Books Blog

FIRST READ – The Full Synopsis of Upcoming Book PATON!

August 26, 2014

On Sunday is the release of my latest novel titled PATON.  I can’t express to anyone just how great this book is, and if you are one of the many who have already read Secret and Colored Lily: Poppa Took My Innocence, you already know just how deep and jaw dropping this book can and […]

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August 4, 2014

Why a part 2 for Ain’t Quite What I Thought!? My plan for Ain’t Quite What I Thought! was to present a normal young lady in this world full of temptation and choices.  While in this story, Jeena is forced to choose whether she will get involved with a married man during a time when […]

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August 3, 2014

The final Paton book cover is revealed and due for release on August 31st for Kindle, Nook and iTunes. This is the third and final book of the highly successful novel series Secret (book 1) and Colored Lily: Poppa Took My Innocence (book 2). For everyone who has read Secret or it’s prequel, Colored Lily,  […]

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IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: The Making of Inside The Gates of Doons, a Novel of Horror

August 1, 2014

Why write Inside the Gates of Doons? Writing Inside the Gates of Doons was something very challenging and new to me. I’d never written anything close to horrific and gory, so I wanted to delve into it a bit, both for my audience and myself. Writing something a bit out of the norm can be […]

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Colored Lily: Poppa Took My Innocence Gets Brand New, Updated Book Cover!

July 31, 2014

It’s been such a long time since my debut novel released in 2002 titled SECRET, and it’s been even longer since Colored Lily: Poppa Took My Innocence has released only three years later as the second book in the novel series.  Due to the release of Paton, the third and final book of the novel […]

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IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS – The Making of First Degree Sins

July 12, 2014

DESCRIBE FIRST DEGREE SINS First Degree Sins is a novel that combines urban with pulp fiction as the lives of people collide although the story follows one central person.  This is the first novel that I’ve written of this type, the closest thing remotely similar is Murders at Gabriel’s Trails which is an urban series […]

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July 11, 2014

Although it’s not official, the tentative release date for the third and final book in the SECRET and COLORED LILY: Poppa Took My Innocence novel series titled PATON is to be August 31, 2014. ABOUT WRITING PATON, the man This is the first book I’ve written with a male protagonist, and while at times it […]

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Success In Spirit

June 2, 2014

  The God I serve is AWESOME. He created the earth and the seas, the flowers and the trees, and it He did it all before he placed his most valued creation on earth – MANKIND. That being noted, God is a God of a multitude of blessings, and He gave blessings to us before […]

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The Master Key To Deciding Your Future

May 15, 2014

Life comes with many options. Some of these options aren’t nearly as important as others may be, but still, they are all options, or choices. When it comes to our futures, the key to not wasting an incredible amount of time with your life is deciding which option is the best for you to take. […]

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To Her, Sometimes People Just Have To Die, Even If She Must Kill Them To Finally Be Free

May 14, 2014

This Spring I released a novel that I am most excited about – First Degree Sins!  A short synopsis can’t describe this book’s dynamic impact because it’s a story that has multiple perspectives going on all at the same time with one focal point – Lisa Caldwell  – and she is thoroughly ticked and in […]

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The Most Hated Man From The SECRET & COLORED LILY Sagas…Coming This Summer

May 14, 2014

I’ve been writing on Paton for the last couple of weeks now, and I have to say that I’m very pleased with the story from the very beginning. The entire novel should be done by early July, but it won’t be released until mid to late August. All I can tell you about the story […]

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God With You In The Struggle

May 13, 2014

There is this phrase that has been used and is still going around called THE STRUGGLE. Some people use it with a hashtag and others just mention the struggles they are going though in life that day or for weeks. The one thing I want everyone to know about THE STRUGGLE is that no matter […]

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No Worries!

April 17, 2014
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Never Judge The Beginning Of A Thing…

April 15, 2014
Mirika Mayo Cornelius, author

When I first started off as an author, I didn’t know what to expect or if people would even read my book and like it. Of course, I put my heart and soul in it, therefore, I believed in it. I remember going through each and every chapter of the story in the very beginning, […]

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A Winning Key To Success – PRODUCE!

