Anticipated Books for April 2022

Spring has sprung! Trying to avoid all the pollen in the air by staying in and reading books.

April is also Sexual Assault Awareness Month. We need to believe the survivors in our lives and work to prevent violence in our communities. Here is my Believe Black Women book list to get you started by their stories.

Here are some new books coming out to keep you indoors!

Time is a Mother

by Ocean Vuong

Released April 5th

I read On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous 3 years ago and it tore my heart out.

Time is a Mother by Ocean Vuong

Love and Justice: A Journey of Empowerment, Activism, and Embracing Black Beauty

by Laetitia Ky

Released April 5th

I’ve been following her bad ass hairstyles for so long, and I love her!

Love and Justice: A Journey of Empowerment, Activism, and Embracing Black Beauty by Laetita Ky

Business Not As Usual

by Sharon C. Cooper

Released April 5

Black romance!!

Business Not As Usual by Sharon C. Cooper

Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker. 1965-2000

by Alice Walker

Released April 12

Our patron saint Alice Walker

Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker. 1965-2000 by Alice Walker

The Romantic Agenda

by Claire Kann

Released April 12

LGBTQ+ read 🌈

The Romantic Agenda by Claire Kann

Side Affects: On Being Trans and Feeling Bad

by Hil Malatino

Released April 12

Side Affects: On Being Trans and Feeling Bad by Hil Malatino

The Memory Librarian: And other stories of dirty computer

By Janelle Monae

It’s Janelle Monae, so you know it’s gonna be 🔥

The Memory Librarian: And other stories of dirty computer by Janelle Monae

Buy Black: How Black Women Transformed US Pop Culture

by Aria S. Halliday

Released April 26

Buy Black: How Black Women Transformed US Pop Culture by Aria S. Halliday

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