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Author: Sara Farizan Narrator: Negin Farsad Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2013 ISBN: 9781622312269
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In Iran, where homosexuality is punishable by death, 17-year-olds Sahar and Nasrin love each other in secret until Nasrin's parents announce their daughter's arranged marriage. Sahar proposes a drastic solution. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “[A] provocative coming-of-age story.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “[A] terrific debut novel…Rich with details of life in contemporary Iran, this is a GLBTQ story that we haven’t seen before in YA fiction. Highly recommended.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Accomplished and compassionate…A groundbreaking, powerful depiction of gay and transsexual life in Iran…An intimate look at life in modern-day Iran and its surprising Westernization, even though much of this culture is clandestine.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • “Refreshingly and believably diverse…A moving and elegant story.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “A heartbreakingly beautiful story of first love…The reader becomes part of Sahar and Nasrin’s journey. We move through it with them with our heart in our hands.”

    Jacqueline Woodson, author of Beneath a Meth Moon

  • Selected for the Autumn 2013 Kids' Indie Next List: Top 10
  • Winner of the 2014 Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Children's/Young Adult

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About the Author

Sara Farizan is the author of If You Could Be Mine. She received her MFA from Lesley University and her BA in film and media studies from American University. The daughter of Iranian immigrants, she lives near Boston, Massachusetts. 

About the Narrator

Negin Farsad is a comedian, actress, writer, and filmmaker. She has directed numerous documentaries, including The Muslims Are Coming, Nerdcore Rising, and A Cricket in the Court of Akbar. She also produced, directed, and performed in the Comedy Central series, The Watch List, the first show in the history of television to feature Middle-Eastern American comedians tackling international political issues. She lives in New York City.