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Footsteps. By Umm Zakiyyah. Ismael and Sarah have what every couple hopes to achieve. Stability, dedication, and a comfortable life. Footsteps by Umm Zakiyyah. 3 likes. Book. Footsteps by Umm Zakiyyah. Book. 3 people like this topic. Want to like this Page? Sign up for Facebook to get. Footsteps: a novel /​ Umm Zakiyyah. Author. Zakiyyah, Umm. Published. Suitland, MD: Al-Walaa Publications, []. Content Types. text. Carrier Types.

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Besides polygyny, marriage is also brought up in Footsteps a lot a subject that is becoming more and more relevant in my footstesp Oct 24, Hamidah rated it really liked it. If I Should Speak 3 books. Stability, dedication, and a comfortable life.

Of course I enjoyed the romance between Tamika and Sulayman and especially Aminah and Teddy this guy killed me ahaha he’s perfect Also: The book not only goes into the nature of polygamy but also explores the reactions and relationships of all the people involved. She had her faith. Abeer Mirza rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Paperbackpages.

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It’s a fiction book. Other books in the series. Haha okay this is a hard opinion to write about. Want to Read saving…. However, something I had trouble understanding was the divorce process.

The journey began in If I Should Speak with Tamika Douglass’s path of spiritual growth and direction, treaded at the hands of her college roommates, Aminah and Dee, two Muslims on opposite ends of their strength in Islam.

No romance is complete without a love triangle. To ask other readers questions about Footstepsplease sign up. Everyone seemed like an ideal Muslim, which tinged the story and made it a bit unrealistic.

My opinion of polygyny changed since high school when I first learned about the subject and even before reading Footsteps, but I think this book is good for those adults who have feelings for or against it just because Footsteps provides different perspectives on the subject.


I’m hoping for some more about Omar and Khadijah in a future book, I just have a feeling there are some interesting stories there. I also think married and soon to be married people should read Footsteps for the same reason.

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This book was a little emotional, definitely interesting, and compared to the first two books in the trilogy, I enjoyed reading Footsteps more because this was the first time I read it and not rereading it like the other two. Videos About This Footste;s.

I know some reviews mentioned being frustrated by hearing so little footeteps some characters, but I really enjoyed all the glimpses of the different families and how they live – I can’t get over how thrilling it is to read a book and EVERYBODY’s Muslim!

I would never want to be in a shared relationship of course, but this book makes the readers understand that it is possible and that it is allowed and why it is in Islam.

Anyway my imagination could handle that because if it wasn’t so, the story would have been a hundred times more complex than it was. This is a great book with a strong plot that took me with her to the story where each one of the characters tries to understand this life in the best way. Zendre rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Describe your issue Have a question not already answered in the links at left or on our main FAQ page?

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. As the story unfolds, the hairline fractures in their marriage become visible, and the fractures become splintering cracks as Sarah discovers a detrimental secret her husband has kept from her for four months.

Jan 02, Sabrina rated it really liked it Shelves: It talks alot about the struggles that women go through to understand this and it also has a character that is the second wife of a man who is friends with Sarah. Footsteps focuses on Aminah and Sulayman’s parents and while I don’t like perfect characters, reading about Sarah and Ismael’s thoughts and feelings about polygyny was frustrating at times. I enjoyed how Kate, an outsider and non Muslims was more open to it than any of the Muslims.


Romance, Fiction Oh and for the people who have issues about reading books by Muslim authors: If I Should Speak 3. Ismael and Sarah have what every couple hopes to achieve.

I liked how the Nation of Islam was also brought up because it was explained and the difference it has to Islam which many people don’t know. Lists with This Book.

When I reviewed ‘A Voice’ I said I thought it felt like the author’s writing style had matured, and that’s definitely evident in this book. If you don’t plan on reading this book anytime in the next few years for example, because you are too young ; please DO NOT continue to read this review.

Considering the stance at the end of the book that seems to be the author’s I’m wondering if that was supposed to be Ismael’s thought process? I felt uncomfortable at times, since it felt like the author was advocating polygamy for everyone, but by the end it’s clear that her stance is the same as mine: Readers Benefits of registering Where are my ebooks?

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