Muslimah

A female follower of Islam can variously be called in their etymologically Arabic form of Muslimah, also spelled Muslima, Muslimette, Muslimess or simple the standard term of Muslim.

Lori's Song: The True Story of an American Woman Held Captive in Iran
Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
Jangan Jadi Muslimah Nyebelin!
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1)
Infidel
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom
The Muslimah Sex Manual: A Halal Guide to Mind Blowing Sex
Keakhwatan 2
Keakhwatan 1
Slave: My True Story
Not Without My Daughter
In the Name of Honour: A Memoir
Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia
I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
A Blessed Olive Tree by Zain HashmiThe Politics of the Veil by Joan Wallach ScottMuslim Women In Southern Spain by Gunther DietzWhen a Bulbul Sings by Hawaa AyoubThe Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
Muslim Women In Europe
41 books — 6 voters

The Light at the Bottom of the World by London ShahThe Dirty Version by Medina FarisLove, Hate & Other Filters by Samira AhmedMs. Marvel, Vol. 1 by G. Willow WilsonThe City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty
Muslim in Fiction
124 books — 63 voters
The Dirty Version by Medina FarisHard Kill by Charlie FlowersAwakened by Love by Azin SametipourDoes My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel-FattahA Blessed Olive Tree by Zain Hashmi
Fiction featuring Muslim women
37 books — 32 voters

Minaret by Leila AboulelaThe Face Behind The Veil by Donna Gehrke-WhiteMayada, Daughter of Iraq by Jean SassonUnveiling Islam by Ergun Mehmet CanerWhispers from the East by Amie Ali
Orientalist cover art
55 books — 29 voters
The Dirty Version by Medina FarisThe Butterfly Mosque by G. Willow WilsonLove in a Headscarf by Shelina Zahra JanmohamedThe Face Behind The Veil by Donna Gehrke-WhiteFrom My Sisters' Lips by Na'ima B. Robert
About Muslim Women (nonfiction)
204 books — 149 voters


Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Before the Brotherhood came, you could see everyone's arms and legs. We never used to notice. But now that woman are covering so much, all I can think about is those round calves and silky arms and the hair, smelling of coconut. I never used to think about a neck before, but ooh, a neck is so sexy now. ...more
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Infidel

Leila Aboulela
Who would care if I became pregnant, who would be scandalized? Aunty Eva, Anwar's flatmates. Omar would never know unless I wrote to him. Uncle Saleh was across the world. A few years back, getting pregnant would have shocked Khartoum society, given my father a heart attack, dealt a blow ti my mother's marriage, and mild, modern Omar, instead of beating me, would called me a slut. And now nothing, no one. This empty space was called freedom. ...more
Leila Aboulela, Minaret

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