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Book: Out Loud Author: Luz Agudelo Author Bio: Luz Agudelo is a Colombian-born American citizen who lives in Miami with her husband and six rescued cat companions.  She earned a B.A. in psychology from Florida International University. She loves to read, storytelling, and using metaphors and fantasy to make sense of her human journey. She wrote the first draft of Out Loud while volunteering with AmeriCorps.  1) What was the writing process like for your book? LA: It was about writing, reviewing, and revising over and over. I started writing about two kids having fun at the beach and how they...

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Book: She Is Without Limits Author: Haley Hoffman Smith  Author Bio: Haley is currently a junior at Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island. She Is the CEO and Founder of Lit Without Limits, our sister non-profit which she started at age 18, and the author of She Is Without Limits, an interactive guidebook for young women. A writer, entrepreneur, and self-proclaimed “Carrie Bradshaw”, Haley has devoted her first 20 years to female empowerment, creative play and intends to do the same for her next 20 years and beyond. 1) How do you approach a conversation with someone who has different...

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Book: From Black Boys With Love Author: Lawrence Lindell Author Bio: Lawrence Lindell (Born February 4, 1988) is an author, experimental musician and visual artist from Los Angeles California. He started his solo venture in experimental and electronic music in 2009 and released multiple EP’s and albums under various aliases. In 2013 he dropped the aliases and started using his real name which lead to the release of his debut album “Life is Intelligent” on Noise met Sound. He is the author of multiple short story books, but his latest book, From Black Boys With Love has gained national attention with...

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Book: Dealing With This Thing We Call Life  Author: Christopher Sumlin Chris Sumlin is a senior at Morehouse College and is celebrating his anniversary of his first book, Dealing With This Thing Called Life. The book is critically-acclaimed and has helped the world get a glimpse into his young life. Sumlin is also a daily blogger who is adamant about writing and reading! Enjoy this Q&A and pick up his book today! 1) How do you approach a conversation with someone who has different opinions or beliefs than you do? Do you think the division that exists in this country right now...

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Book: Charisma On Command Author: Charlie Houpert 1) What do you usually tell people who are hesitant about taking a "leap of faith" and fully committing to going after their ultimate goal? I WOULD TELL THEM THAT THEY SHOULD IMAGINE THE ABSOLUTE WORST CASE SCENARIO IF THEY FAILED. OFTENTIMES, THE WORST CASE SCENARIO ISN'T THAT BAD. For instance, if you're concerned with losing your job when you try to be an entrepreneur, the worst case scenario is often just taking a pay cut to take a crappier job. Not the worst thing in the world and certainly not the end...

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