Book Spotlight – She Names Me Stacey – Blaque Diamond


A glimpse at life and its complexity awaits everyone as author Blaque Diamond releases, through Xlibris, the first in the series of children’s books, She Named Me Stacey. Detailing few of life’s realities, this book will surely give readers a unique reading experience and a better understanding of hard to make choices.
In this wonderful children’s book, the author offers a vivid representation of both timely and well-informed decisions made in the best interest of Stacey. Diamond shows how a mothers decision can impact her children’s life as well as the life of others. Well-turned, candid, poignant, and suspenseful, readers will find She Named Me Stacey warm, loving, and absorbing.

Which five words best describe She Named Me Stacy?

Unique, vivid representation, timely, well-informed, and warm

Can you share one highlight from the book?

After giving birth Stacey’s mother had to decide if she would keep Stacey or place Stacey in Temporary Foster Care.

What is the purpose of this book?

To show how a mother’s decision is in the best interest of her child

Are there themes that you find turn up again and again in your work?

Yes, there are over 420,000 Children in the foster care system.

A common thread?

Of those 420,000 children, about 20,000 will age out of foster care as young adults having never had a permanent home.

Which character or part of the book was the most fun to write?

I enjoyed writing about the visit to the doctor’s office learning through the sonogram that the baby was going to be a girl.

Which part was the hardest?

Mom sitting in the rocking chair singing to the Stacey before seeing the social worker

Can you tell us something that even your most loyal fans may not know about you?

I wanted to study International Law

Is there anything else you would like to share with our readers?

I am hoping to make Stacey F a cartoon series


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