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Monday, December 10, 2018

Conversations' Top 10 Books for Young Readers in 2018

Over 3 dozen books for young readers came across the desk of Conversations Book Club President Cyrus Webb's desk in 2018. From those he is proud to share the 10 books for young readers that are sure to entertain, inspire and leave them wanting more.

Conversations' Top 10 Books for Young Readers in 2018
(listed in no particular order)


  1. Tradition by Brendan Kiely (Margaret E. McElderry Books)
  2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (The Meltdown) by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books)
  3. The Little Unicorn by Sheri Fink (Whimsical World Books)
  4. I'm Mixed by Maggy Williams (Loving Healing Press)
  5. Jack Wentworth: The Real Belt by Karen Ward Wilder (Karen Ward Wilder)
  6. Alcohol,Drugs  You: A Young Person's Guide to Avoiding Addiction by Marc Treitler with Lianna Treitler (DoGood Press)
  7. People Kill People by Ellen Hopkins (McElderry Books)
  8. Magic Thinking for Kids by Marrielle Monte (Seize the Day Publishing)
  9. Pidge Takes the Stage by Michelle Staubach Grimes (Pidge Media)
  10. The Magician's Hat by Malcolm Mitchell (Orchard Books)

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Conversations Top 50 Non-Fiction Books of 2018

It has become one of Conversations' most prized reveals: what books read by Conversations Media Group founder Cyrus Webb are his top picks of the year?

Here you will find his choices for Top 50 Non-Fiction Books of 2018. As over the past decade the list includes established voices as well as individuals who told amazing narratives either about themselves or others.

CONVERSATIONS' TOP 50 NON-FICTION BOOKS OF 2018
(Listed in no particular order)


