Noor is a science fiction novel by Africanfuturist luminary Nnedi Okorafor. It is set in Northern Nigeria, where we travel with AO and DNA across a dangerous, fantastical land. AO and DNA are in a fight with Ultimate Corp, the evil mega-corporation that controls much of the wealth and resources in Nigeria, with tentacles into…
The Vine of Desire is a literary fiction. It is the sequel to Sister of My Heart by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. In this book, we find out what happens after Sudha moves to California. The main themes in this novel are family, love, loss, identity, immigration, and culture.
The Bedlam Stacks is a historical fiction by Natasha Pulley that has elements of magic and magical realism. Set in the nineteenth century, the story features a quest to Peru to find a rare tree that is supposed to have magical properties. Along the way, the characters meet many magical and mythical creatures, and they…