Book review: Once Upon an Eid

Review by Shifa Saltagi Safadi, author of MuslimMommyBlog Book: Once Upon an Eid Genre: Middle Grade Anthology- collection of short stories Ages: 9 and up (I personally think teens and adults will enjoy it as well!) Rating: 5/5 stars Haram content: 1/5 for a crush and some slightly inaccurate Islamic information. Honestly, every single story in the book deserves to be reviewed and praised on its own, and this anthology is the perfect read aloud for families on the days leading up to Eid. There are 16 different stories, (including a few poems and one comic strip story), and each is

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Literary Landscape: Welcome!

As – Salamu Alaikum and welcome to the debut of Daybreak Press’ Jacaranda Literary Review! Not a blog nor yet a literary journal, Jacaranda is a hybrid publication that captures the best of both: content that features and focuses on serious writers and readers and that comes out several times a week instead of quarterly. Jacaranda’s publication schedule will bring you several different kinds of content each week: Mondays – Blooming: Craftwork and Paid Writing OpportunitiesThis column will focus on helping writers get paid – mostly through hooking them up with paid writing opportunities, but also by dropping writing-oriented advice now and then.

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