RUNNING FROM SOLACE: 2011 USA BOOK NEWS BEST BOOKS AWARD WINNER
Laushaul strings her words together so neatly and easily, pulling readers in with an almost melodic prose. Well-crafted. Gripping. Shocking. Awesome! - Monique D. Mensah, Author of Inside Rain
While I was reading this book I thought "what a great movie this would make." - Jane Devin, author of The Elephant Girl: A Human Story
To know that this is just a work of fiction is shocking because it is so true-to-life ...May just very well be one of the best books I have ever read! - Leona Romich, Urban Reviews
I recommend Running from Solace to readers looking for a book with a powerful message about a strong subject matter. - Jennifer Coissiere (APOOO BookClub)
About the Author
Nakia R. Laushaul was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and now resides in Houston, Texas with her lovable teenage son. She is a poet, novelist, entrepreneur, and a real people person. Her free time is spent enjoying family and friends. She has written two books, THE TRUTH AS I SEE IT: IN POETRY & PROSE and RUNNING FROM SOLACE. Nakia remains determined to present the truth as she sees it in all facets of her writing, and hopes that her writing will inspire and serve a meaningful purpose for her readers. She is currently working on her next novel.