2011 National Read a Book Day Shana Burton’s Catt Chasin

Today, September 6, 2011 is National Read a Book Day. The holiday is designed to encourage us to take time from our busy lives and relax with a great book. This year we have selected Shana Burton’s Catt Chasin’(Urban Books) as our 2011 Read a Book Day Pick....more

Summer Book Preview: Colleen Coble The Lightkeeper's Ball

Summer Books Preview ...more

DC Shares Black History in Texas

Essence Magazine Bestselling Author Keynotes Texas Library Black History Month Celebration ...more

5 Ways to Bring Sexy to Your Valentine


Honoring Dr. Malinda Sapp & Women with CRC Tonight Live

  While watching an episode of Dr. Oz this week my sister and I debated the percentages of African American women dying of colon cancer(CRC.) Based on her education [her associate degree in medical administration] and experience she didn’t think black women had a heavy concern about this cancer.  While I, a full-time patient with ten years experience in and out of hospitals and labs, meeting all types of other female patients, I begged to differ....more

More about FTC Rules for Bloggers & Why Full Disclosure Works

This is Day 21 of 30 Days to Build a Better Book Blog Series... After my post regarding the new FTC rules for bloggers I received emails and blog links concerning how book bloggers should post book reviews. From what I received I believe that some book bloggers still do not understand the ethical complications behind the issue and how to post a book review. Let's talk about the ethical issue here... 1. The Opportunity to Gain a Profit ...more

How to Build a Booktour for Free. Live Chat with Kevin Smokler of Booktour.com

Live Chat with BookTour.Com Tonight 8pm EST Call in # : (646) 649-1066 ...more

Everything I Learned about Writing I learned from Barbie

Everything I learned about Storytelling I learned from Barbie ...more