Encouraged by her mother, Nia Mya Reese penned "How To Deal With and Care For Your Annoying Little Brother."

Find out the details of her new book and see behind the scenes from the cover shoot.

Name: Tamika Newhouse Occupation: Owner/Operator, Delphine Publications Previous Job Experience: Teacher HB: Briefly describe your day to day activities and responsibilities as an author and publisher. Tamika Newhouse: I usually rise to immediately power up my laptop to check emails. After eating breakfast and once I have answered as many emails as I can, I […]

Name: Marlen Bodden Occupation: Author, Roatan Hall, LLC and Attorney, The Legal Aid Society (NYC) Education: Tufts University; New York University School of Law; 2012 Honorary Doctor of Laws – University of Rhode Island Previous Job experience: Attorney, The Legal Aid Society (NYC) HelloBeautiful: Briefly describe your day to day activities and responsibilities as an […]

New York Times and #1 Essence bestselling author, Mary Monroe, has been described by the Chicago Sun-Times as a “remarkable talent,” known for insightful, entertaining and poignant stories spun around the complicated dynamics between friends, lovers and family. The daughter of sharecroppers and the first in her family to graduate high school, Alabama-born Monroe has […]

After Electa Rome Parks thrilled us with her suspenseful exhilarating novel, Diary Of A Stalker, she returns with the intensified follow-up, The Stalker Chronicles (Urban Books – Paperback; January 2012; $14.95). Tall, dark, and handsome bestselling male author Xavier Preston thought his nightmare — in the form of Pilar, a fanatical stalker/fan — had finally […]

On Tuesday night, bloggers and writers from various media outlets were invited as special guests for an intimate dinner with author, Melvin Childs, at Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse in Grand Central Station in New York City. Who is Melvin Childs? Well, according to him, he is the man who discovered Tyler Perry. Yes, the multi-millionaire, and […]

GET OFF YOUR ASS AND DO SOMETHING: An Empowering Collection of Sermons, Sayings, Status Updates and Tweets For REAL LIFE And EVERYDAY LIVING! Over 10 years as a pastoring, 20 years of ministry and social justice and a lifetime of caring about people through service, I have been capturing and captivated by words.  I have […]

Suzetta Perkins, award winning author of Behind the Veil, A Love So Deep, Ex-Terminator: Life After Marriage, Déjà Vu, Nothing Stays the Same, returns to the literary landscape with BETRAYED (Strebor/Atria Books; September; $12), a novel wrought with  elements of  intrigue, mystery, and suspense. Readers are introduced to Setrina  “Mimi” Bailey. Mimi is carrying a […]

Essence bestselling author Travis Hunter tells the story of a young woman who takes control of her own destiny after lifelong abuse in MOMMA’S A VIRGIN (Strebor/Atria Books; September 2011; $15) Ngiai Zaire never had a chance to choose her man. Raped at fourteen, her mother threw her out at sixteen and she was forced […]

Hot on the heels of Real Wifeys: On the Grind comes the second installment in bestselling author Meesha Mink’s racy new series featuring more of her critically acclaimed trademarks—drama, scandal, sex, and street-smart sassiness. On The Grind (Touchstone Books/Simon & Schuster Trade Paperback Original; January 2011; $15) introduced readers to Goldie, a misguided young woman […]

Shannon McKenna’s bestselling action-adventure romances starring the McCloud Brothers have been widely praised, described by Publishers Weekly as “full of turbocharged sex scenes…action-packed…a crowd pleaser.”  In her previous book, FADE TO MIDNIGHT, McKenna introduced the “honorary McCloud Brother” Bruno Ranieri, the restless and hot-headed adopted brother of Kev McCloud. Now, with the October 2011 release […]