The Things We Bring To The Table By Rod Palmer
African Americans on the Move Book Club
by Sheri S
3M ago
Synopsis:  It was a Cinderella love story: diamond-in-the-ruff beauty, Cree, swooned by the charming and wealthy Russ Rutledge. Now a decade later, the fairy dust collected on the ceiling fans, Cree finds herself married to a man who refuses to even touch her. She’s now giving up after betting on love, but then she encounters a parallel-world version of the person she would’ve become had she bet on herself. The Grammy nominated singer with the stage name Lulu McQueen offers to trade places. Cree opens that Pandora’s box and falls in. She has ready-made fame and has inherited a steamy en ..read more
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Michelle Opens Her First Bank Account By Charron Monaye
African Americans on the Move Book Club
by Sheri S
5M ago
Synopsis A penny saved is a penny earned. Officially a published author, Michelle has sold out of her books during the Pen Legacy Book Expo at her school and must now decide what to do with all the money she has earned. Does she spend it on the things she wants or save it as she was taught? Michelle Opens Her First Bank Account unfolds a treasury of ideas that could directly affect your child’s view of the world in which we live. When teaching children about money, there is no one- size-fits-all approach. Yet, this story will be an easy and fun way to start. Introduce your child to a mindful ..read more
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The Diamond Tiara By Vogue
African Americans on the Move Book Club
by Sheri S
5M ago
Crystal is in the mouth of the beautiful woman with a red lips Synopsis Ask anyone how New York-born fashion designer, Carmen Santiago (née Davenport), rose to fame and the first reference you’ll get is her multi-million dollar fashion empire, Flame, Inc. The second reference you’ll get is the fashionista’s high-profiled relationship with business mogul, Jay Santiago. What many don’t reference is the driving force behind Carmen’s success, Flame’s Vice President, Tiara Washington. A Brookstone native, she’s had the reins of the company since its infancy. With a career in fashion that spans mor ..read more
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Preyed Upon By Monique Gooch
African Americans on the Move Book Club
by Sheri S
6M ago
Synopsis  For Dani, becoming pregnant at 16 was bad. Having her church turn against her as a result was worse. And watching the father of her child lead the congregation’s attack against her was, perhaps, the worst. But most painful of all was that Dani Vanderholt could not reveal the truth. After all, who would believe that Jedidiah Jackson—the powerful and beloved Bishop of her church and its congregation—would dare father a child with a girl as young as his own daughter? Despite having Dani shut out from “his” congregation, Bishop Jackson remembers the girl that he fell in love with ..read more
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In The Wicked We Trust By Precious Gibson
African Americans on the Move Book Club
by Sheri S
9M ago
Synopsis Best friends Tiara and Kenya embark on very different college experiences while attending Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia. As Tiara prepares to graduate and transition into a new chapter that includes a career in marketing, Kenya is only focused on the all-mighty dollar. Their friendship is put to the test when street-savvy Kenya finds herself consumed with making fast money and obtaining all of the materialistic fineries that her heart desires. When her luxurious dreams overshadow her friendship with Tiara and her college ambitions, the feisty young woman begins on a da ..read more
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Surviving the Storm, The Poor Will Bear Fruit in America By Kelvin Lassiter
African Americans on the Move Book Club
by Sheri S
10M ago
Synopsis Surviving the Storm focuses on poverty and homelessness in America dispelling myths that people are poor due to being lazy, and addicted to drugs. The book challenges the negative narrative of welfare through true stories of hope, and redemption. Kelvin Lassiter masterfully takes us through the journey of support systems and their importance. Excerpt: Chapter 1 – How We Remain Disconnected The lack of resources, and opportunities for success can be reasons people live in poverty. Elected officials has some Americans believing that helping people in poverty zip codes is a bad th ..read more
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From Fear To Freedom by Satrah Anuket
African Americans on the Move Book Club
by Sheri S
10M ago
Neuroscience states that 85% of our thoughts are negative or redundant, what is the thing you are most focused on? “FROM FEAR TO FREEDOM” teaches how to utilize the seven Universal Laws to shift your mindset, habits, and behaviors to master life on this plane. Los Angeles, CA, February 2, 2022 “FROM FEAR TO FREEDOM” is a book about the seven-stage transformation of inner self. Everything and everyone in the entire Universe are governed by the seven Universal Laws. Join SatRah Anuket on a journey as she helps you to discover your ability to choose to focus on the thoughts that fuel your inner ..read more
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Imagine Life Without African American Inventors By Charron Monaye
African Americans on the Move Book Club
by Sheri S
11M ago
Synopsis Did you know your cellphone was invented by an African American? What about the doorknob, mailbox, or the home security system? Through the book, you will learn along with Mr. Kentrell’s class just how African American women and men contributed to the world we live in. Imagine Life Without African American Inventors is a beautifully illustrated children’s book about inventions that has become the fabric of our everyday lives. Children will learn that some things that we may take for granted – from the components in a cell phone, streetlights, mailbox, hairbrush, potato chips, ironin ..read more
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Rise Of The Ravenisha By P. Grace Lawson
African Americans on the Move Book Club
by Sheri S
11M ago
Synopsis The Rise of the Ravenisha is a 101k word #Ownvoices fantasy/science fiction novel with series potential created with vibrant female characters on the brink of individual and collective power. Teddy, an ex-cop with the Atlanta PD has seen a thing or two. She always knew she was different. She wasn’t like her sisters of the Old Generation Ravenisha–an ancient tribe of African warrior women who long ago struck a bargain with the dark spirit La Panthère Noire. Their supernatural strength made them the perfect bargaining chips for their queen, Idia, to betray and sell them into American ..read more
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No Weapon Formed, An Exploration of the Black Woman’s Experience in America, and How We Can Move Towards Healing Together By Melissa Fox
African Americans on the Move Book Club
by Sheri S
11M ago
Synopsis This book explores the earliest beginnings of the Black Woman in this country. No Weapon Formed uses history and current events as a backdrop, but also spotlights voices of real women who discuss their personal experiences and struggles as Black Women in America. Most importantly, No Weapon Formed offers a powerful guide which can be used to help achieve mental and physical healing in a way that is intimate and real for you. Excerpt  “If we look at the path and pattern that have led Black women to this point, it is abundantly clear that the systemic patterns of dehumanization ..read more
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