Search Results: "Liesa Malik"


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FAITH ON THE ROCKS by Liesa Malik
Released: June 19, 2013

"Malik's debut mystery offers some interesting characters along with enough motives to make everyone in Littleton look suspicious. But Daisy's lifestyle choices, especially her decisions about detective work, can be so annoying that you just want to shake her."
A Colorado widow with dreams of a writing career finds that sleuthing just might be her métier. Read full book review >

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SLICED VEGETARIAN by Liesa Malik
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 12, 2015

"Sensitive readers may have trouble with the treatment of special needs characters even though Malik's intentions in this series (Faith on the Rocks, 2013) seem more focused on a character-driven mystery aimed at women who can relate to Daisy's imperfections."
Proving the innocence of a special needs young man turns an amateur writer into an even more amateur sleuth. Read full book review >

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THE QUEST FOR A MORAL COMPASS by Kenan Malik
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"An excellent survey for intermediate students of philosophy and a fine course in self-education for general readers."
God is dead, says Nietzsche. Nietzsche is dead, says God. Dead or not, Nietzsche is wrong, writes British neurobiologist and philosopher Malik—and so is sophist Thrasymachus, for that matter. Read full book review >

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A Perspective on the Signs of Al-Quran by Saeed Malik
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2010

"A useful, articulate spiritual commentary on the Quran."
Malik approaches mystical lyricism in his eloquent devotional guide to Islamic spirituality. Read full book review >

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PRESSURE by Malik Wade
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 27, 2017

"An engaging work by a drug dealer turned advocate."
Wade explores his journey through crime, punishment, and redemption in this debut motivational memoir. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION

"Eye-opening in terms of the parity between the Abrahamic faiths, this fine model of scriptural analysis merits study by mystics of any faith."
A thorough examination of Chapter 18 of the Quran exemplifies allegorical interpretation and reconciles common dichotomies like heart and mind, science and religion. Read full book review >

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THE JINNI ON THE ROOF by Natasha Rafi
Released: July 19, 2013

"An affectionate, amusing tale that serves as a sweet introduction to a Muslim observance."
In this illustrated children's book, a boy's prank leads to a better understanding of the true spirit of Ramadan. Read full book review >