Let It Shine by Alyssa Cole
Sofronia Wallis knows that proper Black women don’t court trouble by upending the status quo, but it’s 1961 and the Civil Rights movement is in full swing. Sofie’s spent half her life being prim, proper, and reserved—as if that could bring her mother back—but the nonviolent protests happening across the South bring out her inner agitator.
Ivan Friedman has devoted his life to boxing, loving the finesse of a well-delivered punch… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Slut shaming
- Antisemitism & antisemitic slurs
- Racism & white supremacy
- Abortion & miscarriage mentioned
- Death of a mother recounted
- The Holocaust mentioned