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Must Read! 10 Amazing Contemporaries by Black Authors!











***List provided by YABC Staffer Stephanie Augustine***     The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds     https://www.goodreads.com/ book/show/21490991-the-boy-in- the-black-suit     This Side of Home by Renee Watson         https://www.goodreads.com/ book/show/22392935-this-side- of-home     The Voice in My Head by Dana Davis    ...
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Giveaway: Our Friendship Matters (Kimberley B Jones) ~ (US Only)

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Our Friendship Matters (US Only) by: Kimberley B Jones Release Date: July 2020 Publisher: Rhetaskew Publishing Company LLC       About the Book: Kimberley B. Jones is a professional early childhood educator. She was born in the small town of Saint George, South Carolina, on September 12, 1982. She graduated...
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Victoria Scott
This book is so important right now! I can't wait to read this with my daughter!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 18:25
Andrea Carroll
Such an important book for our current times. Perfect for teens!
Sunday, 21 June 2020 11:18
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. This book sounds like a must read for everyone.
Saturday, 04 July 2020 14:02
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: This Golden Flame by Emily Victoria + Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  This Golden Flame by Emily Victoria, releasing 2/2/2021 from Inkyard Press! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hello YABC! I am beyond thrilled to share with you the cover of my debut novel, THIS GOLDEN FLAME!...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 13:08
Autumn Meridia
I love this cover! The synopsis sounds intriguing so I'll definitely be reading it!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 16:55
Davianna Nieto
I love the colors on this book! And the synopsis sounds amazing ... Read More
Thursday, 11 June 2020 05:36
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Author Chat with Michael Buckley (Finn and The Intergalactic Lunchbox), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Michael Buckley author of Finn and The Intergalactic Lunchbox. Read on for more about Michael and his book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Michael Buckley !        MICHAEL BUCKLEY is the New York Times bestselling author of the Finniverse, Sisters...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks so fun! My kids will love it!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 13:09
Victoria Scott
Looks so good! Thanks for sharing!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 18:26
Andrea Carroll
Mr. Buckley never disappoints! My students are going to enjoy reading this book.
Thursday, 18 June 2020 10:25
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Spotlight on The Court Of Miracles (Kester Grant), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Court Of Miracles  by Kester Grant.  Read on for more about Kester and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kester Grant ! Kester (Kit) Grant is a British-Mauritian writer of color who has lived all over the world: Mauritius, Democratic...
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Zachary Snyder
Book sounds great, look forward to reading it!
Friday, 12 June 2020 10:23
Madeline Tebo
I love Les Miserables and I can't wait to read this!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 19:41
Sam Haurie
I have been dying to read this book. I've heard nothing but good things! Thanks for the chance!
Monday, 15 June 2020 11:08
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Author Chat with Robyn Schneider (You Don't Live Here), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Robyn Schneider author of You Don't Live Here. Read on for more about Robyn and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Robyn Schneider !        Robyn Schneider  is the bestselling author of  The Beginning of Everything ,  Extraordinary Means...
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Madeline Tebo
I loved The Beginning of Everything and can't wait to read this!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 19:38
Abigail Lowry
Such a pretty cover! Can’t wait to read!
Monday, 15 June 2020 18:55
Alivia Hartz
This synopsis sounds incredible! I can’t wait to read this book!
Monday, 29 June 2020 17:05
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Spotlight on Time Zero (Carolyn Cohagan), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Time Zero  by Carolyn Cohagan.  Read on for more about Carolyn and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Carolyn Cohagan !   Carolyn Cohagan began her writing career on the stage. She has performed stand-up and one-woman shows at festivals...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 16:09
Victoria Scott
Sounds amazing! Thank you for sharing!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 21:20
Gabby Roberts
I love the sound of destroying the patriarchy, so this book seems to be my style!
Thursday, 11 June 2020 03:30
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Author Chat with Liara Tamani (All The Things We Never Knew), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Liara Tamani author of All The Things We Never Knew. Read on for more about Liara and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Liara Tamani !        Liara Tamani  lives in Houston, Texas. She holds an MFA in writing from...
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Madeline Tebo
This sounds so good, I can't wait to read it!
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 22:32
Keia
I'm really looking forward to reading this one. The cover is so cute!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 12:29
Victoria Scott
Sounds like an amazing story! Can't wait to read it!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 21:05
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Featured Review: Notebook Doodles Adorable Pets: Coloring & Activity Book (Jess Volinski)

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About This Book: From hamsters and hermit crabs to cats and canaries, you'll meet your favorite animal companions inside this fun and engaging coloring book for tweens! 32 dazzling Notebook Doodles animal designs waiting to be filled with color 20 fun color palettes to help you get started on your coloring...
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8 Fantasy or Sci-fi Books By Black Authors That You Won't Want to Miss









YA Fantasy/Sci-Fi       A Song of Wraiths and Ruin – Roseanne A. Brown Author page: https://www.amazon.com/Roseanne-A-Brown/e/B07YLVZNQR/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1 Book link: https://www.amazon.com/Song-Wraiths-Ruin-Roseanne-Brown-ebook/dp/B07X7WW8FY The first in a gripping fantasy duology inspired by West African folklore in which a grieving crown princess and a desperate refugee find themselves on a collision course to murder...
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