War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi

Earth in the 22nd century is a place of environmental disaster... a place of stagnant radiation and  fighting over the last remnants of healthy land. Nigeria's civil war has been raging on for years and years. Caught on opposite sides are two young women, Onnyii and Ify... On the rebel Biafran side, Onnyii is a... Continue Reading →

Slay by Brittney Morris

Brittney Morris's Slay is a thought-provoking YA novel focusing on empowerment, STEM, and unconditional friendship. Kiera Johnson has secretly developed a Massively Multiplayer Online Game called Slay, where hundreds of thousands of black gamers duel each other in virtual arenas. It is a card-based game that takes its characters and style from black culture all... Continue Reading →

Turtles All The Way Down by John Green

"It can be a long and difficult road, but mental illness is treatable. There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t." - John Green from his afterword. Aza is a young woman who has episodes of the ‘spiral tightening.’ Her circular anxious thinking freezes her thoughts and actions. One of her main... Continue Reading →

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