Baton Rouge

Who to Watch: Lynn Emery

Author Lynn Emery’s romantic suspense novels and mystery fiction have won and been nominated for several literary awards, including Best Mul- ticultural Mainstream Novel by Romantic Times Magazine. Set in the swamps and bayou, Emery’s […]

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Men We Reaped: A Memoir

Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward leaves the reader spinning through their own convictions and deeper insights of the prevailing difficulties men (Black and in unequal situations) are forced to live…..and ultimately die in. Ward […]

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Silhouette of a Southern Cook

New Orleans native, Tonya Jacob-Haggerty, shares her 30 years experience as a cook and her observations on relationships in her new 136-pg full color cookbook, “Silhouette of a Southern Cook: How Cooking Relates to Relationships.” This […]

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Broussard receives book award

JINX BROUSSARD’s African American Foreign Correspondents: A History, received the History Division Book Award from the Association For Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Broussard teaches media history and public relations in the Manship School of Mass Communication at LSU. The Vacherie […]

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Consequences

Here’s look at the books written by Baton Rouge natives that have landed on THE DRUM staff’s bookshelf. These books are available in major bookstores and online. The story of four women trying to balance […]

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For Winners Only

Here’s look at the books written by Baton Rouge natives that have landed on THE DRUM staff’s bookshelf. These books are available in major bookstores and online. By Marvin Anderson Published by Insight Publishing Group. […]

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Louisiana Divas

By Cosha Hayes, Shawanga Hall, and Alicia Hardy Published by Branue Productions, three Louisiana women come together to tell their stories ranging from over-coming postpartum depression to understanding your gifts, to give readers the true […]

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Money Cometh: To the Body of Christ

This book is a building block for individuals going through financial struggles. Author Leroy Thompson focuses on ‘calling out’ your harvest. Money Cometh: To the Body of Christ seeks to help the reader speak his/her fi nancial breakthrough into existence. It guides the reader to demand receipt […]