Monday, May 25, 2015

Ormond Beach author releases African-American girl’s inspiring story in new book Published May 19, 2015

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Author Betty Lane-Fagerlund announces the nationwide release of her new book, “Bright Light Colored Skin,” where she shares a young African-American girl’s expressive thoughts and compelling experiences.

“Bright Light Colored Skin” is a composition of stories told from a young African-American girl’s point of view. It talks about her life — from her birth to her senior year in high school in the South.

In this book, Sadie, the main character, wasn’t born a daughter of a Baptist minister, but she became one when her father was called to preach when she was at the age of six. Her true feelings are expressed in these short stories. Join Sadie in her journey through her young life in “Bright Light Colored Skin.”

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher, or by visiting

There will be a book signing on Sunday May 31, 2015 from 1pm - 3pm at Blue Grotto, 125 Basin Street; Daytona Beach, Florida (On the Marina). 

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