Son, You Matter
By Derrick Washington
Meet 7 year old Ahmad. A boy who idealizes his father and loves chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. It’s a special day for him because after school, Ahmad is going for his favorite ice cream with his favorite person. What seems like a normal day changes quickly into one that transforms the way Ahmad views his father, ice cream, and life all in one moment.
90 Days: Unlocking Your Financial Freedom to Change Your Life Forever
By Nicole Deas
In these uncertain times, securing a financial future is more difficult than ever. Student loans, interest rates, maintaining a favorable credit score, and living from paycheck to paycheck have made financial freedom almost an impossibility. But, what if I could offer you seven tools to help you change your financial status from scarcity to security?
Nicole knows money decisions are never just about money. Having to decide between freedom vs. survival can cause anyone to pile up debt and neglect their credit score. As you read each page, you will learn how to let go of what you thought was working. Nicole’s unparalleled knowledge reveals practical and personal steps to help you enjoy financial freedom within ninety days.
In 90 Days: Unlocking Your Financial Freedom to Change Your Life Forever, wealth strategist and financial coach Nicole Deas uses her personal experience and professional knowledge to offer you a unique change to your mindset and introduce you to a new way of looking at money and how it can work for you. Nicole gives you a no-nonsense approach to finance, case studies, and practical tools you will need to change your financial portfolio. You’ll find new rules for valuing money, debt cancellation, spending wisely, budgeting carefully, and much more.
When The Shit Hits The Fan
Compiled By Annette Morris
Divorce! Abuse! Trauma…we may not have shared experiences in common but the one thing we all have in common is that we have endured some serious trials and have triumphed over them all. In our triumph there’s been some lessons learned that each of us are ready to share with other women that are trying to overcome.
This is a story of 11 women that are ready to be transparent and share their life experiences, traumatic experiences and how they were able to overcome. We know that what we endured was not designed to kill us but to make us stronger and to help pull another sister forward!
Pearl and her Gee’s Bend Quilt
By Tangular Irby
When Pearl schedules a playdate with her friends Sallie and Ella, they have no idea they’re about to travel back in time to Gee’s Bend, Alabama to discover the origin of the beautiful quilts in Grandma’s house. It doesn’t take long for the girls to learn Grandma’s quilts are more than pretty pieces of fabric stitched together to keep them warm; the history behind the family treasures is rich, and bursting with love.
Pearl and her Gee’s Bend Quilt is a journey through art and adventure, stitched together through the eyes of young Pearl, who dreams of creating a quilt of her own one day. Will her friends support Pearl’s dreams of making a quilt? Has she learned enough to do it? And what surprise does Grandma have for the girls that will change everything?
Find out what happens in the heart-warming tale, Pearl and her Gee’s Bend Quilt.
Rediscovering Dad and Discovering Myself: A Journey Through the Impact of Alzheimer’s
By Brandon Burke
Brandon Burke grew up not always having the closest relationship with his father. However, as life would have it, his father’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s in 2015 afforded the opportunity for Brandon not only to become closer to his father but also to become his steadfast caregiver. Through this disease, Brandon has found his passion and inspiration to help others who are in similar situations by sharing his experiences. Brandon tells the story of his relationship with his father growing up, leading up to him being diagnosed, and he hopes to shed some light on a devastating diagnosis and his family history of Alzheimer’s.
“It is my hope that this book will provide a path for Alzheimer’s caregivers to follow so that they will know they are not alone; shed light on the role of caregivers who are often unsung heroes when it comes to serious and/or terminal illnesses; bring more awareness to the world about the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease; and highlight the bond between father and son,” Brandon relates.
Rediscovering Dad & Discovering Myself: A Journey Through the Impact of Alzheimer’s is a compassionate and insightful journey with Brandon Burke, as he comes to understand the immense impact that his father had on his life.
Coming November 2020
“Confidence Unlocked” is based on a true story that goes into ones life’s journey to finding and fulfilling purpose.
