Mair

The Adventures of Musab,by Fawzia Gillani-Williams

Twice Brothers-Friends for Life, by Soumy Ana,purchase at http://soumyana.weebly.com/

Faith Is Your Best Friend, by Soumy Ana, purchase at http://soumyana.weebly.com/

The Amana Reading Series and Invincible Abdullah Series and the American Family Series, by Uthman Hutchinson

Jannah’s Story, by Nazaahah A. Amin

Hamza Learns Wudu: Book 2 in the Hamza the Muslim Boy Series by Asna Chaudhry

 Coloring Books:

 I Can Color My Muslim World, by Yahiya Emerick

Grandma & Hijab-Ez Family Activity Book, by Linda Delgado and Shirley Anjum, fiqh based coloring pages and short stories

Color and Learn Salah, by Yahiya Emerick

 Youth/Pre-Teen

 Islamic Rose Book Series: The Visitors, Hijab-Ez Friends, Stories, Saying Goodbye, and Reunion by Linda D. Delgado, chapter books

Isabella: A Girl of Muslim Spain, by Yahiya Emerick, chapter book

A Khimar for Nadia, by Fawzia Gillani-Williams

Ayat Jamilah: Beautiful Signs, by Freda Crane, Located at www.noorart.com

The Amana Reading Series and Invincible Abdullah Series and the American Family Series, by Uthman Hutchinson

Warrior-Saints: Book: Episode 2 The Rising ; Book: Episode 1 The Three Kingdoms; Authors  Atiq Ebady  and Ilyas Ebady; Illustrator  Ilyas Ebady, http://www.warrior-saints.com/

Teen/Young Adult

The Size of a Mustard Seed, Urban fiction, Author Umm Juwayrriyah

Sophia’s Journal: Time Warp 1857, Author Najiyah Diana Helwani

Muslim Teens in Pitfalls and Pranks, Author Maryam Mahmoodian

Many Voices, One Faith II–Islamic Fiction Stories, Authors: Islamic Writers Alliance

Master of the Jinn: A Sufi Novel, by Irving Karchmar

Layla Deen and the Popularity Contest, by Yahiya Emerick

Children of Faith, by Soumy Ana, purchase at Createspace

Buried Treasure, by Selma Cook

From Somalia, with Love, Na’ima B Robert, http://www.somalialove.com/author.html

The Treasure at Bayan Bluffs, by Farah Zaman

A Marriage Proposal, by Samira Hingoro

Does My Head Look Big in This? and 10 Things I Hate About Me, by Randa Abdel-Fattah

The Eemaan Reading Series, great for different ages and available at Noorart.

Warrior-Saints: Book: Episode 2 The Rising ; Book: Episode 1 The Three Kingdoms; Authors  Atiq Ebady  and Ilyas Ebady; Illustrator  Ilyas Ebady, http://www.warrior-saints.com/

 Adult

 The Gift, Author Zaipah Ibrahim, Islamic romance

The Size of a Mustard Seed, Urban fiction, Author Umm Juwayrriyah

Master of the Jinn: A Sufi Novel, by Irving Karchmar, adventure story

Flat 9, by Mariam Akabor (available in South Africa)

A Voice, If I Should Speak and Footsteps, Umm Zakiyyah

Echoes Book Series: Author Jamilah Kolocotronis; strong male book characters Echoes, Rebounding, Turbulence, Ripples, and Silence

A Mosque Among the Stars, anthology, contributing author: Pamela K. Taylor

Catch Me If You Dare, by L. D. Alan

Non-Fiction

Afghanistan Before the Wars, by Yahiya Emerick, http://www.ifna.net/bookstore.htm

How to Tell Others About Islam, by Yahiya Emerick              

What Islam is All About(guide to Islam), by Yahiya Emerick

The Holy Quran for School Children, by Yahiya Emerick

A Journey Through the Holy Quran, by Yahiya Emerick

Between Love, Hope and Fear(anthology/non-fiction & fiction) (a collection of essays, short fiction stories & poetry contributed by various Muslim authors from around the globe), by An-Najm Publishers

9 Steps to Achieve Your Destiny(inspirational/non-fiction), by Zohra Sarwari

Speaking Skills Every Muslim Must Know(inspirational/non-fiction), by Zohra Sarawari http://www.zohrasarwari.com

Life is an Open Secret Series, (4 inspirational/non-fiction books), by Zabrina bint Abu Bakr

Mom, I’m a Muslim, byAli Muhammad, http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/mom-im-a-muslim/8607990

Star Writers - How to Write Out–of-this-world Islamic Stories, by Amatullah Al-Marwani

Bent Rib: A Journey Through Women’s Issues in Islam, by Huda Khattab

The Muslim Woman’s Handbook, by Huda Khattab

From my sister’s lips, by Nai’ma B. Robert

Secrets of a Muslim Heart, byTazmin Mahomed

A Walk Through Life: issues and challenges through the eyes of a Muslim woman, by Norma Kassim

Poetry

Many Poetic Voices, One Faith, Authors: Islamic Writers Alliance

The Beautiful Names, AuthorSaaleha Bhamjee

Power Poetry for Wide Awake Youth byHabibullah Saleem

Muslim Child: A Collection of Short Stories and Poemsby Rukhsana Khanhttp://www.rukhsanakhan.com/

 CD’s www.islamicwritersalliance.net/cdaudio.html

 The Bowing of the Stars: Audio CD: Moments from the Life of the Prophet Yusuf, peace be upon him, by Mehdad Maryam Sinclair

A Mercy to the Worlds: audio CD: The Coming of Muhammad,may Allah bless him and give him peace, by Mehdad Maryam Sinclair

A Trust of Treasures, by Mehdad Maryam Sinclair

Jewels for Your Soul(Spoken Word CD with Book), by Eloquence

 

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