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We Are Bringing New Authors, Voices & Books to the Publishing Table

We Are Bringing New Authors, Voices & Books to the Publishing Table

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(Ukelele music) Aloha. Aloha. We are here in the Garden Island of Kauai, and welcome to the Book Doctors’ YouTube channel. We’re now at the western most bookstore in the United States. And we are super psyched to be so. And we want to talk about, while off in this beautiful, amazing island with all […]

Black Comic Book Festival draws thousands in Harlem

Black Comic Book Festival draws thousands in Harlem

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>>Sreenivasan: THIS WEEKEND, NEW YORK’S SCHOMBURG LIBRARY IN HARLEM CELEBRATED THE TRADITION OF BLACK COMICS WITH ITS ANNUAL BLACK COMIC BOOK FESTIVAL. THOUSANDS ATTEND THE TWO-DAY EXHIBITION, WHICH ALSO FEATURES SCREENINGS, PANEL DISCUSSIONS AND A COSPLAY COMPETITION. AND FOR FANS, BOTH YOUNG AND OLD, IT’S A CHANCE TO MEET SOME OF THEIR FAVORITE COMIC CREATORS […]

Call this inclusive? Why only 4% of kids’ book heroes are BAME

Call this inclusive? Why only 4% of kids’ book heroes are BAME

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Growing up, I absolutely loved reading and I loved books. And my absolute favourite book ever was Amazing Grace, which was about this little black girl who loved stories and wanted to do everything. And she was exactly like me. But now looking back, I’ve kind of realised that actually that was literally the only […]

6 BOOKS I’M THANKFUL FOR | xreadingsolacex [CC]

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Hello you gorgeous individuals, it’s Kav here and today I’m going to be sharing with you all six books that I am thankful for. So first of all, a huge thank you to my best friend Andrew for filming again, he’s back here. And essentially, I know that Thanksgiving is a holiday that sucks because […]

Representation and #BlackGirlMagic with Tomi Adeyemi | feat. Black Girls Book Club #BookBreak

Representation and #BlackGirlMagic with Tomi Adeyemi | feat. Black Girls Book Club #BookBreak

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Welcome back to Book Break. In today’s episode we are featuring a very exciting celeb author, Tomi Adeyemi, the author of this amazing YA fantasy that has just taken the world by storm: Children of Blood and Bone. There’s a movie on the way, two more sequels to follow, even Jimmy Fallon picked this book […]