Dear Justyce by Nic Stone

Dear Justyce by Nic Stone

Shortly after teenager Quan enters a not guilty plea for the shooting death of a police officer, he is placed in a holding cell to await trial. Through a series of flashbacks and letters to Justyce, the protagonist of Dear Martin, Quan’s story unravels.

From a troubled childhood and bad timing to a coerced confession and prejudiced police work, Nic Stone’s newest novel takes an unflinching look at the flawed practices and ideologies that discriminate against African American boys and minorities in the American justice system. 

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Trigger & Content Warnings:

  • Racism
  • Domestic violence
  • Child abuse
  • PTSD
    Anxiety & panic attacks
  • Nightmares
  • Cancer mentioned
  • Police brutality & racial profiling
  • Murder
  • Gun violence
  • Incarceration (theme)
  • Poverty themes
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