25 Recommended Books Every Muslim and Non-Muslim Should Read

25 Recommended Books Every Muslims and Non-Muslims Should Read

Best Books Every Muslim and Non-Muslim Should Read.

Book reading is a gateway to growth, learning & personal development. it enriches your knowledge, stimulates the mind and helps to conceptualize ideas in deeper ways. Books will help you explore history, travel & new trends.

Best Books Every Muslims and Non-Muslims Should Read.

You will also learn about different cultures & various sciences; and generally keep your mind alert and updated. Learning habit is important for life. A little time dedicated to regular reading can change your life forever. You can take a healthy dose of reading into your daily schedule.

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Muhammad Messenger of Allah: Ash-Shifa of Qadi ‘Iyad (Hardcover)

Muhammad, Messenger of Allah is the first English translation of Qadi Iyad’s definitive text ash-Shifa. For a thousand years this beautiful and majestic book has guided the Muslim community to a straight and balanced path in their beliefs and practices concerning the Messenger, blessings of Allah and peace be upon him, in particular and the risalah (the message) in general. 

The Sealed Nectar (Large Full Color Ed.)

A complete authoritative book on the life of Prophet Muhammad (S) by Sheikh Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarkpuri. It was honored by the World Muslim League as first prize winner book. Whoever wants to know the whole life style of the Prophet in detail must read this book.

Enjoy Your Life

This is an exquisite collection of incidents from the life of the Prophet (S), stories from our Islamic Heritage, and thought-provoking anecdotes from the life of the author. The aim of the book is to train the reader to enjoy living his life by practicing various self-development and inter-personal skills. 

Golden Morals (A Collection of Stories from the Seerah of PBUH)

The Seerah of the Prophet (PBUH) is an everlasting topic. The Muslims are never fed up with its fragrance. It has been a topic for writing sine centuries and it will be a topic for writing till the Day of Judgment. Every author shows his love and affection for the Messenger of Allah in his own style and he tries to highlight every aspect of his life. 

Reclaim Your Heart

Reclaim Your Heart is not just a self-help book. It is a manual about the journey of the heart in and out of the ocean of this life. It is a book about how to keep your heart from sinking to the depths of that ocean, and what to do when it does. It is a book about redemption, about hope, about renewal.

Every heart can heal, and each moment is created to bring us closer to that transformative return. Reclaim Your Heart is about finding that moment when everything stops and suddenly looks different. It is about finding your own awakening. And then returning to the better, truer, and freer version of yourself.

A Taste of Honey: Sexuality and Erotology in Islam

A Taste of Honey provides a scholarly exposition on the prominent place that sexuality and erotology enjoyed in traditional Islam. The book is divided into two parts; part one presents a critical examination of sexual ethics and part two consists of a concise treatise on the art of seduction and lovemaking.

Rekindle Your Life: Inspiring True Stories

Rekindle Your Life: Inspiring True Stories (Paperback)

Rekindle Your Life centres upon encouragement towards good deeds and noble characters, abstinence from sins by giving reminders in a very beautiful way about Paradise and its delight, the reality of death, turning to Allah in repentance and enlightening faith through inspired, true and wonderful stories from various aspects of life past and present.

The Muslim Entrepreneur: 10 Success Principles from the Greatest Muslim Entrepreneurs

“This book will have a profound impact on you if you are still trying to figure out how to become successful in business. It will show you exactly what it takes to win as a Muslim Entrepreneur in today’s competitive environment.” Dr Hatim Zaghloul, co-founder of Wi-Lan Inc.

Revive Your Heart – Nouman Ali Khan

Revive Your Heart is a call for spiritual renewal and an invitation to have a conversation with one of the world’s most recognisable voices on Islam, Nouman Ali Khan.

With his characteristically profound engagement with the language of the Qur’an, the author draws out moving lessons from the verses of Allah’s revelation to give the reader insights on how to reorient our lives for success in both this world and the next.

Re-Entrepreneuring: How Organizations Can Reignite Their Entrepreneurial Spirit

It has long been assumed that, in the development of any organization, the time for entrepreneurial activity is right at the beginning. Once an organization is established, qualities that were virtues in the organization’s start-up and early stages can become vices, and the entrepreneurial founders must cede control to professional managers who can nurture the fruits of their original vision more efficiently.

