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Updating February

March 1, 2015


My most complete list of February releases. As I continue to find more titles by authors of color, I’ll add them to the comprehensive list for 2015. Streetball Crew Book Two Stealing the Game Hardcover by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Author), Raymond Obstfeld (Author); Disney Hyperion When eighth-grader Chris’s older brother, Jax, is caught betting on the […]

New Releases: January 2015

January 11, 2015

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A late post for a slow starting year for authors of color. Please, let me know what I’ve missed. Emeralds and Ashes by Leila Reshad (Disney Hyperion) The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds (Atheneum) X A Novel by Ilyash Shabazz and Kekla Magoon Stella by Starlight by Shapon Draper (Atheneum) Chasing Freedom : […]

December 2012: New POC Release

December 2, 2012


Fading Amber: The cambion chronicles #3 by Jaime Reed; K’Teen Dafina 26 December   This is the only book by an MG or POC author of color I could find for December. Please, mentions others in the comment section. In all of 2011, I located 108 books by authors of color while in 2011 there […]

Lists and Piles

October 17, 2012


Piles and piles of books!!! Some have been piling up on my coffee table. I won one from Cynsations, received some from Lee and Low and bought others. I also received a wonderful pile from Goosebottom Books!! I’ll be reviewing these over the next few weeks and interviewing the publisher as well. I don’t have a […]

YA & MG Releases by authors of color

June 3, 2012


June release can be found on my Pinterest board. Don’t worry, you don’t need an account to access!

POC March Releases

March 2, 2012


Take what you can carry  by Kevin Pyle; Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks; March  MG/graphic novel In 1977 suburban Chicago, Kyle runs wild with his friends and learns to shoplift from the local convenience store. In 1941 Berkeley, the Himitsu family is forced to leave their home for a Japanese-American internment camp, and their […]

New Books: January, 2012

January 2, 2012


I hope you’ve resolved to diversify your reading in 2012! Me? I’m just resolving to read more! And, to get my best of 2011 post up! Lists are so very hard to make! Even this one that listst all the new MG and YA books I’ve found for 2012. I know I’ve missed some, so […]

November New Releases

November 6, 2011


New POC releases for November. What?!! I missed a book? Please post it in the comments! Don’t call me a hero by Ray Villareal; Pinata Press 31 October “After saving the life of a famous model, a 14-year-old Mexican-American boy learns the pressures of popularity and the definition of true heroism. The third-person narration follows Rawley […]

Coming Back

June 10, 2011


Hello!! It’s been quite a while since my last post. I’ve been busy! I’m finding that the longer I avoid putting together the posts I’m formulating, the more difficult it is to do, the more I find ways to avoid it. So, I’ve decided to jump start things with just a short, informative post. This […]