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I Am Malala by Malala Yousafei and Christine Lamb

I Am Malala is a book that caught my eye when I was at McCarron Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. I was about to take my flight back to Denver, Colorado. I had no intentions of buying a book, but I could not let this one go past, so I bought it and I …

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The Islamist by Ed Husain

“The Islamist: Why I joined Radical Islam in Britain, What I saw inside and Why I Left”  by Ed Husain is a fascinating story which gave me insight into the methods and mindset of cults and extremist groups of all kinds, but particularly Muslim extremists. In addition, as I am not Muslim I found the array …

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Gardens of Water by Alan Drew

At the library, I picked up another book promoted by the book group run by successful, local author Evelyn Hood. It was “Gardens of Water” by Alan Drew. The story is set in a small town outside Istanbul, Sinan Basioglu, a devout Muslim, and his wife, Nilüfer, are preparing for their nine-year-old son’s coming-of-age ceremony. Their headstrong …

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