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Join Nat’l, Maxine Bigby Cunningham in Ann Arbor & Yspilanti Feb 9th & 10th on A Journey to Wholeness #mwn #michlit

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Power Walking, A Journey to Wholeness



1.  Saturday, February 9, 2013 – Book Signing, Power Walking, A Journey to Wholeness, by Maxine Bigby Cunningham.  My memoir  of recovery, resilience and renewal while living with a chronic illness,  reveals four empowering steps to wellness that can benefit anyone who has yearned to triumph over impediments to wellness –  mind, body and spirit.   “Power Walking” is a metaphor for vibrant living. This book has been described as instructional, illustrative and inspiring.  The signing will be held is 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Nicolas Books, 2513 Jackson Avenue, Westgate Shopping Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Light refreshments. Flier and pix of book cover attached.  My website is  Also, I can be reached on Facebook. 
2.  Sunday, February 10, 2013 – Annual Ypsilanti Community African American Read-in (AARI). This year’s theme is “Readers are Heroes.” The AARI celebrates the writings of African American writers.  The AARI is an international movement originated by the Black Caucus of the National Council of English Teachers.  At the “Ypsi” event, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., expect engaging activities for  “arm babies” through wise elders. Plus, children 18 and younger can select free books. This event will be held at the Ypsilanti District Library, 5577 Whittaker Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48198.  Free.  Light refreshments.  The website is
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Power Walking, a Journey to Wholeness now in print and digital formats.
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“Walking is both a daily experience and a lifetime journey.”
Maxine Bigby Cunningham
Founder, Empowered Walking Enterprise LLC
Writer, Workshop Facilitator, Mental Health Advocate
Author – Power Walking, A Journey to Wholeness



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Michigan Literary Network Blogtalk Radio Feature~Kimmie Thomas

Join us today as we feature author Kimmie Thomas on the Michigan Literary Network Blogtalk radio show. She will be talking about her new book Nursing Dr. Miller. Check out her bio below.

Kimmie Thomas

Kimmie Thomas is a native Detroiter. She is a writer, teacher, mother, and wife. Her first love has always been reading and writing. She has been motivated by writers such as Donald Goines, Maya Angelou, Zane and E. Lynn Harris. Kimmie has worked as a psychiatric nurse for more than 10 years. She uses her vast knowledge of mental health to make her characters real for her readers.

This Side of Crazy is her debute novel. She is also featured in an Anthology, Rough and Raw. Check out her latest book, Nursing Dr. Miller. Her current writing project is called House of Assignation.


Nursing Dr. MillerBook Description: Do you know what goes on in a hospital? Would you believe that sex, lies and deceit are ever present even while you lay ill in you hospital bed? You may be surprised to find out that the soap operas you watch are not as far fetched as you may think. This story may not be Gray’s Anatomy but it will curl your toes just as much. Gregory Miller, MD is tall dark and handsome. He single and looking for love and the nurses at Kingdom Hospital just want to love him back. Is sex and a good time enough for Dr. Miller? Follow him and his fellow doctors and nurses as they try to find love and a good time while saving lives


This side of crazy

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