Former Trump National Security Advisor, John Bolton‘s controversial book ☛THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED: A WHITE HOUSE MEMOIR [pub: Simon & Schuster] drops next Tuesday, June 22nd. Can’t front. The fact that the Trump administration is suing the author because they’re concerned [read: shook we’ll get confirmation of what we already know] the memoir may threaten national security is more than intriguing.
20th Anniversary of Sugar By Bernice L. McFadden
Novelist Bernice L. McFadden just announced on Instagram that the 20th anniversary edition of her acclaimed novel ☛SUGAR [pub: Plume] is re-releasing on June 22nd with a new foreward by actress Kimberly Elise. Can’t wait to re-read this latest edition. The original hardcover,
The Perfect Find By Tia Williams Lands At Netflix
ICYMI: Actress Gabrielle Union’s adaptation of Tia Williams’ juicy novel ☛THE PERFECT FIND [pub: Brown Girls Books] is coming to Netflix, ya’ll! I’m so excited about this feature directed by actress-filmmaker, plus Black & Sexy TV co-founder Numa Perrier and starring Union.
Gabrielle Union Options George M. Johnson’s Memoir All Boys Aren’t Blue
ICYMI: Actress Gabrielle Union‘s production company just optioned LGBTQIA activist George M. Johnson‘s memoir ☛ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE: A MEMOIR-MANIFESTO [pub: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)] for a television series. I love that this was announced during Pride month.
The Vanishing Half By Brit Bennett Is A Number One New York Times Best Seller
Let’s raise our best glasses for our good sis Brit Bennett‘s second novel ☛THE VANISHING HALF [pub: Riverhead] landing at the number one spot of the New York Times best sellers list. Thank you Brit for providing us with some much needed good news during this unprecedented time of civil unrest during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illustrator Vashti Harrison’s Got Five Books On The New York Times Bestsellers List
Super dope artist and author Vashti Harrison just tweeted that five of her children’s books are currently on the New York Times best sellers list. ☛LITTLE LEGENDS: EXCEPTIONAL MEN IN BLACK HISTORY, ☛LITTLE LEADERS: BOLD WOMEN IN BLACK HISTORY,
Tiny Imperfections By Alli Frank And Asha Yourmans
Debut authors and real life friends, Alli Frank and Asha Yourman‘s ☛TINY IMPERPECTIONS [pub: G.P. Putnam’s Sons] is not just one of this summer’s must-reads, it is also my favorite read of Quarantine 2020. I was transported and transfixed by the locations and lives of my new besties: Josie—the beautiful,