Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

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Read Love, Hate & Other Filters Online Free - A searing #OwnVoices coming-of-age debut in which an Indian-American Muslim teen confronts Islamophobia and a reality she can neither explain nor escape--perfect for fans of Angie Thomas, Jacqueline Woodson, and Adam Silvera.

Maya Aziz is torn between futures: the one her parents expect for their good Indian daughter (i.e.; staying nearby in Chicago and being matched with a "suitable" Muslim boy), and the one where she goes to film school in New York City--and maybe, just maybe, kisses a guy she's only known from afar. There's the also the fun stuff, like laughing with her best friend Violet, making on-the-spot documentaries, sneaking away for private swimming lessons at a secret pond in the woods. But her world is shattered when a suicide bomber strikes in the American heartland; by chance, he shares Maya's last name. What happens to the one Muslim family in town when their community is suddenly consumed with hatred and fear?

Title : Love, Hate & Other Filters
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ISBN : 1616958472
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 288 pages


ilsa ➹ rated it ★★☆☆☆

February 12, 2018

disclaimer: please dont invalidate my opinions. thanks. also if you want to see a book i felt represented in concerning Muslim rep, feel free to read my review of I am Thunder( now THATS a book you need to be reading! So in case you didn't know, I am Musl...

Lola rated it ★★★☆☆

February 06, 2018

I was anticipating this release. Islamophobia is so present in our society today that I find it important to have teen books with Muslim main characters that can give us their opinion on the issue and make us understand how they feel living in a world in which they are often seen as ‘‘other’’, ‘‘...

Larry rated it ★★★★☆

January 21, 2018

"I guess I don't know how to live the life I want and still be a good daughter." Maya Aziz is a 17-year-old high school senior, the American-born daughter of Muslim Indians. Her mother expects her to be the perfectly obedient daughter, intelligent and demure, ready to head to college not far from...

Fuzaila rated it ★★☆☆☆

February 18, 2018

UPDATE 18/2/18 - I see many of you chanced upon this book looking for a good Muslim rep. I did too. But this book was far from it. I have added some recommendations at the end of the review for those who are looking for good Muslim reps. BELIEVE ME, this is not the book you're looking for. ●◇●◇●◇...

Cait (Paper Fury) rated it ★★★☆☆

January 30, 2018

This was basically a 50/50 split between fluffy romance feels and a very personal look at racism and hate crimes. I think it was a great balance because it full on tackles some heavy topics, plus it's an #ownvoices author and I think it's amazing and needed! My only problem was honestly the roman...

kat ♥ rated it ★★★★☆

November 25, 2017

i just want to state first that i'm not muslim, nor do i know enough about the religion to say if samira ahmed did this book justice, that is the only reason i have rated it 4 stars currently, i may change this once i have read other people's reviews on that aspect. for me, i feel like this was a...

Korrina rated it ★★★★★

January 28, 2018

Gosh, I don’t know where to begin. I already know this book will be on my top books of 2018. I feel like this is one of those books that has changed how I see the world a little bit. That taught me things. I fell in love with Maya’s character immediately. I wanted to be her best friend. I wanted t...

Heather rated it ★★★☆☆

January 15, 2018

3.75 We follow Maya who is an aspiring filmmaker who dreams of attending NYU fall short because her parents are afraid of her being away from home. Maya is a Indian American Muslim teen and loves her country. Then one day an attack happens in another state and the person responsible shares the last...

Nenia ✨ Queen of Literary Trash, Protector of Out-of-Print Gems, Khaleesi of Bodice Rippers, Mother of Smut, the Unrepentant, Breaker of Convention ✨ rated it ★★★★☆

December 17, 2017

Instagram || Twitter || Facebook || Amazon || Pinterest LOVE, HATE & OTHER FILTERS seems to be being billed as the Muslim version of Angie Thomas's THE HATE U GIVE. Superficially, they have similar plots: both feature young women of color who, while firmly entrenched within their respective c...

Abbie (boneseasonofglass) rated it ★★★★★

February 17, 2018

This book was brilliant. It gave me so many feelings, it made m happy, hopeful, sad, angry. There was so much cuteness, but it was also so heartbreaking at the same time, and it makes me really sad because things that happen in this book, some people actually go through everyday. And it enrages m...

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