Internment Review

Rebellions are built on hope.

Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens.

With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a revolution against the internment camp's Director and his guards.

Heart-racing and emotional, Internment challenges readers to fight complicit silence that exists in our society today.

Edition Language:English

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    Internment Reviews

  • Hannah Greendale

    A powerful premise that crumbles under weak execution. According to Ahmed, Internment takes place '"fifteen minutes" into America's future.'* It's a terrifying "What if?" that sees seventeen-year-old ...

  • Lala BooksandLala

    Important topic. Horrifying circumstances. Necessary perspective. Just could have been better as an overall narrative. Fuller review within this video:

  • megs_bookrack

    This hurts my heart.I wanted so much to love this. It was one of my most anticipated reads for the first part of the year.I did not and therefore am crushed.One reason I was so excited for this book w...

  • Jenna

    (Scene of barrack homes at Manzanar, a War Relocation Authority Center for citizens of Japanese ancestry during WWII, by Dorothea Lange)Internment is a timely work of fiction, imagining what could eas...

  • Bang Bang Books

    A two star is harsh-I know but it had to be done.Last year I said I was no longer going to say that a writer is bad; I was going to start saying that their writing was not for me. In this case, I'll h...

  • Fadwa (Word Wonders)

    Original review posted on my blog : Word Wonders TW: Islamophobia, slurs, displacement, internment camp, violence, torture, electrocution, gunshots, death.If you know me, you know that this one of my ...

  • Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)

    RTC after tonight's liveshow, which is happening at 7pm PST on Kassie's channel....

  • Vicky Who Reads

    4.5 starsInternment is not a perfect story. But it is so, so powerful.Especially given recent events, books that fight Islamophobia are so important and I hope they will show future generations the co...

  • AJ

    There is a lot to love about this book, especially since it focuses on some grim realities for Muslims in our world today, along with the possibility of a pretty grim future for us too. I'm mostly rat...

  • Saajid Hosein

    Miss Samira came through with the book, but left with my wig....