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    So in case you didn t know, I am Muslim Teen This book features a Muslim Teen main character.IM PRETTY SURE YOU CAN HEAR MY SQUEALING ALL THE WAY OUT ON JUPITER for those who live there Let s make this clear, I ve never read a YA book with a Muslim main character And that s partly because there is actuallyso little of themand that s a problem So when this sweet little book arrived from the publishers in the mail a few weeks ago I couldn t contain my excitement because 1 MY FIRST PHYSICAL So in case you didn t know, I am Muslim Teen This book features a Muslim Teen main character.IM PRETTY SURE YOU CAN HEAR MY SQUEALING ALL THE WAY OUT ON JUPITER for those who live there Let s make this clear, I ve never read a YA book with a Muslim main character And that s partly because there is actuallyso little of themand that s a problem So when this sweet little book arrived from the publishers in the mail a few weeks ago I couldn t contain my excitement because 1 MY FIRST PHYSICAL ARC and 2 A MUSLIM MAIN CHARACTER I REPEAT A MUSLIM MAIN CHARACTER AGAHAH, it was so impossible and surreal for me to finally, hopefully see myself in a book.And then from there, when I opened up this book, a lot of feelings came through Some happy...


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    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 , illegal and even terrorist This is then a story that matters Maya, the seventeen year old Muslim American heroine...


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    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 her Illinois home and study medicine Of course, that will do until her parents find the man she ll marry.Maya, however, has utterly different plans for her future Ever since her father gave her a video 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 her Illinois home and study medicine Of course, that will do until her parents find the man she ll marry.Maya, however, has utterly different plans for her future Ever since her father gave her a video camera when she was younger, she feels most comfortable observing life through a lens She dreams of a filmmaking career, and secretly applied to NYU so she can study her craft But how will her pare...


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    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 Hear that faint shriek in the distance Yeah, that s probably me screaming over this book.H O R R I B B L EWhen I saw this book on my feed The MC is an Indian Teen Indian Teen In 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 Hear that faint shriek in the distance Yeah, that s probably me screaming over this book.H O R R I B B L EWhen I saw this book on my feed The MC is an Indian Teen Indian Teen In America I NEED I NEED I NEED IT Muslim Rep OMG Yeah, there s seriously too less of them WE NEED DIVERSE YA See, I am an Indian Muslim Teen I might not have seen America, but still, I knew I had to get this book and read it asap Plus the reviews were all 5 starred BONUS Only, when you re expecting to see yourself repr...


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    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 romanceit just didn t work for me on any level lmao but remember I am basically an unfeeling bucket.I know this book is super important to a lot of people I m really happy it exists I have mixed feeli 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 romanceit just didn t work for me on any level lmao but remember I am basically an unfeeling bucket.I know this book is super important to a lot of people I m really happy it exists I have mixed feelings about Maya.On one hand she s really into filming and being independent and following her dreams GO WOMAN and references a ton of movies that I recognise about 0% A lot of them were old I mean, I recognised Casablanca but only the title I READ, OK ALL I DO IS READ But Maya was also very rude to he...


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    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 very important book to read, and the further i got into it thei knew that the statement was true, i really enjoyed this book it was such a captivating book from start to finish and i pretty much f 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 very important book to read, and the further i got into it thei knew that the statement was true, i really enjoyed this book it was such a captivating book from start to finish and i pretty much finished it in a day which is a record for me at the moment with how slowly i ve been reading books although i couldn t relate to t...


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    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 to stand by her side thro...


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    3.75We 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 name as Maya, only it wasn t her family.This book touches on so many important subjects On what it s like to be a Indian American Muslim teen living in a country that is full of people that hate her an 3.75We 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 name as Maya, only it wasn t her family.This book touches on so many important subjects On what it s like to be a Indian American Muslim teen living in a country that is full of people that hate her and her religion It touches on family life and the importan...


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    Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterestLOVE, 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 culture, struggle with balancing the American part of their heritage when faced with so many contradictions Also in both books, the girls must reconcile their identities with a racially geared tragedy, Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterestLOVE, 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 culture, struggle with balancing the American part of their heritage when faced with so many contradictions Also in both books, the girls must reconcile their identities with a racially geared tragedy, and deal with the ensuing onslaught of hate and bigotry that ensues.The problem with this comparison is that THE HATE U GIVE is a much better book It s raw, angry, passionate, and politically charged daring in a way that LOVE, HATE OTHER FILTERS is not That isn t to say that LOVE, HATE OTHER FILTERS is a bad book it isn t but it isn t as moving or as powerful as THE HATE U GIVE To say it bluntly I can easily see THE HATE U GIVE being taught in schools as a modern classic, like Laurie Halse Anderson s SPEAK, or Sandra Cisnero s TH...


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    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 th...


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Love, Hate & Other Filters 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.American Born 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 Maybe Just Maybe Pursuing A Boy She S Known From Afar Since Grade School, A Boy Who S Finally Falling Into Her Orbit At School.There S Also The Real World, Beyond Maya S Control 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 Alike Are Consumed With Fear, Bigotry, And Hatred Ultimately, Maya Must Find The Strength Within To Determine Where She Truly Belongs.