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Black Lives Matter activist, Darnell Moore, inks deal for his coming of age memoir NO ASHES IN THE FIRE, detailing the making of a writer and activist whose own survival story is shared by many of those who have helped shape one of the largest iterations of the Black Freedom Movement since the 60s.
Turning Pages Book Club announced earlier this year that Bay area novelist Terry E. Hill will be honored as ‘Author of the Year’ for 2016. Hill is the author of the trilogies COME SUNDAY MORING and THE COMMITTEE. Many readers compare Hill to the late E. Lynn Harris in his story content, writing style, and storyline transitions. COME SUNDAY MORNING published by Urban Renaissance, a Carl Webber imprint is the story of Hezekiah T. Cleaveland the handsome pastor of New Testament Cathedral in Los Angeles and his wife Samantha who arranges the assassination of her husband in the pulpit of their mega church after learning of his homosexual affair. The incident causes anarchy among the congregation’s leadership.