Author K. R. Raye Debuts Award-Winning New Adult Novel "The Colors of Friendship" at Book Expo America (BEA) in New York City

NEWARK, Del. , May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author K. R. Raye will showcase her contemporary, New Adult titles from the Colors Trilogy at Book Expo America (BEA). Raye will join the list of authors, such as Rick Riordan, Mary Higgins Clark, Brenda Jackson, and Stan Lee, who will sign their books on Friday, May 30. She will host an autographing session for The Colors of Love, Book Two in The Colors Trilogy, from 10-11 am on the Show Floor, Booth #3005, near the Downtown Stage. 

The Colors of Friendship, Book One in The Colors Trilogy,will display in two locations: Booth #3005 as part of the 10th Annual BEA New Title Showcase and in Booth #747 with the Foreword Indie Press Collective. Foreword Reviews selected The Colors of Friendship as a 2013 Book of the Year Awards Finalist in the Multicultural category. And it was named as a Finalist in the 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards on May 19th. 

Michelle Monkou, USA Today says, "The Colors of Friendship is a solid beginning to the Colors trilogy by K.R. Raye. Entertaining with suspense, romance, and a good dose of life lessons. Time is well spent enjoying these friends."

Midwest Book Review says, "The Colors of Friendship is a complex and deftly written novel showcasing the impressive storytelling literary talent of author K. R. Raye. A highly recommended and entertaining read."

About Book Expo America:  BEA is the #1 book and author event that offers the book industry access to new titles, authors, and education about the publishing industry. It takes place in the Javits Center (655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001) from May 29 - May 31, 2014.

About The Colors of Friendship: The Colors of Friendship is a #1 Amazon Bestseller in the US, Coming of Age, and African American categories. The contemporary, New Adult novel follows three college friends on their quest for true love, NFL fame, and a successful engineering career, and it is the first book in The Colors Trilogy

About the Author:  K. R. Raye was born and raised in Kansas City and attended college in New York . Currently she lives in Maryland with her husband and two sons. Throughout her diverse career working as a mechanical engineer, adjunct professor, and in sales, she continues to weave her love of marketing and operations together with her passion for writing.

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