Shireen Hakim

Shireen Hakim is the author of the award-winning refugee story "Rabbi the Rabbit" in the anthology OUT OF MANY, ONE: CELEBRATING DIVERSITY. She is a Contributing Writer for We Need Diverse Books. She has written for HelloGiggles and NaNoWriMo blog. Shireen has a writing certificate from Stanford University Online.

5 of the Best Romantic Time Travel Novels

Here are five upcoming 2020 time travel and romance novels that explore the ways timing plays into romantic relationships, rather than just fate.

6 Muslim Superheroes That Deserve a Standalone Comic Book

These Muslim superheroes, from both Marvel and DC, have been representing for years, and they deserve recognition and their own comics.

3 Plots I Predict for the Disney Plus HOCUS POCUS Reboot

Some conjecturing on what the HOCUS POCUS Disney Plus reboot might look like.

Reading Pathways: Jen Sincero

Get motivated and take down 2020 with these YOU ARE A BADASS books and planners from popular self-help author Jen Sincero.

Catching Up on the Rebooted SHE-RA Onscreen and in Comics

A reader with reemerging She-Ra fandom voices some opinions about the rebooted versions on Netflix and in an upcoming Netflix-based graphic novel.

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read October–December 2019

Rioters chose their favorite reads in fall and lucky you your next favorite read is probably on here!

6 Holiday Novellas You Can Squeeze in Between Eating and Shopping

If you have a busy schedule this season but don't want to lose precious reading time, have your books and keep the spirit with these holiday novellas.

11 Inclusive Children’s Books Written By Women of Color

These inclusive children's books by women of color highlight awesome yet underrepresented communities like Sikh, indigenous, and Dominican.

Gwen Stacy Explores a New Identity, Dimension, and Self-Care

A reader on Gwen Stacy in the Spider-Gwen titles, wherein the superhero explores her identity and practices much needed self-care.

8 Muslim Book Subscription Boxes

Check out these Muslim book box subscriptions for both adults and kids. Find out where to order them and how to score some discount codes!

Getting to Know Gotham Girl Gang Birds of Prey Ahead of the Movie

A reader who got to know the Gotham Girl Gang offers a brief introduction to Birds of Prey to help you prepare for the upcoming film.

13 Reasons You Should Read HEART OF THE MOORS Before Watching MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL

Why you should pick up HEART OF THE MOORS before seeing Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.

D23 Expo 2019 Released Exclusive Marvel Comic #1000, Six Disney Books and more!

A Disney fan attended the 2019 D23 Expo and brought back some bookish highlights and news on releases from Disney Books.

ONCE UPON AN EID Anthology: It’s the Most Joyous Time of the Year

Talking Activism and THEY CALLED US ENEMY With George Takei

A San Diego Comic-Con attendee meets George Takei and discusses the impact he and his graphic memoir had on this reader's outlook and activism.