Midnight Riot by Ben Aaronovitch

Midnight Riot by Ben Aaronovitch

First in a series about Peter Grant, a mixed-race London constable who seems doomed to a life of low-stakes departmental paperwork…until he interviews a murder witness who just happens to be a ghost.  Before he knows it, he finds himself apprenticed to Scotland Yard’s resident wizard, learning magic, and mediating disputes between the city’s gods. […]


All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Rashad is a boy trying to navigate high school. He’s clean cut, an ROTC kid, and he has mad art skills. Quinn is also a boy trying to navigate high school: he’s on the basketball team and he’s really focused on impressing all those college recruiters. Rashad is black and Quinn is white. They have […]


The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

I couldn’t put it down; sometimes I couldn’t pick it up. Starr lives in Garden Heights, the ghetto. It’s home, where her close-knit and extended loving family live. It’s where gangbangers and drug dealers terrorize the streets. It’s where cops protect and cops kill. Sometimes they kill the innocent. Starr is in the car with […]