By: Shenelle Wallace (May 2010)


That’s right folks. You read correctly. Seven-time Grammy award winner Kirk Franklin has now added the title of author to his resume. In his new book “The Blueprint: A Plan for Living Above Life’s Storms” the multi-platinum selling artist shares his own personal story, and helps to guide readers through a series of practical information; offering sound wisdom on finding your own blueprint in life.

I’ve was privileged to have been given the opportunity to read a pre-released copy, and I have to tell you, that it’s a must read!  Believe me, I have no reason at all to create hype around this book. His PR team isn’t offering me a dime! But having read it myself, I can honestly say that its one of the best books I’ve ever read.  

If you’re thinking that this is another bible quoting religion filled “thus thou” kind of read (which there is nothing wrong with by the way), this is far from it. Kirk Franklin does not hold back on any subject at all. From marriage, dating, and sex, to being a better man, father and Christian, and even seeming to have it all but still finding yourself searching, this book is as real as it can get! Finally, a faith based book that is honest without being overly spiritual or trying too hard. It’s inspiring and speaks on a level that anyone can relate to.  So you’ve heard it all before you say? Well not like this! Pick up your copy on its official release date, May 18th. You will not be disappointed.

  To hear from Kirk Franklin himself check out the video below:

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