Sapphire’s "Push" Sequel Gets a Release Date

Could another film adaptation be on the way?

Posted: 03/12/2011 05:49 PM EST

Since the release of the critically hailed film Precious, there’s been a buzz around the much-anticipated sequel to Push, the novel Precious was based on.

Last fall author Sapphire sold her novel Kid, a sequel to Push, to Penguin Press, and it was expected to come out this summer. The story focuses on Claireece “Precious” Jones’ son, Abdul Jones, “as he approaches manhood—alone, brutalized and with the soul of an artist,” said the press release.

Well, if you’ve been waiting for more info on the novel, the book cover was recently revealed, and the book’s official publishing date is July 5.

Will you add this to your reading list?

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