Did you catch the first episode of HBO’s Lovecraft Country?
This latest HBO gem is an American drama horror television series developed by Misha Green based on the 2016 novel of the same name by Matt Ruff. Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman as he joins up with his friend Letitia Lewis and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback”.
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Album: Lianne La Havas || Artist: Lianne La Havas|| Genre: Singer/ Songwriter & Neo Soul|| Label: Warner Records UK|| Release Date: 2020 ||Tracks : 12 || Available: here
Hadn’t been listening to a lot of music off late. That is … until Lianne La havas latest album dropped. To be more accurate, I was hooked from the moment I heard “Bittersweet” in February of 2020. After that initial taste I was craving more of wherever this slightly improved La Havas sound came from.
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Title: This is how you lose the time war || Author: Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone|| Audiobook Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller, Cynthia Farrell|| Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Time Travel, LGBT || Publisher: Quercus || Year of publication: 2019|| No. of pages: 208|| Available at Amazon.com , Bookdepository and Bol.com
This is the story of Red and Blue, two time-traveling agents from warring futures, who while working their way through the past, start to exchange letters—and fall in love.
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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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