The Refined Being
The Refined Being

Stars shine bursting with heat and light just like before diamonds are formed, they must be refined by fire!

In “The Refined Being,” author Star K. Edwards wears her heart on her pen as she passionately recounts her journey through obstacles and adversity to be refined into the person she is today. Achieving wholeness has not come easy for Star, who suffered through a series of life altering events and unawareness of the healing she needed which led her to fall for toxic situations before embracing the deep wounds which would later become her battle cry.

Momentarily carrying out a posture of triumph and accomplishment as well, Star was forced to battle back through the fire, being refined in her mind, body and spirit. Her resilience recaptured the urgency she once had to overcome even more so, in order to demolish the cycle of unintentionally inflicted causes to defeat and to prevail for her children and for generations to come.

Diamonds don’t shine until they’ve been through the fire. Dive into the pages of “The Refined Being” and be inspired by Star as she walks you through encouraging your own story of refinement while unveiling her incredible story, demonstrating how to emerge from the storm shining like God’s diamond.

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You Can Come Out Now, Vol. 2
You Can Come Out Now, Vol. 2

Have you ever been plagued by the sensation that romance stories are geared toward a certain audience, leaving stranded groups of marginalized individuals such as lesbian women of color? Essentially and ultimately, love knows no race or discrimination, meaning that all beings from all walks of life deserve a seat at the table of love. This is the driving force behind S.R. Cooper’s passion for writing erotic lesbian romance stories.

Cooper’s phenomenal storytelling masters the depth of human intimacy and the universally craved sweetness of emotion that is love. She takes human connection to another level, captivating readers from all backgrounds, ethnicities, and genders.

Allow Cooper to steadily, page after page, carry you breathlessly throughout her collection of stories in You Can Come Out Now, Vol. 2, and join us in our pursuit to stand out. A female poet once said: The universe is made of stories, not atoms. And it is through stories that we change the narrative of romance bit by bit.

We don’t want to be Part of the Story; we want to be the Entire Story™.

 

We don’t want to be Part of the Story; we want to be the Entire Story™.

 

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Marquis Goes To The Supreme Court
Marquis Goes To The Supreme Court

“Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on.”

 ~ Justice Thurgood Marshall

 

The day that Mr. Stewart’s students have been eagerly waiting for has finally arrived––a field trip to the Supreme Court! During the tour, Marquis and his classmates are encouraged to ask questions, highlighting the importance of curiosity in the learning process.

How many justices are seated in the Supreme Court? What is the difference between the chief justice and the associate justices? Why do justices wear black robes? These are just a few of the questions that are answered. The students also learn the role the President of the United States plays in the Supreme Court and how justices are elected to serve.

Marquis Goes to the Supreme Court is the perfect literary companion for inquisitive children who want to learn about the Supreme Court’s history and have questions regarding its setup.

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An ALTered Me
An ALTered Me

It’s easy to petition God for those promises we know we’ve already been predestined to receive, but what happens when our best laid plans and desires collides with God’s will for our lives?

In An Altered Yes, Kiawana discovers the consequences of shirking God’s plans in favor of doing things our own way to get what we want. Finding it difficult to accept or agree with God’s path to her destiny, Kiawana takes a series of shortcuts to reach her destination, opening herself up to unimaginable pain and suffering in the process. Not only do the messy trials she endures test her faith, Kiawana’s stretched beyond saving herself.

Will tribulation help Kiawana realize she can’t rely on her own strength and power but that of the Lord, or will she give up before she learns the most important lessons of all? The beginning may be marred by adversity, but it never has to be the end!

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Harlem Son
Harlem Son

The true Harlem. Not the city portrayed in the cinematic universe. Underground. Hardcore. Making and snatching dreams. Some deferred, others manifested. Creating sons and daughters who embrace the good with the bad and make their own universe.

