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Number 1 New York Times bestselling author Denene Millner has written 19 books, including "Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man," which she co-authored with Steve Harvey. "Act Like A Lady..." debuted No. 1 on the New York Times Best Seller's list and was named by Nielsen the top selling nonfiction book of 2009. She also co-authored Harvey's new book, "Straight Talk, No Chaser," which hit bookstores in December 2010.
Millner also penned the best-selling advice book series, "What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know," and the novels, "Love Don't Live Here Anymore," "In Love & War," and, "A Love Story," each co-authored with her husband, Nick Chiles; the novel, "The Vow," named one of Borders Best of 2005 and optioned by Lifetime Television; the novelization of the Academy Award-winning movie, "Dreamgirls,"; and the three-book teen series, "Hotlanta." She also wrote "Never Make the Same Mistake Twice" for the Real Housewives of Atlanta star Nene Leakes, and served as an editorial consultant for Holly Robinson Peete's new children's book, "My Brother Charlie." And her book, "Miss You, Mina," published in August 2010, is the first in the hugely popular Scholastic Candy Apple series to feature an African American main character.
Millner, a mom of three, also provides witty, engaging, mom-to-mom advice on ethics and etiquette in everything from childrearing and marriage to work and friendship for Parenting magazine. Millner is also the founder and editor of MyBrownBaby.blogspot.com, a critically-acclaimed blog that examines parenting and motherhood through the lens of a multi-cultural experience. She also is a contributing editor for Essence, and writes articles for a plethora of magazines and websites, including Health, Entertainment Weekly, Heart & Soul, Money, Ebony, Dove.com, Unilever's "Don't Fret the Sweat" tween advice site, iVillage Health, and iVillage's Momtourage, among others.
The former political reporter and entertainment journalist lives in the Atlanta area with her husband, their two daughters and an adorable Goldendoodle named Teddy.