Check Out Bookstr’s Non Fiction Recommendations This Week!

Check Out Bookstr’s Non Fiction Recommendations This Week!

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  Each week, Bookstr scans bestseller lists across the Internet to learn what people are reading, buying, gifting, and talking about most — just so we can ensure consistent, high quality recommendations. This week’s nonfiction picks are bestsellers, and showcase what’s resonating with audiences right now! Pick these up to see what everyone is talking about!   Image via Amazon   5. The Making of Alien by J.W. Rinzler  The Making of Alien by J.W. Rinzler is an excellent compendium for fans of the original Alien, directed by Ridley Scott. In celebration of the film’s fortieth anniversary, the author tells the fascinating behind …

5 Books to Read for Ramadan

5 Books to Read for Ramadan

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Ramadan Mubarak to all Muslim sisters, brothers, friends, and families! Just because this is the month of generosity doesn’t mean you cannot treat yourself to these books below, some of which which featured on Book Riot’s 30 Books for 30 Days of Ramadan. These are the ones that I am planning to add to my shopping cart! Check out the list of books and decide which ones you like, or even better, if you want all of them!   1. RAMADAN RHAPSODY: A DAILY CELEBRATION BY LINDA ILHAM BARTO     Designed to enhance the flavor of Ramadan, this delightful book is …

This New Children’s Book Celebrates Muslim Women

This New Children’s Book Celebrates Muslim Women

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From posting her artwork on Tumblr and DeviantArt to illustrating a published children’s book, Aaliya Jaleel is starting her illustration career off with a bang.   Cheryl Klein, editorial director for the New York-based Lee & Low Books, was searching high and low, for an artist to illustrate for the upcoming children’s book Under my Hijab. The book highlights and focuses on the different ways that hijabs are worn, informing its audience of the cultural significance throughout each story it tells throughout the book. Before being approached to work on Under the Hijab, written by Hena Khan, the only publishing experienced that Aaliya …