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    The Author's Talk Show with Joe Parr (Mystery/Suspense Novelist)

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    Joe B. Parr is a North Texas based Mystery Suspense writer. He writes entertaining fiction with an undercurrent of social commentary. His books address provocative issues by introducing characters who provide multiple perspectives so that the reader is driven to explore their own thoughts. 
    As a native of the Fort Worth, TX area, his novels are crime dramas based in and around DFW. Residents of the area will enjoy the familiar sights and sounds. For others, he provides a virtual tour highlighting the area’s feel and diversity. 
    His current releases, The Victim and Stolen Innocence, are available in both paperback and ebook (Kindle, Nook) on Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com. 
    In The Victim, issues addressed include gangs, media stereotypes and the racial tensions within the community. In Stolen Innocence, he highlights the growing issue of Human Trafficking and its disproportional impact on immigrant and minority communities.     
    You can see more about Joe Parr, his books, his upcoming events, etc. at his website www.joebparr.com.

  • The Author Chat Show with Lynda D. Brown

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    Meet Dr. Nicoline Ambe. She will be my guest on the Author Chat Show to discuss her new book, Above and Beyond: How to Help Your Child Get Good Grades in School and Position Them for Success in College, Career & Life.
    About the book:
    This book offers practical and effective ideas that parents can immediately implement at home to help their children get good grades in school, and position them for success in college, career and life.
    About the author:
    Dr. Nicoline Ambe has taught in several elementary schools, colleges, and universities across Canada and the United States for the past 18 years. She holds a Bachelor's Degree, two Master's Degrees, a Ph.D. in Law, and a California Teaching Credential. She is an Amazon #1 Bestselling Author of two books - Above & Beyond and A Teacher's Notes. She has been featured in The Miami Herald and The Boston Globe.

  • Putting an arm around teen moms

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    Everything changes the day young girls discover they’regoing to be moms, and the pressures they’re under can be crushing. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy reports teen moms are more likely to drop out of high school and nearly half of them live below the poverty line.
    Tricia Goyer understands. Born to a single mom, Tricia found herself pregnant at 17, and she remembers what it felt like to carry the weight of the world on her shoulders.
    Join Perla and I along with author, Trish Goyer as we discuss her new book "Teen Mom: You're Stronger Than You Think."
    In Teen Mom, Tricia pours out her heart and shares advice for the hard things you face. She also longs to provide encouragement, reminding you that you can be the mom your child deserves?not in your own strength, but in the strength God provides.
    About Trish:
    USA Today bestselling author Tricia Goyer is the author of more than 40 books, including the novelization for Moms’ Night Out. She has written over 500 articles for national publications and blogs for high traffic sites like TheBetterMom.com and MomLifeToday.com. Tricia and her husband, John, live in Little Rock, Arkansas, where Tricia coordinates a Teen MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group. They have six children.

  • Deanna Raybourn

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    Historical fiction author, Deanna Raybourn, returns to discuss her 6th and recent publication, and the 5th in the Lady Julia Grey series... Deanna is the author of the Lady Julia Grey Series that include: Silent in the Grave, Silent in the Sanctuary, Silent on the Moor, The Dead Travel Fast and Dark Road to Darjeeling.. So tune in. Listen to previous interviews with Deanna on Book Talk, Creativity & Family Matters. October 24, 2009 April 24, 2010 September 11, 2010

  • Evening with Ella Curry: Intimate Conversations

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    Join us for a Evening with Ella Curry: Intimate Conversations. Ella is the president of  EDC Creations.  Sit back and enjoy a chat with some of the most talented authors on the planet. Learn more about the featured books and hear the authors read from their new releases. You will have the First Glimpse of a excerpt from the book!  Give the Gift of Knowledge, give books as gifts!   Authors and Publishers, visit the EDC Creations website for more book promotion opportunities:  www.edc-creations.com.  EDC Creations provides authors, journalists and publishers innovative marketing and branding consultations with a special focus on the African American literary community.
    Become the next featured author or speaker on the BAN Radio with Ella Curry, click here:  www.edc-creations.com/banradiopromo.htm Follow Ella Curry on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/EDC1Creations Like Black Pearls on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlackPearlsMag
     
