Book Review: Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary by Keshni Kashyap

Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary by Keshni Kashyap is a young adult graphic novel released on January 3 2012. This story follows one high school student's take on life and love through the lense of an existential diary she is keeping for a school project. Tina M. is a sophomore at a private school, Yarborough Academy. She is the youngest in her Southern California intellectual Indian family and does not really feel that she has a place in any single group. Through the journal, complete with black and white illustrations, readers follow Tina through some high school adventures. Tina's semester includes the loss of her most important friendship, the drama club, betrayal, cultural quests, and an important kiss. The humor of Tina's personality paired with the illustrations, are perfect purveyors of the issues that one teenager might come across on her quest to find herself, if she can only bring herself to care about the answer.

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