Category Archives: News Tidbits
A Fresh and Unflinching Portrait of African American life
A moving tale of love and the consequences of American racial disparity spanning three generations of a New Orleans family “… Sexton delivers a fresh and unflinching portrait of African American life and establishes herself as a new and much-needed … Continue reading
Hopeful and Uplifting
PAJAMA PRESS – A poignant and prominent article with My Beautiful Birds by Pajama Press being featured -New York Times, Sunday Art Section … Children’s Authors Take On The Refugee Crisis By ALEXANDRA ALTER AUG. 6, 2017 …….. Suzanne Del … Continue reading
A Compelling Look at the “Secret World” of the Forest
One of my favorite books this year, it is a little treasure. Readers across the country agree it has been on the New York Times Bestseller list and is a favorite of the American Booksellers Association across all regions. “The … Continue reading
“Many children’s books deal with the occasional conflict between friends, but this is a fresh, lively addition to the pack. From the spotted end pages on, we are up close and personal in Giraffe’s and Bird’s world, which is full … Continue reading
Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong….
Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones—in everyone—and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss. “Not only full of insights but also surprisingly funny. Read it to understand why the … Continue reading
The Authoritative Depiction of a Country Struggling to Make Sense of Itself…
This is a firsthand account of the events that shaped the 2016 presidential election and the cultural forces that divided both parties and powered Donald Trump into the White House. Featuring in-the-field reports as well as deep analysis, Sexton’s book is … Continue reading
We kiss them with rain……
The terrible thing that steals 14-year-old Mvelo’s song leads to startling revelations and a hopeful outcome. This is a great book club read. We Kiss Them With Rain explores both humor and tragedy in this modern-day fairytale set in a … Continue reading
Mabanckou’s wacky, vibrant Black Moses….
The reviews and praise keeps coming “One of the most compelling books you’ll read in any language this year.” —Rolling Stone “[Black Moses] rings with a beautiful poetry”—Wall Street Journal “Vivid and funny”—New York Magazine … Continue reading
People LOVE Eve Babitz!
A must read, we will be hearing a lot about this book in the next few months. Belletrist July Book Pick Entertainment Weekly “Must List” The popular rediscovery of Eve Babitz continues with this very special reissue of … Continue reading
A new book features fishing tales and recipes from acclaimed chefs….
I am very excited to share that Chef John Besh of REEL MASTERS is going to be featured on The Today Show – 9/12/17. He will be doing two cooking demos with Kathie Lee & Hoda. The cooking segments will be at … Continue reading