Cover Reveal and Excerpt: BLACK LOVE MATTERS edited by Jessica P. Pryde

Check out the cover of BLACK LOVE MATTERS edited by Jessica P. Pryde, an upcoming essay anthology that celebrates and examines Black romance. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-08-06 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal and Excerpt: THE HENNA WARS By Adiba Jaigirdar

Check out the cover and an exclusive excerpt from THE HENNA WARS, a debut YA novel by Book Riot contributor Adiba Jaigirdar! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-12 11:31:48 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal and Excerpt: ALL THE THINGS WE NEVER KNEW By Liara Tamani

Check out the cover and an exclusive excerpt from Liara Tamani's new YA novel ALL THE THINGS WE NEVER KNEW! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-07 11:34:49 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal and Excerpt: B*WITCH By Paige McKenzie and Nancy Ohlin

Check out the cover for B*WITCH, a YA novel by Paige McKenzie and Nancy Ohlin, and read on for an excerpt! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-05 11:32:51 UTC ]
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Will Smith: 'Black Lives Matter' Is A Better Slogan Than 'Defund The Police'

The actor told GQ: “I’m not saying we shouldn’t defund the police. I’m saying, just don’t say that, because then people who would help you won’t.” Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2021-09-27 18:04:34 UTC ]
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Faber to publish Black British Lives Matter essay collection with Henry and Ryder

Faber is to publish Black British Lives Matter, a collection of essays commissioned by Lenny Henry and Marcus Ryder. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-03 12:11:51 UTC ]
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J K Rowling's The Christmas Pig cover revealed

Illustrator Jim Field's cover for J K Rowling’s new book for children, The Christmas Pig (Hachette Children’s Group), has been revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 23:50:39 UTC ]
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RSL reveals Literature Matters Awards winners

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) has announced the winners of its Literature Matters Awards, providing financial support for new projects. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-29 11:11:30 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal: 'Stuntboy, In the Meantime'

We spoke with Jason Reynolds, the current National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, about what prompted him to write 'Stuntboy, In the Meantime,' a middle grade novel featuring illustrations by Raúl the Third. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cover reveal: Wole Soyinka’s Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the US cover for Wole Soyinka’s new novel, Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth, which will be published on September 28 by Pantheon Books. This will be Soyinka’s first novel to be published in 48 years, and also the first since he won the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-23 13:30:34 UTC ]
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Finding 'value in the valley': YA authors at a Festival panel on Black life and self-love

At a Times Book Festival panel on Black YA fiction, Dean Atta, Morgan Parker, Yusef Salaam and Ibi Zoboi discussed stories of teens making it through. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-18 01:13:11 UTC ]
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When Black kids – shut out from the whitewashed world of children's literature – took matters into their own hands

At the turn of the 20th century, with few children's books featuring Black characters, one young editor implored his peers to 'Let us make the world know that we are living.' Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-02-05 13:08:13 UTC ]
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This gorgeous new children’s book celebrates Black Lives Matter

“As a graphic designer, we can play a role in standing up for something.” During the protests for racial justice this past summer and over the past few years, Black Lives Matter became a movement and rallying cry, a message of optimism and hope, and a simple statement of affirmation: the lives... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-01-19 08:00:06 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal: 'Pax, Journey Home'

In her new middle grade novel, 'Pax, Journey Home,' Sara Pennypacker resumes the story begun in her 2016 bestselling book about a boy and a fox during wartime. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal: 'The Hawthorne Legacy'

We spoke with author Jennifer Lynn Barnes about following up her bestselling YA thriller 'The Inheritance Games' with a sequel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Booksellers Denounce Tattered Cover Announcement

Black booksellers are offended and angered by the decision of Tattered Cover's new owners to call the store the country’s largest Black-owned bookstore, which they say appears to be little more than a branding opportunity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Black History Matters scoops 2020 ALCS Educational Writers' Award

Black History Matters: The Story of Black History, From African Kingdoms to Black Lives Matter by historian Robin Walker has been crowned the winner of the 2020 ALCS Educational Writers’ Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-09 12:12:03 UTC ]
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Denver's Tattered Cover Bookstore Is Now the Largest Black-Owned Bookstore in the U.S.

Denver's iconic Tattered Cover Bookstore, which has been owned by Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan since 2015, has been sold to two entrepreneurs and Denver natives, Kwame Spearman and David Back. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Cover reveal: Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s new novel, Savage Tongues.

Lit Hub is pleased to reveal the cover of PEN/Faulkner Award winner and author of Call Me Zebra Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s next novel, Savage Tongues, which will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on August 3rd, 2021. Described as “equal parts Marguerite Duras and Shirley Jackson,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-08 15:00:43 UTC ]
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What Kurt Vonnegut’s rapturous love letters reveal about him as a writer — and husband

Discovered in his attic, the letters in “Love, Kurt” feel both very private and very important. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-03 13:00:00 UTC ]
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