Review: Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed


I was so excited to see a book coming out combating Islamophobia and showing the damage these horrible stereotypes cause. Unfortunately, Love, Hate & Other Filters wasn’t as amazing as I had hoped it would be.

Overall: 3/5 Stars
Characters: 2/5
Setting: 3/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 4/5
Review In A Nutshell: The initial premise of Love, Hate & Other Filters is so good, and the scenes that revolve around Islamophobia and racism were compelling and left an impression. However, the other aspects of this book lacked any impact and took away from my overall opinion of it.

“These terrorists are the antithesis of Islam. They’re not Muslim. Violence has no place in religion, and the terrorists are responsible for their own crimes, not the religion and not us.” 

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