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“Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick” by Zora Neale Hurston, edited with an introduction by Genevieve West, foreword by Tayari Jones

Everybody has that place. You know, that place where everyone knows you, they know what you want, and they get it for you before your coat’s half off. It’s where you can catch up on gossip and good news, where ...

Actor and Comedian Doug E. Doug Releases First Novel Inspired by the Unique Experiences of the Hip-Hop Generation, The Fall of 1987

Based on his viewpoint that the historic contributions of the Hip-Hop generation has largely been ignored by popular culture, actor and Comedian Doug E. Doug has released his first novel titled, “The Fall of 1987,” which tells dramatic story of ...

“Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America” by Candacy Taylor

Your tickets have been purchased. Reservations were made in your name and all that’s left is packing. Yep, you’re heading out for the weekend, a week, a month, gone on the trip of a lifetime and as you’ll see in ...

“The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter’s Journey to Reconciliation” by Peggy Wallace Kennedy with Justice H. Mark Kennedy

The path your parents first set you on is not the path you ended up taking. Somewhere along the way, you veered to the left or stepped to the right. You found your own groove, made your own decisions and ...

Woman Who Finds Out She Was White At Age 70 Is Gearing Up To Release A Short Film About Her Journey

Woman who found out at the age of 70 she was white is prepping to release a heartfelt documentary shining light on transracial and biracial adoption.

“Right Beside You” by Mary Monroe

You’re going to just be quiet now. You have things to say, but you’re not going to say them. Nope, not opening your mouth. Not a peep. Not a word. It’s not your time to talk, and even if it ...

Find your purpose in life as you grow from grieving to healing

Published author Alicia Thompson-White marks her return to the literary limelight with the release of book that offers readers a vivid illustration of navigating through the seasons in life.

New spiritual guidebook provides readers with a way to survive end times by using a military survival plan

Readers will get a glimpse into the Christian mind of a battle-tested survivalist in the new book “Millennial Ranger: Spiritual Survival while Surviving” (published by WestBow Press) by Christopher L. Watkins.

What happens when fiction turns to reality and threatens to control your life?

A girl’s written fiction becomes reality and turns her life upside down. Trapped in an escalating mess of her own making, will she ever see a way out? Debuting author Rainie York invites readers to find the answer as they ...

Adventures in rhythm, rhyme and repetition ensue in ‘Austrian Went Yodeling’

Debuting author Grace Madrid brings to life a favorite preschool fingerplay song in her children’s book titled “Austrian Went Yodeling” (published by Xlibris). Featuring the artistic talent of her grandson Vincent Madrid, this illustrated book invites young readers to a ...

Book tells the journey of the Bews family from Scotland to America in the late 1890s

When they were young, Mary Kathleen Preston and her sister listen to stories of their mother Ella. They preferred these stories to fairy tales at bedtime. These stories make her remember a generation of pioneers who gave up so much ...

“How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir” by Saeed Jones

You can’t pretend forever. Eventually, the ruse gets tired, holding up pretenses becomes a burden, and keeping the game going is harder than telling the truth. You eventually have to break it down and let people know what you’re about. ...

“Sulwe” by Lupita Nyong’o, illustrated by Vashti Harrison

Other kids can be so mean. In your classroom, they call you names and whisper bad things. On the playground, they tease you, and it hurts your feelings. You wish you had more friends, and that things were different. But ...

Houston Attorney Clayton Rawlings Covers Personal Injury Lawsuits and Mediation in New Books

Texas author and attorney Clayton Rawlings, a partner at Hampton & Rawlings, pens two books on personal injury pertaining to lawsuits and mediation.

“What God is Honored Here?” edited by Shannon Gibney and Kao Kalia Yang

You’re doing okay. Shaky, most days, and you can’t stop crying but you’re doing okay. Thanks for asking, although nobody ever really wants to know. They look away, up or down or anywhere but at the truth: you’ve lost a ...

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