Unbreakable: A Novel by William Fredrick Cooper
William Fredrick Cooper is the author of the critically-acclaimed SIX DAYS IN JANUARY, the Essence/Black Expressions Bestselling novel THERE’S ALWAYS A REASON and the author of ONE SEASON IN PINSTRIPES, a sports memoir chronicling the 2009 championship season of the New York Yankees. A dynamic speaker known for giving enlightening radio interviews, he has edited several award-winning novels and contributed to New York Times bestselling anthologies and national periodicals such as Ebony Magazine.
His fourth book, UNBREAKABLE (A LOVE BALLAD) is scheduled for publication on March 18, 2014. (All books were published through Strebor Books/Simon and Schuster). A Brooklyn native and the proud father of Maranda Nicole Cooper, stop by Cooper’s Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/wfcooper, listen to some great music and say hello.
Sister Betty Says I Do by Pat G’Orge Walker
Pat G’Orge-Walker is a former record industry veteran who has worked for several major labels including Epic, Def Jam, and Columbia. She also performed with the legendary 60’s girl group, Arlene Smith and the Chantels (“Maybe”) as well as with gospel groups.
Pat G’Orge-Walker aka Sister Betty is the Essence® bestselling author of Holy Mayhem, No Ordinary Noel, Somebody’s Sinning in My Bed; Somewhat Saved; Cruisin’ on Desperation; Mother Eternal Ann Everlastin’s Dead; Sister Betty, God’s Calling You, Again!; and contributed a short story to the anthology Proverbs for the People.
Growing up a preacher’s kid gave G’Orge-Walker a quirky perspective on the church community and inspired her to create a one-woman comedy show centering on Sister Betty, an elderly super saint whose un-Christian-like behavior blocks her blessings. With the success of the Sister Betty comedy show, G’Orge-Walker turned her humor and imagination to writing. She resides in Long Island, New York. Look for her on Twitter and Facebook.
Open Door Marriage by Naleighna Kai
Naleighna Kai, author of the provocative novel, Open Door Marriage, is a Chicago native and award-winning author. She started writing in December of 1999, independently published her first two novels before acquiring a book deal with an imprint of Simon & Schuster and landing on several national bestsellers list. She is a contributing author to a New York Times Bestseller, a Mercedez Benz Mentor Award nominee, a noted book club favorite on Oprah.com, and the national bestselling author of Every Woman Needs a Wife, with a spin-off entitled, The Pleasure’s All Mine.
Naleighna works for an international law firm and is the CEO of Macro Marketing & Promotions Group. She is marketing consultant to several New York Times bestselling authors, national bestselling authors; as well as publishing consultant to aspiring writers. She is the brainchild behind the annual Cavalcade of Authors event, which is now entering its ninth year [and the mother of J. L. Woodson, the NAACP Image Award Nominee for Outstanding Literature].
Naleighna pens contemporary fiction, erotica, and speculative fiction and is currently working on her next novels: Rich Woman’s Fetish and Was it Good For You Too?