Book review: Local author pens book of positive philosophy

Published 8:00 am Tuesday, May 21, 2019

By Dawn Burleigh

The Orange Leader


Bring Positivity Back is a movement started by Mary Ekene in the wake of the negativity in the world.

She has taken it a step further and joined with Kimberly Harvey-Jordan to write a book, Bring Positivity Back.

Seventy -two pages of inspiration. A compilation of positive quotes, inspiring thoughts and motivational words with places throughout the book to write your own thoughts, goals, and quotes.
Having difficulty is finding a way to bring more positivity back? This book is for you. 
Reach for those goals, Level up, and bring positivity back.

Ekene, of Orange, graduated from the University of North Texas with her BA in Communications and her MA in Public Relations. She also attended film school at New York School for Film and Television. Ekene is also an actress and owner of Livol Herbal and Cleansing Store.

Jordan, of Dallas, is also a graduate of the University of North Texas with her BS and MS in Criminal Justice. She holds an Ed.S. from Capella University and a master’s in special education from Texas Tech University, specializing in Educational Diagnostician.

The book, released this year, is available at Livol Herbal and Cleansing Store located at 1011 N 10th Street, Suite 201-B, in Orange or at