Carleen Brice is author of the novels Orange Mint and Honey (which was optioned by the Lifetime Movie Network)- a #1 Denver Post best-seller and Essence Magazine Recommended Read - and Children of the Waters, which One World/Ballantine released in June 2009.
She also wrote Lead Me Home: An African American’s Guide Through the Grief Journey (HarperCollins), and edited the anthology Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number: Black Women Explore Midlife (Beacon Press, Souvenir Press). Her book Walk Tall: Affirmations for People of Color sold over 100,000 copies and was in print with traditional publishers for 10 years. It is now available from iUniverse.
In 2008, she won the Breakout Author of the Year Award from the African American Literary Awards Show and in 2009 she received the First Novel Award from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. She is a finalist for the 2009 Colorado Book Award in literary fiction, and is a two-time finalist for the Colorado Book Award in nonfiction (for Lead Me Home and Age Ain't Nothing but a Number).
She lives in Colorado with her husband where she gardens and works on her third novel, Calling Every Good Wish Home.
LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK’S Sins of the Mother becomes second highest rated AND SECOND MOST WATCHED original movie in network history. Film based on Carleen Brice’s novel Orange Mint and Honey.
*Info found on http://www.carleenbrice.com/bio.htm *
Check out one of the scenes from this powerful movie! Trust me the book is better!
CONNIE BRISCOE has been a full-time published author for more than ten years. Born with a hearing impairment, Connie never allowed that to stop her from pursuing her dreams…writing. Since she left the world of editing to become a writer, Connie has hit the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists.
*Info found on http://www.victoriasanders.com/connie-briscoe*
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