The Productive Muslim: Where Faith Meets Productivity

Ever wondered if there’s a practical way to lead a productive lifestyle that combines the best of Islamic tradition and modern psychology and science?

In “The ProductiveMuslim” Mohammed Faris, the founder of ProductiveMuslim[dot]com, provides this practical framework that helps urban global Muslims lead a productive lifestyle ­ Spiritually, Physically, and Socially.

Rizq Lawful Earnings

Rizq Lawful Earnings

This book discusses the place of pride Islam gives to making lawful earnings and rizq through hard work and striving. It also looks at the contempt Islam places on begging and indolence. Then it looks at which earnings are lawful, which are not and the many ways by which wealth can increase while seeking the pleasure of Allah (Glorified and Exalted is He).

Billion Dollar Muslim: Why We Need Spiritually Inspired Entrepreneurs

Billion Dollar Muslim: Why We Need Spiritually Inspired Entrepreneurs

Born out of Khuram Malik’s aspirations to sow the seeds of a flourishing generation of successful Muslim entrepreneurs, Billion Dollar Muslim is a book which opens our eyes to the great possibilities that can be achieved when the entrepreneurial mindset is embraced.

Khuram speaks from personal experience, and he does an amazing job of sharing his conviction that the advantages of entrepreneurship can wield great benefit not only to the individual but also to the Muslim Ummah and society as a whole.

Prayers of the Pious by Omar Suleiman

This inspirational collection of prayers and reminders is the perfect companion for anyone who wishes to connect to the Divine.

By reading this short work with an attentive heart, the reader can cultivate a love for God and His Messenger and live life with gratitude and contentment.

30 Ways to Attain Happiness

This great book is guidance for all especially the Muslims society in our daily life as it present the ways of dealing with the daily life cycle, accepting the pasts and bracing for tomorrows based on the teaching of the Qur’an and Sunnah.

50 Candles to Light your Path: To My Sons and Daughters

It discusses on “how to improve the well-being of our sons and daughters; how to aid them towards threading the path of guidance to engender their excelling in their academic, work and other facets of life.

Purification of the Heart

This exploration of Islamic spirituality delves into the psychological diseases and cures of the heart. Diseases examined include miserliness, envy, hatred, treachery, rancor, malice, ostentation, arrogance, covetousness, lust, and other afflictions that assail people and often control them.

The causes and practical cures of these diseases are discussed, offering a penetrating glimpse into how Islam deals with spiritual and psychological problems and demonstrating how all people can benefit from these teachings.

A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam

A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam

This book is specifically written for non-Muslims to help them better understand Islam. Some of the topics in this book are: – Evidence that Islam is a true religion. – Proofs that the Qur’an is the literal word of God. – Scientific miracles in the Qur’an with scientific illustrations. – Why Muhammad is truly a prophet sent by God? – Some benefits of Islam.

Don’t Be Sad

Don’t Be Sad

At a time in which the Muslims are beset with trials from every periphery and within, comes this heartening book rooted in the commandments of Allah (swt), the Sunnah and the excellent guidance and examples of the Muslims that have come before us.

Don’t Be Sad is an absolute must-read for all epeople. It is full of practical advice on how to replace sadness with a pragmatic and ultimately satisfying Islamic outlook on life. It exposes to the modern reader how Islam teaches us to deal with the tests and tribulations of this world.

So, take heart and hold firmly onto the rope of Allah (SWT).

Nurturing Eeman in Children By Dr. Aisha Hamdan Hardcover

Nurturing Eeman in Children By Dr. Aisha Hamdan Hardcover

Nurturing Eeman in Children. By Dr. Aisha Hamdan. A plethora of parenting books on the market these days covers every aspect of dealing with your children. From the terrible twos to the troublesome teens, you will have no problem finding multitudes of books claiming to point you in the right direction when it comes to raising your children.

Whether you’re aiming to raise a baby Einstein, or just looking for some hints on how to handle an unruly tyke or teen, you will no doubt find plenty of advice.

