“The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir” by D. Watkins

Everything has a price. You say you’ll never sell your granddad’s watch, your dream car, or that collectible you coveted because it’s priceless – until it’s not, because everything is for sale. But in “The Cook-Up” by D. Watkins, it ...

“The Weekend Effect” by Katrina Onstad

Zzzzzzzzzip. That was the sound of your last weekend as it passed by, but it probably doesn’t matter anyhow: it was packed with work, To-Dos and obligations, kid’s sports, and more work. Sometimes, you wonder why you even bother. You ...

“Super Freak: The Life of Rick James” by Peter Benjaminson

Your feet sometimes have a mind of their own. You see your favorite foods, and they carry you toward lunch before you even realize you’re hungry. When you’re faced with danger, they take you in the right direction, away and ...

Kiana Dancie Talks Comedy, Life And Her New Book

Kiana Dancie returns to Houston, just as opinionated and funny as ever.

Bill Clinton and James Patterson Are Writing a Novel

How's this for a thriller: Bill Clinton is teaming up with one of the most successful authors in the world to write a novel.

“Broke Millennial” by Erin Lowry

And that’s never a good thing in relationships, recreation, or in finances; especially in finances. When your wallet is empty, so are both calendar and stomach, but what can you do when even the word “money” scares you? With the ...

Nobel Laureates Toni Morrison and Sir Arthur Lewis to Have Buildings Named for Them at Princeton University

The board of trustees of Princeton University in New Jersey has announced that Toni Morrison, the Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities, Emerita at the university, will have a building on the Princeton campus named in her honor. West ...

“Superfandom: How Our Obsessions Are Changing What We Buy and Who We"

Collect them all. Those three words put a smile on every marketer’s face and fear in every parent’s heart. “Collect them all,” as you may remember, was kid-code for “bug your parents until they buy stuff,” making you the envy ...

Books n Bros: African-American Boy Starts Book Club for Kids Like Him

Sidney Keys III has always loved to read. But at his school library, the 11-year-old noticed a void of books about kids like himself.

Gabrielle Union’s New Book Is About ‘The Good, The Bad, And The WTF’

The Being Mary Jane star recently shared with PEOPLE the cover to her upcoming book perfectly titled: We’re Going To Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True (Dey Street Books).

“Finding Gideon” by Eric Jerome Dickey

It wasn’t where you put it down.

“Early Sunday Morning” by Denene Millner

Each Sunday, your family has a routine they follow. Everyone gets up early to the smells of a good breakfast that Mama makes; she serves all your favorites before you go to church to raise your voice and praise God. ...

‘Dating in the Age of Narcissism: A Single Woman’s Survival Guide’ Review

Have you ever heard a parent say, “Do as I say and not as I do?” I’m sort of like that as a writer. I am constantly telling people to leave reviews on my books or articles but I can’t ...

Best-selling Author and Motivational Speaker Dr. Adair on ’21 Ways to Get Over It’

A multiple best-selling author, publisher, speaker, and “Empowerologist,” affectionately known as “Dr. Adair,” is a leading authority on motivating, inspiring, and empowering individuals to move toward positive change, become resilient, and to bounce back after hitting rock bottom. Dr. Adair ...

9-Year-Old Houston Author Has Best-Selling Book

The book "Sydney Sunshine and the Not-So-Magic-Mirror" came out about two months ago.