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Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul

Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul

Sunday, May 8, 2022 is Mother's Day. Poet William Ross Wallace said it well: "The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world." In keeping with our mission of breaking the cycle of intergenerational incarceration we especially remember the women who...

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MORE THAN JUST PLAIN FUN

MORE THAN JUST PLAIN FUN

What millions of fans of the more than 200 books in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series have come to expect – and crave – are heart-tugging stories with advice “on positive thinking, forgiveness, gratitude, self-esteem, raising kids, caring for the elderly, etc.”

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A VOICE SILENCED STILL SPEAKS

A VOICE SILENCED STILL SPEAKS

With his death on December 26, 2021, the voice of the ever fearlessly outspoken Archbishop Desmond Tutu was silenced forever. Yet it still speaks in the books he wrote and left behind as a legacy.

One of these books, The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves…

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THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE PAST, THE FUTURE

THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE PAST, THE FUTURE

“Good and bad things have occurred. But the good - young people changing their lives, the growth of organized urban peace efforts, the expansion of spiritual-based practices and the intensifying debate on how to address violence in this country - have far outweighed...

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TELL IT LIKE IT WAS, TINA

TELL IT LIKE IT WAS, TINA

If we were to ask Tina Turner to “tell it like it was,” this book would be her answer. Although she has written two other books since I, Tina, this is the one that delves most deeply into the tangled roots of her beginnings, early traumas, and dazzling...

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WINNING THE WAR OF WORDS

WINNING THE WAR OF WORDS

This book is the ultimate weapon in the war of words waged on the SCRABBLE®️ crossword game board. Intended first and foremost to be fun, playing Scrabble®️ often deteriorates into a fierce fight over a word. Is it allowed? Is it not? Blood need not be shed nor nerves...

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IT KEEPS HIS DRIVE GOING

IT KEEPS HIS DRIVE GOING

“I read it every two or three years to keep my drive going.” Who would say something like that about a book that was originally published as long ago as 1937? The answer is none other than Daymond John - Founder and CEO of FUBU apparel and Co-Star of ABC TV‘s Shark...

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A QUESTION, AN INVITATION, A BESTSELLER

A QUESTION, AN INVITATION, A BESTSELLER

Dennis Kimbro’s perennial bestseller - originally published in 1991 - began with a burning question that had preoccupied him while earning a Ph.D. at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois: Why are some African Americans in the United States struggling...

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FAITH, HOPE, LOVE, FORGIVENESS & RACIAL HEALING

FAITH, HOPE, LOVE, FORGIVENESS & RACIAL HEALING

HOW HE DID ITThis book has been categorized as being about crime, the flawed criminal justice system, racism, and wrongful incarceration. It is true. This book speaks to these issues. It is also true that it speaks to the triumph of the human spirit over the most...

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A FACE, A BOOK, AND A BILL

A FACE, A BOOK, AND A BILL

The last time you held a one-hundred-dollar bill in your hand, the face you saw on it was that of Benjamin Franklin. The face on that bill has been in circulation since 1914. The book about the man behind that face has been in circulation since 1793. The man himself...

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FOUR SISTERS AND A TYRANT

FOUR SISTERS AND A TYRANT

Three of them gave their lives to fight the vicious dictator of the Dominican Republic - one survived to tell the tale. They were the Mirabal sisters Patria, Dedé, Minerva, and María Teresa. He - Rafael Trujillo - was one of the most brutal dictators ever known. It...

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