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Hanna Alkaf

  • 5 stars across 3 books
    Hanna Alkaf graduated with a degree in journalism from Northwestern University. Her work has appeared in Shape, Esquire, and Marie Claire among others. She lives in Kuala Lumpur with her family, and The Weight of Our Sky is her first novel.
    17th September 2020

    The Girl and the Ghost

    * Chosen as a 2020 Kirkus Prize Finalist for Young Readers' Literature! * A Malaysian folk tale comes to life... More

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    21st February 2019

    The Weight of Our Sky

    A music loving teen with OCD does everything she can to find her way back to her mother during the historic race riots... More

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    9th June 2022

    Queen of the Tiles

    They Wish They Were Us meets The Queen's Gambit in the world of competitive Scrabble when a teen girl is force... More

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