Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel


  • Author : Sara Farizan
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443439886


Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel Book Description :

With the heart of Judy Blume and wit of Alison Bechdel, Sara Farizan brings the authenticity and humour that distinguished her debut novel, If You Could Be Mine, to her second work of fiction for teens Leila has made it most of the way through high school without having a crush on anyone, which comes as something of a relief. Her Persian heritage makes her different enough; if word got out that Leila liked girls, life would be twice as hard. And what would her parents think? It’s bad enough she’s not even going to become a doctor. But when a sophisticated, beautiful new girl, Saskia, shows up, Leila starts to take risks she never dreamed of, especially when it looks as if the attraction between them is mutual. Struggling to sort out her growing f...

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel


  • Author : Sara Farizan
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616204358


Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel Book Description :

NOW IN PAPERBACK! “Farizan exceeds the high expectations she set with her debut, If You Could Be Mine, in this fresh, humorous, and poignant exploration of friendship and love, a welcome addition to the coming-out/coming-of-age genre.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review Leila has made it most of the way through Armstead Academy without having a crush on anyone, which is a relief. As an Iranian-American, she’s different enough; if word got out that Leila liked girls, life would be twice as hard. But when beautiful new girl Saskia shows up, Leila starts to take risks she never thought she would. As she carefully confides in trusted friends about Saskia’s confusing signals, Leila begins to figure out that all her classmates are more complicate...

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel


  • Author : Sara Farizan
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release Date : 2014-08-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616205119


Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel Book Description :

SPECIAL FREE PREVIEW! “Both personal and universal, this is a compelling story about high school, family and owning up to who you really are. Farizan is just the voice YA needs right now. Trust me, you'll be glad you listened.” --Sarah Dessen High-school junior Leila has made it most of the way through Armstead Academy without having a crush on anyone, which is something of a relief. Her Persian heritage already makes her different from her classmates; if word got out that she liked girls, life would be twice as hard. But when a sophisticated, beautiful new girl, Saskia, shows up, Leila starts to take risks she never thought she would, especially when it looks as if the attraction between them is mutual. Struggling to sort out her growing feeling...

Here to Stay
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Here to Stay


  • Author : Sara Farizan
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release Date : 2018-09-18
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616207007


Here to Stay Book Description :

“A powerful YA novel about identity and prejudice.” —Entertainment Weekly Bijan Majidi is: Shy around girls Really into comics Decent at basketball Bijan Majidi is not: A terrorist What happens when a kid who’s flown under the radar for most of high school gets pulled off the bench to make the winning basket in a varsity playoff game? If his name is Bijan Majidi, life is suddenly high fives in the hallways and invitations to exclusive parties—along with an anonymous photo sent by a school cyberbully that makes Bijan look like a terrorist. The administration says they’ll find and punish the culprit. Bijan wants to pretend it never happened. He’s not ashamed of his Middle Eastern heritage; he just doesn’t want to be a poster child for I...

If You Could Be Mine
Score: 3.5
From 17 Ratings

If You Could Be Mine


  • Author : Sara Farizan
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-08-20
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443425742


If You Could Be Mine Book Description :

A stunning debut that reveals one of the most hidden corners of Iranian culture . . . Sahar has been in love with her best friend, Nasrin, since they were six. They’ve shared stolen kisses and romantic promises. But Iran is a dangerous place for two girls in love—Sahar and Nasrin could be beaten, imprisoned, even executed if their relationship came to light. So they carry on in secret—until Nasrin’s parents announce that they’ve arranged for her marriage. Nasrin tries to persuade Sahar that they can go on as they have been, only now with new comforts provided by the decent, well-to-do doctor Nasrin will marry. But Sahar dreams of loving Nasrin exclusively—and openly. Then Sahar discovers what seems like the perfect solution. In Iran, homo...

Barn 8
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Barn 8


  • Author : Deb Olin Unferth
  • Publisher : Graywolf Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781644451144


Barn 8 Book Description :

An unforgettably exuberant and potent novel by a writer at the height of her powers Two auditors for the U.S. egg industry go rogue and conceive a plot to steal a million chickens in the middle of the night—an entire egg farm’s worth of animals. Janey and Cleveland—a spirited former runaway and the officious head of audits—assemble a precarious, quarrelsome team and descend on the farm on a dark spring evening. A series of catastrophes ensues. Deb Olin Unferth’s wildly inventive novel is a heist story of a very unusual sort. Swirling with a rich array of voices, Barn 8 takes readers into the minds of these renegades: a farmer’s daughter, a former director of undercover investigations, hundreds of activists, a forest ranger who suddenly co...

The Summer I Wasn t Me
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

The Summer I Wasn t Me


  • Author : Jessica Verdi
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2014-04-01
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781402277894


The Summer I Wasn t Me Book Description :

Lexi has a secret. She never meant for her mom to find out. And now she's afraid that what's left of her family is going to fall apart for good. Lexi knows she can fix everything. She can change. She can learn to like boys. New Horizons summer camp has promised to transform her life, and there's nothing she wants more than to start over. But sometimes love has its own path... "A powerful indictment of reparative therapy—a sweet love story—and an unforgettable main character!"—Nancy Garden, author of Annie on My Mind "Unflinching honesty and unfaltering compassion...A gem of a novel."—RT Book Reviews, 4 1⁄2 stars, Top Pick of the Month on My Life After Now...

It s Not Like It s a Secret

It s Not Like It s a Secret


  • Author : Misa Sugiura
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-05-09
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062473431


It s Not Like It s a Secret Book Description :

Winner of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature * 2018 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults * 2018 Rainbow Book List * A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2017 "Well-paced, brimming with drama, and utterly vital."—Kirkus (starred review) This charming and bittersweet coming-of-age story featuring two girls of color falling in love is part To All the Boys I've Loved Before and part Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda. Sixteen-year-old Sana Kiyohara has too many secrets. Some are small, like how it bothers her when her friends don’t invite her to parties. Some are big, like the fact that her father may be having an affair. And then there’s the one that she can barely even admit to herself—the one about how she might have a crush on...

Crush

Crush


  • Author : Erin Elisabeth Conley
  • Publisher : Millbrook Press
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547959429


Crush Book Description :

Face it: Falling for your flame is exhilarating, but it can also be downright confusing and, sometimes, even painful. Crush guides you through the whole experience, giving advice on all things from attracting his attention to controlling your own boy-crazy behavior to smooching in the schoolyard. And if (or when) your crush crashes and burns, Crush helps you cope—and bounce back quickly. Including tell-all quotes from real-life teens, Crush reveals the ups and downs of falling—and failing—in love...

Keeping You a Secret
Score: 4.5
From 41 Ratings

Keeping You a Secret


  • Author : Julie Anne Peters
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2007-07-31
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316025751


Keeping You a Secret Book Description :

National Book Award finalist Julie Anne Peters delivers a moving, modern classic love story with a coming out theme -- now with a fresh, redesigned cover! With a steady boyfriend, the position of Student Council President, and a chance to go to an Ivy League college, high school life is just fine for Holland Jaeger. At least, it seems to be. But when Cece Goddard comes to school, everything changes. Cece and Holland have undeniable feelings for each other, but how will others react to their developing relationship? This moving love story between two girls is for fans of Nancy Garden's classic young adult coming out novel, Annie on My Mind. With her characteristic humor and breezy style, Peters has captured the compelling emotions of young love....