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Slay By Day, Seventeen Year Old Kiera Johnson Is An Honors Student, A Math Tutor, And One Of The Only Black Kids At Jefferson Academy But At Home, She Joins Hundreds Of Thousands Of Black Gamers Who Duel Worldwide As Nubian Personas In The Secret Multiplayer Online Role Playing Card Game, SLAY No One Knows Kiera Is The Game Developer, Not Her Friends, Her Family, Not Even Her Boyfriend, Malcolm, Who Believes Video Games Are Partially Responsible For The Downfall Of The Black Man But When A Teen In Kansas City Is Murdered Over A Dispute In The SLAY World, News Of The Game Reaches Mainstream Media, And SLAY Is Labeled A Racist, Exclusionist, Violent Hub For Thugs And Criminals Even Worse, An Anonymous Troll Infiltrates The Game, Threatening To Sue Kiera For Anti White Discrimination Driven To Save The Only World In Which She Can Be Herself, Kiera Must Preserve Her Secret Identity And Harness What It Means To Be Unapologetically Black In A World Intimidated By Blackness But Can She Protect Her Game Without Losing Herself In The Process



10 thoughts on “Slay

  1. says:

    I need books about gamer girls in my life and a badass black gamer girl who creates her own video game and takes some racist POS to task YES PLEASE.


  2. says:

    I mean, I think it s pretty cool.


  3. says:

    UMM THIS COVER IS FIIIIIRE AND HELL YEAH TO GIRLS WEARING GLASSES ON COVERS O This is inspired by Black Panther and sounds so awesome that I m just a bunch of exclamation points right now re


  4. says:

    wowza


  5. says:

    I was privileged enough to beta read this novel as is was getting sent to publishers I was delighted to learn that it found a home with Simon Pulse and that readers will have the opportunity to read this wonderful book Slay is fresh, exciting, and perfectly placed in time when the discussion of what safe spaces are and who deserves them is taki


  6. says:

    tl dr I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS BOOK My inner gamer nerd is over the moon.cw a Black teenager not one of the central protagonists is murdered the violence is not described.GAMER NERDI ve been gaming since Atari and Sierra games on the Apple IIgs One of the magical things Morris has done with this glorious gamer nerd book is make me repeatedly nostalgic


  7. says:

    This book was not made for me, but that s okay that s kind of the point As a white person, I m so very rarely the person on the outside looking in, and so it s good and important and wonderful that I felt that way while reading this I m meant to be aware that I m in a space not built specifically for me So when I say, yeah, I absolutely adored th


  8. says:

    That was cool SLAY has some good themes and I enjoyed the gaming aspect However, some of the execution was unfulfilling, mainly when it came to Malcolm s storyline Based on generally positive feelings toward this book, my rating for the book is 4 star However, if I m being objective, the rating leans toward 3.5 stars There are s...


  9. says:

    How do I give this book than 5 stars Thank you Queen Brittney Morris.


  10. says:

    We are a diaspora We span hundreds of shades, religions, traditions, and cultural nuances If you don t understand what some of these cards mean, blame the slave trade I had a lot of feelings about this book, almost all of them mixed, but I came to the conclusion that although this book is for me in some ways, in many ways it is not I m a black, queer woman


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About the Author: Brittney Morris

Brittney Morris is the author of SLAY She holds a BA in Economics from Boston University because back then, she wanted to be a financial analyst She s now thankful that didn t happen She spends her spare time reading, playing indie video games, and enjoying the Seattle rain from her apartment She lives with her husband Steven who would rather enjoy the rain from a campsite in the woods becau