Like a Love Story

  • Type: Books
  • By: Abdi Nazemian
  • Age Category: Teens
  • Genre: Historical Fiction
  • Recommended by: Angela C.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9780062839367
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A story about love in NYC in the late 1980s.

This is a story about being a teenager trying to navigate feelings, love, and the AIDS crisis in New York City in the late 1980s. Reza, who is new to NYC from Iran, is trying to figure out his feelings, and befriends Judy and Art. Judy's uncle is dying of AIDS and is a mentor to Judy and Art, getting them involved in activism. With a main theme of love (and Madonna), they tackle issues among family, friends, and the world.