10 HBCU Authors You Should Know

There are countless studies stating that reading in America has declined. However, books are more accessible than ever before. According to a Pew Research Center survey, when people reach for a book, it is much more likely to be a traditional print book than a digital product. Regardless of your preference tablet or tattered pages, we’d love to introduce you to ten HBCU Authors with books ready for your perusal.

Title: KNOW This…..9 Essential Principles to KNOW as YOU Journey Towards YOUR Destiny
Author: Robert J. Dantzler
HBCU: Claflin University
Dantzler’s latest book, KNOW This…..9 Essential Principles to KNOW as YOU Journey Towards YOUR Destiny encourages readers to learn some important things about themselves as they travel in the direction of their destiny. This book encourages readers to be comfortable with who they are and do what is necessary to be who they are designed and destined to be.
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Title: Life Experiences
Author: Dr. Maurice Lee
HBCU: South Carolina State University
Dr. Maurice Lee, a successful, health-care professional, takes you on a journey of his life experiences. Coming from a town where the success stories are few and far between, Dr. Lee overcame peer pressure, a depressing health ailment, and a defining moment from a suicide attempt to become a prominent figure in his community.
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Title: Seduction
Author: Curt Thomas
HBCU: Claflin University
In the wake of secrets and lies, and overwhelming betrayals of trust, will this formerly happy couple find a way to put the pieces of their relationship back together again? Find out in the sizzling first installment of the SEDUCTION series.
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Title:  52 Weeks of Self Reflection
Author: Erika R. Dawkins
HBCU: Benedict College
This reflective journal will provide the inspiration you need to ignite self-reflection through writing. Each week you will be introduced to a new topic that you will either reflect on immediately or incorporate throughout your week and reflect at the close of the week. No matter your goal, you will have a clear, refreshing reflection of self at the completion of your 52 weeks.
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Title: The Purpose of Power
Author: Anthony Hyland
HBCU: Voorhees College
The Purpose of Power is meant to encourage, entertain and enlighten all who rise to the challenge of not only reading it but seeking to understand the Purpose of their own power.
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Title: Average to Awesome: Transitioning From Where You Are to Where You Want To Be
Author: Tim Bowers
HBCU: Benedict College
Average to Awesome is an interactive self-help book that gives you the blueprint on what it takes to achieve your definition of success. This book can change your mindset, turn your fears into motivation and give you the steps to achieve your short and long-term goals. You will be challenged to set goals, create your own plan of action and develop an execution strategy.
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Title: The Mentality Changer: A Journey to Help Change How you Once Thought About You
Author: Kyle Green
HBCU: Benedict College
This book was written with the hopes of helping you to change your mindset, change how you think about you, your success and your failures.
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Title: The Mentor Model
Author: Felicia Fort
HBCU: Benedict College
The Mentor Model is a book that speaks from personal experience, observations, and research about the importance of building and sustaining a mentor-mentee relationship. Research shows that every successful person has had the help of a mentor. The goal of this book is to inspire and persuade the reader (young and experienced professionals) to seek after mentees, and for aspiring professionals and adolescents to seek after a mentor.
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Title: Mañana College
Author: Shannon Fersner
HBCU: South Carolina State University
Students have arrived from all over the world to attend Mañana College in Atlanta, Georgia, ready to prepare for their future and unaware of the obstacles that lie ahead for each of them. In this compelling drama, students at an Atlanta college do all they can to survive their challenges, overcome their unique obstacles, and make it through another semester.
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Title: I Love My Your Future HBCU
Author: Nathalie Nelson Parker
HBCU: Gammon Theological Seminary (ITC)
You’re invited to join Madison, LJ, Mom, and Dad as they experience the vibrant sights, sounds, and history of an HBCU campus. Enjoy this energetic ride within this beautifully illustrated, multicultural children’s picture book, and we hope you too will “Love Your Future HBCU.”
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*Book descriptions are courtesy of author summaries provided by author websites and Amazon.com