As an author, she has written relationship books, children’s books, books on effective communication, as well as those geared to inspire. Though a native of Chicago, her titles have been featured in various cities throughout the country including Detroit, Dayton, Dallas, Houston, Baltimore, and Kansas.
In 2011, she ranked #3 as the National Black Book Festival’s Best New Author. Her relationship book, Pleasing Your Partner: A Spiritual Guide to H.A.P.P.I.N.E.S.S. was celebrated at the 2011 Dayton Book Expo. Toneal served as a seminar speaker for the 2011 Ultimate Women’s Expo in Dallas, TX.
In 2012, Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier featured her in their “Celebrating Authors” exhibit throughout African-American Heritage Month; later that year, CBS Chicago recognized her as one of “5 Indie Chicago Authors and Publishers to Watch Out For“. In 2013, she appeared as a guest on The Exchange TV Show; Toneal was later featured in the June issue of Promoting Purpose Magazine. Her book, Inspiration from A.B.O.V.E. was the Silver Medal recipient of the 2013 Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards.
She also hosts her own radio show; Inspirational Talk with Toneal airs Tuesdays on Blog Talk Radio.
Toneal has been married for over a decade, and credited with raising more than 10 children. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication with a Spanish minor from DePaul University. She obtained her Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
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