Shout, Sister, Shout! The Untold Story of Rock and Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe
“You would become so enthralled with it, it was just, I don’t know the word to say for it, but she was very spiritual and very good.” This quote from [...]
Author: Gayle F. Wald
Publisher: Beacon Press
Genre: Non-Fiction
Peggy Gilbert & Her All-Girl Band
“Oh, yes, I can!” This was always Peggy Gilbert’s response to being told “no.” Throughout her years as a leader and performer in various bands, Gilbert was [...]
Author: Jeannie Gayle Pool
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Genre: Non-Fiction
I Put a Spell on You
Discover your purpose. This is a goal that unites all of us as we try to find a meaning in life. But imagine losing all autonomy of choice due to your [...]
Author: Nina Simone
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Genre: Non-Fiction
Miles Davis: The Autobiography
Miles Davis, you may recognize the name through his infamous relationship with heroin and women, but within the first beat of his self-titled [...]
Author: Miles Davis
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Genre: Non-Fiction
Poetry & Prosthetics
The Amputee’s Guide to Sex by Jillian Weise is an electric and audacious collection of poetry that shows readers the complexity behind emotional and sexual [...]
Author: Jillian Weise
Publisher: Soft Skull Press
Genre: Poetry
The Sun And Her Review
In this book of poems, Kaur takes you on a literary ride through five sections. Wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. In these sections, each [...]
Author: Rupi Kaur
Publisher: Andrews McMeel
Genre: Poetry
Lighthouse For The Drowning: A Review of the English Half
Lighthouse For The Drowning is Jawdat Fakhreddine’s first U.S. publication, but his poetry is known throughout the global Arab community. A native of [...]
Author: Jawdat Fakhreddine
Publisher: BOA Editions Ltd. Rochester NY
Genre: Poetry
From the cover, readers of Ginger Ko’s Inherit are asked to confront scale: a stark landscape inhabited by a daughter, left to “pull [herself] out of it on [...]
Author: Ginger Ko
Publisher: Sidebrow Books
Genre: Poetry
The Crossover
The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander, examines several familial and social struggles including health issues, brotherly feuds and issues of social anxiety. [...]
Author: Kwame Alexander
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Genre: Children's Books
Genre: Poetry
You Nest Here With Me
The educational children’s picture book, You Nest Here With Me is written by Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple and illustrated by Melissa Sweet. The [...]
Author: Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press
Genre: Children's Books