1) The deep
"Yetu holds the memories for her people--water-dwelling descendants of pregnant African slave women thrown overboard by slave owners--who live idyllic lives in the deep. Their past, too traumatic to be remembered regularly, is forgotten by everyone, save one--the historian. This demanding role has been bestowed on Yetu. Yetu remembers for everyone, and the memories, painful and wonderful, traumatic and terrible and miraculous, are destroying her....
Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his trouble-making childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men2s friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they grew up in.