The new year has arrived and there's truly no better way to start the new year (or decade!) than with a brand new book.
"Stories have power, and as a reader, whenever I am able to see myself in a narrative and relate to a character, that has always been so rewarding to me."
With a sprinkle of Christmas magic (and the help of a few of your Christmas movie opinions) this quiz is about to solve your all your bookish problems.
"Don’t be afraid to be who you are, ask questions, be honest, be kind, hang in there."
"It feels like I’ve answered a calling with the writing of The Black Flamingo."
"Magic, longing, Camelot."
"Celine is the most like me of any character I’ve ever written, and it was cathartic and frightening to write a character like that."
"I started asking myself what it means to be a strong black woman."
"Write honestly. Openly. With heart and kindness and hope. There are readers who need to hear what you have to say."
"I made it my goal to reclaim a genre that has erased so many of us from our own history."
"Social media’s such an insidious, elegant scam."