Reality Show Personality Yandy Smith Talks Her Debut Children’s Book

Reality truly meets reality when Yandy Smith entrepreneur, reality show personality and now author talks her debut book titled My Blended Family, which has captures two stories in one. Watch her…

Brit Bennett’s Book, The Mothers, Gets Film Adaptation

The best selling book by Brit Bennett, The Mothers, is getting its film adaptation with Scandal actress Kerry Washington as producer.  The novel has won several awards, and the synopsis…

Books By The Obamas To Release Internationally, In Various Languages

There is more great news about the books that will come forth from former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama. It is well known that the two have worked on…

Author Adam Cohen’s “Imbeciles” To Have a Film Adaptation

Did you know that there was a time when America was attempting to get rid of those whom it felt was unworthy to reproduce. By those unworthy, it meant mothers who they…

Black Historical Fiction Books That Should Definitely Get Film Adaptations

Who is Barry Jenkins? Another question is have you read The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead? What do these three have in common as of right now? Well, the bestselling…

Reading Closed Books? It’s Actually Possible With T-Radiation

According to Yahoo, there is new technology that can read a book while it is closed, up to nine pages of it using something called terahertz radiation. Unlike X-rays, terahertz…

Tom Ilube Launches The African Speculative Fiction Society

It goes without saying that there are brilliant speculative fiction stories written by people of color, specifically Africans.  This is the reason why established businessman Tom Ilube not only founded…

World Book Day Approaches For the UK in March 2017

Founded 20 years ago, World Book Day was and still is meant to trigger a love of reading for children, no matter who they are and their interests.  Having given…

DC Launching New Mini-Series Origin Comic – Supergirl: Being Super

All eyes are on Supergirl!  Reported exclusively by THR, DC is launching Supergirl: Being Super in a “four issue series”.  Here is a quote directly from the website: Supergirl: Being…

Attend the Charleston African American Book Festival In September

The Charleston African American Book Festival in Charleston, South Carolina is set for September 17th, and will run from 1pm until 5pm, showcasing many African American authors, poets and readers. …

President Obama To Speak At National Museum of African American History & Culture

A big event is planned for September 24th at the National Mall in D.C., and that includes President Obama speaking at the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African…

Author Anna Dewdney of Llama Llama Children’s Books Passes Away

At the age of 50, author of the Llama Llama books has died on September 3rd, reportedly as a result of brain cancer. Her love for children showed in her…

The Hunt For D.C Public Library Censored Books Is On For BANNED BOOKS WEEK

Starting on September 6th was the kick off of this major hunt – major book hunt that is. There is literally a scavenger hunt going on in Washington D.C amongst…

Author, Actor, Comedian Gene Wilder Dies At 83 Years of Age

It comes with great sadness to the literary and acting community that Gene Wilder has passed away at the age of 83 due to complications with Alzheimer’s Disease. His face…