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Book review | The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar

Author: Adiba Jaigirdar
Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Young Adult fiction
No. of pages: 380
To be published on: 12th May 2020
Published by: Page Street Kids
Format: Kindle
My rating: ★★★★☆
Nishat doesn’t want to lose her family, but she also doesn’t want to hide who she is, and it only gets harder once a childhood friend walks back into her life. Flávia is beautiful and charismatic, and Nishat falls for her instantly. But when a school competition invites students to create their own businesses, both Flávia and Nishat decide to showcase their talent as henna artists. In a fight to prove who is the best, their lives become more tangled—but Nishat can’t quite get rid of her crush, especially since Flávia seems to like her back.
As the competition heats up, Nishat has a decision to make: stay in the closet for her family, or put aside her differences with Flávia and give their relationship a chance.
I am all in for the concept of the book! Nishat's story reverberates with a lot of issues we…

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