Books

Children’s Book

The Wanderlusts love to travel. They also love meeting new people, art, taking pictures, helping others, reading, and exploring the world.

Journal Writing

This Event Planning and Task Management Journal was created for the sole purpose of helping students, innovators, event planners, and new individuals to the field with creating a plan to assist them with developing programs/events. These programs can be developed for the community, higher education environments, financial institutions, and other areas as needed or wanted.

Self-Help

New Face of Disabilities

The face of those with a disability is ever changing, making it more and more challenging to determine who has a disability and who does not. Wouldn’t it be a perfect world if everyone was equipped with the right tools to assist those with a disability? Well, why not try to make it an almost perfect world? Melica Niccole provides you with helpful tools to assist you work with this population.

Children’s Book

Naturals: The Paper People

The Naturals: The Paper People are paper people who live inside books, called “Naturals.” They come alive every so often to interact with people in the world and help them make decisions or learn new things. Their goal is to make the world a better place through love, education, helpful gestures, and unity.

Poetry

Poetic Outlets

When it comes to writing books, Melica Niccole knows how to take you on an emotional roller-coaster by poetically entering your spirit and releasing emotions that have longed to be set free. She knows the consequences of holding onto things for so long that a choice has to be made. Her choice was to liberate her feelings with an objective of becoming one with herself. She has been through so much in life that she wants to share her world because it’s all about the lessons you learn and the opportunities you take. Just know that with great success comes great failure and you must continuously push toward a dream and keep your Eyes on the Prize. Melica is a dream big, reach for the stars type of person. She gives special thanks to her mother and father for encouraging her throughout life and always believing in her. In reading Poetic Outlets, you will witness her transition as a writer, which is astounding. The shift will be seen when she discusses depression, society, love, and attributes of a woman. It can honestly be said that this book has a bit of everything in it that draws you deeper and deeper into the author’s thought process.

Children’s Book

Football Fumblina

Football Fumblina could have been a ballerina. From ballet shoes to fumbles and tumbles, Fumblina shows the world why she loves being herself and playing a game she does not always win. This game is just like life, sometimes you have to fall to learn how to stand up on your own and go after your dreams. She knows all about falling and working hard so she will be able to change her outcome. Do you have a little Football Fumblina in you?

This poetry book is similar to a nursey rhyme, which allows listeners to hear the words and join in on all the fun.

Dystopian

Tested

The game of life. Many people play the game of life with only one thing in mind; raising themselves above all others. They use their cunning abilities to outsmart others by deception, betrayal, and candid lies. Now, there’s some truth between the layers of deception; however finding it is like looking for Tiger Woods at a basketball game. It could happen and actually has happened, but the chances of catching him there at every game, like Spike Lee, is highly unlikely.

Poetry

My Poetic Soul Unleashed

My Poetic Soul Unleashed is Melica Niccole’s second book of poetry. Melica felt that it was time that she unleashed her soul in the form of poetic words and allow people to witness her talented aura on paper. So many times in life, people tend to see the things that are on the surface without digging beneath the exterior and revealing a diamond in the rough. It’s time to stop recovering items from the surface and start digging for more than the obvious.

Children’s Book

PJ’s World

PJ’s World is a children’s book about family, adventure, and fun. Join PJ as he talks Hip-Hop with his cousin, drives a train as a conductor, and becomes a dancer at the dance studio of a world renowned Choreographer. Come and explore with him and be a part of his adventures.

Children’s Book

Good Morning Amira

Start the day with Amira as she completes her morning routine with some help from her mother. This toddler is full of life as she wakes up in the morning to start her routine of washing her face, brushing her teeth, and washing her hands.

The Wanderlusts

Children’s Book

All in Together Girls

All in Together Girls is a children’s book that displays and discusses two cousins who play a childhood jump rope game. The cousins take you on a journey to family, friends, and fun. This books allows children to learn the names of each month and experience the activities and weather associated with those months. Shay and Jaye will have you ready to take out your Double Dutch rope and sing with them in their journey down memory lane.

Young Adult

Diversify Us

Alese Morrison is a fifth grade student at George Washington Carver Elementary School in Newark, New Jersey. Alese and her fellow classmates were tasked with a very tedious homework assignment to get their minds going. Some of them were up for the challenge, while the others relished in procrastinating. 

This homework assignment would open up discussions for debate, create open dialogue, and show various perspectives on life. Diversify Us allows youth to think and talk about diversity in various environments. It allows them to look at it at school, home, work, and in the communities where they reside. Diversity is a very big topic and is sometimes narrowed to one or two things; race or gender. The objective of this book is to broaden the views of diversity and what it means to other people. 