  1. Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times by Kate Davies (New Society Publishers)
  2. Bill Duke: My 40-Year Career On Screen and Behind the Camera by Bill Duke (Rowman & Littlefield)
  3. Youtube Secrets by Sean Cannell & Benji Travis (Sean Cannell & Benji Travis)
  4. Abyss: Thought Provoking Poetry & Prose by D.G. Torrens (D.G. Torrens)
  5. Thriving Through Uncertainty by Tama Kieves (Tarcher Perigee/Penguin Random House)
  6. The Soul of America by Jon Meacham (Random House)
  7. Letters to the Daughter I'll Never Have by Ashley Brown (Mezcalita Press)
  8. The Top 10 Rules For Success by Evan Carmichael (Evan Carmichael) 
  9. Heavy by Kiese Laymon (Scribner)
  10. Daughters Betrayed by Their Mothers by Holli Kenley (Loving Healing Press)
  11. Redlined by Linda Gartz (She Writes Press)
  12. PTSD to Freedom by Linda Diane Wattley & William Sumner (Linda Diane Wattley)
  13. T.R.U.T.H. (Taking Responsibility Unleashes True Healing) by Mary Ellen Ciganovich (Conversations Media Group)
  14. Not A Poster Child by Francine Falk-Allen (She Writes Press)
  15. Act Like You Love Yourself by Lester Greene (Infinity Publications)
  16. Last Trip Home by Wanda Maureen Miller (She Writes Press)
  17. Unpunished Murder: Massacre at Colfax and the Quest for Justice by Lawrence Goldstone (Scholastic Focus)
  18. Sit Down and Shut Up by Cinque Henderson (St. Martin's Press)
  19. The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams (Hachette Books)
  20. This Is the Day by Tim Tebow (Waterbrook)
  21. Black Coffee: No Sugar, No Cream by Regina Duggins (Gina Mocha)
  22. Delta Epiphany: Robert E. Kennedy in Mississippi by Ellen B. Meacham (University Press of Mississippi)
  23. Cracking the Boy Code by Adam J. Cox (New Society Publishers)
  24. Food Fight by Chef Gigi Gaggero (Koehler Books)
  25. Pure by Linda Kay Klein (Touchstone)
  26. How Woman Rise by Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith (Hachette Books)
  27. Pocket Full of Dreams by Justine Wentzell (Red Balloon Station Books)
  28. Unbroken: Still I Smile by Tamara Charles (Tamara Charles)
  29. Never Shut Up by Marcellus Wiley (Dutton/Penguin Random House)
  30. The Sense of Success by Angelo Ellerbee (Ellerbee Group)
  31. Wherever You Are by Cynthia Lim (Coffeetown Press)
  32. Food for L.I.F.E.(Lasting Impressions Forever Enjoyed) by Lisa W. Beckwith (Rain Publishing)
  33. Align with Your Purpose by Earl Hall (Earl Hall)
  34. The Burn Zone by Renee Linnell (She Writes Press)
  35. The Change of Life: The Mario Loving Story by Mario Loving (Conversations Media Group)
  36. Letters From Max: A Book of Friendship by Sarah Ruhl & Max Ritvo (Milkweed)
  37. The Magic of Tiny Business by Sharon Rowe (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)
  38. A Mountain Too High by Michael McClendon (Xulon Press)
  39. The Book of Self: A Thesis on Energy and How It Interrelates by Floyd Williams (Floyd Williams)
  40. Astonishing Tales: Stories and Essays by Matt Geiger (Henschel Haus)
  41. Chos3n: There's A High Cost to Low Living by Bianca Harris (Chos3n/Conversations Media Group)
  42. The Triumph of Rosemary by Judge Marylin E. Atkins (Two Sisters Writing & Publishing)
  43. Women Who Launch by Marlene Wagman-Geller (Mango)
  44. When Women Ruled the World by Kara Cooney (National Geographic)
  45. Breaking Up with Busy by Yvonne Tally (New World Library)
  46. Craig & Fred by Craig Grossi (William Morrow/Harper Collins)
  47. Beloved by Greatest Poet Alive (James Gordon/GPA Media Inc.)
  48. How to be Perfect Like Me by Dana Bowman (Central Recovery Press)
  49. A Spy In Canaan by Marc Perrusquia (Melville House Publishing)
  50. WTF?!(Willing to Fail) by Brian Scudamore (Lioncrest Publishing)

Conversations Top 50 Fiction Books of 2018

It has become one of Conversations' most prized reveals: what books read by Conversations Media Group founder Cyrus Webb are his top picks of the year?

Here you will find his choices for Top 50 Fiction Books of 2018. As over the past decade the list includes established voices as well as individuals who are rising literary stars.

CONVERSATIONS' TOP 50 FICTION BOOKS OF 2018
(Listed in no particular order)


  1. The Cast by Danielle Steel (Delacorte Press)
  2. I've Got My Eyes On You by Mary Higgins Clark (Simon & Schuster)
  3. Material Witness by Norwood Holland (Windmill Books)
  4. Pre-Meditated Murder by Tracy Weber (Midnight Ink)
  5. Welcome to Moonlight Harbor by Sheila Roberts (Mira)
  6. Sold On a Monday by Kristina McMorris (Sourcebooks)
  7. Envy by Victoria Christopher Murray (Touchstone)
  8. Somebody's Daughter by Rochelle B. Weinstein (Lake Union)
  9. The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie (Lake Union)
  10. Firestorm by Solange Ritchie (Stony Hill Publishers)
  11. The Escape Artist by Brad Meltzer (Grand Central Publishing)
  12. Cowboy: A Story of Yakima Canutt by David W. Huffstetler (Becher House)
  13. The Other Woman by Daniel Silva (Harper Collins)
  14. Not Perfect by Elizabeth LaBan (Lake Union)
  15. Addicted to Hate by Lucia Mann (Grassroots Publishing Group)
  16. A War in the Bronx by A. Shane Etter (Thomas Max)
  17. Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter (William Morrow/Harper Collins)
  18. The Painted Ladies by Sylvia Dickey Smith (Crispen Books)
  19. Death Logs Out by E. J. Simon (Endeavour Media)
  20. Faith Alone by Terri Ann Johnson (Brown Girls Books)
  21. Jenna's Case by Andy Siegel (Rockwell Press)
  22. The Widow of Wall Street by Randy Susan Meyers (Simon & Schuster)
  23. Louisiana Catch by Sweta Srivastava Vikram (Modern History Press)
  24. Skyjack by K. J. Howe (Quercus)
  25. The Perfect Candidate by Peter Stone (Simon & Schuster)
  26. Access Restricted by Gregory Scott Katsoulis (Harlequin Teen)
  27. Green Dots by Anthony Marcello (Page Publishing)
  28. A Steep Price by Robert Dugoni (Thomas & Mercer)
  29. Somebody's Daughter by David Bell (Berkley)
  30. The Cutting Edge by Jeffery Deaver (Grand Central Publishing)
  31. Vox by Christina Dalcher (Berkley)
  32. Blackberry Road by Jodi Lea Stewart (Sundown Press)
  33. The Forgotten Ones by Steena Holmes (Lake Union)
  34. Dog & B*tch Island by Robert Blake Whitehill (Calaveras Media)
  35. The Women on Retford Drive by Alretha Thomas (Diverse Arts Collective)
  36. Woman Last Seen In Her Thirties by Camille Pagan (Lake Union)
  37. Under My Skin by Lisa Unger (Park Row Books)
  38. The Epiphany by Alicia Rice (Alicia Rice)
  39. Deranged by Marcus Kimbrough (Xlibris)
  40. Tiffany Blues by M. J. Rose (Atria Books)
  41. Jinn by Jessica Cage (Caged Fantasies Publications)
  42. Three Showboxes by Steven Manchester (The Story Plant)
  43. Another Bump in the Road by T.M. Brown (T. M. Brown)
  44. Appearances Too by K. Reshay (K. Reshay)
  45. The Unkind Hours by Dwayne Alexander Smith (D*mn Good Books)
  46. Another Chance with You by Jacquelin Thomas (Harlequin Kimani Romance)
  47. The Last to Let Go by Amber Smith (Margaret K. McElderry)
  48. Stereotyped by Vick Breedy (Vick Breedy)
  49. After Nightfall by A.J. Banner (Lake Union)
  50. As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner (Berkley)

Monday, September 24, 2018

Conversations' 10 Books 100 Pages Or Less You Should Read in October 2018

Time is our most precious commodity. With everyone having a busy schedule, carving out the time to enjoy a great book might seem almost impossible.

Conversations Book Club founder Cyrus Webb understands the struggle. For this reason he has compiled a list of 10 books that are 100 pages or less that he feels like will give you a satisfying read in a short period of time.

Whether your interest is non-fiction or fiction, self-help or entertainment, there is something on the list sure to capture your attention.

Introducing Conversations' 10 Books 100 Pages or less you should read in October 2018
(listed in no particular order)


  1. UNSUBSCRIBE by Ross Newkirk (Steuben Press)
  2. The Love Triangle by Allen Vaysberg (Human Potential Press)
  3. All About Money by Jeffrey Ulysse (JU Consultants)
  4. DERANGED by Marcus Kimbrough (Xlibris)
  5. Another Bump in the Road by TM Brown (TM Brown)
  6. Live Better with A-to-Z by Olivia McNeal (Olivia McNeal)
  7. Until Tomorrow Comes by LaDonna Marie (LaDonna Marie Books)
  8. Act Like You Love Yourself by Lester Greene (Infinity Publications)
  9. Of Bees & Boys: Lines from a Southern Lawyer by Allen Mendenhall (Red Dirt Press)
  10. I Fought Like a Girl and I Won! by Nicole Alyse Dorman (Xlibris)

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Conversations' 15 Books PERFECT for Young Readers in September 2018

With the new school year beginning, Conversations knows that there will be a mad search for books that will entertain, educate and inspire young readers. Because of this need Conversations Book Club Founder and President Cyrus Webb has compiled a list of 15 titles for young readers of various ages that are sure to give you a great start in your book selections.

As an added feature each book title is hyperlinked so you can find out additional information about the book on Amazon and even make a purchase right away if you are so inclined!

This is Conversations way of ensuring that you have books at the ready for young readers who are looking for something that speaks not just to their minds but their hearts, too.

Conversations' 15 Books for Young Readers in September 2018 (listed in no particular order):


  1. Too Tall Alice by Barbara Worton (Great Little Books, LLC)
  2. We're All Wonders by R.J. Palacio Knopf)
  3. LEAP by Coralyn Jones (unknown)
  4. Pidge Takes the Stage by Michell Staubach Grimes (Pidge Media)
  5. BRAGN: Be Real and Great Now by Zenaida Roy-Almario (BRAGN)
  6. The Tormentors by Erin Bowman, Cordell Forbes, Isaiah Benjamin and Jeremaine Powell, Jr. (Purposely Created Publishing)
  7. Tradition by Brendan Kiely (McElderry Books)
  8. Jack Wentworth: The Real Belt by Karen Ward Wilder (unknown)
  9. A Bird's Tale by James Robinson (48hrbooks.com)
  10. I'm Mixed by Maggy Williams (Loving Healing Press)
  11. She Named Me Stacey by Blaque Diamond (Xlibris)
  12. Shaken by Tim Tebow (Waterbrook)
  13. I am Jim Henson by Brad Meltzer (Dial/Penguin)
  14. Please Explain "Anxiety" to Me! by Laurie Zelinger, PhD and Jordan Zelinger, MS Ed (Loving Healing Press)
  15. Something Happened in Our Town by Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins and Ann Hazzard (Magination Press)

Friday, August 17, 2018

10 Books Every Woman Should Read For Embracing Their Greatness


There are so many things that are attacking us daily, both internally and externally. Many women especially are feeling the pressure as they balance both their personal and professional goals while caring for those around them, all the while dealing with their own challenges.

With that in mind Conversations Book Club founder and media personality Cyrus Webb shares 10 books that he believes can help women around the world to embrace their greatness, no matter what they are dealing with.

"I was raised around strong women," Webb says, "and I saw how they seemed to care for others many times before them looked after themselves. That made me want to encourage everyone, but especially women< to not to forget their own value and worth and go after their goals and dreams."

Compiled from books he has read over the past 12 months this list includes direct access to Amazon.com where each title can be purchased. It is our hope that you will find something for yourself and share with others as well.



(listed in no particular order)
  1. CHOS3N: There’s A High Cost to Low Living by Bianca Harris (Chos3n)
  2. The Not So Subtle Art of Being a Fat Girl by Tess Holliday (Bluestreak Books)
  3. I Fought Like A Girl and I Won! By Nicole Alyse Dorman (Xlibris)
  4. OWN IT: The Power of Woman at Work by Sallie Krawcheck (Crown Business)
  5. Intrinsic Hope by Kate Davies (New Society Publishers)
  6. PTSD to Freedom by Linda Diane Wattley and William Sumner (Linda D. Wattley and William Sumner)
  7. Not A Poster Child by Francine Falk-Allen (She Writes Press)
  8. Eyes on the Prize by Carrie Williams (Carrie Williams)
  9. UNBROKEN: Still I Smile by Tamara Charles (Tamara Charles)
  10. Getting My Bounce Back by Carolee Belkin Walker

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Conversations' 12 Books You Should Read in August 2018

With August 9th being recognized as National Book Lovers Day, Conversations Book Club President Cyrus Webb is excited to share 12 books he believes would be great reads for the month of August.

