Author: Samira Ahmed

Love, Hate, & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

Love, Hate, & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

I fell in love with Maya immediately. I don’t take to characters that quickly very often.  Usually it takes a couple chapters, but Maya is instantly lovable.  She’s sweet, kind, and trying desperately to be independent.  She is Indian Muslim and with that comes certain expectations.  Her mother wants her to marry young, and she must marry appropriately.  She does not drink wine or eat pork – Islam forbids it.  Family and obedience is important, and her parents have a career planned out for her. But Maya Aziz wants to kiss a boy.  She wants to go to NYU and […]

Posted January 10, 2018 in Reviews // 10 Comments //