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Soul of a Butterfly

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Sixteen-year old Katie Anderson thinks she is living the perfect teenage life, with a hilarious and fun family, average grades, a subscription to OK! Magazine, exclusive invitations to all the high-end parties and enough popularity at college to make every other girl want to be like her…that is, until her sensational, divorced father makes a decision that changes her life ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published January 30th 2014 by Trim Tabbers Publications
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Razia
May 06, 2014 Razia rated it it was amazing
Incredible. This book completely surpassed my expectations. It is well written, funny, engaging and is sure to make you cry multiple times throughout. I highly recommend this book to anyone, and it will now proudly sit on my All-Time-favorite books shelf!

Cannot wait to read more from Safaa Baig!
Hend Hegazi
Sep 11, 2014 Hend Hegazi rated it liked it
Soul of a Butterfly outlines sixteen year old Katie’s quest to discover her purpose in life. It begins when her father returns from an extended stay in Morocco, and informs her that he has converted to Islam. She feels so betrayed by his conversion that she stops all communication with him for several weeks.

As I read the chapters describing Katie’s struggle with accepting a newly converted father, I wished Baig had painted the struggle in more detail. While the reader was told that Katie felt li
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Sächsische
May 11, 2014 Sächsische rated it it was amazing
lovely story.it made me want to convert yet again.i cant believe the author is so young.amazing.mashallah
Umm
Nov 04, 2015 Umm rated it it was amazing
Simply amazing. Totally awe-inspiring. enjoyed reading this. Would do a full review when I get the time.
Fatemah  Al Awadh
Feb 06, 2015 Fatemah Al Awadh rated it it was ok
I actually wanted to give this book 1 star, but then there was this little voice in me going, "Give her a chance. It's her debut novel." But if we wanted to be honest, this book lacks A LOT of aspects of a successful novel...
1. The language: Katie's dad compliments his daughter out of the blue saying, "And from the day you were born I've known your heart" (Baig 142). Whhhhaaat? Really? The phrase doesn't make sense! You're daughter was born and somehow you knew that she held "a sincere and compa
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Huda Al-Anbar
Oct 18, 2014 Huda Al-Anbar rated it liked it
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Soul of a Butterfly is the debut novel of Safaa Baig, she completed it at the young age of 17.I encourage young Muslim authors the get their words out there, I like to read what they have to say regardless of the topic.

The story is about Katie Anderson, a young 16-year-old British girl. She has a seemingly perfect teenage life, until her father returns from an extended job trip a Muslim. She feels that her social status at school will be jeopardized, her friends will abandon her, basically she f
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Nicole Hunter-Mostafa
Mar 29, 2015 Nicole Hunter-Mostafa rated it really liked it
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Zoha
Feb 12, 2015 Zoha rated it it was amazing
Beyond awesome! This book is so good and lovely. The last 3 chapters and the epilogue made me cry in awe.
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Nov 07, 2014 Umm Saud rated it it was amazing
A story of a revert. a teenager and her journey in finding the purpose of the life.
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LOVVVVEE THIS BOOK!
Written by most favourite friend and author. ;)
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