This book will give youth the opportunity to look at diversity regarding gender, race, socioeconomic status, states, and much more. 

Romantic Thriller

Dead Wrong

Tasha Marie Smith is a smart, goal-oriented woman looking for fun, excitement, and a little money on the side. She is dedicated in making a few extra dollars, while working as a Community Health Prevention Specialist and going to school for her Master’s. Life couldn’t get any better than this. Well, that is until her life takes a 180 degree turn down the wrong direction. She only has one person to blame for the decision that’s herself. How did success lead her here? The price of success comes with a high price, which often times can be everlasting. Is Tasha willing to pay the price of success? Whatever she decides, the decision will leave her body limp with frustration, shock, betrayal, and deceit. Tasha Marie Smith is dead wrong. She will admit her wrongness or feel the burdens of it.

Thriller

Jacob: In the Mind of a Mad Man

The sequel to Dead Wrong. This book is about the thought process of a mentally unstable individual who could snap at any given moment and he only has one thing to blame; love. How will his love interest respond to his unwarranted advances? What happened in Dead Wrong to make Jacob flip the script? The only way to understand him is to think like him. Now, let’s go deep inside the mind of a mad man.

Children’s Book

The Alphabet Monster

Gordon is The Alphabet Monster who takes delight and honor in making children misspell words. He enjoys making them uncomfortable and even laughs at them when they are put to the test regarding their vocabulary words. Unbeknownst to him, he is in for a rude awakening. He will think twice about messing with these children.

Sisterhood

Sisters of the Shield

Makela Johnson, a sophomore at Carlton State University in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, returns on the yard to get the full experience of belonging to The Sisters of the Shield. The sisters are known for being the baddest divas to run the yard with precision, grace, and style. They are sexy, smart, and have that hands-off rarity that makes men want them even more. Take a “stroll or step” with the sisters to get you moving, grooving; and reliving your college years.”

Non-Fiction

Mount Vernon Avenue

Mount Vernon Avenue is about a historical area in Columbus, Ohio called Mount Vernon Avenue. This book details the personal accounts of individuals who had the opportunity to visit the area and what they recall from their many visits there. These individuals range from the ages of 30 to 99 years of age. The information they divulge includes music, The Cameo, parades, Woolworth stores, meeting Robert Kennedy, and tutoring sessions. The book coincides with some of what past artist, Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson, displayed in her artwork. Her artwork graced the Columbus Metropolitan Library in downtown Columbus, Columbus Museum of Art, and other places in the city. This literary work brings to life her artwork in the form of words with explanations of the people, culture, and different activities that took place there.

Non-Fiction

Intimate Lies

The intimate lies people tell in relationships in order to make their lives a little less complicated. These people often believe that others are unable to handle the truth and they base past relationships on how they deal with future relationships. This book is dedicated to helping people identify intimate lies and the liars who tell them.

Poetry

Renaissance of the Psyche

Melica Niccole’s fourth book of poetry. In this work, she returns to what she loves about writing and producing poetic flows with passion, love, and dreamy-realism. She pays homage to poets of the past and present in “Respect” and “Long Live the Poet”, takes you on a journey to “Love’s Utopia” and keeps you on edge with “Omen”. You will feel the passion in her heart with every word that you read and every page that you turn. This book is about releasing your soul into the universe by doing what you love and giving life your all. Are you doing what you love?

Poetry

Journey to the Truth

Melica’s third book of poetry about searching for the truth by questioning common things, researching information, standing alone, formulating your own thoughts, and refraining from the common activity called “group think.” It’s time to free your minds and allow truth to have a constant resting place to call home.

Quotes

Book of Quotes

A book of inspiration that helps people stay positive, keep their focus, and be honest with themselves. There are six different sections, which focus on motivation, understanding, inner strength, transformation, love, and positive thinking.

Financial

From 500 to Well Over 700: How to Save Big and Increase Your Credit Score

In the past, I was in financial failure trying to manage my credit cards, bills, and other financial responsibilities. That all chanaged when I decided to get my life together because I knew credit had the ability to affect everything I wanted to do in life. If only someone had taught me about credit before I started my path from no credit to a score of 500. Although having no credit to a score of 500 may sound all good to some people, it is not. Having no credit is similar to starting school for the first time and the teacher states everyone starts with an A in the class. You’re A is a score of 850. In this book, people will work toward identifying need to know information and ways to manage their credit score The creation and completion of this book took about three years. My ideas and subjects about the book were developed, I just had to sit down and write the book. A lot of the information in the book is from personal experience and from instructing financial literacy classes as a Workforce Development Instructor in New Jersey and and Employment Services Specialist in Ohio.