Some of the 2021 Featured Authors
Who We Are
TiSha Loving Williams
Behind the Mirror is about 26 women from all walks of life sharing a piece of their journey to inspire, uplift and help other women. The book is in journeys and not chapters and its a book you can use daily as one of the tools in your toolbox. This is the first book and the second series which focuses on men will be out the first of next year.
Timothy Smitty Smith
My name is Timothy “Smitty” Smith originally from Lexington Kentucky and I now reside in Louisville Ky. I am 58, retired, married, and am the author of a book called “For a pun time call Smitty”
I have always had fun with words since a young age.
My book is a collection of yo mama/family jokes, bad pickup lines that guys could use, and miscellaneous “play on words” jokes and puns.
This is a story of survival. I bravely tackled obstacles that many have endured alone in shame. This is my story of rising from tragedy to triumph! We are not who we come from.
Available on major outlets and can also be purchased directly from me.
Janee Perks Banks
Janeè Perks Banks Author of “I’m no one’s Girlfriend & Obedience got me Here”. After doing relationships wrong for many year’s, Janeè decided to try God’s way. Practicing celibacy led to healing, deliverance and finding her true identity in Christ. Once she gained revelation of who God called her she began to raise her standard declaring “I’m no one’s girlfriend “
Book available on Amazon
Malesha L Griffin, CSW
I was born in Jeffersonville, Indiana, but was raised majority of my life in West Louisville. I wrote my first collection of poetry while in graduate school in Chicago, Illinois. Outside of writing poetry and fantasy stories, I am a social worker and the creator of Intimate Spaces, a pleasure-focused adult sex education movement. Both collection are published on Amazon and can be found there.
Darius & Courtney Pettway
A Quest for Hidden Treasures in Real Estate is about two African-American siblings, a brother and sister, on an adventure to help their parents find their first investment property to begin building generational wealth for their family. Throughout their adventure they learn important investment concepts such as appreciation, equity, as well as core values such as discipline, teamwork, hard work, and more.
Learn to count money with Chris. Chris goes on an adventure for candy. While at the store he must learn to count money in order to buy candy. Also included is a poem and fact sheet about money
Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, TJ started writing as a means of expression and self-discovery. Growing up, she was a S.T.E.A.M. kid and took every opportunity to also develop in the performing arts as well in vocal & instrumental music performance, dance and eventually writing. Writing became a natural habit through journaling, but never turned into a serious endeavor until she was older.
TJ is the author of two self-published releases ("All Is Well" and "Habitual", both currently available on Amazon in eBook and paperback formats) and is currently working on the first book in her new series, "Discoveries".
Books & Boys is Shajuanda Caprices first story in a two novel series. The book was released in 2020 and follows the fictional character Staci Robby as she navigates adapting to two opposite worlds, and the men that inhabit these worlds. Be on the lookout for Money and Men.
Martika Shanel serves a refreshing take on what to examine before connecting with others on an intimate level, helping you to:
- Cultivate a greater sense of self.
- Assess potential relationships based on your desires.
- Identify personal attributes to outline your boundaries.
As you finish What to Do with These Red Flags, you’ll have a deeper understanding of the importance of self-love, why we choose what’s not good for us (despite knowing better), and the right time to open your heart’s door to others.
I am Andrea Brown Bailey, author of two inspirational/encouragement books, Til Sunday Comes and The Nature of Prosperity. Each was written to help provide hope to my dear readers. Til Sunday Comes includes situations and trials that people have dealt with and their abilities and faith that got them through. The Nature of Prosperity moves beyond basic level living to propel readers to find their purpose and prosper. More details and how to buy are on my website.