Brave Rave




About the Author

Raquel Hunter is a real life Diva Mom, making her perfectly qualified to write the Brave Rave book series. More than anything else in the world, Raquel believes that little girls can grow up to do amazing things. After all, she joined when she was 17 years old and got to live in Japan during her four-year tour of duty. Following her tour, Hunter received her degree in social work and became a youth mentor. An evolving entrepreneur, she also designed luxury purses and handmade candles.

These days, when Hunter isn’t writing Brave Rave books or teaching yoga, she is doing what she does best-being Raven’s mom. Hunter lives in St. Louis, MO with her diva-in-training-daughter Raven and her husband the Do-It-All Dad.



About the Book

Brave Rave is no ordinary girl!
Daughter of a Diva Mom and a Do-It-All Dad, this beautiful character is brought to life in author Raquel Hunter's new children's book series Diary of Brave Rave for readers ages 7 to 12 years old.

Seventeen chapters and 250 pages of charismatic reading, Hunter's family oriented structure, along with a host of diverse, relatable characters, encourages little readers to be creative, dream and aspire to greatness. With incredible character building gems hidden in each chapter, Diary of Brave Rave tells the story of little girls everywhere; creating magic everyday with their smiles!

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www.BraveRaveBook.com

What Color am I?



About the Author

Ronessa Blair Hooker is the author of, "What Color Am I?". She's a native of Arkansas but calls the hogs from Oklahoma where she resides. She's a paralegal by trade and a philanthropist at heart. Her favorite past time is spending time with her two children. She also enjoys being fit either on the gridiron playing football, working out and/or eating healthy.




About the Book

Diversity in the eyes of a child is different from an adult's perspective. Enjoy relating to your child as you share the importance of diversity and uniqueness of humanity from their point of view in What Color am I?

Love Comes to Munich



About the Author

Diana Mac Omolo was born in Siaya, Kenya and grew up to love literature and poetry right from her childhood. Her passion for reading and writing was triggered by her grandmother who would tell tales and bedtime stories every evening.

Diana Mac Omolo currently lives in Munich Germany where she also engages in family and social welfare activities that empower women and creates awareness on children/youth care issues.





About the Book

Young and beautiful Luisa is a receptionist at Hotel Palacio, Copa-cabana in Brazil. Its World Cup and Markus a young and handsome German tourist comes to Brazil for the game.

Fate has it’s plans or the two passionate souls. Will love brewed at Hotel Palacio, Copa-cabana ind its home in Munich?


Find out in this sizzling story of two strangers brought together by a game of football. 

More about Diana Mac Omolo:
www.dianaomolo.com

BIG BOTTOM BLUES




About the author

Lucie B Lindner, 49, a native New Yorker, is the founder and owner of Lucie B Jump N Fun, a unique business that brings the joy and art of competitive jump roping to thousands of kids from New York City to Sweden. She has recently started her second business baby called F3G by Lucie B, a girl-empowerment program whose mission is to empower, inspire, and motivate girls to be fit, fab, and fierce.

Lucie began a career in medicine, but walked away to pursue her passion for jump roping. She wanted to transform her talent into something that could bring benefit and joy to kids all over the world. She went from being an M.D. to a professional jump roper, winning numerous Regional, National, and World Championships. She created the first Jump Rope Gym for Kids in New York, " Lucie B's Jump N Fun" and the first single rope speed competitive jump rope team in New York called The" Rock-It-Ropers". The team members went on to win numerous awards and championships. The first group in the team was comprised of 52 orthodox Jewish kids, and later Lucie B diversified her team to include all races, colors, creeds, nationalities, and ages.She currently runs her popular Jump Rope programs in schools in Stockholm,Sweden and Summer camps in New York. Lucie B has been featured in numerous newspapers, TV news, Radio Disney and recently featured in the June edition of "Live Happy Magazine".

In 2007, Lucie B was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. At that time, her doctors told her she would be in a wheelchair in less than a year. But Lucie's resilient nature defied it all. She was determined to not be beaten by MS.

Nine years later, Lucie is still standing strong! In 2014, she married the love of her life and moved to Sweden. Her super power lies in her passion to motivate and inspire all those who believe they cannot achieve their dreams. She is proof that they can!




About the book

BIG BOTTOM BLUES is a gripping and emotional story about a woman's traumatic childhood riddled with sexual and physical abuse and its devastating effects in her adult life. Lucie B takes us through the pain of body dysmorphia, isolation, addiction to food, binge eating disorder, shame, guilt and self-loathing that tormented her long after the abuse stopped. She tells her story from the heart, allowing readers to emotionally connect to her world of pain and tribulation. This is a raw and unnerving story that hits the nerve of every woman who has been sexually abused, particularly by the hands of a family member. This emotionally vulnerable book helps survivor step through their "Ring of Fire" to stand strong with renewal and the conviction to forge forward. Big Bottom Blues is more than just a book about healing from childhood rape: it is a story that inspires and empowers women to flip the script on their trauma and transform their lives!

"Big Bottom Blues" is Lucie B's first book and currently one of Amazon's top sellers!






Secret Places Revealed, An Inspirational Fiction Romance novel



About the Author

Behind her smile is a woman who has learned the real meaning of endurance, faith and tenacity. Bestselling, award winning author, and marketing specialist, Paulette Harper, has been writing since 2008. She writes Christian fiction, nonfiction and children books.

