Iyanla Vanzant is a Top 100 AALBC.com Bestselling Author Making Our List 46 Times
“What I have learned from all of the difficulties in my own life is that human beings have very thick skin. I call that skin, spirit, our Highest Most Powerful self. Spirit is the key to everything we desire. It is our weather-proofing, our Teflon, our line of credit that assures if we just keep putting one foot in front of the other, one day; there will be a miraculous payoff.”—Iyanla Vanzant
From welfare mother to New York Times best-selling author, from broken pieces to peace, Iyanla Vanzant is one of the nation’s most acclaimed spiritual life coaches. Host and producer of the breakout hit Iyanla: Fix My Life on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Iyanla Vanzant’s focus on faith, empowerment and loving relationships has inspired millions.
The AALBC.com all-time bestselling author, Iyanla Vanzant, is a Yoruba priestess, a talk show host, a spiritual life counselor, and the author of the many bestselling books including, Acts of Faith, One Day My Soul Just Opened Up and Value in the Valley.
Iyanla Vanzant is a Yoruba priestess, a talk show host, a doctoral
candidate, a spiritual life counselor, and the author of the 1994 Blackboard Book of the
Year, Acts of Faith, and the best-selling Value in the Valley. She lives in
Silver Springs, Maryland.
“Iyanla Vanzant, is an empowerment specialist who works with both men and women to date generally in the African American community has more than proven that her books can also reach a wider audience. With one title, In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want, on the national charts, and a second, One Day My Soul Just Opened Up, right below the top 15, Vanzant and publisher Fireside have demonstrated that hard work pays off. For the two January releases, the author went on a four-month tour that included 50 appearances plus local media in 14 cities. The print figure for In the Meantime is up to 250,000; for One Day it's about 235,000. Fireside has published Vanzant for about five years and its most successful title is Acts of Faith; that 1993 book has more than 700,000 copies. Two other books—The Value in the Valley and Faith in the Valley—have a combined paper and cloth figure of about one million.”—from Publishers Weekly: