J. Elle first burst onto the writing scene with the New York Times bestselling young adult fantasy novel, Wings of Ebony. Elle is back with book two of her series, Ashes of Gold, which tackles racism, privilege and love. Ashes of Gold is book two of a duology. To better grasp Ashes of Gold, should people read Wings […]
Wanda M. Morris talks about her new thriller novel All Her Little Secrets
When the Reckoning Comes , LaTanya McQueen, is a haunting novel about a black woman who returns to her hometown for a plantation wedding and the horror that ensues as she reconnects with the blood-soaked history of the land and the best friends she left behind.
Girl, Woman, Other meets An American Marriage in this gripping story of a mixed-race woman who goes in search of the African father she never knew, by a prize-winning writer who brilliantly captures the essence of a people and a place (Nicole Dennis-Benn). Masterful in its examination of freedom, prejudice, and personal and public inheritance, […]
Novelist Beverly Ann Morris loves telling a story that captures the readers’ emotions. In her latest novel, No Matter What, Morris captivates the reader with a storyline that is relatable. Rolling out spoke with the Memphis native about the book and what inspires her to write. What should readers expect from the book? In my […]
Liselle Belmont is having a dinner party. It seems a strange occasion–her husband, Winn, has lost his bid for the state legislature and they’re having the key supporters over to thank them for their work. Liselle was never sure about Winn becoming a politician, never sure about the limelight, about the life of fundraising and […]
Malcolm Williams hasn’t been okay for a while. He’s angry and despondent and feels like nothing good ever happens for teens like him in D.C. All he wants is to be left alone in his room for the summer to draw or play video games–but no such luck. With growing violence in his neighborhood, his […]
Award-winning writer and spiritual psychologist, Anita Kopacz recently penned her first novel Shallow Waters, one filled with magical and historical journeys with a young Black mermaid named Yemaya. Kopacz talked to rolling out about how she drew from the Yoruba legend of Yemaya, a Black mermaid deity who watched over enslaved Africans. What is the story […]
Author, Bridget Tharpe shares that often when circumstances of life knock the wind out of our very being, we find ourselves taking a respite on the bench of life. Battling sickness can drain anybody from the core. The Bench is a metaphor for the station on which we place ourselves along the sidelines of our […]
No Matter What is a dramatic novel of interlocking relationships. Through challenges and situations that would make most people walk away, somehow these couples find the strength to stay together no matter what
Growing up in dive bars up and down the East Coast, Toni Bennette’s guitar was her only companion…until she met Sebastian Quick. Seb was a little older, a lot wiser, and before long he was Toni’s way out, promising they’d escape their stifling small town together. Then Seb turned eighteen and split without looking back. […]
Avery Keene, a brilliant young law clerk for the legendary Justice Howard Wynn, is doing her best to hold her life together–excelling in an arduous job with the court while also dealing with a troubled family. When the shocking news breaks that Justice Wynn–the cantankerous swing vote on many current high-profile cases–has slipped into a […]
Journalist turned best selling romance author Kennedy Ryan, is a literary force to be reckoned with. Ryan writes stories rooted in feminism that all women can relate to, while often challenging the boundaries of tradition. Her authenticity and talent have won her prestigious honors like the RITA Award, USA Today Bestseller, and Top 25 Amazon […]
KC Mills was headed down a corporate career track and appeared to have accomplished the American dream as a working wife and mother until she discovered her passion for words. After finding the world of urban literature, Mills left her corporate job and decided to impact the world as a writer by providing women with a […]
Poppii King is a writer and creative with an extraordinary gift of storytelling in its purest form. She recently released her novel Look What You Made Me Do. The book speaks volumes as it relates to women around the world who have been sexually abused/assaulted or who are just overcoming a particular situation within life’s journey. […]
Gucci Mane likely won’t be leaving prison until 2016, but the incarcerated Atlanta rapper is at least keeping busy during his time behind bars. According to Gucci, he is writing a novel that is based on his life. The rapper posted on Twitter about his latest endeavor, but didn’t share any details about the book other than it’s title.
In the wake of the deaths of Travyon Martin and Darius Simmons, many individuals and organizations around the nation have became very vocal and visible in the fight for justice and equality for African Americans. The My Heart Beat Matters Campaign has joined that list of advocators with the launch of their website, MyHeartBeatMatters.org, to […]
Check out singer/songwriter, Novel, in his official music video to “To The Limit.”
Life’s struggles and God’s everlasting love are the two main reasons for my book. I pray that each individual that reads my book will find peace, knowledge, and forgiveness. said author L. Hollingsworth.
Enjoy Novel’s official music video for “Self Medicating,” featuring Justin Kahler. Check it out.