Hijab Butch Blues by Lamya H

Hijab Butch Blues

Lamya H

284 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

nonfiction lgbtqia+ memoir challenging emotional reflective medium-paced


A daring, witty, and moving memoir about a queer hijabi Muslim immigrant’s coming of age in a world that only accepts one piece of her identity at a time.Fourteen years old and growing up in the Middle East, Lamya is an overachiever and a class cl...

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reflective 88%
emotional 82%
hopeful 59%
inspiring 51%
informative 46%
challenging 31%
funny 13%
sad 10%
adventurous 3%
dark 3%
lighthearted 2%
tense 2%


medium 69%
fast 21%
slow 8%

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