Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America by Ibi Zoboi

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Ibi Zoboi with Justina Ireland (Contributor), Varian Johnson (Contributor), Rita Williams-Garcia (Contributor), Dhonielle Clayton (Contributor), Kekla Magoon (Contributor), Leah Henderson (Contributor), Tochi Onyebuchi (Contributor), Jason Reynolds (Contributor), Nic Stone (Contributor), Liara Tamani (Contributor), Renée Watson (Contributor), Tracey Baptiste (Contributor), Coe Booth (Contributor), Brandy Colbert (Contributor), Jay Coles (Contributor), Lamar Giles (Contributor)

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Ibi Zoboi with Justina Ireland (Contributor), Varian Johnson (Contributor), Rita Williams-Garcia (Contributor), Dhonielle Clayton (Contributor), Kekla Magoon (Contributor), Leah Henderson (Contributor), Tochi Onyebuchi (Contributor), Jason Reynolds (Contributor), Nic Stone (Contributor), Liara Tamani (Contributor), Renée Watson (Contributor), Tracey Baptiste (Contributor), Coe Booth (Contributor), Brandy Colbert (Contributor), Jay Coles (Contributor), Lamar Giles (Contributor)

fiction contemporary short stories young adult emotional reflective fast-paced

416 pages | first published 2019

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Black Enough is a star-studded anthology edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi that will delve into the closeted thoughts, hidden experiences, and daily struggles of black teens across the country. From a spectrum of backgrounds—urban a...
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Moods

emotional 78%
reflective 66%
funny 52%
hopeful 48%
inspiring 44%
lighthearted 34%
challenging 32%
informative 32%
sad 26%
dark 12%
tense 12%
adventurous 10%
relaxing 6%
mysterious 4%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 37%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 28% | N/A: 19%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 38% | Yes: 33% | N/A: 23% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 42% | N/A: 31% | Yes: 21% | No: 5%

Average rating

4.07