Jake Maia Arlow
How to Excavate a Heart
A contemporary YA rom-com about two Jewish girls reluctantly falling in love at Christmastime, a hate-to-love romance pitched as "like a Hallmark Christmas movie--if a Hallmark Christmas movie ever starred sexually frustrated lesbian Jews."
Publication Date: November 1, 2022
"Brilliantly witty, achingly vulnerable, and utterly irresistible, this book will dig its way into your heart and stay there for a very long time." - Misa Sugiura
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Jake Maia Arlow is a podcast producer, writer, and bagel connoisseur. She studied evolutionary biology and creative writing (not as different as you might think) at Barnard College. She has lived in various places, but can always be found with an iced coffee.
Tags: YA, LGBTQIA+, Romance, Rom-com, Sapphic