Friday, September 29, 2017

Book of the Month: [September 2017] - THE HATE U GIVE By Angie Thomas

The September book of the month selection is the powerful debut novel The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.
This is story entrenched in the current epidemic happening in our country today. Deep, thought provoking and must read. Grab a copy today.

As always...happy reading!


Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.

Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil’s name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr.

 But what Starr does—or does not—say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life.

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