The Pond Book News #42 – Stunning Black-Authored Books, MG Fantasies, and #PublishingPaidMe

issue 42

Welcome to Issue #42!

The trees are whispering…

Friends, welcomeSprout the sparrow, doing a curtsy with their eyes closed and a smile on their face. Their cape swooshes in the wind with their arm extended in their curtsy. to another exciting week of The Pond Book News! Every Sunday, The Quiet Pond brings you a fresh issue of book news to catch you up on the week’s lineup of diverse book releases, cover reveals, book news, and sometimes more!

This week, we’re bringing you two whole weeks worth of book news, including the releases and announcements we missed from the previous week as we took a break to stand with the ongoing protests against police brutality and racial injustice in America. We have a post up detailing our solidarity with Black Lives Matter including ways that you (yes, you) can contribute—and if you haven’t read it yet, I highly encourage you do. This revolution, these conversations we’re having cannot stop now even as the timeline “goes back to normal”. The fight goes on. Now, onwards to the news!

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