>> Be sure to pick up a copy of Veronica Campbell-Brown’s inspiring new tome, Inside Out: Activate the Power Within You. Why was it important for her to write this book? “I wrote Inside Out to help people get a deeper meaning in their lives and just to find fulfilment,” the sprint icon says. “Life is not always easy, but when life knocks us down we have to be mentally tough to keep working at being successful.”
>> Also new in books: Check out the buzzworthy new titles from Fabian Thomas (New Thought, New Words); Shelley Sykes-Coley (Chat ’Bout: An Anthology of Jamaican Conversations) and Rachel Manley (The Black Peacock).
>> STAR TALK: What are you reading this summer?
“What I’m reading right now is Recantations by Loretta Collins Klobah. She was at Calabash in 2012. This is her latest collection, and she is killing it,” shares fellow poetess Millicent Graham….. “One of the books I just finished reading is Origins by Dan Brown. And I’m now on to Across the Nightingale Floor by Liam Hearn,” says prize-winning stage director Greg Thames, currently helming Father HoLung & Friends’ The Parables.