First Lady Michelle Obama is most often recognized for her sense of style and grace. So it is very “fitting” that Mikki Taylor chose to use the world-class style of the woman who stands beside the President of the United States as her muse in Commander in Chic: Every Woman’s Guide to Managing Her Style Like a First Lady, (Atria Books, $26.99). As a beauty editor, motivational speaker and style guru Taylor channels women to embrace their own sense of fashion in this ultimate guide of over 90 eye-catching photographs of the fashionista that is Michelle Obama. Taylor also shares hundreds of beauty tips to create a sense of versatility while releasing unconventional covetable beauty instructions to women. A must read for all women!

By Mikki Taylor

The Adventures of Sasha and Malia at The White House, (New Vision Works, $14.99) is an entertaining and imaginative children’s tale of President Obama’s daughters traveling back in time to learn about slavery and the Emancipation Proclamation. In there travels the girls meet Charles Douglass, son of Frederick Douglass and gain knowledge of proposed legislation to end slavery in America. Sasha and Malia also discover how the world has changed and specific steps that led to their father ultimately becoming the first African American President of the United States. Co-authors Carol Francois and P. Segal successfully merge together to produce an educational 48-page illustrated story and inspirational read for both children and adults.

Loraine Farrow struggles to be faithful to her husband as she’s tempted to continue an adulterous affair in Torn Between Two Lovers (Kensington, $20). Torn by love, lust and lies, this threesome’s journey captures readers’ attention from the fairytale beginning to the gripping, murderous end.


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