“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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