Note:When Howard Belsey's oldest son Jerome falls for Victoria, the stunning daughter of the right-wing Monty Kipps, both families find themselves thrown together, enacting a cultural and personal war against each other.
Note:The Halifax plantation is known as Empty by the slaves who work it under the pitiless gaze of its overseers and its owner, Massa Paul. Two young enslaved men, Samuel and Isaiah dwell among the animals they keep in the barn, helping out in the fields when their day is done.
Note:The invisible man is the unnamed narrator of this impassioned novel of black lives in 1940s America. Embittered by a country which treats him as a non-being he retreats to an underground cell. Originally published: New York: Random House, 1952
Note:An unambitious 22-year-old, Darren lives in a Brooklyn brownstone with his mother, who wants nothing more than to see him live up to his potential. But Darren is content working at Starbucks, hanging out with his girlfriend, Soraya, and eating his mother's home-cooked meals.
Note:'An Ordinary Wonder' is the powerful coming of age story of an intersex twin, Oto, who is forced to live as a boy despite their heartfelt belief that they are a girl. Oto's wealthy and powerful family is ashamed of their identity and treats Oto cruelly to ensure silence.
Note:Ren is an Afro-Brazilian filmmaker recovering from an affair of betrayals, while Kayla is a Black British artist and journalist. Thrown together during an interview for Ren's latest film, they are struck by an irrevocable force.
Note:Reese nearly had it all: a loving relationship with Amy, an apartment in New York, a job she didn't hate. She'd scraped together a life previous generations of trans women could only dream of; the only thing missing was a child. Then everything fell apart and three years on Reese is still in self-destruct mode, avoiding her loneliness by sleeping with married men.