Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Book Releases
Malik Books Hosts Howard University Alum & Romance Author Devyn Bakewell’s Book Signing 
November 17, 2022
Malik Books is pleased to host Howard University Alum and Romance Author Devyn Bakewell’s book signing at Mailk Books Westfield Culver City (6000 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 2470., Culver City 90230), on Sunday, November 20th, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  ... read more »
Jenifer Lewis Names 2022 Leimert Park Village Book Fair Ambassador
October 27, 2022
Lewis leads a lineup of best sellers, crowd pleasers and fan favorites for the special virtual event of the 15th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair ... read more »
Author Sadé Miller Shares Wellness Journey in ‘New Growth’
October 27, 2022
Many people correlate the term, “new growth” with hair. Sadé Miller uses the term as a double entendre. The renowned hair stylist and owner of Sade Styles: Beauty Supply & Braid Lounge in Gardena recently released her first book entitled, “New Growth: A Journey Towards Wellness and Self-Worth.” ... read more »
Mother-Daughter Duo Releases Debut Book “Dancing on the Moon”
October 13, 2022
Mommy-Daughter duo, Mina and Maliyah London have published their debut children’s book, “Dancing On The Moon”, a story that instills children everywhere to dream big.  ... read more »
Benny Pough Accomplished Music Executive and Author of the Upcoming Book On Impact 
October 13, 2022
Pough says, he realized during his career he made a lot of money for corporations and working with some of the hottest hit makers in the industry like Jay-Z, Rihanna, Kanye West, Travis Scott, Future, DJ Khaled and 21 Savage.   ... read more »
Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen Hosts Menakem Booksigning with Angela Rye & Devi Brown
June 23, 2022
Resmaa Menakem is a writer who watches. He watched the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021 and knew that, instead of following up his New York Times bestselling book, “My Grandmother’s Hands” with a sequel focusing on the legacy we leave our children, he had to address the racial reckoning before us that brings as its accomplice a widespread attempt to overthrow democracy. ... read more »
First Black Woman Winery Owner Releases Memoir
June 9, 2022
Vintner Iris Rideau, the first Black woman in the United States to establish a winery, will release her memoir, “From WHITE to BLACK: One Life Between Two Worlds,” on June 19, in celebration of Juneteenth. ... read more »
Historian releases 2 new books in Black history series
May 19, 2022
Jeremy Houston, the founder of Miss-Lou Heritage Group and Tours, has recently released volumes four and five of his ongoing Black history series about people from Natchez. In 2016, Houston first set out writing true stories about Black people from Natchez who accomplished great things in their lifetime, called ``Straight Outta Natchez.'' ... read more »
‘Girlz ‘N the Hood’ Recounts Growing Up in South Central L.A.
April 28, 2022
“Girlz ‘N the Hood: A Memoir of Mama in South Central Los Angeles” is written by award-winning author, journalist, and college professor, Dr. Mary Hill-Wagner, and tells the story about the author’s experiences growing up in Compton, CA, with a undeniably strong, single mother of eleven children. ... read more »
Ibram X. Kendi writing children’s story ‘Goodnight Racism’
January 14, 2022
The next book in Ibram X. Kendi's prolific and award-winning publishing career is a picture story with a hopeful message. ... read more »
Rare Toni Morrison Short Story to be Published as a Book
January 12, 2022
To much of the world the late Toni Morrison was a novelist, celebrated for such classics as ``Beloved,'' ``Song of Solomon'' and ``The Bluest Eye.'' ... read more »
Author Kimberley Baker Guillemet Delivers With Powerful New Book, “Black Prep: Life Lessons of A Perpetual Outsider.”
December 9, 2021
The Powerful New Memoir Provides Real-World Advice on Tackling Adversity ... read more »
Emmy Nominated Divorce Court Host Creates Playbook for Modern Day Dating
November 11, 2021
Part of finding a significant other is peering through the mirror that one holds up in front of themselves. Judge Faith Jenkins provides the tools to see oneself with clarity, in order to have a healthy sense of attraction to someone else. In her new book, “SIS, DON’T SETTLE: How to Stay Smart in Matters of the Heart,” Jenkins examines the price of self-value and how it affects ones dating experience. ... read more »
November 4, 2021
Former ballerina, Judy Tyrus, visited Los Angeles to promote her book, "DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM: A HISTORY, A MOVEMENT, A CELEBRATION," a book co-written by dancers, Tyrus and Paul Novosel, two longtime members of the dance company. ... read more »
Review: Obama, Springsteen’s ‘Renegades’ is smart, beautiful
October 26, 2021
“Renegades: Born in the USA” by Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen (Crown) “Renegades: Born in the USA” is human, vulnerable, smart and passionate. This curated transcript of former President Barack Obama’s and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bruce Springsteen’s conversations is accompanied by a thoughtful layout that underscores the dialogue within and brings the authors’ lives into focus. ... read more »

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