The Stars and Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus
Friends NYC x Brooklyn Bookworm Book Club next IG LIVE date December 15, 2020! The author will joining us!!
The fourth Friends Book Club pick, young adult novel - The Stars and Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus, was chosen by Alexis Patterson, aka @thebrooklynbookworm. Alexis works for Penguin Random House and also runs her own book club.
Mabel and Audre are two young black girls from very different places and background - Minneapolis and Port of Spain, Trinidad respectively. Follow the story of Mabel & Audre as they try to find love and happiness in their worlds together.
"Like Toni Morrison, who redrew the narrative of black experience with novels set in Midwestern small towns, Petrus is redrawing a map, creating an Eden where Caribbean, black and LGBT culture can find beauty and lushness, spirituality, history and sustenance."—Minneapolis Star Tribune
Size: 5.44 inches x 0.8 inches x 8.25 inches