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Click on the titles to read more about the books we are giving away this time. To enter the giveaway fill out the RAFFLECOPTER below. No purchase necessary. Must be a US resident and 16 yrs or older to enter.
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Paperback copy of Zumbi, The African King of Brazil: The Palmares Saga by Erick Maia
Sugar in the 1600s is like oil will be in the 1900s: a vital, expensive, and rare commodity. Dutch forces invade the provincial capital of Recife, capturing the world center of sugar production from the Portuguese. Enslaved Africans use the ensuing chaos to escape, and the population of runaways living in the hinterland grows.
About the Author
Erick Maia was born in Brazil and lives in the United States. He is the recipient of the 2020 Dr. Edith Irby Jones Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion – Middle/Senior Career Faculty Award. Zumbi, The African King of Brazil is his debut novel.
Paperback copy of When You Look Like Us by Pamela N. Harris
From debut author Pamela Harris comes a timely, gripping teen novel about a boy who must take up the search for his sister when she goes missing from a neighborhood where black girls’ disappearances are too often overlooked. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Tiffany D. Jackson.
When you look like us—brown skin, brown eyes, black braids or fades—everyone else thinks you’re trouble. No one even blinks twice over a missing black girl from public housing because she must’ve brought whatever happened to her upon herself. I, Jay Murphy, can admit that, for a minute, I thought my sister Nicole just got caught up with her boyfriend—a drug dealer—and his friends. But she’s been gone too long. Nic, where are you?
If I hadn’t hung up on her that night, she would be at our house, spending time with Grandma.
If I was a better brother, she’d be finishing senior year instead of being another name on a missing persons list.
It’s time to step up, to do what the Newport News police department won’t.
Bring her home.
About the Author
Pamela N. Harris was born and somewhat raised in Newport News, Virginia, also affectionately known as “Bad News.” A former school counselor by day, she received her bachelor’s in English and a master’s in school counseling at Old Dominion University, her M.F.A in creative writing at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision at William and Mary. When she isn’t writing, Pam is rewatching Leonardo DiCaprio movies, playing with her kiddos, and pretending to enjoy exercising.
Life on the run has been hard for Violet Noone and her family, and it’s about to get harder. While pursued by the authorities and the Marked, a secret organization focused on revenge, Violet is approached by a mysterious stranger. She is blackmailed into solving the brutal murder of Georgina Givens, a victim of the poisonous compound, Unelse. The investigation reveals that religious, political, and corporate forces might be at play, although Violet can’t rule out the possibility that Georgina’s husband, Leonard, maybe the murderer.
Georgina and her husband were no strangers to criminal schemes and Violet quickly uncovers the connection between the theft of valuable intelligence and Georgina’s death. Pursuing each lead, Violet slips deeper into a world of conspiracy and lies and learns she can trust no one. Beset by their own demons, her family is unable to support her, forcing a seventeen-year-old Violet to accept unwelcomed truths about herself and face challenges well beyond her years.
About the Author
MARTIN NIEWOOD lives just outside of Philadelphia where he is a full-time writer. He attended Johnson & Wales University before moving to Los Angeles to work in the talent industry. An avid sports fan, Niewood loves all Philadelphia teams but especially the Eagles. His writing partner is his dog, Mattie. Niewood’s debut novel Forgotten Violets was released in 2017. Connect with Niewood on Twitter and Instagram and at www.martinniewood.com. The Wilted Flower District will be available on Amazon and in select brick-and-mortar retailers as of January 2019.
Paperback Copy of Stupid Black Girl: Essays from an American African by Aisha Redux
A provocative collection of narrative essays with a unique point of view. A first-generation American New Yorker, Aisha Redux uses her bold voice and unique point of view in this provocative collection. Weaving between the worlds of contemporary Black urban culture, traditional African religion and plant-based medicine, and modern tenets of Islam, she shares her life experiences, powerful observations, and evolving belief system through the lens of race, culture, gender, sexuality and spirituality. Exploring topics ranging from night terrors to schizophrenia, to gentrification, to the author’s personal September 11th story. With stunning artwork created by Brianna McCarthy in response to each of the essays.
About the Author
Aisha Redux was raised in New York City by parents who emigrated from West Africa. She lives in the South Bronx and has been writing online under the Stupid Black Girl identity for several years. This is her debut title.
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