Read, or um, hopefully re-read James Baldwin’s ☛IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK [pub: Vintage International] before the film releases in theaters nationwide on November 30th. While I don’t remember the age, grade or even the year, I first read Beale Street, I will never forget the taste of bittersweetness that lingered after I finished it.
Congratulations to Mashonda Tifrere. The mother of one, author and singer’s book ☛BLEND: THE SECRET TO CO-PARENTING AND CREATING A BALANCED FAMILY [pub:TarcherPerigee] drops today. Her ex-husband and son’s father, music producer Swizz Beatz wrote a chapter and his current wife singer/songwriter Alicia Keys penned the foreward.
Can’t front. Saw this fly-ass book cover ☛QUEENIE[pub: Gallery/Scout Press] floating around Instagram and immediately followed author Candice Carty-Williams on Twitter and Insta. Did some digging and learned that the Jamaican British writer landed a six-figure deal for her debut novel.
Chrissy Teigen and Adeena Sussman‘s second cookbook ☛CRAVINGS: HUNGRY FOR MORE[pub: Clarkson Potter] dropped yesterday. I caught the hilarious mom of two promoting her latest work on Good Morning America. While the Everything Bagel Cream Cheese Breakfast Bake looked a lil’
Ibi Zoboi‘s second young adult novel ☛PRIDE [pub: Balzer + Bray] drops today. Issa contemporary Brooklyn-based remix of Jane Austen’s classic PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. Zoboi’s first YA novel AMERICAN STREET was a 2017 National Book Award finalist.