African Diaspora: 8 Books Being Read Most By African Americans

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“A Wanted Woman” by Eric Jerome Dickey

“A Wanted Woman” is a fiction-drama-action thriller that follows a female Caribbean contract killer who goes by the alias Reaper. After a local Trinidadian gang hires her to kill a politician, she’s imprisoned, but the same gang who hired her ends up helping her escape. Will they kill her? Pay her? Hire her again? The book has “gratuitous and graphic depictions of violence,” according to, which either draws readers in or pushes them away.