This nonfiction shares her testimonies of surviving a domestic violent relationship, lack of but wanting daddy’s girl relationship, seeking love in the wrong places, attempting to turn to man for self-healing, depression, battling insecurities, becoming the abuser, failed engagement, single parenting, being hurt by the church, backsliding, losing her faith and self-identity. The story begins by not embracing self-love. Falling for a male that she believed to be the one. The beginning was beautiful, a love that she’s never experienced nor wanted to let it go. As time progressed
she began to accept verbal, physical, mental, and emotional abuse. Since then, turning to man for self-healing. Failed relationship after relationship, struggling with insecurities, blaming self not knowing self-worth, and lack of confidence. Battling with stress and depression began addictions, developing medical conditions. She began to turn her back on God, not understanding purpose through her pain, until she’s had enough of a dark shallow life.
Fearing the judgement of others she kept so much bottled in, carrying adequate amount of hurt. She embraced the chapters of her life being able to grow and learn from her relentless mistakes. The pain she wore began to turn and show her glow of healing letting that hurt go. This is her journey through truth, change, freedom, testimony, this is her “Confidence Unlocked”.
Bella Chloe Monroe couldn’t have imagined a better life for herself.
Blessed with a doting mother, compassionate lover, and fast-paced career as a flight attendant for one of the most prestigious airlines in the world, Bella simply can’t believe the life she dreamed of is the one she’s finally living. But just as every rose has its thorns, Bella’s about to discover the worst of them never stray far away.
Bella’s mother, Blossom Monroe, is an acclaimed playwright, adored for her exemplary works of art and praised by all but one, one who welled with jealousy in the shadows and away from the adoring spotlight Bella’s humble mom basked in as her career skyrocketed. With her career exploding, Blossom’s light draws everyone to her…even those who seek to put her light out. Before long, Bella and Blossom discover the glitter they crave is just a cover for the darkness looming beneath it, and danger is closer than they’ll ever admit.
Murder, paranoia, and deception cast the women into chaos as their fairytale disintegrates into a nightmare. Family as Bella once knew it would be no more, trust becomes a luxury, while incessant worrying becomes the new norm.
Will Bella and Blossom be able to recover the lavish life and luxuries they’ve grown accustomed to, or will vengeance and bloodshed hand them over to a fate they can’t return from?
Follow a daughter’s journey for avengement and redemption at the risk of losing her soul while a dastardly future peaks on the gloomy horizon.
With breakneck pacing and dazzling twists, “MOTHERLESS” is a riveting story bound to hypnotize you on how deeply connected family, a daughter’s love, ruthlessness, and betrayal can be.
“From the concrete who knew that a flower would grow ”
In life, many of us have had to triumph over various obstacles in order to unlock the next chapter of our journeys. Each obstacle carrying with it valuable life lessons- which ultimately lead us to a path like two roads diverged in the woods. When faced with adversity or opposition, you can bend and break or breakthrough and overcome.
In this book, Andrel discusses how to overcome various obstacles while pushing towards creating a successful life. She opens up about her own challenging experiences including: Her upbringing, losing her first love, experiencing betrayal and hatred, to adjusting to financial hardships, such as job loses, depleted savings, a mountain of debt and more. She includes applicable steps to help you overcome various challenges throughout the chapters. Her personal story is guaranteed to inspire and drive you to reach your full potential. She also dives deep into the issues that plague the black community in which she is passionate about in efforts to educate and shift the culture forward.
In this new read, you’ll be mentally stimulated to think about life on a broader scale, spiritually empowered to pull energy in your toughest moments, and you’ll be equipped to secure your financial future with a financial game plan and wealth creating strategy.
Life will always happen to you and for you, but it’s up to you to continue to overcome each challenge and make the best of your existence.
From the Basement to the Stage: I Am the Arts
In his first autobiography, writer, dancer, and serial entrepreneur Darnell Richardson reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, from his life as a dreamer in the basement to becoming a highly sought-after entertainer.
Growing up in North Philly, Darnell was privy to what the streets had to offer. Wanting something more, Darnell was determined not to become the statistic that society had already labeled him. Instead of following the easy path to chaos and self-destruction, Darnell found his passion in the arts, a place where he could “speak his truth” and escape, losing himself in the characters that he portrayed. The arts became more than just a passion; it is the air that he breaths and the sun that warms him.
In From the Basement to the Stage: I Am the Arts, Darnell pens an autobiography depicting the struggles and the many doors slammed in his face that he endured in his journey to success. The denials inspired Darnell to create his legacy and his lane to success. Darnell shares his joys, mistakes, and looking forward to what possibilities lie ahead. This story will make you believe in the possibilities that many will say are impossible. Come and join Darnell on his road to success!