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“An ambitious debut that will hopefully pave the way for more narratives centering Black Muslim experiences.”
—Kirkus Reviews

You Truly Assumed

Written by Laila Sabreen
Published by Inkyard Press

Sabriya has her whole summer planned out in color-coded glory, but those plans go out the window after a terrorist attack near her home. When the terrorist is assumed to be Muslim and Islamophobia grows, Sabriya turns to her online journal for comfort. You Truly Assumed was never meant to be anything more than an outlet, but the blog goes viral as fellow Muslim teens around the country flock to it and find solace and a sense of community.

Soon two more teens, Zakat and Farah, join Bri to run You Truly Assumed and the three quickly form a strong friendship. But as the blog’s popularity grows, so do the pushback and hateful comments. When one of them is threatened, the search to find out who is behind it all begins, and their friendship is put to the test when all three must decide whether to shut down the blog and lose what they’ve worked for…or take a stand and risk everything to make their voices heard.

Primary ISBN: 9781335418654
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Young Adult, Age 13 or older

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Setting: United States

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