Review: Black Wave – Michelle Tea

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Black Wave – Michelle Tea
Release Date: 09/02/2017 (UK)
Publisher: And Other Stories (UK)
Pages: pp. 320 RRP: £10.00 (paperback)
Kindle edition available here (£4.74)

When I first heard about Michelle Tea’s Black Wave, I seriously considered importing a copy from the US – I was therefore overjoyed when And Other Stories announced they were releasing it in the UK. It was well worth the wait.

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Review: Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi

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Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi
Release Date: 05/01/2017
Publisher: Viking (UK)
Pages: pp. 320 RRP: £12.99 (Hardback)
Kindle edition available here (£9.99)

Not since I read Toni Morrison’s Beloved have I been knocked down by a book, let alone a debut novel. Before I begin, I can safely say that Ghanian-American author Yaa Gyasi’s debut has deserved every bit of hype it got in the run up to release day, and it’s already a strong contender for one of my favourite releases of the year, even at this early stage.

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