Internment by Samira Ahmed audiobook

Internment

By Samira Ahmed
Read by Soneela Nankani

Little, Brown Young Readers, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 9780316522694

Unabridged

Format: CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781549148767

  • ISBN: 9781549178870

Runtime: 11.30 Hours
Category: Fiction
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

An Entertainment Weekly “Must Read” of the Month

A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice of New Novels Featuring Alternate Histories

A #1 Amazon.com bestseller in Teen & YA Religious Fiction

An Amazon Best Book of the Month in YA Novels

A Paste Magazine Pick of the 10 Best Books of the Month

A Bustle Pick of the Month's Best New Books by Women of Color

A Publishers Weekly Pick of the Best YA Books for Changing Times

A BookRiot Pick of Best YA Science Fiction Books of 2019 So Far

A Kirkus Reviews Pick of 2019's Most Addictive Books (So Far)

A Bookish Pick of Must-Read YA Books for Spring

Rebellions are built on hope.
Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens.
With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a revolution against the internment camp's Director and his guards.
Heart-racing and emotional, Internment challenges readers to fight complicit silence that exists in our society today.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

"Internment sets itself apart…terrifying, thrilling, and urgent.” Entertainment Weekly
"Tackles Islamophobia in a United States that has turned against Muslims—one that proves too close to our own reality in this sobering, necessary read.” Paste magazine
“This work asks the question many are too afraid to confront: What will happen if xenophobia and racism are allowed to fester and grow unabated? A reminder that even in a world filled with divisions and right-wing ideology, young people will rise up and demand equality for all.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“A poignant, necessary story that paints a very real, very frank picture of hatred and ignorance, while also giving readers and marginalized individuals hope.” Booklist (starred review)
“Ahmed keeps the tension mounting as Layla faces increasingly violent consequences for her actions; the teenagers’ relationships are depicted authentically, and their strength and resistance are inspiring.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Ahmed has gifted us Layla, a courageous young revolutionary who fights against all boundaries of hate and ignorance. A must read for activists who continue to push back against the big What-Ifs.” Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street
“A testament to what girls are capable of when they are overlooked, Internment is a masterwork of dignity and grit.” E. K. Johnston, author of Exit, Pursued by a Bear

Reviews

Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Samira Ahmed

Author Bio: Samira Ahmed

Samira Ahmed is the New York Times bestselling author of Love, Hate & Other Filters. Shewas born in Bombay, India, and currently resides in Chicago.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 11.30
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English