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Terry McMillians A Day Late & A Dollar Short Stars Whoopi Goldbert, Tichina Arnold Mekhi Phifer

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Terry McMillan’s book “A Day Late and a Dollar Short” will be turned into a Lifetime original movie, starring Academy Award(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Whoopi Goldberg (Ghost, The Color Purple, The View) Whoopi Goldberg, Tichina Arnold, (Everybody Hates Chris).Ving Rhames and Mekhi Phifer!  The film also stars Kimberly Elise (Diary of a Mad Black Woman), Anika Noni Rose (Dreamgirls) (Everybody Hates […]

March 5th, 2014 | Posted in Author Spotlight,Cover2Content,Features,Hot Sheet,Lit Events | Read More »

The Anticipated Novel Fortune & Fame by Best Selling Authors, Victoria Christopher Murray, & ReShonda Tate Billingsley Hits Shelves Today!

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Jasmine Cox Larson Bush and Rachel Jackson Adams have been through a lot together—from fighting for their husbands to become the head of the American Baptist Coalition to getting mixed up in a terrible murder. Now the frenemies have found themselves the stars of First Ladies, a much anticipated new reality television show. Jasmine balks […]

February 25th, 2014 | Posted in Author Spotlight,Cover2Content,Features,Hot Sheet,Lit Events | Read More »

Friends of the UNCG Libraries Dinner with Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni will address the Friends of the UNCG Libraries Annual Dinner on March 6, 2014  at 6:00 PM in the Elliott University Center on the UNCG campus. Giovanni will present “An Evening of Poetry, Love, and Enlightenment.” Her books will be for sale at the event, and there will be a book signing following […]

February 11th, 2014 | Posted in Features,Hot Sheet,Lit Events | Read More »

Creatures Crime & Creativity 2014

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Creatures Crime & Creativity For readers and writers of mystery, suspense, thriller, horror, sci-fi, fantasy and paranormal. The conference is scheduled for October 10, 11 and 12 of 2014 in the Hunt Valley Inn in Baltimore. It will present three days of panels and workshops of interest to both writers and fans. Hosts dining and […]

January 27th, 2014 | Posted in Features,Hot Sheet,Lit Events | Read More »

Representative John Lewis Signs His Graphic Novel, ”March”

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On a sunny, sterling Saturday afternoon that sent most Portlanders onto the waterfront and sidewalks, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., packed the Pearl Room at Powell’s Books, drawing standing ovations at both ends of a presentation on “March,” the first volume of his autobiography. U.S. Rep. John Lewis brought his glorious voice and his graphic novel, “March,” […]

January 15th, 2014 | Posted in Author Spotlight,Cover2Content,Features,Hot Sheet,Lit Events | Read More »

Gotta Love Nikki Giovanni’s Candidness, Falling In Love With Married Men

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Nikki Giovanni opens up about falling in love with people that do not love you back. She reveals that her poem, ” I would like to see you cooking for me, ” was penned as a result of that.  She admits to being  attractive to one married individual and eludes to being a muse of […]

December 20th, 2013 | Posted in Author Spotlight,Cover2Content,Features,Hot Sheet,Lit Events | Read More »

CBCF INTERNS TO DOCUMENT COMMEMORATION OF BLOODY SUNDAY

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WASHINGTON, DC is on the move. Five students will visit sites of Pivotal Events during Civil Rights Movement. Participating as Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Communications interns, they will have the opportunity to report from one of the most pivotal sites during the civil rights movement. As they participate in the Civil Rights Pilgrimage sponsored […]

March 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Features,Get the Bubbly,Hot Sheet,Lit Events,Recipe For An Agenda,Recipe For Community,Recipe For Politics & Politricks,Recipe For Toxic Topics | Read More »

