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 Dive deep into enlightening conversations with today's most compelling Black Indie and traditionally published authors. Explore diverse narratives and the voices shaping Black literature.

Between the Reads Audra Russell

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

 Dive deep into enlightening conversations with today's most compelling Black Indie and traditionally published authors. Explore diverse narratives and the voices shaping Black literature.

    Unlocking Unique Gifts: Jennifer Vassel Discusses I Am Unique!

    Unlocking Unique Gifts: Jennifer Vassel Discusses I Am Unique!

    Join me as I dive deep into the wonderful world of self-love and empowerment with Jennifer Vassel, author and founder of the inspiring children's brand, I Am Unique! 🌟 Jennifer shares her journey from a life-changing sermon to becoming an Amazon #1 Bestselling author. We talk about how her book I Am Unique! and brand are making waves across the globe, from the US to Uganda. Tune in and be inspired to share your own unique gifts with the world! 📚✨***Connect with Jennifer:https://www.jenn...

    • 43 min
    Generation Slayer with Sylvester Barzey

    Generation Slayer with Sylvester Barzey

    Tune in as I sit down with acclaimed horror author Sylvester Barzey to delve into Young Blood, the first book in the thrilling Generation Slayer series. In this captivating tale, a vaccine intended to combat a virus unleashes a nightmare, transforming individuals into Creeps, Vamps, and Slayers. We explore themes of representation, spotlighting Black women MCs in horror and fantasy, and I go for his jugular cuz he came for Jersey! Get ready for laughs and an engaging chat - don't miss out!***...

    • 38 min
    Rants & Rambles March 2024 - Happy Easter!

    Rants & Rambles March 2024 - Happy Easter!

    It's the end of another month and it's also Easter. Grab your favorite beverage and enjoy the latest installment of Rants & Rambles with my sister-friend, C.M. Lockhart!***Chelsea's socials:Patreon: https://patreon.com/WrittenInMelanin Books: https://shop.writteninmelanin.com/ Updates: https://discord.gg/XSWtDRMyNb YouTube: https://youtube.com/@WrittenInMelanin***Please support this independent podcast. Every little bit helps me continue to bring you new and exciting conten...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Calm Effect with Introvert Leader Terrance Lee

    The Calm Effect with Introvert Leader Terrance Lee

    Introvert Leader Terrance Lee returns to Between the Reads with the second book in his Introvert series, The Calm Effect. We dive deep in this one and talk about how being your authentic self boosts your confidence, leveraging your unique strengths, and the power of ACCURATE observation. This is a power-packed episode. Grab your favorite beverage and LEAN IN!***Connect with Terrance here:https://www.instagram.com/theintrovertleader/https://www.tiktok.com/@theintrovertleaderhttps://www.quietvo...

    • 50 min
    Addicted Series with Multigenre Author Porsha Deun

    Addicted Series with Multigenre Author Porsha Deun

    This episode was a little delayed due to some technical issues but better late than never! Grab your favorite beverage and get ready to laugh as Porsha and I dig into her fatal attraction series. We talk about these messy characters, how these stories come to Porsha, and the fact that she still claims she isn't responsible for the chaos in her books.***Connect with Porsha here:https://www.porshadeun.comhttps://www.x.com/porshadeunhttps://www.instagram.com/porshadeunhttps://www.facebook.com/po...

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Respect, Revelations, and Riotous Laughs: Kicking Off 2024 on Rants and Rambles!

    Respect, Revelations, and Riotous Laughs: Kicking Off 2024 on Rants and Rambles!

    📚🎙️ Kick back and tune in to the latest episode of 'Rants and Rambles' with Chelsea of Written in Melanin, right here on Between the Reads! 🌟 As we dive into 2024, we're not holding back! Get ready for a no-holds-barred chat about authors respecting the platforms they approach, the wild world of public schools, and a whole lot of hilarious tidbits that'll have you laughing out loud. 🤣✨ Grab your favorite beverage, cozy up, and join us for this rollercoaster ride of a conversation. Don't forge...

    • 1 hr 21 min

Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Flying Bucket Farm ,

So good!

I love the way the podcast flows, and the range of authors and books is terrific, keep up the great work so I can keep hearing about these awesome books to put on my reading list.

readermonica ,

Wonderful debut.

I loved everything about this episode. I’ve found a a new to me author that I can’t wait to experience.

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