Willow Smith, Daughter of Will and Jada, To Release Debut Book In October 2022

Black Shield Maiden is the upcoming debut book written by Willow Smith, daughter of actors Will and Jada Smith. The book is co-written by Jess Hendel and will be released…

Jason Reynolds Dropping New Book In January 2022 & Dropped By Stephen Colbert With Words of Wisdom

One thing about Jason Reynolds, he is deliberate about writing children’s books because it’s the foundation of all writers. Although some of his books are on the banned list, this…

Discover the Life of One of the Richest Black Women of the 1900s In the Book The Great Mrs. Elias

The first question is who was Hannah Elias? In real life and in short, she was an African American woman who had to turn to sex work in order to…

Listen and Watch Nicole Hannah-Jones of The 1619 Project During UNCW Writers’ Week

UNCW Writers’ Week will feature the controversial-to-some author of the 1619 Project and Pulitzer Prize winner Nicole Hannah-Jones. She will speak at the Kenan Auditorium at 7:30, and the entire…

Dead Fish-edness & Michael Jackson, Matt Lauer & More Comes In Katie Couric’s New Book – Going There!

Katie! Katie, Katie, Katie! Are you really Going There, sis? All the action is coming from Katie Couric in her super-dishy memoir Going There where she will honestly do exactly…

What’s Not Okay Is Banning Children’s Books By Jerry Craft. They Are Class Acts.

Children’s books by the best selling, award winning, read-these-books-if-you-want-your-child-to-get-a-good-story-with-a-good-message Jerry Craft have been banned in the state of TX at the Katy Independent School District. The reason for the ban…

Author of “As Lie Is To Grin” Simeon Marsalis To Discuss Writing For the Black Community In Virtual Event

Black authors have their own unique space in literature because no one else can go where they can go or actually be where they have been. To go without reading…

October Brings Authors of White Rage, Monster in the Middle & The Parted Earth To Decatur Book Festival!

The Decatur Book Festival is going to be a monster… literally… with author of Monster in the Middle attending as well as author of White Rage and The Parted Earth…

Remi Adeleke Lands Three Book “Special Ops” Deal With HarperCollins’s William Morrow

Author Remi Adeleke will release three books under a mega book deal with HarperCollins imprint William Morrow. The three book deal will be a series of thrillers, and aren’t we…

Author Colson Whitehead Chats About Latest Book Harlem Shuffle In Waterstones Interview

In a brand new event, author of bestselling and award winning book The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead will go in full discussion about his latest book that recently dropped on…

Crystal Wilkinson, Jason Reynolds & William H. Turner To Attend Kentucky Book Festival in November

If you’re in Kentucky or the surrounding areas, look forward to a big deal that’s coming on November 6th. Many authors will be reading, signing, meeting and greeting at the…

Lupita Nyong’o, Michael J. Fox, Chef Marcus Samuelsson & More Are On for the National Book Festival 2021

It’s about that time for National Book Festival 2021 which kicks off with Open a Book, Open a World intro on September 12th on PBS. From there, the National Book…

Black & Brown Authors Being BANNED From Schools Is the New Shackling of Black Literature

Today there is so much to talk about when it comes to race and racism, and at times it seems that all the diversity “training” going on isn’t being fully…

How To Be An Antiracist Author Ibram X. Kendi Launches Maroon Visions In Deal With Boat Rocker

Author of How to be an Antiracist Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and the entertainment company Boat Rocker have made a deal which brings Kendi to the development table, to assist…

Porsha Williams & The Pursuit of Porsha – The RHOA Star Opens Up About Life, Power & Her Purpose in Memoir

Porsha Williams, entrepreneur and now author is releasing her very first book, a memoir titled The Pursuit of Porsha. The book is to release on November 9th of 2021, and…

Chelsea Clinton Persists With New Line of She Persisted Books For 2022

For years now, Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill and Hillary Clinton, has been releasing her She Persisted series of children’s books. Now, children and parents alike will…

Dolly Parton Pens Fiction Novel With Author James Patterson – Run, Rose, Run

Dolly Parton is about to release a fiction book, which will be her first novel, with bestselling novelist James Patterson titled Run, Rose, Run. It was the book that actually…

Remember These Five New Celebrity Memoirs To Read & Enjoy This Fall 2021

What an amazing Fall 2021, and it’s not even here yet! I’m here to remind you about these awesome upcoming books by celebrities such as Tabitha Brown, Carmelo Anthony, Jamie…

Barack Obama & Bruce Springsteen’s RENEGADES: Born In the USA Hits In October

From the Higher Ground podcast comes the book that all of us are dying to get, with all the extra pictures and written dialogue that need to be shared to…

Businessman Chris Gardner Gives Us Permission To Dream In New Book

Businessman and motivational speaker Chris Gardner, whom may be recognized immediately by the movie based on his life, starring Will Smith, titled “The Pursuit of Happyness”, has released a brand…