Nonfiction

1st and Forever: Making a Case for the Future of Football

Publication Date: 08/28/2018

Part memoir and part homage to the game he loves, former National Football Foundation president Bob Casciola mounts a persuasive case in support of football’s relevance to life. Against a backdrop of increasing pressures and criticism of the game itself, 1st and Forever takes a stand to contend that football is vital…

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Plantation Education: The Exploitation of the Modern-Day Athlete-Student

Publication Date: 08/28/2018

Rashad McCants peels back the curtain of a generational slave mentality and how it relates to academic fraud within the university system, while continuing to clench athlete-students in its grip as they make billions of dollars for the slave masters. Based on his own experience and others who were entrenched…

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Every. Single. Day.: Unstoppable Wisdom from a Year of Running

Publication Date: 08/21/2018

Like all of us these days, I’m too busy to exercise, and yet I managed to run Every.Single.Day. for a year—and believe me, if I can do it, you can do it too! We all know there are simple things we could and should be doing on a daily basis…

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From Me to You: Stories about Life, Love, Family, Faith, and How to Negotiate a Bigger Allowance

Publication Date: 08/07/2018

A father creates a remarkable coming-of-age gift for his daughter: stories of love, wisdom, and family that have guided his path through life as she prepares to embark on her own. How does a father tell his child how to live a meaningful life? How does father tell his child…

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From Mopping Floors to Making Millions on Instagram: 5 Steps to Building an Online Brand

Publication Date: 07/31/2018

Once a teenaged mom, Ronessa “Ronne” Brown defeated the odds by stepping over the stereotypes surrounding her to take her family’s destiny into her own hands. Ronne’s “no excuses” mantra transformed their lives, from being stuck an endless cycle of “jobs” to becoming a millionaire—all by teaching herself how to…

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Then We Grew Up: A Post-College Journey into Adulthood

Publication Date: 07/24/2018

Where was the heads-up? There was no warning from parents, no preamble from professors or mentors, no cautions from older siblings or close friends. How is this possible? Post-college life can be amazing, but it is also hard. So much will happen to us during this phase in our lives,…

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Moment of Truth: The Nature of Catastrophes and How to Prepare for Them

Publication Date: 07/17/2018

“Miami Beach Devastated by Monster Category 5 Hurricane” “Times Square Incinerated by Homemade Nuclear Bomb” “Magnitude 9.0 Earthquake Reduces Downtown Seattle to Rubble” These aren’t actual headlines—but they could be. Even though they sound like next summer’s blockbuster movies, each of these worst-case scenarios is a real threat—a threat for…

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The Nine Principles of Winning: In Sports, In Business, and In Life

Publication Date: 07/03/2018

What makes a good leader, a good leader—and what makes a good team, a good team? Are there principles of winning that apply to all types of people, situations, and organizations? Our entire lives are spent looking for answers that we hope will guide us to become even better at…

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A Mouse Divided: How Ub Iwerks Became Forgotten, and Walt Disney Became Uncle Walt

Publication Date: 07/03/2018

In 1928, two very different best friends invented Mickey Mouse. And the success tore them apart. Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks’s friendship is a story of betrayal, love, war, money, power, tragedy, intrigue, humor, despair, and hope. You’ll love them both—when you don’t want to drop anvils on their heads.…

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Building a Million Dollar Side Hustle

Publication Date: 06/26/2018

Juliana Richards arrived in the United States from Nigeria with little more than a $100 in her pocket. Ten years later she was the founder and CEO of Slim Girl Shapewear, a fast-growing global brand and multimillion-dollar company. Her body shaping and contouring clothing line has opened up a whole…

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