About Adala Publishing

Adala Publishing was established by Sonya Murphy, who has worked in the publishing industry for 30 years. With skills encompassing writing, editorial and design, her experience covers every aspect of publishing production. With a lifetime love of books and reading it seemed a natural progression for Sonya to start her own publishing business.

When looking for a name for her new business, Sonya wanted something that went back to her roots. Being the child of immigrant parents, German mother and Lebanese father, the name Adala was perfect.

The German meaning is noble one (having high moral principles), and the Arabic is justice (fair and reasonable, a concern for justice, peace and a genuine respect for people). On discovering the meaning of the word in each language, Sonya knew Adala had to be the name for her new business, as the word reflected her ethics and ideas on how a business should operate.