I'm Shawneda, childhood bookworm transformed into a lifelong bookblerd. Reading books as a child protected my empathy, showed me a world bigger than my home, and empowered me to get the help needed to overcome the challenges encountered as a teen in foster care.
This is a dedicated space to connect with me and other Shawneda Readers. Whether you receive your books from your favorite retailer or the GIG PowHer Book Box, this site is for you.
This is a safe space free from pixels and ad tracking. Check out what's waiting for you as a member.
GIG PowHer Book Box Readers receive all new GIG PowHer Press books released during your membership. Your books ship automatically in the format of your choice.
Formats available include eBook, autographed Paperback, and autographed Handbound Hardcover Open or Closed Spine.
All Shawneda Readers enjoy early access to Natural Sistahs inspired book videos before they're shared on YouTube and other platforms.
Shawneda Readers who purchase a Studio Pass or Book Box receive exclusive early access to all book video series. All Shawneda Readers who purchase a Book Box will have access to the GIGPowHer book podcast library which will include the Natural Sistahs, GIG PowHer, and future fiction series read by Shawneda.
All Shawneda Readers will enjoy exclusive access to future character creation videos and updates during the writing process on this blog. Meet the women who'll be saving the world in the new cyber crime fiction series and cozy mystery series in development before everyone else.
Get to know other Shawneda readers. Or don't. How you decide to engage in the community is up to you. Take part in polls and reader contests. Or don't. We're building this community together, so your feedback, suggestions, and requests will shape how we connect to keep our space welcoming while creating a culture where there is something for you whether you're an introspective extrovert, social introvert, or fall somewhere in between.
My Crowning Glory, Natural Sistahs, Book #1
"I thoroughly enjoyed this book and immediately bought book #2."
Angelie Wilson, 5⭐GoodReads
I Am Not My Hair, Natural Sistahs, Book #2
"I loved this book! I can't wait for book 3! The characters really came alive! I can't wait to see what happens next!"
Angelie Wilson, 5⭐on GoodReads