OCTOBER 2021 OF BOOKS GIVEAWAY
Mocha Girls Read will be giving away a copy of our October Book of the Month to one winner who resides in the US only.
If you are interested in sponsoring one of our monthly giveaways, please click here —> and fill out our Author Submission Form and we will host a giveaway here for you.
ENTER OUR OTHER GIVEAWAYS HERE –> GIVEAWAY PAGE
Enter below. Click on the titles to read more about the book.
~ ~ THE PRIZE ~ ~
1 copy of We Are Not Like Them by Christine Pride and Jo Piazza
Told from alternating perspectives, an evocative and riveting novel about the lifelong bond between two women, one Black and one white, whose friendship is indelibly altered by a tragic event—a powerful and poignant exploration of race in America today and its devastating impact on ordinary lives.
Jen and Riley have been best friends since kindergarten. As adults, they remain as close as sisters, though their lives have taken different directions. Jen married young, and after years of trying, is finally pregnant. Riley pursued her childhood dream of becoming a television journalist and is poised to become one of the first Black female anchors of the top news channel in their hometown of Philadelphia.
But the deep bond they share is severely tested when Jen’s husband, a city police officer, is involved in the shooting of an unarmed Black teenager. Six months pregnant, Jen is in freefall as her future, her husband’s freedom, and her friendship with Riley are thrown into uncertainty. Covering this career-making story, Riley wrestles with the implications of this tragic incident for her Black community, her ambitions, and her relationship with her lifelong friend.
Like Tayari Jones’s An American Marriage and Jodi Picoult’s Small Great Things, We Are Not Like Them explores complex questions of race and how they pervade and shape our most intimate spaces in a deeply divided world. But at its heart, it’s a story of enduring friendship—a love that defies the odds even as it faces its most difficult challenges.
Host It Starts at Midnight & Shooting Stars Mag and all participating blogs are not held responsible for sponsors who fail to fulfill their prize obligations. Please visit the other great book blogs hosting a giveaway for a chance to win fun prizes.
Latest posts by Mocha Girl Alysia (see all)
- March 2024 Monthly Book Selection: A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum - February 19, 2024
- Book Tour Tuesday: False Haven by Rebecca Rook - February 13, 2024
- Let’s Vote for March 2024 Monthly Book Selection: Her Palestine - February 12, 2024