Losing My Religion: A Call For Help

Losing My Religion: A Call For Help

Prof. Jeffrey Lang , author of the two best sellers, Even Angels Ask and Struggling to Surrender presents in this book an engaging dialog with the queries of young American Muslims and converts. The author addresses the alienation from the Mosque of the great majority of America s homegrown Muslims.

The Accepted Whispers (Big size)

A collection of over 200 du’as from the Qur’an and Hadith for daily reading. Translation and commentary in English by Khalid Baig. Includes transliteration and comprehensive references Du’a (supplication) is the essence of worship.

The Music Made Me Do It by Dr. Gohar Mushtaq

Is the issue of music a controversial one in Islam? With the prevalence of computers and various electronic devices today, music and singing seem to be everywhere, and contemporary Muslims may be confused about their status in Islamic teachings.

The Music Made Me Do It: An In-Depth Study of Music through Islam and Science examines this topic in light of authentic Islamic sources, in order to clarify the prohibitions and allowances regarding music and singing.

If I Should Speak by Umm Zakiyyah

The author promises to revolutionize story telling in this powerful story about three college students, one Christian and the others Muslim, who find themselves unlikely roommates at a small, private American university. Tamika, the main character of this novel, is a sophomore in college who dreams of becoming a famous singer.

Reflections Of A Man

Reflections Of A Man is a book designed for both men and women to enhance the quality of their personal relationships. For the women, it encourages you to recognize the true value of your love, to reevaluate your standards and to make the decision that you will no longer settle for anything less than someone who loves you, respects you, and truly makes you happy.

For the men, this book will, not only encourage you to learn more about the emotional needs of a woman, but it will provide you with clear insight into what a woman truly needs from you, emotionally, to be happy. 

Psychology from the Islamic Perspective

Psychology is one of the most intriguing scientific disciplines as humans are inherently curious about their own nature. Ironically, there are a multitude of theories and explanations that mislead and confuse the very same creatures that they are meant to describe.

Allah has blessed us with guidance in all facets of our lives, including that of our own souls and psyches. Islam offers an uncomplicated, comprehensive, and precise theory of our spiritual nature, our purpose and priorities in life, and how we can attain serenity and happiness in this life and the next.

Becoming by Michelle Obama

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era.

As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments.

Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.

15 Ways To Increase Your Earnings From The Quran And Sunnah

One of the blessings that Allah has given His servants is that of a convenient means of financial exchange, i.e. money. Money has since grown to become one of the most prized possessions of mankind, and like so many elements of the dunya, serves to test the obedience of Allah’s servants by challenging their system of priorities.

Therefore, due to the fact that the Muslims of today are preoccupied with the seeking of money to an extent almost unparalleled in Islamic history, I felt the need to compile a short treatise explaining the manner in which Allah (swt) and His Messenger described how Muslims could increase their money. The focus of this book is upon encouraging Muslims to procure money through halal means and to abstain from haram gains.

Before You Tie the Knot: A Guide for Couples

Marriage is a natural developmental stage for most adults but the process of getting married and achieving a successful, long-lasting marriage can be fraught with challenges for Muslims in North America. The authors present a unique approach that reflects 40 years of combined experience in counseling couples.

Youth’s Problems: Issues That Affect Young People

IIPH is pleased to offer this new and revised 2nd English edition of Youth’s Problems: Issues that Affect Young People Discussed in Light of the Qur’an and the Sunnah. Young people are humanity’s future wealth. They offer hope and strength to their nations and the directions they take in their lives determine the fate of their people.

Understanding, addressing, and solving their problems and worries are thus of utmost importance for all members of society. In this unique and lucid booklet, the revered contemporary scholar, Shaykh Muhammad al-ʻUthaymeen (may Allah have mercy on him), addresses some of the ideological and sociological challenges faced by modern youth.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems.

Eat That Frog!: Get more of the important things done today

There’s an old saying: if you eat a live frog first thing each morning, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that it’s probably the worst thing you’ll do all day. Using “eat that frog” as a metaphor for tackling the most challenging task of your day, the one you are most likely to procrastinate on, but also the one that might have the greatest positive impact on your life, 

Eat That Frog! shows you how to zero in on these critical tasks and organize your day. You’ll not only get more done faster, but get the right things done.

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter.

When the Taliban take over, life becomes a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. Yet love can move a person to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with a startling heroism.

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