Dear Justyce, by Nic Stone

Characters : ★★★★☆ Plot : ★★★★☆ Writing: ★★★★★ In her debut novel Dear Martin, Nic Stone explores the impact of police profiling and brutality on the Black community, with a focus on promising Black adolescents being profiled and brutalized by those who are supposed to protect them. In Dear Justyce, Stone moves the spotlight from …

Children of Virtue and Vengeance, by Tomi Adeyemi

Characters : ★★★★☆ Plot : ★★★☆☆ Writing: ★★★★☆ Children of Virtue and Vengeance is the second instalment of the Legacy of Orïsha series. Set in a fictionalized Nigeria referred to as Orïsha, the novel follows Zélie, Amari, and Inan as they recover from the events of the first book. The reader moves from one consciousness …