Girl Without a Face by Medeia Sharif

Destiny awakes with amnesia. She'd been driving on a wet road, about to leave flowers at a memorial marker of a deceased classmate, when she almost met that same fate.  Her mother, Mildred, is beyond restrictive, and she doesn't want Destiny to have her cellphone back. A nurse sneaks it into her room, but it's … Continue reading Girl Without a Face by Medeia Sharif

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Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

In post-apocalyptic Africa, the world has changed in many ways, yet in one region genocide between tribes still bloodies the land. A woman who has survived the annihilation of her village and a terrible rape by an enemy general wanders into the desert hoping to die. Instead, she gives birth to an angry baby girl … Continue reading Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

Countryside (#1): The Book of the Wise by J. T. Cope IV

"You have a power within you, one that is within everyone...It's the same power that fills that building, that keeps that tree alive...and the same power that has attracted your attention...I know it's all a bit strange to you, but I assure you it is quite real..." Eleven-year-old Luke Rayburn has never seen a skyline … Continue reading Countryside (#1): The Book of the Wise by J. T. Cope IV