Praise for Huda F Are You?
“Fahmy comedically captures Huda’s embarrassing moments, conflicting desires for validation and acceptance, and the sarcasm she uses as a coping mechanism when facing everyday Islamophobia, xenophobia, bigotry, and microaggressions . . . Hilarious, charming, and much needed.” —Kirkus
“Huda Fahmy’s YA debut is a window into the world of a Muslim teen in modern-day America. A hilarious navigation of high school, faith, and acceptance, Huda F Are You? is a must-read that I devoured in a matter of hours!” —Hafsah Faizal, New York Times bestselling author of We Hunt the Flame
“I was hooked from page one, and read the entire book in one breath. The story is both heart-wrenching and hilarious, as Huda Fahmy flawlessly weaves together laugh-out-loud moments with the emotionally raw honesty of the coming-of-age struggle. I cannot wait to have this book on my shelf for many future rereads!” —Svetlana Chmakova, award-winning author of Awkward, Crush, and Brave
“Only Huda Fahmy could take the complex experience of navigating her developing Muslim identity, add a generous sprinkle of teenage awkwardness, throw in expressive illustrations and witty asides, and weave it all into a coming-of-age story this warm and engaging. I didn’t want it to end!” —Tyler Feder, award-winning author of Dancing at the Pity Party
“An honest, heartfelt exploration of identity and self-awareness, Huda F Are You? is a relatable, poignant tale of growing up Muslim in the United States. Readers will cheer Huda on, and each picture brings hilarious teenage antics to life in this wonderful graphic novel!” —Uzma Jalaluddin, award-winning author of Ayesha at Last and Hana Khan Carries On
“This is the book, the one I’ve been waiting for my entire life. Full of wit, wisdom, and all-too-real hilarity, Huda F Are You? is for all of us who explored every pull from every direction—except the one from our own hearts. After inhaling the story, you’ll do what I did: reread it again and again to savor its brilliance.” —S. K. Ali, award-winning author of Saints and Misfits
“Warm, insightful and laugh-out-loud funny, Huda F Are You? explores the complexities of belonging in a way that readers of all backgrounds will appreciate. A treat and a triumph.” —G. Willow Wilson, Hugo Award–winning creator of Alif the Unseen and Ms. Marvel