Blog Tour: A Girl Like That – Tanaz Bhathena

29451548A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Distributor
First Published: February 27th, 2018
Publisher: FSG
Recommended Age: 12+
Pacing: Normal
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Abuse, Romance, Culture, Gender Issues


BLURB:

Sixteen-year-old Zarin Wadia is many things: a bright and vivacious student, an orphan, a risk taker. She’s also the kind of girl that parents warn their kids to stay away from: a troublemaker whose many romances are the subject of endless gossip at school. You don’t want to get involved with a girl like that, they say. So how is it that eighteen-year-old Porus Dumasia has only ever had eyes for her? And how did Zarin and Porus end up dead in a car together, crashed on the side of a highway in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia? When the religious police arrive on the scene, everything everyone thought they knew about Zarin is questioned. And as her story is pieced together, told through multiple perspectives, it becomes clear that she was far more than just a girl like that. Continue reading

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