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Patience is the Mother of a Beautiful Child: Incoming Middle Grade & Young Adult Books Written by Black Authors for 2015

Showcasing and appreciating HIGH quality middle and young-adult literary novels from authors of African descent. Please DO NOT add hoodlit, self-published books, memoirs, or other non-fiction genres.

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message 1: by Rainbowheart (new)

Rainbowheart Just FYI, Disgruntled by Asali Solomon appears to be adult literary fiction, not YA or MG.


message 2: by Rebecca (new)

Rebecca Ann The term "high quality" seems subjective and somewhat offensive to the other genres you mentioned. You might consider just saying literary fiction excluding...

You may also want to fix 'Also, please do not use my list to promote someone your working for or yourself." which should read "Also, please do not use my list to promote someone you're working for or yourself."

Otherwise, great list! I'm excited to read many of these titles and recommend them. This is a resource that I will definitely use a lot in my library!


message 3: by Addy (new)

Addy Rebecca wrote: "The term "high quality" seems subjective and somewhat offensive to the other genres you mentioned. You might consider just saying literary fiction excluding"

I respect your opinion, but I'm fine with the wording. And I've updated the typo in the description. Thanks!


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