A Meet & Greet Featuring Tiffany Jackson

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MahoganyBooks is extremely excited to announce that award-winning author and Howard University alumnae, Tiffany Jackson, will be in-store for a Meet & Greet book signing on July 5th from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM for her new book, Let Me Hear A Rhyme. Jackson's new book tells the story of three Brooklyn teens who plot to turn their murdered friend into a major rap star by pretending he's still alive." "Suspenseful without being emotionally manipulative, compelling without resorting to shock value, this is a tightly spun debut that wrestles with many intense ideas and ends with a knife twist that will send readers racing back to the beginning again." 

Join us at MahoganyBooks on July 5, 2019 from 5 PM - 6 PM as we welcome Tiffany Jackson back to DC for a Meet & Greet book signing.

The Book

In this striking new novel by the critically acclaimed author of Allegedly and Monday's Not Coming, Tiffany D. Jackson tells the story of three Brooklyn teens who plot to turn their murdered friend into a major rap star by pretending he's still alive. 

Brooklyn, 1998. Biggie Smalls was right: Things done changed. But that doesn't mean that Quadir and Jarrell are cool letting their best friend Steph's music lie forgotten under his bed after he's murdered--not when his rhymes could turn any Bedstuy corner into a party. 

With the help of Steph's younger sister Jasmine, they come up with a plan to promote Steph's music under a new rap name: the Architect. Soon, everyone wants a piece of him. When his demo catches the attention of a hotheaded music label rep, the trio must prove Steph's talent from beyond the grave.

As the pressure of keeping their secret grows, Quadir, Jarrell, and Jasmine are forced to confront the truth about what happened to Steph. Only, each has something to hide. And with everything riding on Steph's fame, they need to decide what they stand for or lose all that they've worked so hard to hold on to--including each other.


Tiffany Jackson
Tiffany Jackson
TV Professional | Novelist
Tiffany D. Jackson is the critically acclaimed author of YA novels including the NAACP Image Award-nominated ALLEGEDLY and MONDAY’S NOT COMING, a Walter Dean Myers Honored Book and Coretta Scott King New Talent Award winner. She received her bachelor of arts in film from Howard University, her master of arts in media studies from the New School, and has over a decade in TV/Film experience. The Brooklyn native is a lover of naps, cookie dough, and beaches, currently residing in the borough she loves, most likely multitasking. Her forthcoming novel, LET ME HEAR A RHYME (HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books) released on May 21st, 2019.


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