Today we celebrate the release of 96-year-old working actress, Cicely Tyson’s memoir ☛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’s Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and that my most recent is last year’s Cherish The Day,
Happy Book Birthday Mr. President! 🥳 Our Forever President Barack Obama just released the “first volume of his presidential memoirs” ☛A PROMISED LAND [pub: Crown] today. How awesome that this memoir by the first Black president of the United States dropped less than two weeks after the first Black woman,
Implementing some much-deserved self-care by deep diving into Mariah Carey‘s must-read ☛THE MEANING OF MARIAH CAREY [pub: Andy Cohen Books] penned with celebrated writer Michaela Angela Davis. It’s the kind of memoir where readers need not be a fan of the artist or her music to enjoy and appreciate this unique and “exceptional”
Been waitin’ with breath that is baited to purchase 2019 James Beard Award-winning chef Kwame Onwuachi’s ☛NOTES FROM A YOUNG BLACK CHEF with Joshua David Stein [pub: Knopf]. At risk of getting kicked out of the #BlackGirlsRock sorority, I love this memoir more than Michelle Obama’s beautifully written BECOMING.
ICYMI: Actress and now author Retta is having a fantastic year! The comedian’s first book ☛SO CLOSE TO BEING THE SH*T, Y’ALL DON’T EVEN KNOW [pub: St. Martin’s Press] dropped a couple of weeks ago on May 29th. I’m only on the fourth chapter—with only 12 more,
ICYMI, our beloved Michelle Obama tweeted the gorgeous cover of her highly-anticipated book ☛BECOMING [pub: Crown] at 6:34 a.m. yesterday!
Our Forever First Lady’s memoir releases on November 13, 2018. Have you pre-ordered your copies yet?