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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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Thank you Umm Zakiyyahs. My favorite of the three. If I Should Speak 3 books. Haleemah rated it liked it Jul 22, 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: I know a lot of women may take a certain stance that is covered in this book, but I feel that the author did a wonderful job conveying all the characters and their mind set.

Kris um it it was amazing May 30, It’s such u,m compelling story that I think handles controversial issues well.

She had her faith. So, I have to say I was not as impressed as I was with the first 2. 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.


Footsteps, the third in a trilogy to follow Umm Zakiyyah’s A Voice, is a story that stands on its own in both impact and inspiration.

Kirin rated it really liked it Oct 24, However, something I had trouble understanding was the divorce process. Learn more about Umm Zakiyyah. Zainab Aq rated it really liked it Nov 04, Apr 29, Ammena rated it liked it.

I really wish that I had someone like Nusaybah in my life because of zaiyyah way she explains things and Alika, although not so “innocent” was a wise character for the most part. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nov 06, Chey rated it really liked it Recommends it for: If I Should Speak 3. Everyone seemed like an ideal Muslim, which tinged the story and made it a bit unrealistic.

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I understand a little more why it shouldn’t be as tabooed as it is, but I understand that our reactions are also understandable. Overall, I was satisfied with the conclusion of the story that while polygamy is allowed, a truly understanding person people is are needed to carry through and shouldn’t be attempted with any doubt in the heart. Yes I cried a little in places but it didnt hit home as much as the others, maybe because I had grown used to getting zakityah know Tamika rather than her husbands parents.

Paperbackpages. No romance is complete without a love triangle. See 1 question about Footsteps…. Race is honestly something I knew was an issue but never imagined it to be explored in fiction and I am satisfied with the result.


Just from reading the back of Footsteps, I knew the topic of polygyny was going to be part of the book.

She had her soul. Zendre rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Forming the thread that weaves the characters’ lives together is Alika Mitchell, a strikingly beautiful daughter of a mulatto mother and half-Nigerian father, who is conducting a multicultural research for her master’s, and who inspires in the reader questions that one is left to ponder long after the book is closed.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It gy alot about the struggles that women go through to understand this and it also So, I have to say I was not as impressed as I was with the first 2. Holly Garza rated it it was amazing Apr 07, Videos About This Book.

Daughter of American converts to Islam, Umm Zakiyyah writes about the interfaith struggles of Muslims and Christians, and the intercultural, spiritual, and moral struggles of Muslims in America. 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.