Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred a Graphic Novel Adaptation – New Title Tuesday

This week's New Title Tuesday pick is  Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred a Graphic Novel Adaptation by Damian Duffy and John Jennings.  I have not read the original novel - partly because I tend to swipe left to books with a time-travel-science-fiction element.  But this book is as compelling and as suspenseful as other books I've enjoyed. … Continue reading Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred a Graphic Novel Adaptation – New Title Tuesday

Another Brooklyn, by Jacqueline Woodson

This week’s New Title Tuesday recommendation, Another Brooklyn, comes from a familiar author, Jacqueline Woodson.  She is a highly lauded writer of books targeted for children, middle schoolers, and young adults.  But Another Brooklyn is a mature story of grief, dreaming, growing, and the dangers young people face on the way to adulthood. Publisher’s Summary: … Continue reading Another Brooklyn, by Jacqueline Woodson

You Can’t Touch My Hair, by Phoebe Robinson

My New Title Tuesday recommendation You Can’t Touch My Hair and Other Things I Still Have to Explain, by Phoebe Robinson is, “A hilarious and timely essay collection about race, gender, and pop culture from upcoming comedy superstar and 2 Dope Queens pod-caster Phoebe Robinson.”  We have come face-to-face with the racial, gender, and class divisions in our … Continue reading You Can’t Touch My Hair, by Phoebe Robinson