Book Tour Canceled Due to Criticism

Book Tour Canceled Due to Criticism

American Dirt, a novel that Oprah immediately claimed as part of her book club, is now causing an uproar. The author, Jeanine Cummins, is facing criticism for her stereotypical depictions of Mexicans. So, for Cummins’ safety, her publisher had to cancel the reminder of her book tour. Image via Amazon   The novel is about a Mexican woman and her son, and how they flee to the U.S Boarder. Before the controversy the book was widely praised, even before its January 21 release. Then Mexican American writers began to criticize Cummins, who is of Irish and Puerto Rican descent, for …

Reese Witherspoon Is Going on a Book Tour!

Reese Witherspoon Is Going on a Book Tour!

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Reese Witherspoon is doing a lot these days. We know she is a sensational actress, an insightful entrepreneur, and heads a book club filled with such charming reads. On September 18th of this year, her debut book entitled Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits will be released.   Image Via Amazon   Synopsis:   Reese Witherspoon’s grandmother Dorothea always said that a combination of beauty and strength made southern women “whiskey in a teacup.” We may be delicate and ornamental on the outside, she said, but inside we’re …