Abducted as an 11-year-old child from her village in West Africa and forced to walk for months to the sea in a coffle-a string of slaves- Aminata Diallo is sent to live as a slave in South Carolina. But years later, she forges her way to freedom, serving the British in the Revolutionary War and registering her name in the historic "Book of Negroes."
The Book of Negroes: (U.S. Title: Someone Knows My Name) graphic at times
Before I Go to Sleep - S. J. Watson ★★★★☆ // A woman wakes up next to a strange man in strange surroundings. The man, who is her husband, gently explains to her that she suffers from amnesia that makes her forget everything when she goes to sleep at night. Every morning she has to go through the same learning process. She begins to keep a secret journal to remind herself of what she is told and begins to suspect that her husband is lying to her and things are not as they seem.
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The Beautiful Creatures Series by Kami Garcia
Catching Fire - Book 2 of the Hunger Games series: Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark won the annual competition described in Hunger Games, but the aftermath leaves these victors with no sense of triumph. Instead, they have become the poster children for a rebellion that they never planned to lead. That new, unwanted status puts them in the bull's-eye for merciless revenge by The Capitol...
2nd in series