The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali – Ripped my heart open, planted hope in it and closed it

the love and lies of rukhsana ali

Publication date : January 29th, 2019

Publisher : Scholastic Press

Genre : Young Adult | Contemporary

Page Count: 336

Synopsis : Seventeen-year-old Rukhsana Ali tries her hardest to live up to her conservative Muslim parents’ expectations, but lately she’s finding that harder and harder to do. She rolls her eyes instead of screaming when they blatantly favor her brother and she dresses conservatively at home, saving her crop tops and makeup for parties her parents don’t know about. Luckily, only a few more months stand between her carefully monitored life in Seattle and her new life at Caltech, where she can pursue her dream of becoming an engineer.

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