The Chiffon Trenches

The Chiffon TrenchesFrom the pages of Vogue to the runways of Paris, this deeply revealing memoir by a legendary style icon captures the fashion world from the inside out, in its most glamorous and most cutthroat moments The Chiffon Trenches honestly and candidly captures fifty sublime years of fashion Manolo Blahn

The Business of Lovers

The Business of LoversAll is fair in love and lust in New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey s tale of two brothers, four women, and the business of desire n nUnlike their younger brother, Andr , whose star as a comedian is rising, neither Dwayne nor Brick Duquesne is having luck with his career and they re

The City We Became (Great Cities #1)

The City We Became (Great Cities #1)Five New Yorkers must come together in order to defend their city in the first book of a stunning new series by Hugo award winning and NYT bestselling author N K Jemisin n nEvery city has a soul Some are as ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children New York City She s

Deacon King Kong

Deacon King KongIn September 1969, a fumbling, cranky old church deacon known as Sportcoat shuffles into the courtyard of the Cause Houses housing project in south Brooklyn, pulls a.38 from his pocket, and in front of everybody shoots the project s drug dealer at point blank range n nIn Deacon King Kong, McBride br

These Ghosts Are Family

These Ghosts Are FamilyAn Entertainment Weekly, Millions, and LitHub Most Anticipated Book of 2020 pick A Rumpus and Electric Literature Most Anticipated Debut of 2020 pick A Ms Magazine Top Feminist Book Coming Out in 2020 A BookRiot Best Book Club Pick of 2020 A Celadon Books Most Anticipated Novel of 2020 A

More Myself: A Journey

More Myself: A JourneyAn intimate, revealing look at one artist s journey from self censorship to full expression n nAs one of the most celebrated musicians of our time, Alicia Keys has enraptured the nation with her heartfelt lyrics, extraordinary vocal range, and soul stirring piano compositions Yet away from the spotl

The Only Black Girls in Town

The Only Black Girls in TownAward winning YA author Brandy Colbert s debut middle grade novel about the only two black girls in town who discover a collection of hidden journals revealing shocking secrets of the past Beach loving surfer Alberta has been the only black girl in town for years Alberta s best friend, Laramie, is

On the Corner of Hope and Main (Blessings, #10)

On the Corner of Hope and Main (Blessings, #10)NAACP nominee and USA Today bestselling author Beverly Jenkins celebrates her beloved Blessings series with a heartwarming novel set in Henry Adams, Kansas n n If you haven t yet gotten your hands on this author s work, you should do so immediately Shondaland n nCitizens of Henry Adams, Kansas, kno

American Poison: How Racial Hostility Destroyed Our Promise

American Poison: How Racial Hostility Destroyed Our PromiseA sweeping examination of how American racism has broken the country s social compact, eroded America s common goods, and damaged the lives of every American and a heartfelt look at how these deep wounds might begin to heal n nCompared to other industrialized nations, the United States is losing gro

Black Brother, Black Brother

Black Brother, Black BrotherFrom award winning and bestselling author, Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming of age story about two brothers, one who presents as white, the other as black, and the complex ways in which they are forced to navigate the world, all while training for a fencing competition n nDonte wishes he

Such a Fun Age

Such a Fun AgeIn the midst of a family crisis one late evening, white blogger Alix Chamberlain calls her African American babysitter, Emira, asking her to take toddler Briar to the local market for distraction There, the security guard accuses Emira of kidnapping Briar, and Alix s efforts to right the situation

Becoming

BecomingIn a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era As First Lady of the United States of America the first African American to serve in that role she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in his

The Nickel Boys

The Nickel BoysWinner of the 2020 Pulizer Prize for Fiction n nAs the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr Martin Luther King to heart He is as good as anyone Abandoned by his parents, but kept on the straight and n

The Hate U Give

The Hate U GiveA three time winner of Goodreads Choice Awards n nSixteen year old Starr Carter moves between two worlds the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood