Recommended Books 

 

Trail of Worth
by Shannon Colman

As a new year approaches, a twenty-four-year-old woman leaves her unfulfilling life in England to pursue her goal of moving to Vancouver Island, Canada. Upon arrival, she encounters the challenges of adjusting to her new environment, advancing her career, and navigating an unstable relationship. Faced with unexpected struggles, she finds herself on a journey to discover and develop her sense of worth in a foreign country.
An honest portrayal of moving overseas and a candid look at the complexity of human relationships, Trail of Worth explores the intertwining elements that influence how we perceive ourselves during the quarter-life period.

I’m Just like You But Different
By Christine E. Staples-Ebanks

“Expressed through a collection of poems, this book speaks of my quest for love and belonging, which for the formative years of my life, were entangled in webs of delusion and woeful dejection . . . ”

Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist
By Judith Heumann & Kristen Joiner

One of the most influential disability rights activists in US history tells her personal story of fighting for the right to receive an education, have a job, and just be human.

Shunned: How Love of Self Became My Redemption
By Patricia C. Daway

“Expressed through a collection of poems, this book speaks of my quest for love and belonging, which for the formative years of my life, were entangled in webs of delusion and woeful dejection . . . ”

Summertime Fun
By Darlene Beazer-Parker

Darlene Beazer-Parker celebrates the island home where she grew up in this children’s book filled with beautiful photographs.

Beautiful Chaos
By Jo-Annah Richards

An enchanting and eclectic collection of captivating poetry. The topics ranges from love to politics, with each poem effortlessly and vividly embodying the beauty and chaos in each situation.

The Ill Concepts of the Caribbean Woman
By Jo-Annah Richards

The Ill Concepts of the Caribbean Woman exposes and speaks openly about disturbing issues within the Caribbean that are well and truly hidden.

Diary of The Scorpion Lover
By Stephanie Hava Wallace

A collection of Creative Non-Fiction short stories about a young woman navigating her way through the various relationships in her life.

Maybe God Was Busy
By Julie Marie Mansfield

Maybe God Was Busy is truly raw and authentic – a memoir saturated with abuse, survival, forgiveness, triumph and redemption – and yes laughter.