• Book Beat: They Can’t Kill Us All

    Book Beat: They Can’t Kill Us All0

    • September 14, 2017

    Hello all, Stephanie here again!  I was excited to find that there’s been a lot going on in the book and publishing industry this past week surrounding female authors, writers, and characters, particularly black women. Let’s get into it! In YA book news, the second book in Daniel Jose Older’s Shadowshaper Cypher series, Shadowhouse Fall, came

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  • A New Destiny for Top Cow’s Genius

    A New Destiny for Top Cow’s Genius0

    In 2008, Top Cow’s Pilot Season introduced us to Adam Freeman and Marc Bernardin’s Genius. Fueled by Afua Richardson’s artwork, it seemed we were getting a harsh look at life in South Central LA from the eyes of a 17-year-old girl orphaned by gang violence. But there was so much more to Destiny Ayaje.

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  • Review: Six Days in Cincinnati

    Review: Six Days in Cincinnati0

    Six Days in Cincinnati Dan Mendez Moore (writer & illustrator), Matt Gouck (cover artist) Microcosm Publishing June 2017 Six Days in Cincinnati was reviewed using an advanced reader copy provided by Microcosm Publishing. Originally published as Mark Twain Was Right: The 2001 Cincinnati Riots in 2012, Six Days in Cincinnati reprints Dan Moore’s original book about

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  • The Thursday Book Beat: Working Towards Diversity in Every Space We Have

    The Thursday Book Beat: Working Towards Diversity in Every Space We Have0

    • July 14, 2016

    Hey there, dear readers! I’m back from an amazing weekend in New York City, where I spent my Sunday with lots of bookish people at Blogbound. It was so invigorating to be surrounded by readers, authors, and book lovers for an entire afternoon, and I’m definitely looking forward to any future events that Nicole Brinkley,

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