This past Sunday ☛NAPPILY EVER AFTER author Trisha R. Thomas posted a gorgeous, vibrant new cover for her third novel in the Nappily series ☛NAPPILY FAITHFUL [pub: St. Martin’s Griffin] on Instagram. The original version was published by St.
Jay-Z: Made In America By Michael Eric Dyson
Happy Book Birthday Dr. Michael Eric Dyson! His latest release JAY-Z: MADE IN AMERICA [pub: St. Martin’s Press] with the foreword by Pharrell drops today. 2019’s been a good year for hip-hop books with the success of Rick Ross and Rakim‘s books releasing earlier this year.
Netflix Adapting Stephanie Land’s Memoir Maid As A Television Series
Netflix is turning one of President Obama’s summer 2019 reading picks, Stephanie Land’s ☛MAID: HARD WORK, LOW PAY, AND A MOTHER’S WILL TO SURVIVE [pub: Hachette Books], into a television series. Maid‘s been on my TBR list since it originally dropped back in January.
A Song For You: My Life With Whitney Houston By Robyn Crawford
Whitney Houston’s dear friend, Robyn Crawford is appearing on Jada Pinkett Smith’s Red Table Talk airing this Monday, November 18th on Facebook to discuss her recent memoir ☛A SONG FOR YOU: MY LIFE WITH WHITNEY HOUSTON [pub: Dutton]. Looking forward to a respectful and insightful interview.
The Black Book Reissued – Foreword And Preface By Toni Morrison. NYC Memorial November 21st
I am so pleased the book is alive again. I still think there is no other work that tells and visualizes a story of such misery with seriousness, humor, grace and triumph.
Adding the reissue of ☛THE BLACK BOOK with the foreword and preface by Toni Morrison and edited by Middleton A.
When We Free The World By Kevin Powell
Last Friday, author Kevin Powell posted the cover of his forthcoming book ☛WHEN WE FREE THE WORLD (CURRENT AFFAIRS, CULTURE, & POLITICS) [pub: 2Leaf Press] on his Instagram. His 14th book drops at the top of the year on January 1st.
Full Disclosure By Camryn Garrett
Nineteen-year-old debut novelist Camryn Garrett just released a “romantic, funny, hopeful, and unflinchingly real,”story about an “HIV-positive teen, falling in love and learning to live her truth” entitled ☛FULL DISCLOSURE [pub: Knopf Books for Young Readers]. I immediately added this gem to my must-be-read-before-the-close-of-2019 list!
Tembi Locke’s Memoir: From Scratch Is Coming To Netflix And Starring Zoe Saldana
ICYMI: Best-selling author Tembi Locke announced on her Instagram yesterday that Netflix is adapting her book ☛FROM SCRATCH: A MEMOIR OF LOVE, SICILY, AND FINDING HOME [pub: Simon & Schuster] into a limited series starring and executive produced by Zoe Saldana.
Bodacious Dreams And Bevelations By Bevy Smith
The host of Sirius XM’s Bevelations and “all around fly & fab gal,” Bevy Smith announced the 2020 launch of her book ☛BODACIOUS DREAMS AND BEVELATIONS [pub: Andy Cohen Books]. I’ve long admired the proud Harlemite’s blatant love of family,