Don’t you just love a great anthology? I cannot wait to dive into Jennifer N. Baker‘s ☛EVERYDAY PEOPLE: THE COLOR OF LIFE — A SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGY [pub: Atria Books]. New Yorkers can check her out at Astoria Bookshop on September 10th and Greenlight Bookstore October 1st.
Praise Song For The Butterflies By Bernice L. McFadden
Happiest of Pub Days to Bernice L. McFadden! The Brooklyn native’s 10th book [under the name her mama gave her], ☛PRAISE SONG FOR THE BUTTERFLIES [pub: Akashic Books] drops today. McFadden has written five additional novels under the pseudonym Geneva Holliday.
President Obama’s Summer 2018 Reading List + More
Summer’s not quite over. Plus, so many people, including Barack Obama, go on vacay in August. Love, love, love that my Forever President shared his favorite reads. So much so, I did a lil’ digging and found out what other famous folk read this summer. Here’s a recap:
President Barack Obama’s Summer Selections:
☛EDUCATED By Tara Westover
Per Random House:
Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom.
Check Out Netflix’s Nappily Ever After Trailer Starring Sanaa Lathan
Sanaa Lathan stars in the Netflix adaption of Trisha R. Thomas‘ ☛NAPPILY EVER AFTER (pub: Crown) debuting September 21st and I’m already planning my watch party!
I see the movie makers changed the main character’s name from Venus to Violet and can’t wait to discover what evolves and what stays from the original novel published in 2000.