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Click on the titles to read more about the books we are giving away this time. We will be giving away the following books to 5 winners. To enter follow the rules below. No purchase is necessary. Must be 16 yrs or older to enter.
3 Winner will get an E-book of The Story of Us by Hanna Ali (Open to residents WW)
The Story of Us is a collection of short stories about womanhood from a Somali perspective. The collection begins in the homeland and each story follows a different woman’s life experience; from being trapped in a loveless marriage, to a young girl reflecting on difficult a breakup. This collection deals with unpacking hurt and loss and what becomes of the generation of Somali women refugees who grow up in the West. The women in this collection have lived trough war and depict the aftermath of being at war with yourself.
About the Author
Hanna was born in Mogadishu, Somalia where she spent the first four first years of her life. At the age of ten, she started writing poetry; first with song lyrics first before delving into short stories. At the age of five, she arrived in Sweden but moved to the United Kingdom ten years later. Home and (un)belonging are important themes in all of her creative work and also spill into her academic research. Hanna: “I’m always fascinated by what home means to those who have been forced to flee and grow up elsewhere.” Hanna is a Teaching Fellow and a Ph.D. candidate in SOAS, the University of London where she specializes in Afro-Arab identity and migrant writers. She is a member of Exiled Writers and her work has been published in numerous publications including Scarf Magazine, Brittle Paper, and Cecile’s Writers’ Magazine. She was also shortlisted for the London Short Story Prize 2016. She was also part of the Africa Writes Festival in 2018 & 2019.
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1 Winner will get an E-book of Sent from Heaven by Dee Dee M Scott (Open to residents in the US)
Boris Tucker is in complete control of every aspect of his life; including the romance department. Unlike his brothers, he does not need a woman to complete him. Nor does he care that ladies desire him for heading a multi-billion-dollar insurance company. Boris enjoys having no-strings-attached relationships. He vows to never let a lady get close enough to steal his heart; until he meets Jelissa Gordan. Jelissa is a tomboy and a daddy’s girl. She is all about her family and her career. When a date is canceled, Boris Tucker enters her life. The friendship swiftly turns to love. But due to childhood trauma, Boris Tucker has a wall up that Jelissa has no problem tearing down. When past choices threaten to destroy their relationship, and an enemy is hell-bent on revenge, Boris and Jelissa discover the only ones they can depend on for survival are each other.
About the Author
Named one of 30 women considered to be very influential in a positive way for the generation Y women by: Miss Millennia Magazine, Dee Dee M. Scott’s motto is, The Sky is not the limit; the limit is higher than the sky! Dee Dee is a best-selling author, playwright, film producer and the CEO of, A DDMS ENTERTAINMENT. In 2008 she wrote her first book, My Husband’s Woman, which became a bestseller. Based on the book, in, 2011, she released the stage play of the same name which toured and starred Reginald Ballard AKA “Bruhman” from the television show Martin. She successfully published several best-selling books, and the popular romance series, Sent From Heaven. In addition, Dee Dee is a certified life coach and fitness instructor. Her focus is motivating people to go after their dreams and live their life without fear. She teaches on healthy relationships, mental fitness, and breaking toxic generational cycles. Dee Dee is also the CEO of, Sis Fashion, a clothing company that is all about sisterhood and uplifting women everywhere! Dee Dee has been featured in many magazines. She was born in Florence, South Carolina, and now resides in Columbia, South Carolina with her children.
1 Winner will get a paperback of The Souls of Clayhatchee by Anthony Todd Carlisle (Open to residents in the US) and a canvas tote bag.
A must-read novel about family ties, generational racism, and a mysterious murder that casts is shadow across a man fulfilling his mother’s dying wish. James Kingsman hated the South. Raised by parents who had migrated north from Alabama years before his birth, he had heard their personal stories of racism, injustice, fear. At best, he carried a certain disdain for those who stayed behind, no matter how much the South had changed. When James reluctantly agrees to his mother’s last wish to be buried in hometown of Clayhatchee, Alabama, his notions about southern relatives are turned upside down as he makes long-hidden discoveries about his parents. His father did not migrate north, he escaped. His mother kept an even deeper secret, one of rage and beauty. Some ghosts cannot stay buried.
About the Author
Anthony Todd Carlisle, Ph.D., is married to Amy Alexander, Ph.D., and has two children, Arielle and Amya. He is an associate professor in the Department of Culture, Media, and Performance at the California University of Pennsylvania. Carlisle was a reporter for 11 years. He worked for the New Pittsburgh Courier, Daily News, Pittsburgh Business Times, Beaver County Times, and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. During those years, he worked in several beat areas: city government, urban affairs, religion, education, transportation, labor, and sports as a business. As a reporter, he won several awards, including Robert L. Vann Award for feature writing and investigative reporting and the Keystone State Spotlight Award for first Carlisle is also a veteran, having served in the United States Army Reserve for 14 years, reaching the rank of captain. He worked as both a supply officer and a military journalist. In 2003, he was deployed to the Middle East as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon his return, he was awarded California University of Pennsylvania’s Presidential Medal for Patriotic Service.
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