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The Hate U Give

TRIGGER WARNING: POLICE BRUTALITY, RIOTS, MURDER, DEATH, VIOLENCE

i read this book ages ago, and watched the movie as soon as it came out.

there’s never really been a book that made me cry within the first 10 pages. until i came across The Hate U Give.

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer.

Khalil was unarmed.

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