Sara Farizan

Sara Farizan is an American author known for her young adult novels that often explore themes of identity, culture, and LGBTQ+ issues. Her notable works include 'If You Could Be Mine' and 'Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel.'


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  1. 1. If You Could Be Mine

    The novel explores the emotional turmoil of a young Iranian girl who is in love with her best friend, another girl, in a country where their love is forbidden. Facing the harsh realities of a society that criminalizes homosexuality, she considers undergoing gender reassignment surgery, which is legal in Iran, as a desperate attempt to be with her beloved openly. The story delves into themes of identity, sacrifice, and the lengths one might go to for love, set against the backdrop of contemporary Tehran's complex socio-political landscape.

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