Pishukin Press presents Sabiha’s Dilemma, an own voices, award-winning, young adult novel that is the first in the Sassy Saints Series.
Sabiha and her mother Bahra are more than mother and daughter, they’re best friends. But when their extended family comes to Australia, Bahra becomes a Born-Again-Muslim to impress them, and expects Sabiha to step in line as the perfect daughter. Can Sabiha play the part of the good daughter so that her mentally ill mother is accepted back into the Bosnian community?
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Sassy Saints is a six book series following the lives of six sassy teens coming of age in St Albans, as they navigate their sexual and cultural identity, and search for belonging. To learn more go to this link:
‘Sabiha's Dilemma is a ‘raw and honest story about duty and the desire to run free. A strong voice in Australian fiction.’ MELINA MARCHETTA
‘Rewarding, poignant and occasionally chuckle-out-loud funny,’ Books Buzz.
Previously published as The Good Daughter by Text Publishing. The Good Daughter won the 2009 Melbourne Prize for Literature’s Civic Choice Award. It was also a finalist in the 2009 Melbourne Prize for Literature Best Writing Award and was shortlisted in the 2007 Victorian Premier’s Awards for Best Unpublished Manuscript by an Emerging Writer.
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Amra Pajalić is an award-winning author, an editor and teacher who draws on her Bosnian cultural heritage to write own voices stories for young people, who like her, are searching to mediate their identity and take pride in their diverse culture. She writes memoir, young adult and romance under the pen name Mae Archer.
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