L.L. McKinney Talks A Blade So Black Series And Black Fantasy

L.L. McKinney Talks A Blade So Black Series And Black Fantasy

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I had the privilege of speaking with acclaimed Black author L.L. McKinney about her work and what it means to create inclusive, real and tangible characters to help give more of a voice in the fantasy genre to Black writers and writers of color. We talked about her series A Blade So Black, her writing journey and career so far and she gave me just a little a bit of info on the third book in the series, A Crown So Cursed, coming out in 2021. Today, is Nov, 26, the original publishing date of the classic novel, Alice’s Adventures in …

Top Picks: YA Novels For All Ages

Top Picks: YA Novels For All Ages

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Each week, Bookstr gives you a look at some of the best novels in a particular genre for your continued reading list. Today, we’ll be recommending five YA novels that go from historical fiction to highly personal drama to an Alice in Wonderland-esqe novel to high fantasy.     5-The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett   Image Via Goodreads   Jenn Bennett is an award-winning author of young adult books, including Alex, Approximately, Starry Eyes, and Serious Moonlight. What’s she got next for us? Well, her September 10th release is certainly something.   Image Via Amazon   In 1937, seventeen-year-old …