VIRTUAL - Not YA Mama's Book Club with Saraciea J. Fennell

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 7:00pm
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We’ll be meeting via Zoom. Click here to register.

Children’s and Teen’s specialist Laura G. leads a freestyle discussion on Young Adult books. This book club is strictly meant as a community for YA fans age 18 and older. No need to worry if you haven’t read this month’s book, come and enjoy the discussion!

This month we’ll be joined by author Saraciea J. Fennell.


This month we’ll be reading…

Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora Cover Image
By Saraciea J. Fennell (Editor)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250763426
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - November 2nd, 2021

A Most Anticipated Book (Refinery29, HipLatinaPublishers WeeklyLatino Book Review, ElleAl Día, and more)!

Edited by The Bronx Is Reading founder Saraciea J. Fennell and featuring an all-star cast of Latinx contributors, Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed is a ground-breaking anthology that will spark dialogue and inspire hope.

In Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed, bestselling and award-winning authors as well as up-and-coming voices interrogate the different myths and stereotypes about the Latinx diaspora. These fifteen original pieces delve into everything from ghost stories and superheroes, to memories in the kitchen and travels around the world, to addiction and grief, to identity and anti-Blackness, to finding love and speaking your truth. Full of both sorrow and joy, Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed is an essential celebration of this rich and diverse community.

The bestselling and award-winning contributors include Elizabeth Acevedo, Cristina Arreola, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Naima Coster, Natasha Diaz, Saraciea J. Fennell, Kahlil Haywood, Zakiya Jamal, Janel Martinez, Jasminne Mendez, Meg Medina, Mark Oshiro, Julian Randall, Lilliam Rivera, and Ibi Zoboi.

ABOUT SARACIEA J. FENNELL

Saraciea J. Fennell is a Black Honduran writer and the founder of The Bronx is Reading. She is also a book publicist who has worked with many award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors. Fennell sits on the board for Latinx in Publishing as well as on the Advisory Board of People of Color in Publishing. She lives in the Bronx with her family and dog, Oreo.