Books

  • The Making of a Champion: Success Is an Inconvenience

    Joseph Taylor, who retired as head football coach at Florida A &M University in November, is currently doing a book tour to promote "The Making of a Champion: Success Is an Inconvenience," his autobiography. Taylor, the 15th coach at FAMU, had headed teams for 40 years. A native ...

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  • Hey Cabbie II! Showcases Baltimore Cab Driver’s Wisdom

    The best way for a curious stranger to find out about a city is to travel its streets and boulevards, in daylight, on public transportation. Public buses are cheap but noisy and full of distractions. But a wise and knowing cab driver can do more to tutor a newcomer than any other resource. ...

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  • Popsicle Goes to Church

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Pre-schoolers and young children now have a new way to learn about faith, thanks to a book release by Connecticut-based writer Cristal Baker. Popsicle Goes to Church, is a storybook with faith and God at its heart. The book takes readers on a journey with a friendly ...

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  • Chronicle of a Black Woman’s Struggle

      “I project an outward appearance of success, confidence and strength. I am a successful author, a single mom… and a very vocal child and foster care advocate… [But] when I look in the mirror, the image that I see being reflected back at me is not that of a strong, ...

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  • What in the Hell Happened?

         “There is an illusion of marriage created by Hollywood… that only exists in the movies and on TV… All ‘housewives’ are not ‘desperate,’ and ‘How I Met Your Mother’ is seldom an accurate depiction of a Godly ...

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  • 19 Years Old & 19 Men Later

    “I wrote this book as a guide for young women so that they won’t make the same mistakes I’ve made… I really needed someone to step in and show me that I could be so much more… Because I have been in the bottom of the barrel… I thought to myself, ‘You ...

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  • Better Than Alright: Finding Peace, Love & Power

    “I can’t believe someone found my journey interesting enough to want to put it in a book…Being on display as an artist is never comfortable for me. Behind my songs and my words lies a very shy little girl who has become a strong woman. Luckily, there are people around me who ...

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  • Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King

    “Coretta was determined– through education, art, faith, and social activism– to do all she could to create a better life for herself, her family and people around the world. In doing so, her life was like a rose pushing up from the parched, dry ground, and springing forth in a ...

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  • Unchained

    In an effort to encourage teen literacy, L.B Tilt brings forth Unchained, one of the three novels in the Gravel Road series written as a hi-lo novel. Unchained aims to blend high level interest with low level reading skills. Tilt uses the 16 years of experience she gained while teaching at-risk ...

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