National Book Award Winner, Jesmyn Ward takes readers on a journey through Mississippi with her latest novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing. On the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, Jojo and his toddler sister live with their grandparents. With occasional visits from Leonie, their drug-addicted mother, Ward illustrates the mania of motherhood and death, as Leonie has frequent visions of her dead brother. In the midst of Mam and Pop dealing with Mam's cancer, Leonie gathers the kids and her friend on a journey across the state to meet the kid's father, who has just been released from the Mississippi State Penitentiary. No one knows the risks, dangers, and promise waiting for Jojo and his family as they cross they make that life-changing journey.
Calling My Name by Liara Tamani ($9.99)
Set to release on October 24th, Calling My Name is a coming-of-age story of Taja Brown, a young African-American girl, from Houston, Texas. Redefining what it means to be your self, Tamani captures Taja's transition from middle school to high school and the web of expectations that family and society place upon young girls. This book is full of purpose and soul as the reader journeys will Taja to a place of security in herself and her voice.
A Burst of Light: And Other Essay's by Audre Lorde (9.99)
Poet, Activist, and Purveyor of Intersectionality, Audre Lorde is known for her opinions on race, gender, identity, sexuality, and mortality. This book of essay's captures the mind that is Audre Lorde's while she deals with her on sexuality, faith, and disease.
Own Your Glow: A Soulful Guide to Luminous Living and Crowing the Queen Within by Latham Thomas (9.99)
Latham Thomas, better known as Glow Maven, is a wellness and spiritual guru. She is the founder of the popular blog, MamaGlow.com, where she discusses all things inspiration, wellness, and motherhood. Own Your Glow is a book filled with inspiration for manifesting the life of your dreams and finding unbridled happiness. Thomas offers her unique approach to illuminating your glow through self-love practices, meditations, and lifestyle tips.