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Historic Caribbean Novel ‘Girlcott’ Released As An Audiobook

Florenz Webbe Maxwell’s critically acclaimed debut novel, Girlcott, is set to captivate audiences once again with the release of its highly anticipated audiobook edition. Girlcott, takes readers on a poignant journey through the racial tensions of 1959 Bermuda, exploring themes of resistance, hope, and the struggle for change. The...

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Author Florenz Webbe Maxwell and the cover of her award wining Caribbean novel, Girlcott

Girlcott Selected for One Island, One Book Initiative in Bermuda

The Caribbean historical fiction novel, Girlcott, is becoming a force to reckon with. The award-winning novel by Caribbean author Florenz Webb Maxwell continues to break new ground years after its release. Its latest achievement? Girlcott is the inaugural book for the Berkeley Institute’s “One Island, One Book” initiative. Bermuda’s Berkeley...

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Girlcott by Florenz Webbe Maxwell

More Praise for Girlcott! – Novel Gets the Oprah Nod!

Florenz Webbe Maxwell’s startling award-winning debut novel, Girlcott, continues to reap praise years after its release. Its latest coup is making it to the list of must-read Caribbean books on Oprah Mag, a sign of both the strength of the story as well as its continued significance to...

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A Million Aunties Released in Caribbean and North America

A Million Aunties (Blouse & Skirt Books), the forthcoming novel by award-winning author Alecia McKenzie, is about to get a dual release in the Caribbean and North America. The international publishing of A Million Aunties comes via a strategic alliance godfathered by Kwame Dawes and has the long-term aim...

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Brooklyn Book Fest Here We come!

Three of our authors, A-dZiko Simba Gegele (All Over Again), Tamika Gibson (Dreams Beyond the Shore) and Florenz Webbe Maxwell (Girlcott), are packing up and heading for the Brooklyn Book Festival 2017 where they will be bringing the literary heat! Blue Banyan Books, via ReadJamaica, is collaborating with The...

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