Also the cover design is fantastic, with the texture of the fur. I was in no real hurry to read it since I had so many other goodies in my pile, but when I finally did, boy was I surprised. Nina is thoughtful and the other characters are full of surprises.
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Look authors, if you're about my age and your book for no apparent reason takes place in the 90s, I'm just going to assume shfba too lazy to do research on "kids today". There are some good points though.
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There are a lot of relatable instances throughout the book. Should resonate with girls going through similar experiences: Her parents won't let her date, go to parties, or sleep over at friend's houses.
Email required Address never made public. From Priyanka Chopra to Kareena Kapoor: When Asher, an Italian transfer student, moves to town she falls head over heals for him.
The book is set in the early s. The thought of Asher dating someone else because of her shortcomings appearance breaks her heart. The author has done a wonderful job of keeping the readers hooked to each and every chapter by adding all sort of possible humor.
In my opinion the passages about her conversations with the ethnic kids trying to find their way in life and in love and still maintain their culture kariim religious values, is way more entertaining than the bantering back and forth with Helena and Bridget. But as each mile of the road trip brings them closer to their own truths, they know they can rely on each other, and laughter, to get them through.
Skunk Girl by Sheba Karim
To ask other readers questions about Skunk Girlplease sign up. I also love that Nina has problems with her family, but loves them. Unfortunately, so often it seems the girll is positioned so that the religion and culture are stifling and the western world is being denied to her.
Viral pictures of diva Sakshi Malik. Instead, this is mostly a story about a teen girl who has strict parents who constantly compare her to her older sister.
I really enjoyed reading it. Kader Khan dies at Some of the interactions and conversations seemed overly mature, but maybe I'm not giving teenagers their shebw Nina chooses to sneak out to a party in hopes to see Asher and do some underage drinking with her friends, but quickly finds out that it may not be for her. A lot of build up for a quick conclusion at the end that really leaves you thinking you missed something.
Feb 29, Amanda rated it it was ok. This will be appreciated by readers who like character-driven chick-lit. Hardcoverpages. Notify me of new comments via email.
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Nina Khan belongs to a Muslim American family and she is prohibited from dating and attending parties. High school is hard enough, but add on the pressure of being the younger sister of a "Supernerd" as well as the only Asian or Muslim in her class and it's no wonder that Nina Khan feels a little out-of-sorts.
Not to mention, I could semi-relate to Nina's experiences since I am Vietnamese - a similar social situation, though I would say that Nina was more suc Although skunk girl channeled the typical girl-likes-boy-but-too-uncool-to-get-him-to-notice story, I thought it was still pretty unique since Nina came from a South Asian background.
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