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University of Houston Hosts Hidden Figures Author

Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the New York Times bestseller Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race, will engage the university community in a discussion of her work ...

NBC’s Last Comic Standing Star and Bestselling Author Turns Adversity Into Hilarity

For many comedians, the irony of their craft is that they turn painful real-life situations into hilarious anecdotes on stage. Patricia “Ms. Pat” Williams is certainly amongst those ranks. Her life story is so gripping that it led Harper Collins, ...

The Oath: As One Man Kills His Demons By Saving Lives, The Other Embraces His By Taking Them

The lives of two men, once brothers-in-arms who survived years of brutal torture as POWs, took vastly different paths after they returned home. One, now a SFPD homicide inspector, wants nothing more than to keep his demons from those years ...

Pandora Walker Shares Storybook View of Math Principles

Pandora Walker returns to the literary limelight with the release of “Queen Bee Mathematical and the Number Garden” (published by AuthorHouse in September of 2016), a juvenile book teaching the basics of algebra in an entertaining way. The book inspires ...

Actor Greg Alan WIlliams and Entertainment Manager Matthew Knowles Headline National Black Book Festival's 10th Anniversary

Double Emmy Award-winning actor and author, GregAlan Williams, is confirmed as a featured author at the 2017 National Black Book Festival, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Williams is most recently known for his portrayal as the villainous, Robert ...

“Who are Venus and Serena Williams” by James Buckley Jr.

“You kids quiet down!” If you’re feeling wild, you’ve no doubt heard that, or PIPE DOWN, or KNOCK IT OFF, or something similar, for sure. You’re a kid, kids make noise, and in the new book “Who are Venus and ...

Miss America 2018 is...

There she is... a history-making Miss America! For the first time ever in the pageant, a contestant from North Dakota won the crown.

“Soul Survivor: A Biography of Al Green” by Jimmy McDonough

Difficult. We all know someone like that, who could charitably be called a challenge. Someone who swims against the current, who rubs people the wrong way, who makes you growly. In the new book “Soul Survivor: A Biography of Al ...

“Truth Doesn’t Have a Side” by Dr. Bennet Omalu (with Mark Tabb)

Everyone you meet has an effect on your life. Somehow, in some way, others change you: a stranger’s smile lifts your mood. Kindness makes you happy. An injustice spurs you to action, making you someone else’s change. Clearly, as in ...

“The Diplomat’s Daughter” by Karin Tanabe

He almost got your nose. Or your cheek. Awkward, for sure, but on the second try, it finally happened. Then again. And again, each one sweeter than the last. As long as you live, you’ll never forget your very first ...

8-Year Old Entrepreneur Writes Best Selling Book -- About Her "Annoying Little Brother"

Most 8-years old are in the third grade, and many of them are still struggling to read and write. But 8-year old Nia Mya Reese from Birmingham, Alabama has already written a best-selling book!

“The Long Haul” by Finn Murphy

From here to there. That’s where you need to move your stuff: from Point A to Point B. Take it out of one place and put it in another, possibly many miles away. And it’s not like you can wiggle ...

4 Tips For Overcoming Life’s Most Traumatic Experiences

Wouldn’t it be great if our most difficult days came with Hollywood-happy endings? In the movies, when faced with the worst possible situations, our heroes rise to the occasion and find strength they never knew they had. But those who ...

“Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World” by Mitch Prinstein

None of the other kids like you. They don’t include you in anything; in fact, they often just plain ignore you, and some even pick on you. You don’t understand why this is, but there isn’t much you can do: ...

Book Hopes to Shed Light to Readers About Kingdom of God

Author Ty Allen Ed. D’s book, “The Kingdom of God in the 21st Century” (published by Xlibris), is an outgrowth of his thesis discussion on the “Son of Man.” He began to be intrigued by this discussion while attending Pepperdine ...