Nineteen-year-old debut novelist Camryn Garrett just released a “romantic, funny, hopeful, and unflinchingly real,”story about an “HIV-positive teen, falling in love and learning to live her truth” entitled ☛FULL DISCLOSURE [pub: Knopf Books for Young Readers]. I immediately added this gem to my must-be-read-before-the-close-of-2019 list!
The host of Sirius XM’s Bevelations and “all around fly & fab gal,” Bevy Smith announced the 2020 launch of her book ☛BODACIOUS DREAMS AND BEVELATIONS [pub: Andy Cohen Books]. I’ve long admired the proud Harlemite’s blatant love of family,
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson shared the cover and the behind-the-scenes photo shoot from his latest book HUSTLE HARDER, HUSTLE SMARTER [pub: Amsitad] on his Instagram today. Look for the rapper-turned-mogul’s success manual on April 28, 2020.
Distinguished attorney Ben Crump, who’s represented the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Botham Jean and more, just released one of the important books of the year ☛OPEN SEASON: LEGALIZED GENOCIDE OF COLORED [pub: Amistad]. Check out his interview with NPR yesterday.
Shout out to the ladies of The View for keeping us abreast of so many must-reads including ☛TOUGH LOVE: MY STORY OF THE THINGS WORTH FIGHTING FOR [pub: Simon & Schuster] by Susan Rice. The former National Security Advisor admitted that dinner at her family table is similar to a morning talk show since her son is a “traditional conservative”