The Weekend Aesthetic is a feature where I post book aesthetics on the weekend. They might be of a book I’m currently reading. recently read, read a long time ago, or even one I consider to be a favorite of mine—there’s no rhyme or reason to it!
Love From A to Z releases this Tuesday! Since we’re only two days away, now is the perfect time to share my aesthetic of the book. I had the chance to read Love From A to Z early a few weeks ago, and you do not want to sleep on this release. While it’s full of a lot of pain and anger (rightfully so), there is also so much love and joy in it. I loved reading about Zayneb and Adam’s journey!
Release Date: April 30, 2019
Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes & Noble
A marvel: something you find amazing. Even ordinary-amazing. Like potatoes—because they make French fries happen. Like the perfect fries Adam and his mom used to make together.
An oddity: whatever gives you pause. Like the fact that there are hateful people in the world. Like Zayneb’s teacher, who won’t stop reminding the class how “bad” Muslims are.
But Zayneb, the only Muslim in class, isn’t bad. She’s angry.
When she gets suspended for confronting her teacher, and he begins investigating her activist friends, Zayneb heads to her aunt’s house in Doha, Qatar, for an early start to spring break.
Fueled by the guilt of getting her friends in trouble, she resolves to try out a newer, “nicer” version of herself in a place where no one knows her.
Then her path crosses with Adam’s.
Since he got diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in November, Adam’s stopped going to classes, intent, instead, on perfecting the making of things. Intent on keeping the memory of his mom alive for his little sister.
Adam’s also intent on keeping his diagnosis a secret from his grieving father.
Alone, Adam and Zayneb are playing roles for others, keeping their real thoughts locked away in their journals.
Until a marvel and an oddity occurs…
Marvel: Adam and Zayneb meeting.
Oddity: Adam and Zayneb meeting.
Jamie @ Books and Ladderssays:April 28, 2019 at 3:45 PM
I think I say this every post, but I absolutely LOVE your aesthetic posts!! I have this one pre-ordered and I’m so excited for it. Thanks for sharing!
Andie @ Andrea's Nirvanasays:April 28, 2019 at 4:23 PM
Aww, awesome!! Just came across this series and it’s really cool!! I’ve also seen this one pop up a lot around book Twitter, and I’ve only heard good stuff about it. Should probably check it out haha 😀
Sam@wlabbsays:April 29, 2019 at 4:13 PM
You found some amazing pictures to represent this incredible story. I have nothing but love for Ali and her books. Both were hits for me, and the ending to this book was SO, SO good.
qudrohsays:April 29, 2019 at 11:04 PM
I like your organization and introduction. I like that you included nice pictures about the book. I totally like your review.