This morning, Jenna Bush Hager announced her Read with Jenna book club pick for April. The book is “Memphis” by Tara M. Stringfellow. It is a story about a legacy handed down through three generations of Black women in a Southern family. This debut novel is told over 70 years from the shifting perspectives of Hazel, her daughters’, Miriam and August, and Miriam’s daughter, Joan. The book jumps back and forth through time as it slowly unveils the legacy each generation passes down to the next.
“While the women endure deep loss, racism and abuse, they also find healing in friendship, community and forgiveness,” said Jenna.