Book of the Day June 16, 2023

In this terrific book, Dr. Alphonso Evans Sr. reminds us that some risks are worth taking. What began as a personal journey to find his own father evolved into a reflective adventure with 11 successful Black men to explore the impact of fatherhood in their lives. From start to finish, this book is a dynamic, thought-provoking read that allows you to understand the multifaceted dynamics of fatherhood, the role women play, and the power of a second chance.

Juneteenth Reading List for Indie Book Lovers

On June 19th, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas and announced that all enslaved Black people in the state were free by executive decree. Known as Juneteenth, the day serves as America’s second Independence Day. You can celebrate this powerful moment of history by supporting Black independent authors who write about what it truly means to be equal and free in America.  

An Interview with Laura Banks

Laura Banks is a writer, actor, and comic who made her debut in Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan, and then went on to star in three films for Roger Corman. She continued to become an accomplished stand-up comic and improvisor with Whoopi Goldberg and was a regular at the famed Improvisation and Comedy Cellar in New York City. Banks is a USA Today Best-Selling Author with over 250,000 books sold.

Book of the Day 3/2/23

In February, we recognized and celebrated Black History Month. As we now transition to Women’s History Month, this is the perfect book to read. Black Girl White Skin touches on the intersection of identity and provides hope to readers – even in life’s darkest moments.

Books to Read for Texas Independence Day

From rich environmental diversity to high school football culture, the Lone Star State has endless inspiration for independent authors. Not every state has its own independence day, and only a few have been ruled by half a dozen nations. March 2nd marks the day that Texas declared independence from its last foreign ruler, Mexico, in 1836. Celebrate Texas Independence Day and add these Lone Star reads to your TBR!

Book of the Day 2/17/23

A Long Way from Iowa is a remarkable story that is written by a skilled author. For the dreamers who aspire to live the writerly, adventurous life, this book will speak to you in so many different ways. Author Janet Hulstrand chronicles three generations of women with a passion for reading, writing, and travel, and her journey takes her to some truly extraordinary places.

Book of the Day 11/22/22

In celebration of the World Cup kicking off in Qatar, I’m excited to share this enthralling new novel. Hero’s Journey is Lisa Marie Meadows’ new book about a professional soccer player with a jaded past who must confront his demons when life throws him a major curve. It’s a true literary triumph filled with pertinent symbolism and countless life lessons. It needs to be on your list this holiday season!

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