In the Media

Click below to see interviews or Saints and Misfits of Love from A to Z discussed/cited!


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Entertainment Weekly: April Top Pick of the Month – LOVE FROM A TO Z

THE TODAY SHOW (NBC): Best Summer Reads 2019

Globe & Mail Books Spring Preview: Spring Books to Dive Into

Bustle: ‘Love From A To Z’ By S.K. Ali Is A Spring Break Romance That Tackles Big Issues

Buzzfeed: 29 YA Books You Absolutely Must Read This Spring

Quill and Quire: Kidlit Spring Preview 2019

CBC Books: 29 Canadian Kids Books & YA to look for in spring 2019

Book Riot: Love from A to Z Review

The Young Folks: Love from A to Z Review

CBC Books: 11 Canadian Books We Can’t Wait to Read

Bustle: 21 New Romance Novels To Make Your Spring Reading Even Dreamier

Popsugar: The Best New YA Novels for Teens and Tweens in 2019

Bustle: 37 New Books Coming Out in April 2019

Common Sense Media Review: 5 Stars

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Industry Reviews for Love from A to Z:

Kirkus – Starred Review

School Library Journal – Starred Review

Shelf Awareness – Starred Review

APALA Review

SLJ Teen Librarian Toolbox Review

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Kirkus Review: 10 Best Contemporary Teen Reads of 2017

Entertainment Weekly: The Ten Best YA Books of 2017

Globe and Mail Review: Saints and Misfits

Book Riot: Best Books of 2017

Buzzfeed: YA Novels You’ll Want to Read

Entertainment Weekly Book Review: Saints and Misfits Should Be Your Next Read After T.H.U.G.

EW: 5 YA Novels That Should Become Television Shows ASAP

Kirkus: 11 Fresh Takes on Teen Romance

Kirkus: Behind the Masks

NBC News: #MuslimShelfSpace

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY – 35 Most Anticipated Books of 2017

Huffington Post: #MuslimShelfSpace

Popsugar: Top Middle Grade and YA Reads of the Summer

Flare: Make this Modern Day My So-Called Life Your Next Book Club Read

CBC: The Great Canadian Reading List

Metro Morning‘s Summer Reading List for Kids

CBC: Spring Books 2017

Globe and Mail: Reflected on the Page

Toronto Star: Book Picks for Every Weekend of Summer

National Post: Put Muslim Characters Who Don’t Need to be Saved on School Reading Lists

Salon: Forging an Individual Identity

Huffington Post: 9 Great Young Adult Novels for Politically Engaged Readers

Barnes & Noble: Anticipated OwnVoice Reads

Entertainment Weekly: Muslim Authored books

First Chapter Excerpt (Entertainment Weekly)

PureWow: 15 Incredible New YA Novels

Bravo: 9 Beach Reads

Q (CBC Radio): 4 Books You Need to Read This Month

Common Sense Media Review: 5 Stars

Entertainment Weekly: Summer Must-Reads: 20 Books to Read this Summer

CBC Books: 7 Canadian Books to Read if You Love Jane Austen

Bustle: The Best Novels Coming Out in June 2017

American Booksellers Association: Indies Introduce Title Q&A with S. K. Ali

Kirkus: 11 Tales of Struggle and Self-Discovery

School Library Journal: 32 Stellar Titles

The Social (CTV): Saints and Misfits is a Muslim Girl-Power Story

Q (CBC Radio): June 28, 2017 (from the 24:11 mark)

Your Morning (CTV): S.K. Ali Shares the Meaning of Her New Book

Pop-culturalist: 3 Diverse Contemporary YA Novels to Read in 2017

Quill & Quire: The Problematic Representation of Muslim Girls in Children’s Literature

Quill & Quire: Simon & Schuster Sheds Light on the Complexities of Muslim Identity

PRISM International: Monsters, Saints and Misfits, an interview with S. K. Ali

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Industry Reviews for Saints and Misfits:

Quill & Quire Review

Horn Book Review

Publisher’s Weekly Review

Kirkus – Starred Review

Booklist – Starred Review

School Library Journal – Starred Review

SLJ Teen Librarian Toolbox Review

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My Writing

NBC News: Ramadan – Personal Essay  

School Library Journal: Time For Confrontation – Moving Forward in the Diversity Conversation



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