When Michael Met Mina – book review

When Michael Met Mina

When Michael Met Mina by Randa Abdel-Fattah is a powerful novel for anyone who wants to fight for love, and against injustice.

When Michael meets Mina, they’re at a rally for refugees — standing on opposite sides.

Mina fled Afghanistan with her mother via a refugee camp, a leaky boat and a detention centre. Michael’s parents have founded a new political party called Aussie Values.

They want to stop the boats. Mina wants to stop the hate.

When Mina wins a scholarship to Michael’s private school, their lives crash together blindingly.Read More »