An apocalyptic satire and an exploration of black women’s relationships to their hair are today’s #bookbirthday celebrants!
FKA USA by Reed King
“Readers who like their apocalyptic fiction with a hearty serving of weird will want to jump on board for this wild ride.”–Booklist, starred review
HOT COMB by Ebony Flowers
“Flowers’s vibrant and immersive coming-of-age tales are set in a world that may often be cruel, but is never without communion (and some funny moments)—even if she’s got to endure a few chemical burns along the way.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review