God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World – and Why Their Differences Matter by Stephen Prothero

This review is part of a TLC Book Tour. Stars: **** HarperOne (2010)Adult Nonfiction388 pages Summary: Stephen Prothero doesn’t believe that all religions are paths to the same place like the popular idea of paths up a mountain is about. He talks about what he considers the 8 rival religions and explains them well. His… Read More »

The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad

Stars: **** I was interested in reading this book ever since I first read a review of it. I’ve seen so many reviews for it since that I can’t remember where I first saw it! I finally was able to fit time in to read it for the Bibliography challenge and Book Around the World… Read More »

Living Islam Out Loud: American Muslim Women Speak by Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur

Stars: ***** I am not Muslim but I enjoy learning about religions different from my own. I thought I already knew a lot about Islam but this book taught me some new things. It is a book written by various influential muslim women telling their stories. The stories are separated into sections based on what… Read More »

Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia by Jean Sasson

Stars: ***** What a hard story to read! Princess Sultana’s life is nothing like a the life of the Princesses of Britain. I knew that women in Saudi Arabia were completely veiled and that they were considered possesions of men there but I did not know to what extreme life is like there! The scariest… Read More »