Title: The Rook || Author: Danielle O’Malley || Nederlandse Titel: De Dame || Audiobook Narrator: Susan Duerden|| Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Mystery, Fiction, Paranormal || Publisher: Little, Brown and Company|| Year of publication: 2012 || No. of pages: 496|| Available at Amazon.com , Bookdepository and Bol.com
Myfanwy Thomas awakens in a London park surrounded by dead bodies. With her memory gone, she must trust the instructions left by her former self in order to survive. She quickly learns that she is a Rook, a high-level operative in a secret agency that protects the world from supernatural threats. But there is a mole inside the organization, and this person wants her dead.
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Title: When They See Us || Director: Ava DuVernay || Genre: Drama || Network: Netflix || Premiere Date: 30 May 2019 ||Total Duration: 4 hours & 56 min. || Format: Limited Series
I watched Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us!!…And although my heart is still bleeding it was worth every excruciating second.
This limited series is the depiction of the 1989 case involving “The Central Park Five,” in which five black and Latino teens were convicted of raping a Central Park jogger.
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Title: Ayiti || Author: Roxane Gay || Audiobook Narrator: Roxane Gay || Genre: Short Stories, Fiction, Productivity || Publisher: Grove Press || Year of publication: 2018 || No. of pages: 120 || Available at Amazon.com, Bookdepository and Bol.com
My parents were born in Haiti, the first free black nation in the world. It is an island of contradictions.
…And quite frankly so is Roxane Gay’s debut short story collection. Ayiti is a unique blend of fiction, non fiction and poetry all interwoven to represent the Haitian diaspora experience.
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