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Set to release
“ANIMAL II: THE OMEN”
from CASH MONEY CONTENT/ATRIA BOOKS
On November 19, 2013
K'wan to Kick off Book Tour
November 8, 2013 – K’wan Foye, one of this generations most talented and gritty writers, is set to release Animal II: The Omen on November 19, from Cash Money Content books, the book publishing arm of the iconic record label Cash Money Records. Animal II: The Omen, Foye’s most anticipated release yet, is the follow up to last year’s #1 bestselling urban crime thriller, Animal.
Animal is Urban Lit’s newest hit series, with strong sales that have not slowed since its 2012 release. The novel enjoyed unprecedented success with a #1 debut on Amazon.com’s list of “Top Rated Fiction,” and recognition by Library Journal as one of the “Top 5 Street Lit Novels of 2012,” along with a Library Journal starred “Pick of the Month” for October 2012. Additionally, Animal is currently #2 on the Power List Best-Selling Books List compiled by Black bookstores.
With Animal II, Black Press Radio’s 2008 “Author of the Year,” K’wan Foye, continues the bloody saga of Animal, the infamous fugitive from K’wan’s well‑known Hood Rat Series, as he sets out on a complex and tragic quest in search of the truth.
K’wan Foye’s previous novels include the bestsellers Welfare Wifeys (an African American Literary Award-winner), Section 8, Gutter, Still Hood, Hood Rat,Eve, Hoodlum and Street Dreams, all released by St. Martin’s Press. K’wan has sold a cumulative total of 500,000 books.
Praise for K’wan
“Animal is a masterpiece” – Ronald “Slim” Williams, Co-CEO Cash Money Records/
Cash Money Content
“You don’t get more hood than K’wan” – Bryan “Birdman” Williams, Co-CEO Cash Money
Records/Cash Money Content
“…the characters become so alive that watching them spin toward their inevitable ends
is heartbreaking.” - Entertainment Weekly on “Street Dreams”
“The big draw here is the electric prose, which is imbued with profane, comic lyricism.”
- Publishers Weekly on “Hood Rat”
“K’wan ... produces thrilling plots, and his descriptive prose holds its own against many top-selling authors.”
- Library Journal on “Eviction Notice”
Catch K’wan at the following book signings in the following cities:
11/20 Source of Knowledge bookstore, 867 Broad Street, Newark NJ, 5pm – 7pm
11/21 TLJ Bookstore, New Location 4921 Suitland Rd, Suitland MD, 20747, 5:30 pm – 7:30pm
11/22 Books A Million, 144 S. Clark St (Galleria Mall), Chicago, IL, 12Noon
Da Book Joint, 2311 East 71st St, Chicago, IL, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
11/23 Dock Shop event, Location TBA, Dallas, TX, 3:00pm
The Dock Book Shop, Book Club hosted event, 6637 Meadowbrook Dr, Dallas TX, 7:00pm
11/29 Books A Million, 901 East Market St, Suite 1285, Philadelphia, PA, 12Noon – 2:00pm
Black and Nobel, 1409 W. Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
11/30 Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall Atlanta, GA, 2:00-4:00pm
For more info log onto www.kwanfoye.com. Follow K’wan on twitter @K’Wan141 or @We_R_TeamAnimal and also find him at facebook.com/We Are #TeamAnimal.
For interviews and more information about Animal II or Cash Money Content books, contact:
Donna Torrence, mediasavvypr.com
email: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: 201.854.7082
About Cash Money Content
Cash Money Content (CMC) is a groundbreaking partnership that pairs the Cash Money Records brand with Atria Books, a division of the publishing powerhouse, Simon & Schuster. CMC is publishing some of the most original and influential authors of urban fiction as well as life-changing books on success, motivation, money, health, and memoirs by some of the most prominent voices alive today. Founded by brothers Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams, from the label that is home to multi-platinum recording artists like Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Jay Sean, and Bow Wow, comes a whole new concept in book publishing.
For more information on Cash Money Content, log onto www.CashMoneyContent.com, follow on Twitter @CashMoneyBooks and on Facebook @CashMoneyContent.
About Cash Money Records
Cash Money Records is a legendary record company founded by brothers Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams. The record label has grown from the housing projects of New Orleans into a multi-million dollar urban empire and is considered the most successful independent record label in America as well as an enduring global street brand. Cash Money is home to chart-topping, multi-platinum recording artists like Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Jay Sean, and Bow Wow. Today, Cash Money operates as a subsidiary of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company.
Animal II: The Omen
Ani by K'wan
Cash Money Content/Original
Pub Date: November 19, 2013
Trim Size: 5 5/16 x 8 1/4
Price US: $14.99, Price CDN: $16.99