With over 90 creative events spanning across 45 venues and over 200 reputable artists, public figures and published authors appearing, the forthcoming Essex Book Festival – which spans from March 1 to March 31 – reaches unprecedented artistic boundaries and elements which creative hubs in the United Kingdom have not reached previously; the Essex Book Festival is a national lottery funded and Art Council England project which boasts partners such as the University of Essex, Essex County Council and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.
I appreciate books that empower the reader to grow and develop their lives. With all the things that are taking place in our world; where it be in politics and entertainment; things can become quite overwhelming. So, I’m always seeking tools that I can reach for that will help to offer clarity and wisdom.
Hope Powell: HOPE My Life in Football recounts the inspirational story of the former England women’s Head Coach and her indelible imprint on women’s professional soccer in the United Kingdom. Powell – who is of Jamaican heritage – was honored with a CBE and OBE at the 2010 Birthday Honors for her immeasurable services to the women’s game and shares her autobiographical journey in her own words for the first time with the release of Hope Powell: My Life in Football.
Award-winning SBTV official DJ, BBC Radio 1Xtra resident performer and previous In-spire LS Magazine WonderWoman feature Melody Kane will release anticipated debut autobiography entitled “A Different Melody” this summer. “A Different Melody” insight fully explores the humble beginnings of a regular girl from Brighton with a larger-than-life dream to succeed as a professional DJ in the male dominated music industry, whilst illuminating Melody Kane‘s underlying and unique motivation to prevail in entertainment thereafter working in a mundane telemarketing job. “A Different Melody” is a tale of rich determination, deep heartache, overwhelming self belief and inner authenticity in a world of followers.
“Catch a Star: Shining Through Adversity to Become a Champion” immaculately summarizes Tamika Catchings’ autobiographical tale of rising above and defying the odds when counted out in life. Catchings – who led the Indiana Fever to its first-ever WNBA championship – was officially named as one of the WNBA’s top fifteen players in history, whilst earning three Olympic gold medals, and founding the motivational Catch the Stars Foundation to help young people achieve their dreams. “Catch a Star: Shining Through Adversity to Become a Champion” inspires readers to face their doubts and fears, coupled alongside encouraging them to reach for their own stars, no matter what challenges come their way in life.
Argentina and Manchester City superstar, Sergio Aguero, releases brand new autobiographical novel entitled ‘Born To Rise’. The 26-year-old two-time English Premier League Champion and FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 Finals runner up firmly illustrates the inspirational narrative in ‘Born To Rise’ how he grew up in poverty in Bueno Aires, Argentina, before becoming a globally recognized, multi-millionaire professional athlete and technically natural goalscorer in the world’s most famous soccer league – English Premier League; Aguero has 7.5 million subscribers on Twitter, and 8.6 million fans on Facebook.