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.
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.
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!
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.
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,