This week’s Bloom host is Sadeqa Johnson. Sadeqa’s latest novel, And Then There Was Me, was just selected as the National Book Club Conference Fiction of the Year. She is a brand new Poppy just added to the talented bouquet, and it’s her first time hosting. On Bloom, she will share her life as an author, juggling motherhood, running a business with her husband, holiday traditions and much more. Of course there will be giveaways at the end of the week, so don’t miss it!

About Sadeqa

Sadeqa Johnson is the award-winning author of And Then There Was Me, Second House From the Corner and Love in a Carry-on Bag. Her accolades include being the recipient of the National Book Club award, Phillis Wheatley award and the USA Best Book award for best fiction. She is a proud member of the TALL POPPY WRITERS – a community of “Bright Authors, Smart Readers, Good Books.”

Married to her handsome beau for over twenty years, she lives in a suburb of Richmond where she runs half marathons, is a sometime yogi, motivational speaker, writing instructor and carpool chauffeur to her three children, and all their friends. To learn more, visit