April 15, 2014

Chicago is amazing! My first time out there was exciting, taking it all in at Printer’s Row Book Festival some time ago when I had only two books out, SECRET and COLORED LILY: Poppa Took My Innocence. The people were willing and ready to explore new books and authors, and I’d already positioned myself in […]

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Suppose That You Are GREAT…

March 22, 2014

Suppose that you are great.  Suppose that whatever you do in life, you do it to the best of your ability, and whether you win or lose, you’re glad for the ABILITY to at least GO FOR IT. Beyond what the haters say and beyond what even your own mind and heart may tell you […]

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Winning The Challenge

March 20, 2014

Winning any challenge comes with the proper know how and preparation. Therefore, don’t go into battle blindly. Open your eyes, see clearly the path before you, and seize the right moment in order to WIN! #Wisdom

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America’s Mass Production of a Society of Stereotypes, Injustice and Mentally Abused Americans

February 17, 2014
Mirika Mayo Cornelius

America’s Mass Production of a Society of Stereotypes, Injustice and Mentally Abused Americans. Suppose children grew up in a families that cursed them from birth, hit them with whips until they bleed, forced them to watch murders, brainwashed them with lies, and insulted the truth when it doesn’t support hatred, put them in cars and […]

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January 15, 2014

The final part of freedom is external. The first part of it is internal. The greatest part of it is eternal. -Mirika Mayo Cornelius

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Just When You Think No One Cares, GOD PROVIDES…

December 31, 2013

It’s never good to despise the poor and favor only the rich.

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Stay Out Of A CURSED Place

December 30, 2013

It’s always a good thing to stay out of a cursed place.

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November 4, 2013

As all my readers know, I’m working on some extra special stories coming for the year 2014.  You all have supported me through all my new 2013 releases such as Murders at Gabriel’s Trails, Ain’t Quite What I Thought Parts 1&2 and even the re-release of my first books ever  – Secret and Colored Lily: […]

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Make The Biggest Difference…

October 7, 2013

“My dream has never been to have the biggest houses or best cars, but it has always been to make the biggest difference in the most spectacular ways gifted to me by God.  If the biggest houses and the biggest cars come in the process, then they come, and I’ll thank Him for it.” -Mirika […]

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October 2, 2013
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September 27, 2013
Babes Wisdom

WISDOM OF BABES if a baby has the fight to stand up and walk after every tumble, then don’t let your life’s tumbles keep you downtrodden. standing up may be a struggle, but do it anyway…then walk. watch the innocent wisdom of little babes. -Mirika Mayo Cornelius

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Thank You For Your Support – Ain’t Quite What I Thought! 2

September 15, 2013

I’ve been so busy that I haven’t blogged from here in a while, but I had to get on today to tell everyone who supports me that God is great! I want him to bless every last one of you for your continued purchases of my latest book – Ain’t Quite What I Thought! 2 […]

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We Are Interestingly Enough…

August 14, 2013

Interestingly enough, we are all very interesting, whether introverts, extroverts, hardcore or coreless. We are all interesting puzzles. This is why it is so terrible when we fall apart. Sometimes, a piece may go missing, leaving us so undone, yet still interesting. Put together perfectly, some outside of ourselves may not understand the detail that […]

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The Meaningful Creation

August 14, 2013

It takes the death of selfishness to create that which is good for all. It takes the life of spirit to enable movement of the creation. -Mirika Mayo Cornelius Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble (Nook), Kobo or any major/local bookstore.

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Procrastination’s Dead End

August 8, 2013

The myth is that you have all your life to do something. The flip side of that concept is that you have no idea if you’ll even be here tomorrow, so do what you can NOW. -Mirika Mayo Cornelius Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble (Nook), Kobo or any major/local bookstore.

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Live The 5 H’s

August 7, 2013

Try your best to be honest, happy, healthy, humble and heaven bound while on this earth. That is all… -Mirika Mayo Cornelius Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble (Nook), Kobo or any major/local bookstore.

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