“The UnSimple Truth”, by Author J. Renee’ LaCour is Upon Us…

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….and we are wowed! Step inside of  our February Book of the Month read, “The UnSimple Truth” and meet some folks you won’t necessarily like and some you’ll simply love and adore.  LaCour’s complex characters leap off of the page with moments of unbridled pain and equal stints of significant clarity. Readers can be prepared to experience a bit of […]

February 7th, 2012 | Posted in Author Spotlight,Book Trailers,Cover2Content,Features,Hot Sheet,Lit Events,Recipe For Reviews | Read More »

Touchy Topic Tackled in Author Edrea Davis’ Novel “Snitch Craft” Gets Real Life Reform

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November 8th, 2011 | Posted in Author Spotlight,Book Trailers,Features,Hot Sheet,Lit Events | Read More »

The List For African American Literary Awards Is Out

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In its seventh year,  the Literary Awards Show has released the list of authors, comedy writers,  screenwriters, and other lit related talent nominated for their annual award.  The event is founded by Yvette Hayward, and held in New York.   Fiction Dorothy by LaToya S. Watkins (Peace In The Storm Publishing) He Was My Man […]

July 26th, 2011 | Posted in Author Spotlight,Cover2Content,Features,Hot Sheet,Lit Events | Read More »

Bustier & Books, Honey B Dresses the Part During Essence Fest

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Best Selling Author Mary Morrison (HoneyB) signs her steamy novels during the 2011 Essence Fest. Her publicist states that the author penned a deal with Universal Studios to have her books adapted for TV/FILM.. (The stunning  author was dressed in a bustier and fishnet stockings while signing old and new copies of her titles for […]

July 4th, 2011 | Posted in Author Spotlight,Cover2Content,Devour This,Features,Hot Sheet,Lit Events | Read More »

Controversial New Book With Husband’s Candid Confessions Hits on Fox News

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Friday June 10th, 2011, THE LAST POEM ON THE LAST DAY author and spoken word artist Charles L. Peters (www.thelastpoem.com) will perform on FOX NEWS to kick off the Official Book Release Party. The book has gained momentum while the R&B Artist from the duo MOJOE, (formerly of Matthew Knowles’ World Music) has performed it […]

June 10th, 2011 | Posted in Book Trailers,Features,Hot Sheet,Lit Events,Recipe For Toxic Topics | Read More »

Documentary Film Behind Those Books Features Dr. Cornel West, Michael Dyson, Zane, Terry McMillian

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Behind those Books, written and produced by Author Mr. Kaven Brown, featuring Dr. Cornel West, Eric Michael Dyson, Zane, Terry McMillian and others.

January 24th, 2011 | Posted in Author Interviews,Author Spotlight,Book Trailers,Devour This,Features,Hot Sheet,Lit Events,Recipe For A Smörgåsbord,Recipe For An Agenda,Recipe For Film Trailers,Recipe for Film/TV,Recipe For Toxic Topics | Read More »

6th Annual Cavalcade of Authors Around the Corner

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On October 8-10, 2010, join us for the 6th Annual Cavalcade of Authors–a weekend of events with your favorite authors and a chance to meet new ones. This year we’re having a costume ball & Steppers set at Room 43, a free reception for librarians and teachers at Borders in Hyde Park featuring New York […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Cover2Content,Features,Lit Events | Read More »

Sherri Sheppard, Judge Glenda Hatchett, Headline Baltimore Book Festival

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Baltimore Book Festival is September 24-26, 2010. In 2010, the 15th annual Baltimore Book Festival welcomes more than 225 celebrity, nationally known and local authors including Holly Robinson Peete, Rodney Peete,Barbara Bradley Hagerty, Nigel Barker, Ree Drummond, Michele Norris, Sherri Sheppard, Judge Glenda Hatchett, Jesse Ventura, Warren St. John, Amy Dickinson (“Ask Amy”) and Matt & Ted Lee. Learn more from […]

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September 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Cover2Content,Lit Events,Recipe for Celebs | Read More »

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