Love hate and other filters book

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love hate and other filters book

Book review: Samira Ahmedʹs "Love, hate and other filters": A sense of not belonging - golfschule-mittersill.com

In this unforgettable debut novel, an Indian-American Muslim teen copes with Islamophobia, cultural divides among peers and parents, and a reality she can neither explain nor escape. American-born seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between worlds. In the aftermath of a horrific crime perpetrated hundreds of miles away, her life is turned upside down. Ultimately, Maya must find the strength within to determine where she truly belongs. I burned through this important and immensely readable book in one sitting. In fact, I got so engrossed and read it so quickly that I was actually pretty shocked when, at one point, I set it down to go get something to drink and realized I was nearly done! Maya, who is Indian American and Muslim, is rarely without her camera.
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Love Hate and other Filters

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Love, Hate and Other Filters

Look Inside. Seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between worlds. But in the aftermath of a horrific crime perpetrated hundreds of miles away, her life is turned upside down. Ultimately, Maya must find the strength within to determine where she truly belongs. Samira Ahmed was born in Bombay, India, and grew up in a small town in Illinois in a house that smelled like fried onions, cardamom, and potpourri. Ahmed tackles weighty issues with thoughtfulness and flair. I was completely swept away.

Maya Aziz is both a typical teenager in suburban Illinois and completely different from the kids she goes to school with. Like them she worries about boys and dreams of a life beyond the confines of her quiet neighbourhood. However, unlike them, her parents were born in Pakistan, she's Muslim and if she's not careful, her mother will plan out her future for her: study to become a doctor or lawyer and find a good husband. A good husband is of course someone her mother approves of, or perhaps has even picked out for her. Of course, this means he's definitely not the Anglo-American quarterback of the high school football team Maya dreams about. This isn't the only part of her mum's plans Maya has a problem with.

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