“In Cairo Circles, Doma Mahmoud gracefully explores how expectations — socioeconomic, cultural, emotional — both separate and bring us together," said Amanda Qassar of Warwick’s in La Jolla, California.
"So’s book is a glittering example of what the best story collections do — welcome you fully into a world and render it with diamond-cut detail and deep-well empathy," said Chris Lee of Boswell Book Company.
Abby Rauscher of Books Are Magic called Don’t Hate the Player “by far one of my top favorite YA novels to have come out within the last few years — it’s sharp, smart, funny, and the voice is absolutely incredible.”
Chris Lee of Boswell Book Company said of Catch The Rabbit, "It’s a story of how a person can misunderstand her friend and herself and then be completely wrecked and rebuilt as she grows to a new understanding of her world. Prepare to be split in two.”
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