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Book Review: Blue Like Me By Aaron Philip Clark

Like what’s the point of me knowing a private eye?

I need dirt…

No, you need a new boyfriend.

—Private Investigator, Trevor ‘Finn’ Finnegan and Legal Assistant, Kimber/Chapter 2


Full disclosure: I just finished reading Aaron Philip Clark’s latest novel ☛BLUE LIKE ME [pub: Thomas &

Viola Davis’ Memoir: Finding Me Out Today! Netflix’s Oprah + Viola Interview

When I read this book, something happened inside me… I thought, ‘Wow! What a wonder. What an incredible life that you have manifested for yourself.’

—Oprah Winfrey on Oprah + Viola: A Netflix Special Event

Viola Davis and Oprah Winfrey courtesy of Netflix

As if Emmy,

Molly Shannon’s Memoir Hello, Molly! Is A New York Times Bestseller

Comedian Molly Shannon is adding New York Times bestselling author to the top of her bio with the release of her “introspective, poignant, heartbreaking and hilarious” memoir ☛HELLO, MOLLY! [pub: Ecco], which dropped two weeks ago. The Saturday Night Live alum co-wrote the “equal parts funny and touching” book with writer Sean Wilsey.

Audio Book Review: Feeding the Soul By Tabitha Brown

We cook by the spirit… If you need an exact recipe every time you cook, you don’t trust yourself. Let’s trust ourselves.

—Tabitha Brown in A Note From Tab



Shine Bright By Danyel Smith Out Today! Happy Book Birthday! 🥳

People say, “How can you say that Black women in pop don’t get the credit they’re due?” Oh, they get credit. They don’t get the credit that they’re due

—Danyel Smith as told to Emily Lordi in The New Yorker


Robin Roberts’ Brighter By The Day Out Today! Happy Book Birthday Robin! 🥳

Good Morning America’s adored broadcaster Robin Roberts’ latest book of hope ☛BRIGHTER BY THE DAY: WAKING UP TO NEW HOPES AND DREAMS written with esteemed author Michelle Buford releases today [pub: Grand Central Publishing].

Yvonne Orji’s Bamboozled By Jesus Out Today! Happy Book Birthday! 🥳

Raising my hands in praise 🙌🏾 for actress Yvonne Orji and the release of her debut self-help aka “Get Yours” book ☛BAMBOOZLED BY JESUS: HOW GOD TRICKED ME INTO THE LIFE OF MY DREAMS [pub: Worthy Books] out today! Love how the stand-up comedian tricked out a Bentley and got all fabulously fly to drop off copies of her part-inspirational,

The Other Black Girl By Zakiya Dalila Harris Out Today! Happy Book Birthday! 🥳

Witty, inventive, and smart, The Other Black Girl goes deeper to take on class privilege, race, and gender in a narrative that slyly plays along the edges of convention. Zakiya Dalila Harris’s debut is a brilliant combustion of suspense, horror, and social commentary that leaves no assumption unchallenged and no page unturned.

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s Shady Baby Out Today! Happy Book Birthday! 🥳

So happy for actress and mother Gabrielle Union and her husband NBA legend Dwyane Wade on the release of their children’s picture book ☛SHADY BABY [pub: HarperCollins] based on their own monikered “shady baby” Kaavia James.