Cross-Cultural YA Romance

By San Diego Festival of Books

By San Diego Festival of Books

From the Cross-Cultural YA Romance panel, we offer titles by Laura Taylor Namey and Aminah Mae Safi.

The Library of Lost Things

Laura Taylor Namey

$11.99 $11.03

Amber Smith's The Last to Let Go meets Hoarders in Laura Taylor Namey's The Library of Lost Things, the story of a young woman striving to find a balance between the ordinary life she wants and the reality of living with her hoarding mother. This debut novel explores the themes of friendship, growing up, and finding love against the backdrop of a heartbreaking mother-daughter relationship.

Tell Me How You Really Feel

Aminah Mae Safi

$17.99 $16.55

This ode to romantic comedies, set in Los Angeles, follows Sana Khan and Rachel Recht—two girls on opposite sides of the social scale—as they work together to make a movie and try very hard not to fall in love.

This Is All Your Fault

Aminah Mae Safi

$17.99 $16.55

Set over the course of one day, this smart and voice-driven YA novel follows three young women determined to save their indie bookstore.

A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow

Laura Taylor Namey

$18.98 $17.46

Love & Gelato meets Don’t Date Rosa Santos in this charming, heartfelt story following a Miami girl who unexpectedly finds love—and herself—in a small English town.