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Book Releases

Cicely Tyson’s Memoir Just As I Am Drops Today. Happy Book Birthday! πŸ₯³

Today we celebrate the release of 96-year-old working actress, Cicely Tyson’s memoir β˜›JUST AS I AM [pub: HarperCollins] written with illustrious author Michelle Buford. It’s flooring that my earliest memory of the Emmy winner is watching her brilliant performance in 1974’sΒ Autobiography ofΒ Miss Jane PittmanΒ and that my most recent is last year’sΒ Cherish The Day,

The Rib King By Ladee Hubbard Drops Today! Happy Book Birthday! πŸ₯³

Novelist Ladee Hubbard‘s second book β˜›THE RIB KING [pub: Amistad] releases today. The New Orleans-based author’s first book β˜›THE TALENTED RIBKINS [pub: Melville House Publishing] not only won the 2018 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction,

Chlorine Sky By Mahogany L. Browne Drops Today! Happy Book Birthday! πŸ₯³

Celebrated poetΒ Mahogany L. Browne‘s debut novelΒ β˜›CHLORINE SKY [pub:Crown Books for Young Readers] releases today! β€œChlorine Sky is about an African-American teen dealing with fractured friendships, first romances, and her own empowering coming-of-age.” If you missed the chance to purchase tickets to Well-Read Black Girl’s Friendship Summit celebrating Chlorine Sky‘s launch today,Β