Saturday, December 31, 2011

Top 10 Authors on the Conversation w/ Klarque Garrison 2011!!!

During the year of 2011 blog talk radio’s “the Conversation with Klarque Garrison” featured many authors Nationwide in all genres. We decided to feature in this blog our top 10 accomplished scribes and their literary works. We hope that you support each author by visiting their websites and following our recommendation of adding their novels to your bookshelves. The Conversation is an online talk radio show that features authors, singers, entrepreneurs, business owners or anyone with a positive voice, product, service or journey. The show airs live each Sunday at 4pm EST and Wednesday at 7pm EST and records in podcast so you can listen to any playback and any time! I’ve listed the dates we interviewed each author. So, be sure to go to our show page and search the “on demand episodes” for the dates listed…

In no particular order…

Jemal Gibson

Mr. Gibson has an amazing story of love, despair & curse. In his book “Drugs: My Curse, My Savior” Jemal shares his harrowing experience in the inner city of Chicago and how in a twist of irony Drugs (which once plagued his family) became his Savior! I recommend this book to all everyone as a symbol of hope! This bestselling author is a graduate of Florida A&M University and now resides in Atlanta, Ga.  Jemal was recognized as featured author at the 2011 National Book Club Conference. We had the pleasure of having Mr. Gibson as a guest on the show  March 27th. For more information on the author visit www.drugsmycursemysavior

Cas Sigers

Cas Sigers a Native of North Carolina has been writing for almost a decade. Her writing journey originates in writing spec scripts for various show runners. She and her business partner Ms. Terri J. Vaughn created Nina Holiday Entertainment with the purpose of developing feature film and television projects. Sigers also served as supervising producer for the Mo’Nique Show! You can find her novels at most Targets & Walmart Stores. Check out any of her 5 novels including “The Virgin Widow!” Cas, appeared on our November 23rd date!  For more info about Cas Sigers go to: 

Trice Hickman

Award Winning Author Trice Hickman (a self-proclaimed Southern Girl)  decided to take the plunge into the literary world after her then secure 9 to 5 job put her on waivers….that code for, she GOT FIRED! It’s a good thing for us that she did because soon after “Unexpected Interruptions” was born! Although starting off as a indie book writer she soon garnered the attention of the publishing house of Kensington Publishing Corp came a calling. You can find Trice on the book tour circuit, speaking with book clubs worldwide or speaking at colleges year round. We caught up with her November 16th and the show has not been the same since J. For more info about Trice Hickman go to:

Susanna Barlow

“What Peace There May Be” deals with polygamy and the trials it brings the children living within this cultural phenomenon. Susanne is the 23rd child of 46 children, the quintessential middle child! Reading this book will help you discover how a small sect in Utah has challenged a standard system built on 1 husband and 1 wife. I certainly enjoyed interviewing Ms. Barlow and listening to her honesty with views she was born into. If you’re like me, you have little to no experience with polygamy. Reading this book will give you an insight you never thought you’d have. Susanne was a guest on our show Oct. 12, 2011. For more info about the book and the author go to:

Dawn Bedingfield

It’s no secret that there’s a growing trend of African-American males dating and marrying women of different races. Dawn Bedingfield has decided to get answers right from the source. This book is a report of here going out into the field and getting answers from African-American men. You will be surprised at what she found! After months of hearing the thoughts of more than 200 men in seven states, Dawn was drenched with compassion and understanding for the black man. You can catch the interview with Dawn on our June 12, show. You can find this book at:

Val Jones

"Chasing the Wind" is a story about the choices we make and the consequences we face. It chronicles the life and times of Viviana Long, an intellectually gifted girl who spent the majority of her life straddling the fence between right and wrong; between humbling herself and standing strong. Viviana’s journey is both good and bad. Come experience the best and worst times a young girl ever had. Val Jones is one of the most talented writers we’ve had on the show. This books speaks to you no matter what age, sex or race. You can find the interview with Ms. Jones by searching the show aired on November 23rd; Enjoy and look for this book at:

Kiffany Dugger

Growing up in Mississippi surrounded by southern bells and then relocating to Michigan, Kiffany was influenced by strong women that taught her proper etiquette, style, and grace. People have always been intrigued by Seth St. James, especially her green eyes. After all, she looks nothing like the woman who raised her. But Seth's past is cloaked in mystery. No one knows about the tragic accident that left eight-year-old Seth an orphan in the care of her surrogate grandmother, Madelyn. Together the two have worked hard to keep what really happened that fateful night a secret. We were most fortunate to have this powerful author on the August 31st show. To find more info about Kiffany go to:

Dawn Nicole

Dawn Nicole is a multi-talented indie artist who found her way to Atlanta from Richmond back in 2006. While taking a mini break from songwriting Dawn explored her talents as an Author. What came out of this movement was “The Velvet Whisper”. The “Velvet Whisper” is a contemporary urban novel involving three young successful black women who are also best friends. The story takes place in Chicago and takes the reader on a whirl-wind journey of love, heartbreak, mistrust, and intrigue. “the Velvet Whisper” is a modern day love story with an old school feel. Ms. Nicole was interviewed on the December 18th show. For more info about Dawn Nicole and her novel go to:

Michael McFadden

After growing up In the D.C. area and living a youthful life of Hustlin on the streets, Michael McFadden realized this in no legacy to leave. Moving to the Metro Atlanta area his life to a turn for the better (MUCH BETTER)! Serving his Country as an infantry soldier in “operation Desert Storm” the proof of change was in the pudding. Now, as a successful talk radio show host, national speaker and author he travels preaching his principles of “Truisms”. We first had an opportunity to have Mr. McFadden on our show on the Jan. 9th show but since then he’s been a friend of the show and drops by oftenJ! To follow Michael McFadden on his journey go to:

Anjuelle Floyd

Absolutely without a doubt one of my favorite new authors in the game! Ms. Floyd has two excellent novels “the House” & “Keeper of Secrets” with a third underway “Season in Purdah”. She is a clever writer with a mastery of suspense and detail. If these 3 works are an example of where she’s going the Literary World just got a big richer! She’s a wife with 3 kids, license family and marriage therapist, grade from DUKE U., and lives in Cali! You can catch a very insightful interview with Anjuelle on our October 5, show! For more info on Anjuelle Floyd go to:

Wow, what a powerful season on the HOTTEST TALK RADIO SHOW OUT!! I'd like to also give a shout out to all the authors who graced our show in 2011 (too many to name but you know who you are)!!! Thanks so much for your tireless work and your love for your craft. Be sure to check out the shows listed above AND all our other shows in PODCAST at our website:

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  1. It was my honor to be featured on the show. Thanks again for the enriching opportunity!!

    Trice Hickman

  2. The Pleasure was all ours Trice! Looking forward to more of your talented writings in 2012!