For Immediate Release:
“He’s Gone…You’re Back! The Right Way to Get Over Mr. Wrong” by Kerika Fields nominated “Best Self-Help Book 2009” by the African American Literary Awards.
(New York, NY- August 9, 2009) --- Debut author Kerika Fields is pleased to announce that her relationship recovery book “He’s Gone…You’re Back! The Right Way to Get Over Mr. Wrong”(Souls of My Sisters Books/Kensington Publishers) has been nominated “Best Self-Help Book 2009” by the African American Literary Awards. The author wrote the book to help women navigate the dark, post-relationship abyss and come out on the other side ready to laugh and love again. With humor, understanding and the author’s real-life stories, the book shows readers how to mourn the loss, heal their broken hearts, and move on in a holistic way. Emphasizing the importance of caring for body, mind and spirit, the book encourages readers take an active role in their recovery.
Since the book’s release in January 2009 “He’s Gone…You’re Back!” has become a best seller on blackexpressions.com (Psychology/Self-Help). It has also been celebrated and lauded by readers nationwide including author and power-publicist Terrie Williams who said, ”He’s Gone…You’re Back will help you Stay Strong! It will change the way you view your breakup, and make you laugh, think, and grow along the way.” National television and radio journalist Jacque Reid is also a fan of the book. She hosted the author on The Tom Joyner Morning Show and affirmed: “This book combines comfort with a reality check and a survival guide. It can be a lifeline to those navigating the devastatingly painful waters of a romantic break up.”
Other nominees in this category include Steve Harvey for “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man” and Shaun Robinson for "Exactly As I Am”. Readers select the winner by voting online at literaryawardshow.com. Winners will be announced at the fifth annual awards show, which will be held on September 24, 2009.
“I am so honored to be nominated alongside such important books like Mr. Harvey’s and Ms. Robinson’s, especially since this is my debut book!” exclaimed author Kerika Fields upon hearing about her nomination. “I receive emails on my website and get new Facebook friend requests every day from women who have read my book and want me to know that it helped them through a very tough time,” the author said. “ And since that is exactly why I wrote this book, every time a reader reaches out I feel like I have already won!”
“He’s Gone….You’re Back! The Right Way to Get Over Mr. Wrong” is available online and in bookstores nationwide.
For more information visit: www.hesgoneyoureback.com