Get ready for a new book from Gabrielle Union! You Got Anything Stronger? is her follow-up to We’re Going To Need More Wine.  The book is currently available for pre-order and the actress is going on a book tour that brings her to the Carolinas! She writes: “Remember when we hit it off so well that we […]

If you’ve read President Obama’s previous book or listened to anything that Michelle Obama said about looking forward to private life, this isn’t going to be a shock for you. In a recent interview with Gayle King to discuss his new book A Promised Land, Obama made it clear that he wouldn’t be taking an active role […]

Teens in rising grades 6-10 are invited to submit a creepy story in the Wake Libraries’ Spooky Story Contest! Deadline is Oct. 24, and winners will be announced on Oct. 30!   Teens in grades 6-10 are invited to submit a spooky story inspired by a haunted image. Stories should be 2,000 words or less […]

Whitney Houston’s best friend, Robyn Crawford, has a new book where she reveals that she and the singer had a physical relationship. In Crawford’s book, A Song For You: My Life with Whitney Houston, the 58-year-old admits that she and the singing sensation had a physical relationship before Whitney’s career became huge. Crawford said that […]

More than 200,000 books will be up for grabs at Wake County Public Libraries’ annual Book Sale May 2-5 in the Expo Center at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. The Expo Center is near the Blue Ridge Rd. entrance and there is ample free parking throughout the fairgrounds. This popular event gives visitors the opportunity to pick […]

Michelle Obama is giving us very personal insight into her personal life in her new book, Becoming. The former first lady opens up about her miscarriage and the IVF treatments that resulted in the birth of her two daughters iwth Barack Obama. Don’t miss “Becoming Michelle: A First Lady’s Journey with Robin Roberts,” on Sunday, […]

Creating a narrative for a young black queer children wasn’t hard for freelance writer turned author Myles Johnson. Pulling from his own life experiences, the…

A little music history: Back when records were still the primary way people heard music, you needed people who could go to the radio station…

How often have you heard it said that black Americans don’t support each other economically? It’s a common refrain in conversations around sociopolitical uplift for…

Find great bargains on gently used books at the Friends of the Durham Library Fall Book Sale, October 4-6 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Durham 27701. Thousands of books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs are categorized for easy shopping in the library’s auditorium and garage, and under tents set up for the event. […]

The First Annual Peak City Book Festival will take place on November 9th, 2013 from 11 am to 5 pm at The Halle Cultural Arts Center in Apex, North Carolina.  The festival, sponsored by Peak City Publishing, LLC and The Halle Cultural Arts Center is the first book festival in the Triangle in four years. […]

Wake County Public Libraries will launch a new series of librarian-led book discussions in September. The discussion groups are open to the general public and feature a menu of options in each location. Choices, as selected by the librarians, might include Genres (Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Inspirational or African American), Non Fiction on […]