Staff Pick

Franchesca Ramsey was making Youtube videos for over a year when she “quickly” rose to internet fame. Then her video on race then deemed her the “call-out queen” of the internet, and while she was happy to fight against racism and sexism, she soon learned how her life on the internet would bleed into her reality. Her book is part memoir and part tips on being a better ally.

Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538761038
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 22nd, 2018

Staff Pick

Many people know Ms. Lewis from the hit TV show Blackish, but she has contributed much more to TV and film than meets the eye. In her memoir she discusses her struggle with mental illness, sex addiction, and her road to stardom. Fans of Jenifer Lewis will adore this book.

The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062410405
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Amistad - November 14th, 2017

Staff Pick

Heather Harpham writes a heart-breaking and very honest memoir about her unplanned pregnancy, her boyfriend's unwillingness to parent the child and her decision to move to California to raise the child near close family and friends. Mere hours after her daughter Gracie's birth comes a devastating health diagnosis.  Harpham, a writer and drama teacher, shares her real life Jodi Picoult story with all of its complex twists and turns. Your heart rate will go up and down as Harpham recounts her daughter's rare, life threatening illness, her frequent hospitalizations and the brave step Harpham took to try and save her.  In the end though, the title says it all. If you enjoy memoirs, this one will become one of your all time favorites

Happiness: A Memoir: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781250131560
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - August 1st, 2017

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