Fic­tion

It’s a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, and Oth­er Jew­ish Stories

  • From the Publisher
January 1, 2013

Includes a spe­cial intro­duc­tion by May­im Bia­lik, star of The Big Bang The­o­ry and author of the #1 best­seller Girling Up! Get ready to fall in love, expe­ri­ence heart­break, and dis­cov­er the true mean­ing of iden­ti­ty in this poignant col­lec­tion of short sto­ries about Jew­ish teens, includ­ing entries by David Levithan, Nova Ren Suma, and more! A Jew­ish boy falls in love with a fel­low coun­selor at sum­mer camp. A group of Jew­ish friends take the trip of a life­time. A girl meets her new boyfriend’s fam­i­ly over Shab­bat din­ner. Two best friends put their friend­ship to the test over the course of a Fri­day night. A Jew­ish girl feels pres­sure to date the only Jew­ish boy in her grade. Hilar­i­ous pranks and dis­as­ter ensue at a crush’s Hanukkah par­ty. From sto­ries of con­fronting their rela­tion­ships with Judaism to rom-coms with a side of bagels and lox, It’s a Whole Spiel fea­tures one sto­ry after anoth­er that says yes, we are Jew­ish, but we are also queer, and dis­abled, and cre­ative, and polit­i­cal, and adven­tur­ous, and any­thing we want to be. You will fall in love with this insight­ful, fun­ny and roman­tic Jew­ish anthol­o­gy from a col­lec­tion of diverse Jew­ish authors.

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