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EPISODE SIXTY-THREE: My Book, Yo Book. Everybody Book
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This week Jeanette and Tahmeka are discussing the world of indie publishing and highlighting some folks for y’all to check out. Articles Discussed in News: Books for Girls, About Girls https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/mar/17/childrens-books-for-girls-publishers-writers-gender-imbalance Big Little LIes http://www.avclub.com/article/murder-only-one-big-little-lies-many-mysteries-252304 Kerry Washington, Warner Bros. to Adapt 'The Mothers': http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/warner-bros-kerry-washington-adapt-mothers-984828?utm_source=twitter&utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referral Chimamanda and the Trans Community http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-adichie-transgender-20170313-story.html Her New Book: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/15/books/chimamanda-ngozi-adiche-dear-ijeawele.html Books N Bros’ 11-year-old founder wants to help boys love reading at an age when they often don’t: http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/books-n-bros-11-year-old-founder-wants-help-boys-love-reading-age-when-they-often-don-t#stream/0 Authors Highlighted: Constance Burris: https://www.amazon.com/Constance-Burris/e/B00P42MYIU Renaldo Christopher: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_ebooks_1?ie=UTF8&text=Renaldo+Christopher&search-alias=digital-text&field-author=Renaldo+Christopher&sort=relevancerank DL White: https://www.amazon.com/DL-White/e/B00RM4Q3J4 Alexandra Warren: https://www.amazon.com/Alexandra-Warren/e/B00U6XWUYA Love Belvin: https://www.amazon.com/Love-Belvin/e/B00CZDLZO0 Té Russ: https://www.amazon.com/T%C3%A9-Russ/e/B008HSBE34 Danielle Allen: https://www.amazon.com/Danielle-Allen/e/B00JT0JUZS Indie Love in the A Event Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/indie-love-in-the-atl-2017-tickets-28541142325