I mentioned before that I am a contributor to this collection, Masha Allaah t'ala! We are a few weeks away from the publication date, February 14th, and the publisher has notified our editors that we will go into a second printing! I'm still peeing myself with joy!
Here's a little excerpt from the NY Times review:
"Zahra Noorbakhsh was 14 when her Iranian immigrant mother discovered that Zahra was defying the family ban on mingling with boys: one was among her four friends heading to the movies together.
So the sex education talk that in a different life, back in the holy city of Qom, would have waited for her bridal night was instead delivered in the parking lot of a mall in Danville, Calif." ...
Read the rest of the review here.