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Binti – Nnedi Okorafor

Blurb:Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in her family to travel between the stars among strangers who do not… Continue reading Binti – Nnedi Okorafor

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Transcendent Kingdom – Yaa Gyasi

Trigger Warning for racism. Blurb:Gifty is a fifth-year candidate in neuroscience at Stanford School of Medicine studying reward-seeking behavior in mice and the neural circuits of depression and addiction. Her brother, Nana, was a gifted high school athlete who died of a heroin overdose after a knee injury left him hooked on OxyContin. Her suicidal… Continue reading Transcendent Kingdom – Yaa Gyasi

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How Beautiful We Were – Imbolo Mbue #HowBeautifulWeWere #NetGalley

Trigger warning for descriptions of death, descriptions of violence, descriptions of child molestation, rape and slave trade. I got this copy from Netgalley for an honest review. Blurb: From the author of the New York Times bestseller Behold the Dreamers, comes a sweeping story about the collision of a small African village and an American… Continue reading How Beautiful We Were – Imbolo Mbue #HowBeautifulWeWere #NetGalley

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The Legendary Shiver – J.H MacAl – Review Request

Blurb:Why is society obsessed with the rise and fall of celebrities?Before Ruby became Shiver Magnata, she was just a tormented girl hoping superstardom would numb her pain.Will, her best friend, has always been her rock. What she doesn’t know is he’s in love with her. And like Ruby, he craves success, but in hopes that… Continue reading The Legendary Shiver – J.H MacAl – Review Request