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“Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut” by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Gordon C. James

“Lookin’ great, man!” Those three words can make you feel ten feet tall. You want to strut when someone says you’re fly because it’s true. You are, and in “Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut” by Derrick Barnes, illustrated ...

102-Year-Old Runner Ida Keeling Offers Advice on How to Keep Going in Memoir “Can’t Nothing Bring Me Down”

Ida Keeling’s life story is rife with motivation. The 102-year-old began working at age 12 to help provide for her immigrant family, lived through the Great Depression and the Civil Mights Movement, raised four children as a single mother, and ...

“Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a Tuskegee Airman” by Harold H. Brown with Marsha S. Bordner

In things of great importance, you stand on the shoulders of giants. Those who came before you gave you a boost to get you where you are. They cleared your path and knocked aside obstacles. You stand on the shoulders ...

Media Personality Indy Smith Releases Controversial Relationship Guide About Cheating, Intimacy Issues, and Communication

Indy Smith, the author of the motivating Why Ask… series, is dedicated to helping, & devoted to keeping it honest & real. In her new book, Why Ask… Because In Love Sh** Happens!: Just About Every Question to Ask Your ...

New Book, Inspired By the Author’s 13-Year Old Granddaughter, Challenges One Million Black Men and Fathers to Make Sure Their Children “Know Our Story”

This individual activity provides fathers and black men opportunity to be involved in setting the foundation for their children’s future. “Know Our Story” has power to guarantee children increase their knowledge of the essentials of success.

HPLQ Reading Series Presents: A Talk & Tasting Featuring Bestselling Author Chitra Divakaruni

Houston Public Library Quarterly (HPLQ) Reading Series will be featuring a A Talk and Tasting with bestselling author Chitra Divakaruni. Divakaruni will be discussing her most recent novel Before We Visit the Goddess. There will be light bites and book ...

“Unforgivable Love” by Sophfronia Scott

You know how to use a hammer. It’s not that hard: just grab the end and swing. Easy enough; in fact, there are probably lots of tools you know how to use, although, as in the new novel “Unforgivable Love” ...

“Rossen to the Rescue” by Jeff Rossen

You know your rights. You’re well aware of what you can and can’t do legally because you’ve armed yourself with knowledge. You have rights and, in the new book “Rossen to the Rescue” by Jeff Rossen, one of them is ...

Is Your Modern Lifestyle Depleting Your Vital Force? Five Ways to Restore Your Mitochondria and Safeguard Your Health

What do busy lifestyles, environmental toxins, bad habits, and stress have in common? They're all wreaking havoc on your body and depleting your Vital Force. But integrative cardiologist Stephen Sinatra, MD, FACC, and spiritual counselor Tommy Rosa say you can ...

“Kid Authors” by David Stabler, illustrated by Doogie Horner

“Write that down.” Your teacher says that all the time in class. Your parents might say it, as a reminder because sometimes, writing things down can be important. And as you’ll see in the new book, “Kid Authors” by David ...

“Slugfest: Inside the Epic 50-Year Battle Between Marvel and DC” by Reed Tucker

A superhero. Sure, a superhero! Someone who can leap tall problems in a single bound. An invincible mutant who can handle customers, recall conversations in great detail, dispense product in minutes, and stop time in the break room. Yep, for ...

LaTanya Michell Brooks Pushes for STEM Education

As a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teacher, LaTanya Michell Brooks encourages participation in STEM subjects to all students at her school. Brooks always wanted to write children’s books, and with her involvement in STEM, she wrote “Marisol: A ...

The God-Shaped Brain — A Positive View Of God Can Lead To A Healthier Life

Religious beliefs can affect more than spiritual health. In fact, different views about God can actually lead to mental and physical changes. And when God concepts are distorted in some way, the changes can be profoundly negative.

New Historical Fiction Adventure Book For Black Children is Now Available to Download For Free

In anticipation of the fourth book from the Demarcus Jones series, CJK Publishing is offering their first audio book, Demarcus Jones and the Solar Calendar, to the public for free.

“Lightning Men” by Thomas Mullen

It struck in a second. If you’d have blinked, you would have missed the flash but you’d’ve known it was there by the rumble that followed. There’s nothing like the power and beauty of a summer thunderstorm to put respect ...

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