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Middle East Reading Challenge Reviews


Use the the linky post below to post your reviews for the Middle East Reading Challenge. Please include the name of the book and your blog name.

 52 entries so far... you're next!

  1. I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced (HelensBookBlog)
  2. Black Mamba Boy by Madifa Mohamed
  3. Does My Head Look Big in This?
  4. Islam: A Short History (Reading Through Life)
  5. Ten Things I Hate About Me (Reading Through Life)
  6. Reflections on Islam (Reading Through Life)
  7. Girls of Riyadh (Reading Through Life)
  8. Red, White, and Muslim (Reading Through Life)
  9. Where the Streets Had A Name (Reading Through Life
  10. Khomeinis Ghost (Reading Through Life)
  11. Sharing our Homeland (Helens Book Blog)
  12. Palestine (Reading Through Life)
  13. Belong and Banishment (Reading Through Life)
  14. The Sheikhs Batmobile (Reading Through Life)
  15. Does My Head Look Big In This? (Carina)
  16. Islam 101: Principles & Practice (Carina)
  17. Visibly Muslim (Carina @ Reading Through Life)
  18. Persepolis (connolly-ahern at Col Reads)
  19. The Butterfly Mosque (Carina @ Reading ThroughLife)
  20. The Yacoubian Building (Reading Through Life)
  21. Murder in the Name of Honor (Reading Through Life)
  22. Arab on America (Laughing Stars)
  23. The Ayatollah Begs to Differ (Reading ThroughLife)
  24. Covering Islam (Reading Through Life)
  25. Living Islam Out Loud (Reading Through Life)
  26. The Caliph's House (Alyce)
  1. "Believing Women" in Islam (Reading Through Life)
  2. The Night Counter (Connolly-Ahern at Col Reads)
  3. Barefoot in Baghdad (Helen's Book Blog)
  4. Mornings in Jenin (Helen's Book Blog)
  5. The Prophet (The Zen Leaf)
  6. Carina @ Reading Through Life (Embroideries)
  7. Carina @ Reading Through Life (Chicken With Plums)
  8. The Map of Love (Connolly-Ahern at Col Reads)
  9. Things I've Been Silent About (The Zen Leaf)
  10. The Book of Trees (Carina @ Reading Through Life)
  11. The Lemon Tree (Helen's Book Blog)
  12. The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan (Egypt)
  13. After Tehran (Carina @ Reading Through Life)
  14. Sweet Dates in Basra (The Zen Leaf)
  15. All That's Left to You (The Zen Leaf)
  16. Barefoot in Baghdad (Bonnie @ Bonnie's Books)
  17. The Jerusalem Scrolls (Bonnie @ Bonnie's Books)
  18. I Am Nujood: Age 10 and Divorced (Bonnie's Books)
  19. Islam: A Concise Introduction (Bonnie's Books)
  20. Mondays in the Middle East (The Zen Leaf)
  21. JoV (Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?)
  22. The Haj (The Story Girl)
  23. Nine Parts of Desire by Geraldine Brooks (Mee)
  24. The House of Wisdom by Heide (Rummanah)
  25. In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs (Maphead)
  26. Reset: Iran, Turkey and America's Future
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mpartyka said...

Just a quick note to say I'm going to read along with you but I haven't selected a book yet. I read I am Nujood and The Space Bewteen Us in July. I read these just before finding your challenge. HA

Have a great weekend!

Helen's Book Blog said...

Becky--Thank you so much!

Mari--I am not super strict about this, so I say post the reviews for both of those books you read in July. I'd just love people to see reviews of Middle East books!

Col (Col Reads) said...

I found this challenge a bit late, but I love the idea and can't wait to participate. I do have a question -- do the books have to take place wholly in the Middle East. The Night Counter is on my TBR pile -- the review says it takes place both in Lebanon and the United States. Can I include it in this challenge? Thanks for hosting this!

Helen's Book Blog said...

Connolly-Ahern--Thank you for joining us! Sure, count The Night Counter since it takes place in Lebanon as well. Looking forward to your review!

Amanda said...

Helen - my last link is actually to three different novellas but only the first one is named. I tried to put all three in separately but because I reviewed t hem in a single post, it won't let me.

Amanda said...

The linky appears to have disappeared? I guess I'll leave a link to my newest review in the comments... Mondays in the Middle East by David Cross: http://zenleaf.amandagignac.com/2011/01/mondays-in-the-middle-east-by-david-cross.html

ps - thanks for the suggestion!

Helen's Book Blog said...

Amanda--when I look the Linky is there... I'll email you to see if you can see it yet

JoV said...

Sorry about posting it the wrong way round i.e. Book title first, then blog name.

This is a Cool challenge! I have a few more on ME theme books to read. thanks for hosting this!

JoV said...

2 book reviews in one this time. Libyan Author Hisham Matar, good stuff!

JoV said...

Posted one on Israel. When I lived through Modern Times by Linda Grant, a orange prize winner 2000. Hope this is ok. :)

Helen's Book Blog said...

JoV--I've commented on your reviews, great stuff! Thank you so much for participating