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Love, Hate, & Other Filters

Love, Hate, & Other Filters

In this unforgettable debut novel by Samira Ahmed, an Indian-American Muslim teen copes with Islamophobia, cultural divides among peers and parents, and a reality she can neither explain nor escape. 

Seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between worlds. There’s the proper one her parents expect for their good Indian daughter: attending a college close to their suburban Chicago home and being paired off with an older Muslim boy her mom deems “suitable.” And then there is the world of her dreams: going to film school and living in New York City—and pursuing a boy she’s known from afar since grade school.

But in the aftermath of a horrific crime perpetrated hundreds of miles away, her life is turned upside down. The community she’s known since birth becomes unrecognizable; neighbors and classmates are consumed with fear, bigotry, and hatred. Ultimately, Maya must find the strength within to determine where she truly belongs.

Book Details

Publisher: Soho Teen
Publish Date: January 16, 2018
ISBN: 9781616958473
Language: English

About the Author

Samira Ahmed is the New York Times bestselling author of Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds Love, Hate & Other Filters, Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know, Internment, and Hollow Fires. She was born in Bombay, India, and has lived in New York, Chicago, and Kauai, where she spent a year searching for the perfect mango.

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