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Author Spotlight: Candace Okin

Driven by a mission to encourage reading and writing in children, Candace Okin creates literary works that aim to ignite curiosity, creativity and excitement through the reading process. A Dallas native, she's since planted roots in Houston after earning a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Texas Southern University, and later, a Masters in Psychology degree… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Candace Okin

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New Release and Review: Daughters of Jubilation by Kara Lee Corthron

Release Date: October 13, 2020 Genre: YA Fantasy / Historical Fiction From the award-winning author of The Truth of Right Now comes a stunning, grounded fantasy in the vein of Dread Nation that follows a black teen as she finds her place among a family of women gifted with magical abilities. In the Jim Crow… Continue reading New Release and Review: Daughters of Jubilation by Kara Lee Corthron

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Book Review: Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

Synopsis: Award-winning author Tiffany D. Jackson delivers another riveting, ripped-from-the-headlines mystery that exposes horrific secrets hiding behind the limelight and embraces the power of a young woman's voice. When legendary R&B artist Korey Fields spots Enchanted Jones at an audition, her dreams of being a famous singer take flight. Until Enchanted wakes up with blood… Continue reading Book Review: Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

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Featured Short Story: Chronicles of Kendrah

                                                                CHAPTER 1: BACKGROUND DANCER This is love. Two people crazy about each other, holding hands, gazing into each other’s eyes just like on the movies. Yep, this is it. But that’s not me (insert record scratch). Picture A Picture B That’s me…… All the way in the back to the right. In the background.… Continue reading Featured Short Story: Chronicles of Kendrah