     
     

  • The Author Chat Show with Lynda D. Brown

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    Meet author Bob Wheeler, CPA.  Bob will be joining us on the Author Chat Show to discuss his new book, The Money Nerve: Navigating the Emotions of Money.
    About the book:
    The Money Nerve: Navigating the Emotions of Money, authored by Bob Wheeler, CPA, has a simple yet profound goal: to help readers understand how money affects their emotions and their relationships. Wheeler hopes to help readers face their financial fears and discover financial freedom by creating a healthy relationship with money. 
    About the author:
    As a man of true integrity with an infectious energy, Bob Wheeler was the keynote speaker at the Maryland Society of Accounting & Tax Professionals retreat, speaker at various conferences on tax law changes and served on the board of directors for several nonprofit and profit corporations. He has been a popular guest, sharing his concept of personal finance on as many as 50 radio shows. He has conducted numerous Proactive Abundance and Money at its CORE seminars through the Los Angeles area and will be licensed as a CORE Energy Practitioner in May 2015.
    His crusade for personal growth has cross-pollinated with his accounting practice to birth a new approach to personal finances. His passion is to help others gain insights about how their emotions trigger financial decisions. Combining finances with behaviors, Bob has lifted the numbers off the table and put them into the heart, where he shows they have been all along - in his recent book, The Money Nerve: Navigating the Emotions of Money. 
     

  • The Author Chat Show with Lynda D. Brown

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    Meet author and interior designer Linda Hunt. She's the author of the eBook, New Homeowners Start to Decorating.
    About the book:
    WELCOME TO THE EXCITING WORLD OF INTERIOR DECORATING
    This e-book will guide you from start to finish on your decorating journey to design the home of your dreams. There is so much to consider when it comes to win­dow treatments and interior decorating. I will walk you through that maze and put you at ease to enjoy the fun side of decorating!
      About the author:

    Linda Hunt is the owner and interior decorator of Creatively Yours Custom Inc. and the author of 7 e-books on interior design. She is a WFCP Specialist Certified interior designer with 25 years of experience working on residential design and an active member of International Furnishings and Design Association.  Linda has had an interior design newspaper column in a local newspaper. She was the trainer of many new decorators for a large design firm teaching them how to get set-up, establish office procedures and fill their practice through marketing and follow-up. She is now teaching her successful methods in online classes for all levels of decorators/designers-all the things they do not teach you in school. Linda is very passionate about sharing her knowledge enhanced by over 25 years of experience in the industry.
     

  • ReShonda Tate Billingsley

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    Fiction and YA Author, ReShonda Tate Billingsley discusses her latest release, "The Devil Is A Lie". ReShonda's fiction title include: "Can I Get A Witness?", "I Know I've Been Changed", "The Pastor's Wife", "Let the Church Say Amen", "Everybody Say Amen", "My Brother's Keeper," "Help, I've Turned Into My Mother," "Fair Weather Friends." Her YA titles are: "Friends Til The End", "Blessings in Disguise", "Getting Even: Good Girlz, "Caught Up in the Drama," "With Friends Like These." She co-authored, "Have A Little Faith" with Jacqueline Thomas, J. D. Mason, and Sandra Kitt, Her new novel, "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" is due out in December 2010.

  • Author, Charmaine Tucker

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    Author, youth advocate, playwright, screenwriter, public speaker, poet, and ordained minister, Charmaine Tucker will discuss her novel, "What About the Children?".

  • Author, Shana Burton

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    Wife, mother of two, high school English teacher, and author, Shana Burton, discusses her sixth novel, "Flaws and All". Shana is also the author of "First Comes Love", and "Suddenly Single".

  • Aggie Villanueva

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    Media specialist, photographer and author, Aggie Villanueva, will discuss her recent publication, "The Rewritten Word: How to Sculpt Literary Art no Matter the Genre”. She is also the founder of Promotions A La Carte.