Cherish Farrah, by Bethany C. Morrow

Seventeen-year-old Farrah Turner is one of two Black girls in her country club community, and the only one with Black parents. Her best friend, Cherish Whitman, adopted by a white, wealthy family, is something Farrah likes to call WGS--White Girl Spoiled. With Brianne and Jerry Whitman as parents, Cherish is given the kind of adoration … Continue reading Cherish Farrah, by Bethany C. Morrow

The Couple on Maple Drive, by Sam Carrington

🎧 Audiobook review 🎧 When Isla is mugged and left unconscious after leaving a party at a colleague's house, her boyfriend, Zach moves in with her to help. When Zach and seemingly everybody around her including her neighbours starts acting suspicious, she approaches the presenters of her favourite podcast, Christie's Crime Addicts to help her … Continue reading The Couple on Maple Drive, by Sam Carrington

Funeral For an Owl, by Jane Davis

🎧 Audiobook review 🎧 The best way to avoid trouble, thinks Ayisha Emmanuelle, is to avoid confrontation. As an inner-city schoolteacher, she does a whole lot of avoidance. 14-year-old Shamayal Thomas trusts no one. Not the family, not the gang. And at school, trusting people is forbidden. Jim Stevens teaches history. Haunted by his own, … Continue reading Funeral For an Owl, by Jane Davis