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Why You Need to Read: “The Deep”

The Deep By: Rivers Solomon; with Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, Jonathan Snipes Published: November 5, 2019 Genre: Fantasy/Science Fiction/Folklore/Historical Fantasy             “Our mothers were pregnant two-legs thrown overboard while crossing the ocean on slave ships. We were born breathing water as we did in the womb. We built our home on the sea floor, unaware of… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “The Deep”

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Why You Need to Read: “War Girls”

War Girls #1: War Girls By: Tochi Onyebuchi Published: October 15, 2019 Genre: Science Fiction/Dystopian Fiction/Historical Fiction/Young Adult             Their resources. The blue minerals buried beneath Onyii’s feet and, farther out, beneath the ocean floor. This is what the Nigerians are killing Biafrans for. Not a morning passes that Onyii doesn’t think about setting charges to those things… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “War Girls”

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Why You Need to Read: “Rosewater”

The Wormwood Trilogy: Book 1: Rosewater By: Tade Thompson Published: first published November 15, 2016; reprinted September 18, 2018 Genre: Science Fiction/Afrofuturism  Winner of the Nommo Award for Best Novel 2017 Apart from the classified stuff about sensitives and the xenosphere, most information about the dome is in the public domain, but it is amazing… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Rosewater”

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Why You Need to Read: “Binti: The Complete Trilogy”

Binti: The Complete Trilogy                                                       By: Nnedi Okorafor Published:  Binti(#1) released September 22, 2015                  Binti: Sacred Fire(#1.5) released February 5, 2019                  Binti: Home(#2) released January 31, 2017                 Binti: The Night Masquerade(#3) released January 16, 2018                 Binti: The Complete Trilogyreleased February 5, 2019 Genre: Science Fiction, Afrofuturism, Anthology   Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novella 2015 &… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Binti: The Complete Trilogy”