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APOOO is a book club and an online author and reader community dedicated to advancing African American literature. Our mission is to expose readers of all ages to a good book in any genre; to support African American authors, books, literary events and bookclubs; to provide marketing resources, tools and tips to authors; and, to promote literacy within the African American community.


Author of the Week

On the ‘Net with Author Jeannie Eneh »

Jeannie Eneh is a newly published author who really enjoys going outside of her own imagination and being creative. Writing allows her escape to another world and experience the illusions of her characters.

Book of the Week

Derrin’s Hot Pursuit by Tucker Davis »

Derrin’s Hot Pursuit will enhance the personal library of readers and romance enthusiasts because it shows the benefits which occur when lovers face their fears to find love. Derrin’s Hot Pursuit addresses issues which help the reader to connect with the characters.

Guest Columnist

Ebooks Are Here To Stay»

Y’all should have known I’d be back. I couldn’t stay away too long. I really missed you guys. I’ve been reading and writing, and living life. And watching trends. And getting pissed off. You know, the things I do best.

Book Reviews

Did Everything But Think D.E.B.T. by Joseph Lorick»

Debt is something that can be avoided if individuals learn about it early. If parents teach their children finances while in high school it will carry over into their adult life. Joseph Lorick explains all there is to know in Did Everything But Think. This 15-chaptered guidebook will help readers learn how to stay clear […]

APOOO Features

An Unexpected Blessing Virtual Book Tour Featuring Author Unoma Nwankwor»

Unoma Nwankwor is an author of Christian/Inspirational fiction and also the co-owner of KevStel Group, a Christian entertainment company, specializing in movie productions, book publications and hosting events. Apart from writing or running the operations of her company,she loves spending time with her husband and two kids. She currently reside in Atlanta which she’s called home for15 years.

Thinking Out Loud

Strings of Color by Marian Thomas Book Excerpt»

“Dear life, he knew that I wouldn’t have thirty more years of him. But tonight even as I lay here with tears soaking the floor, I would give thirty seconds just to feel his touch again.”