December 16th, 2017
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December brings fabulous reads!

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Ex-NFL star + snarky single mom = a touchdown of a holiday romance


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The vampires are coming... and this time, the lights won't stop them.


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The owner of a delightful Southern café tastes the sharp sting of suspicion in this delectable comfort food mystery...


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This holiday season, love is on the menu.


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A Spartan heart can conquer anything, even myths, magic, and monsters.


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There’s nothing like a firefighting cowboy to keep you toasty warm this Christmas...



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Also by Nikki Giovanni:

A Good Cry, November 2017
Hardcover
Chasing Utopia, November 2013
Hardcover
Hip Hop Speaks to Children with CD, October 2008
Hardcover
Lincoln and Douglass, October 2008
Hardcover
Rosa, October 2005
Hardcover

A Good Cry
Nikki Giovanni

William Morrow
November 2017
On Sale: October 24, 2017
128 pages
ISBN: 0062399454
EAN: 9780062399458
Kindle: B01NAYJQNP
Hardcover / e-Book
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Non-Fiction Memoir

One of America’s most celebrated poets looks inward in this powerful collection, a rumination on her life and the people who have shaped her.

The poetry of Nikki Giovanni has spurred movements, turned hearts and informed generations. She’s been hailed as a firebrand, a radical, a healer, and a sage; a wise and courageous voice who has spoken out on the sensitive issues, including race and gender, that touch our national consciousness.

As energetic and relevant as ever, Nikki now offers us an intimate, affecting, and illuminating look at her personal history and the mysteries of her own heart. In A Good Cry, she takes us into her confidence, describing the joy and peril of aging and recalling the violence that permeated her parents’ marriage and her early life. She pays homage to the people who have given her life meaning and joy: her grandparents, who took her in and saved her life; the poets and thinkers who have influenced her; and the students who have surrounded her. Nikki also celebrates her good friend, Maya Angelou, and the many years of friendship, poetry, and kitchen-table laughter they shared before Angelou’s death in 2014.

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