Talented teenage warrior Emily Knight, must get stronger and smarter in order to face off against the evil Neci in A. Bello's stunning sequel.
Sixteen-year-old Starr has carefully managed to balance the two worlds she inhabits, until the night her best friend is murdered.
I went to the reading/signing for this book last week, as part of Islington's Black History month. I'll be honest and say I knew nothing about the book or its message for Black Britons. But with a title like that, I was curious, it could either be very good, insightful, inspiring and challenging or it … Continue reading What Being Black Is And What Being Black Isn’t
In keeping with the Brixton vibe, I've just read Brixton Rock by Alex Wheatle. Set in the late seventies to early eighties, Wheatle's debut novel tells the story of Brenton Brown, a sixteen year-old mixed race teenager, living in a hostel for young people recently released from the care system. Angry at the fact that … Continue reading Brixton Rock