What’s cookin’? ☛THE FAMILY TABLE: RECIPES AND MOMENTS FROM A NOMADIC LIFE [pub: Morrow Cookbooks] by the multi-talented family that is Jazz Smollett-Warwell, Jake Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Jussie Smollett drops today. Catch the Smollett quartet in New York City at Barnes & Noble Tribeca at 6pm.
Salute Questlove! The “cultural omnivore’s” fourth book ☛CREATIVE QUEST [pub: Ecco] drops today.
Questlove—musician, bandleader, designer, producer, culinary entrepreneur, professor, and all-around cultural omnivore—shares his wisdom on the topics of inspiration and originality in a one-of-a-kind guide to living your best creative life.
Confession: I’ve never been on that reposado. I like my tequila like I like my men, a tad on the younger side. Thus, blancos are usually more my speed. That is until I sipped, ok, gulped the Chica Fresa cocktail at The Clam in New York City’s West Village.
Late Pass! Ugh! Bummed I didn’t know about the release of ☛CAN’T NOTHING BRING ME DOWN: CHASING MYSELF IN THE RACE AGAINST TIME [pub: Zondervan] by Ida Keeling with Anita Diggs when it released back in February. But, delighted I learned about the 102-year-old runner and author in conversation with Alison Desir,
Cecile Richard’s New York Times bestselling memoir ☛MAKE TROUBLE: STANDING UP, SPEAKING UP, AND FINDING THE COURAGE TO LEAD — MY LIFE STORE [pub: Touchstone] dropped April 3rd and you can catch the president of Planned Parenthood in conversation with the smart and funny Jessica Williams of 2 Dope Queens at 92 Street Y on Tuesday,
Issa a book birthday! Happiest of pub days to Eric Jerome Dickey! His 100,000th novel ☛BAD MEN AND WICKED WOMEN [pub: Dutton] arrives in bookstores and on e-readers today. Ha! Check out the novelist in Durham, North Carolina on Friday, April 20th and in Washington,
Can’t front. I didn’t have ☛FASCISM: A WARNING [pub: Harper] by Madam Secretary Madeleine Albright on my reading radar until her über informative appearance on The View this morning. When the United States’ first woman secretary of state said:
We cannot have a president who believes that he’s above the law and that is what he’s doing…
Happiest of pub days to author Jason Reynold! ☛SUNNY, the third novel in his Track series, drops today.
Per Simon & Schuster:
Ghost. Patina. Sunny. Lu. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds, with personalities that are explosive when they clash.