As an inspirational speaker, while addressing real-life issues, Paulette's presentations are inspiring, enriching and encouraging. Her ability to share and connect with her audience comes from her own life's journey and experiences. She lives her life based on her motto Intentionally Living Life on Purpose.

Paulette lives in Northern Calif.




About The Book

Single and content, Real Estate Developer, Aaron Blackman is determined not to be in another relationship. His ex Macy gave him enough drama to last a life time. The only thing that has his attention right now is his growing business, that’s until Simone Herron comes along. Fighting to keep his promise to himself, he soon learns that when it comes to love some rules are meant to be broken.

After losing her fiancé to an untimely death, Simone Herron is relocating and trying to put the past behind her. A new chapter in her life is what she is hoping for but what happens when her past and her present collide? Will she let the walls she has built come down?
Simone must learn that in order to love again, she must conquer her past fears and allow God to put all the broken pieces together.

Secret Places Revealed, An Inspirational Fiction Romance novel

Secret Places Revealed can be purchased on www.pauletteharper.com

18 Ingredients to Make Daddy


About the author

My name is Trashina Conner I am a 28 year old native from Saginaw, MI where I began dancing at a young age. My passion for dance developed through my life eventually leading me to Howard University where I attained my BFA in Theater Arts with a concentration in Dance in 2011.

Immediately after I moved to New York City where I currently reside. Since here I have had the immense pleasure of performing with Def Dance Jam Community (2011-2015). Mickey D. and Friends (2011-Current), Vashti Dance Theater (2015-Current). In 2014, I premiered a self- choreographed piece '3.26.06' as a solo artist with BalaSole Dance Company. I have worked with choreographers: Ronald K. Brown, Dianne McIntyre, Nathan Trice, Lisa Johnson-Willingham, Michael Leon Thomas, and others.

When I am not performing you can find me in a classroom, cafeteria, or music room teaching dance to the young scholars of NYC. Through jazz, contemporary, ballet, swing, sign infused dance, and improve I aim to bring discipline, communication skills, self-love, and a safe space for personal expression to my students.

In 2015, I began the process of writing and publishing my first children's book "18 Ingredients to Make Daddy” I used 18 because my father; first love passed when I was 18 years old. Each ingredient was what made him my “perfect” daddy. The book was released May 15, 2016. Will be available on Amazon, Kindle, Barnes & Nobles, and with other distributors in July of 2016. 

However can be purchased on my website now at www.trashinaconner.org/store




About the book

In the book you will learn of MJ's recipe in creating her 'perfect' daddy. Quality Time and persistence are a couple of the ingredients that MJ uses in creating her Daddy. Join her in this unique journey, making any additions you need to create your daddy, after all he is your first love so you want him to be perfect. With this book I hope to shine light on the importance of father and daughter relationships. Also salute all fathers who attend dance recitals, braid hair, read bedtime stories, and when their child says "Daddy" they're there.

More about Trashina Conner:
www.trashinaconner.org

Breath of Liberty


About the Author

In my own youth, I had some difficult challenges.  It's when given an opportunity to share those past childhood experiences vs my present way of life with young ladies around the globe; as a lamp for their feet and as a torch for the path they are traveling through.  To keep these young ladies inspired, helpthem to make better choices and to achieve their full potential.




About the Book

“Breath of Liberty” explores triumph, perseverance, failures, heartache, relationships and love. Composed of poetry, prose, short stories and quotes; it is her first literary art form and merely an appetizer of written works to follow.

More about Jondrea Nicole:
www.jondreanicole.com

The 21 Day Journey


 About the Author

Chasity Carr is the author of The 21 Day Journey a book that seeks to inspire and motivate young and old alike to start out on their new path of self-discovery while finding solace in God’s word. Chasity is the founder of MotivatedMe, a motivational brand seeking to change the world one vision at a time. Her website is www.motivatedme.net. Chasity is the mother of 3 daughters, Kailyn, Khloe, and Kellie. She enjoys writing, singing, and watching sports.







About the book

This book takes you on a journey of self discovery which causes plans to change not knowing what to expect at times, but through it all, understanding your worth and trusting God for everything. This book will ignite a burning desire to unchain your mind, break strongholds on your life, understand God's plan for you and defeat the enemies plans for you to fail.

Why Not Me?


About the author

Elise Kea was born on June 23, 1989, in Wilmington, North Carolina, to mother Rosa, a schoolteacher, and father Moses Kea jr., a retired Army Air Borne member. Elise’s two older brothers Carlos and Antonio helped shape many of her ideals. She is a 4th grade elementary teacher in Killeen, Texas. While in long-term acute care at a rehabilitation center in Austin, Texas, she discovered that writing soothed her soul. She plans on writing a part two to the Why Not Me? series called Rehab for the Soul.



About the book 

True life story of being diagnosed with Lupus and Guillain–Barré in less than a six month time span.  

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Compromised


About the author:

Inda Lauryn hails from the South but made her way Midwest when she needed a change in her life. She works as an editor and writing tutor during the day. She is the cohost of the podcast @blackgirlsquee and hosts a biweekly radio show called The Black Swan Collective on Mixcloud. She will soon expand this format to create a daily show to showcase the works and talents of Black women in all areas of art and activism.




About the book:
Lisa and Danny found a strong connection when they met as teens and turned that connection into a relationship that saved them both. But their tumultuous history binds them as well as separates them. Years later, that past may bring them back together or drive them further apart.

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