In Harlem’s Son, author and artist Nathaniel Stepney takes readers on his astounding journey while growing up as a young boy in New York City. With the odds stacked against him, Nathaniel overcame the hard reality of his desire to live in an environment intended to break him, to embrace the rich culture’s glorious uniqueness, innovation, and language all its own. Be inspired by photos of Nathaniel’s brilliant paintings, heartfelt poetry and prose which transcend words on a page, they capture the emotions of readers escorting them through the Chronicles of an Artist.

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The Badge
The Badge

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Matthew 5:9 (NIV) 

For most, the badge is a symbol of law, trust, respect, and honor. It is equated with symbols of authority for those who take an oath to uphold the integrity that comes with upholding order, such as police and fire personnel whom we entrust to maintain the safety and sanctity of our neighborhoods and communities. But what happens when the symbol we’ve come to equate with authority takes on an entirely different meaning?

In The Book, Author Irene Reyes-Smith redefines The Badge as Broken Authority that Determines Governing Equality. In these pages, you’ll discover the nuances that The Badge holds beyond what we are accustomed to, as well as the part we play in upholding the true meaning with integrity, humility and respect. The Word of God is our ultimate protection and shield; however, the men and women who wear the badge everyday are human, have feelings, and just want to know that they are appreciated.

What do you see when The Badge comes into view? Dive inside, and discover the truth that will not only renew your perspective, it will lead you to the peace behind the symbol.

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Kennedi Goes To Kindergarten
Kennedi Goes To Kindergarten

Kindergarten is a big deal and comes with mix emotions for most children. Children can be nervous, scared, happy, or excited because kindergarten is a new adventure.

In this second book by the mother-daughter duo, Kennedi is ready for her first day in kindergarten. She’s ready to meet her new teacher and new friends but most importantly she wants to learn all the new things. This book is ideal for reinforcing back-to-school joy and boosting the self-confidence of kindergarten children.

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Women In Blue
Women In Blue

Every day, society is bombarded with images of strong men leading the charge of law enforcement in media, education and entertainment, serving as the faces behind the badge. But no matter how often they are overlooked, there are thousands of women who don the blue uniform, too. And their stories aren’t imaginary or fabricated…these women are real.

 

In Women in Blue, author Irene Reyes-Smith joins a group of female officers from around the nation together, compiling their astounding, breathtaking, and often heartbreaking tales of being a woman behind the badge, and how it affects their lives. They are wives, mothers, sisters, daughters and friends, bound to uphold the law as they balance their lives and stressful careers. But what happens when they finally drag through the front doors of their homes after a grueling day on the streets?

 

…will they even make it home?

 

Take the harrowing journey with ordinary women as their hearts collide with the passion, pain, challenges, happiness, mountains and valleys while simply trying to survive it all. Will they stop before they’re able to push through all that comes at them, or will the Women in Blue use their faith in God to conquer adversity?

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Finding You in Every Script
Finding You in Every Script

Sometimes, our imagination can take us further than we’ve ever dreamt of going, especially if we want to land in the world of acting. Whether we’re Cleopatra being pampered on the Nile, a socialite vacationing in Napa Valley, or a pop star who’s secretly losing her battle with addiction, taking on the different roles and embodying characters who are either our identical contemporaries or whose personalities are light years away from ours, can be exciting. But first, we have to learn how to make the magic happen.

 

In Finding You in Every Script: An Actor’s Guide on How to Create Characters & Get Booked Being Authentically You, award-winning actress Shaunté Massard (Whitney Houston in Netflix’s Selena, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne), shares her secret tool for tapping into your authentic superpower to land the roles you’ve dreamed of, through fun, engaging, entertaining real-life comparisons that will not only inspire you to go after the parts you want…you’ll be equipped with what you need to land them. It’s possible to transform from a Marvel comic hero to an activist in the blink of an eye by simply discovering what drives you.

 

Let Shaunté teach you how to put your personality and your imagination to work for you; action doesn’t just begin when the director calls it…it starts when you transform from what’s written on the page to a human “being”.

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