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"Get Out meets The Devil Wears Prada in this electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing. Twenty-six-year-old editorial assistant Nella Rogers is tired of being the only Black employee at Wagner Books. Fed up with the isolation and microaggressions, she's thrilled when Harlem-born and bred Hazel starts working in the cubicle beside hers. They've only...
"When five hypersuccessful women agree to appear on a reality series set in New York City called Goal Diggers, the producers never expect the season will end in murder ... Brett's the fan favorite. Tattooed and only 27, the meteoric success of her spin studio, and her engagement to her girlfriend, has made her the object of jealousy and vitriol from her castmates. Kelly, Brett's older sister and business partner, is the most recent recruit, dismissed...
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"An irresistibly accessible yet startlingly bold book of short stories and a novella, inspired by Black lives in America and featuring the gripping eponymous work "My Monticello.""--
4) The rewrite
Screenwriter Keith Michaels was once on top of the world. Now he's divorced, broke, approaching fifty, and hasn't written a hit film in years. So when a university in the quiet town of Binghamton asks him to teach a course in screenwriting, Keith can't say no. His attitude slowly begins to change once he gets to know his students, including Holly, a single mom looking to start a new chapter in life.
5) The upside
A recently paroled ex-convict, Dell, strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a quadriplegic billionaire, Philip Lacasse, in this funny and warm-hearted buddy comedy. From worlds apart, Dell and Philip form an unlikely bond, bridging their differences and gaining invaluable wisdom in the process, giving each man a renewed sense of passion for all of life's possibilities.
Dangerous. Shocking. Mesmerizing. That's the final verdict on ABC's How to get Away with Murder, the sexy ensemble drama where brilliant and seductive Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) dominates her classroom as powerfully as she dominates the courtroom. Each year, Annalise chooses a handful of top law students to assist her with her high-profile, albeit morally ambiguous, court cases. But the lines between defending and committing murder soon begin...
As the body count rises, Annalise Keating, Frank, Bonnie and the "Keating Five" dive into a docket of daunting new cases. Meanwhile, the shocking discovery of who killed Rebecca leads into the mystery of who shot Annalise. But instead of answers, this stunning development will set the stage for a series of shocking secrets, bitter betrayals and gasp-worthy revelations that will prove beyond all reasonable doubt, that under the right circumstances,...