Tyra Banks and Her Mother Team Up On “Perfect is Boring” Self-Help Memoir!

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Supermodel and mogul, Tyra Banks and her mother, Carolyn London will release their self-help memoir, Perfect is Boring: 10 Things My Crazy, Fierce Mama Taught Me About Beauty, Booty, and Being a Boss on April 3. TarcherPerigee (Penguin Random House) will publish the book.

If you’ve ever followed Banks career, you’d know London is no stranger to the America’s Next Top Model creator’s brand (she’s the CEO of the Tyra Read the rest “Tyra Banks and Her Mother Team Up On “Perfect is Boring” Self-Help Memoir!”

YA Novel “The Sun is Also a Star” by Nicola Yoon Gets a Movie, Yara Shahidi to Star!

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The Sun is Also a Star, 2016’s National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestseller, will become Nicola Yoon’s second novel to hit the big screen. Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi, 18, will portray Natasha, an illegal Jamaican immigrant who falls in love with a Korean immigrant, Daniel. An undeniable but inconvenient romance claims both teens when Natasha gets deported to Jamaica.

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Catch Tayari Jones, Author of Oprah’s Pick “An American Marriage” On Her Ongoing Book Tour!

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Award-winning and now New York Times bestselling author, Tayari Jones, is currently on tour in support of her new novel, An American Marriage. The love story centers on a newlywed couple, Celestial and Roy, whose marriage is ultimately tested when Roy is sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Celestial believes her husband to be innocent, but is it enough to remain devoted to him during his extensive absence? … Read the rest “Catch Tayari Jones, Author of Oprah’s Pick “An American Marriage” On Her Ongoing Book Tour!”

“The Hate U Give” Author Angie Thomas Unveils “On the Come Up” Book Cover!

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Angie Thomas, debut author of the bestselling young adult novel, The Hate U Give, is gearing up for her next release, On the Come Up. The hotly anticipated novel is about 16-year-old Bri, an aspiring rapper (it runs in her family, as her father was an underground rapper on the brink of major success until his death) whose passion for conquering the rap world intensifies once her … Read the rest ““The Hate U Give” Author Angie Thomas Unveils “On the Come Up” Book Cover!”

Singer/Songwriter Jhené Aiko Sells out Barnes and Noble Event for Her Debut Book, “2Fish”!

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Singer/songwriter and now author, Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo, sold out her Barnes and Noble event at The Grove on Tuesday, for her debut book, 2Fish (a poetry book). Published by Ulysses Press this past December, 2Fish captures  moments, including short stories, of the artist’s adolescence and adulthood.… Read the rest “Singer/Songwriter Jhené Aiko Sells out Barnes and Noble Event for Her Debut Book, “2Fish”!”

Trevor Noah’s “Born a Crime” to Become A Movie, Lupita Nyong’o to Star!

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The Daily Show host, comedian, and author Trevor Noah‘s blockbuster autobiography, Born a Crime: Stories from an African Childhood, is becoming a film. Noah will co-produce his biopic through his production company, along with Norman Aladjem of Mainstay Entertainment, Derek Van Pelt, Sanaz Yamin and actress, Lupita Nyong’o. Nyong’o will portray Noah’s mother and hero, Patricia.

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Joseph Jackson, Patriarch of the Jackson Family, To Release Memoir!

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Joseph Jackson, the patriarch of the Jackson family, is releasing his debut book, Precious Moments on March 8th. The coffee table memoir will include a collection of Jackson’s favorite quotes from lyrics, film, and television. Jackson, 90, has been in the music industry as a talent manager for over 60 years. Precious Moments is published by self-publishing company, BookBaby.

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