Book Reviews, Spotlight

In Business Together: Twin Sisters Alicia and Tameka Aim to Promote Diversity Through Publishing

When the idea for AlTaMiRa Books was first conceived, my twin sister, Tameka, and I wrote organically, as an extension of our childhood love of writing in diaries. We began writing the rough draft of a children’s book series centered on the lives of socially awkward twin girls navigating elementary, middle, and high school life.… Read More In Business Together: Twin Sisters Alicia and Tameka Aim to Promote Diversity Through Publishing

Book Reviews, Spotlight

6 of Our Favorite African American Self-Published Authors

In 2016, more than half of Amazon’s overall 100 best-selling ebooks were published by independent authors. With the expansion of digital tools the number of self-published ebooks will only grow. Here we share our favorite African American independent and published authors who we can’t stop reading. 1. Terry McMillan, I Almost Forgot About You Terry McMillan… Read More 6 of Our Favorite African American Self-Published Authors

Book Reviews, Lifestyle

5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Owning a business is no small undertaking. With so many decisions to make, it’s important that you do your research and don’t make simple mistakes. Reading is an enjoyable way to gain knowledge and tips from successful entrepreneurs. In addition, reading provides you with an expanded vocabulary, mental stimulation, better writing skills, improved focus and… Read More 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read