"Reading is something I do year-round," says Webb, who will celebrate 12 years of Conversations Book Club this November. "I'm always excited to let others know what I have read and enjoyed and what I think they will as well."

A mixture of non-fiction and fiction, self-published and traditionally published, these twelve books were able to grab Webb's attention and it is his hope that they will do the same for you. 

(listed in no particular order)
  1. "Act Like You love Yourself" by Lester Greene (Infinity Publications)
  2. "My Dream Continues" by Sharon Clarkson (S. Clarkson)
  3. "The Forgotten Ones" by Steena Holmes (Lake Union)
  4. "Another Bump in the Road" by TM Brown (TM Brown)
  5. "Blackberry Road" by Jodi Lea Stewart (Sundown Press)
  6. "Blindsided and Ambushed" "From by Lisa Y. Sparrow (BlaqRayn Publishing Plus)
  7. "A War in the Bronx" by A. Shane Etter (Thomas Max Publishing)
  8. "Death Logs Out" by E.J. Simon (Endeavour Media Ltd)
  9. "From Abuse to Abundance" by Dr. Jamila Battle (Battle Publishing)
  10. "The Widow of Wall Street" by Randy Susan Meyers (Washington Square Press)
  11. "Envy" by Victoria Christopher Murray (Touchstone)
  12. "The Unkind Hours" by Dwayne Alexander Smith (Damn Good Books)
For more great suggestions on reads for all ages bookmark www.conversaitonsbookclub.com

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Conversations' 25 Summer Reads for Adults in 2018

It is one of Conversations' most popular lists: our 25 Summer Reads of each year. Handpicked and read by book club President, media personality and author Cyrus Webb, this list is sure to have something that you will want to add to your own reading list, covering both fiction and non-fiction interests.

Conversations' 25 Summer Reads for Adults, 2018 (in no particular order)


  1. "Welcome to Moonlight Harbor" by Sheila Roberts (Mira Books)
  2. "Three Shoeboxes" by Steven Manchester (The Story Plant)
  3. "Racism from the Eyes of a Child" by Mathew Knowles (Music World Publishing)
  4. "I've Got My Eyes On You" by Mary Higgins Clark (Simon and Schuster)
  5. "Another Bump in the Road" by T.M. Brown (T.M. Brown)
  6. "Dog and Bitch Island" by Robert Blake Whitehill (Calaveras Media)
  7. "Firestorm" by Solange Ritchie (Stony Hill Publishers)
  8. "Flight Season" by Marie Marquardt (Wednesday Books)
  9. "The Escape Artist" by Brad Meltzer (Grand Central Publishing)
  10. "Woman Last Seen In Her Thirties" by Camille Pagan (Lake Union)
  11. "Jenna's Case" by Andy Siegel (Rockwell Press)
  12. "Abyss" by D.G. Torrens (D.G. Torrens)
  13. "I Give My Eyes" by Brian H. Peterson (Due Santi)
  14. "Envy" by Victoria Christopher Murray (Touchstone)
  15. "Happy Accidents" by Four Day Weekend Comedy (Wiley)
  16. "Death Logs Out" by E.J. Simon (Endeavour Media)
  17. "Welcome to My World" by Curtis Bunn (Strebor Books)
  18. "Love and Death Among Pigeons" by Lawrence A. Wood (Lawrence A. Wood)
  19. "Bad Men and Wicked Women" by Eric Jerome Dickey (Dutton)
  20. "Think Like A Winner: Act Like You Won" by Carl Mathis (Carl Mathis)
  21. "The Way of Beauty" by Camille Di Maio (Lake Union)
  22. "The Gospel According to Abraham" by Paul Abraham (thewordverve)
  23. "In Praise of Difficult Women" by Karen Karbo (National Geographic)
  24. "The Cutting Edge" by Jeffery Deaver (Grand Central Publishing)
  25. "Delta Epiphany: RFK in Mississippi" by Ellen B. Meacham (University Press of Mississippi)