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Slowly Unwrapped [A Very Short Christmas Story] By: Victoria Vane

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"A FREE READ FROM THE AUTHOR
This VERY SHORT but equally sweet Christmas story featuring Wade and Nikki from SLOW HAND is guaranteed to bring some holiday cheer! SPOILER ALERT: Because it takes place the day after SLOW HAND ends, there is a bit of a spoiler. Having said that, everyone should already expect Wade and Nikki to get a happy ending! You can download this story directly from Goodreads, Smashwords or Victoria's web site."


Title:  Slowly Unwrapped [A Very Short Christmas Story] Author:  Victoria Vane Publisher:  Vane Publishing LLC Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review:
"Slowly Unwrapped" by Victoria Van
My Thoughts....
I loved it. This author gives the reader a sweet short story.  Will Nikki be able to give Wade that something-something for the holiday?  What two items will Nikki bring to the party that Wade will love?  This was another part of this author's 'Slow Hands' which was also good read.  

World of de Wolfe Pack: Breton Wolfe (Kindle Worlds Novella) (The Wolves of Brittany Book 1) By: Victoria Vane

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"She vowed to defy him to her dying breath... but passion blurs the line between love and hate...
The bluest blood and the hardest heart... at least when it comes to marriage... The daughter of a duke and granddaughter of a king, Adele of Vannes was bartered at birth in a marriage treaty for the sole purpose of producing a royal heir. When her philandering husband is slain by Norse marauders, Adele’s only desire is to retire to the peace and solitude of a cloister—until coerced to wed a savage Norseman. Adele knows that her beloved Brittany needs a strong hand to survive, but how can she ever reconcile her bitterness and hatred with the desire she feels for her avowed enemy?
She’s the jewel he seeks for his Breton crown...A Barbarian bent on building a dynasty, Valdrik Vargr, ‘the Norse Wolf,’ is renowned for both his bravery in battle and shrewdness in statecraft. Setting his sights on claiming the kingdom of Brittany, he knows that siring sons from royal bl…

Our Curious World of Mirror Images: Reflections on how Symmetry Frames our Universe, Empowers the Creative Process and Provides Context to Shape our Lives, By: Titus joseph By Titus Joseph

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"From ancient philosophy to the big bang, quantum physics, and cosmology, Titus Joseph takes us on a mind-stretching journey through time and space to unveil a new law, positional symmetry (requisite mirror image), that explains how all things come into existence through the curious symmetries found everywhere in nature.



This exciting new model of the universe draws on concepts from ancient philosophy and weaves together quantum mechanics with relativity, through the observable symmetries found in nature. Our Curious World of Mirror Images sheds new light on what it means to be human in a world in which all things are interrelated.


• Introducing a whole new way of looking at our world

• A universal theory combining profound scientific facts seamlessly with philosophy

• Written in an easy to read format with many illustrations so that anyone may understand

• Reconciles the intractable problem of duality

• Marries quantum theory with relativity in a relations…

Facing Our Future: Building Strong Black Men in the Twenty-First Century, By: Jeremiah Hopes & Zack Reynolds, Jr.

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"It is no secret that the plight of the African American male in America has reached epidemic proportions. Poor education, social injustice, substance abuse, gang violence, incarceration, uncultivated talents and skills have taken their toll.
Facing Our Future: Building Strong Black Men In The Twenty-First Century is not about recounting dismal statistics, making excuses or casting blame. This book is focused on facing our future (our young black men), providing solutions, and harnessing our collective energies and efforts to make a difference instead of wasting time and energy pointing the finger.
Within the pages of this game-changing work black men and boys, parents, educators, mentors, counselors, and community members at-large will find numerous solutions-focused topics such as: *The Essentials of Manhood, *Barriers to men being mentors, The Five Must's of A Mentor, and the Three Key Areas Where Mentoring Is Required, *Strategies For The Resident a…

Wild Cherry By: K'wan

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"Gina is married to a man who more than takes good care of her, but her life of luxury comes with a price that she’s not sure she can pay anymore.  Princess’ man doesn’t see her as any more than dollar signs—as long as she keeps using her body to bring in the stacks. When Gina and Princess meet and realize that they share a common problem, they sent into motion an unforgettable plot that will solve all their problems…"

Title:  Wild Cherry
Author:  K'wan
Publisher:  St Martin's Griffin
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:

"Wild Cherry" by K'wan

My Thoughts....


Wow, what a dysfunctional couple, with friends and a brother...all making this one heck of a good short read. What will happen when two childhood friends get tired of their abusive men?   The author really keep the readers attention and keep you turning the pages with all of the twist and unexpected turns that this novel gives the reader. The novel had a interesting …

The Red Church [Sheriff Frank Littlefield # 1] By: Scott Nicholson

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"The church was constructed in the 1860s under the guidance
of Reverend Wendell McFall. His sermons declared the existence of God s Second Son- whose mission is to undo all of Jesus work on Earth. McFall had the church painted red to summon the First Son to defeat the Second. But when he sacrificed a child to support his rantings, his congregation hung him from the rafters of his own sanctuary...

For twenty years, the red church has stood empty. Crumbling to ruin, it has become a site for Halloween pranks and the setting for ghost stories- including one about the thing that lives in the bell tower, a creature being blamed for a brutal murder that occurred in the church s graveyard...

Now, Archer McFall has purchased the church to house his Temple of the Two Sons, whose zealous worshippers will stop at nothing to see the Second Son return to his rightful glory..."

Title:  The Red Church  Author:  Scott Nicholson Publisher: Smashwords Edition Series:  Sherif…

When You Wish By: Deidra D. S. Green

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"Sex is the foundation of many relationships. But what if sex was no longer on the table?

Alexis Bradley and Chance Eubanks have been a couple for nearly three years. Alexis said yes when Chance proposed marriage, but Alexis is struggling. She loves Chance true enough, but her sanctified upbringing and the shameful looks from her parents have made her reconsider the current dynamics of their relationship. Convicted by the sins of 'loving' her fiance, Alexis proposes celibacy for the 30 days preceding their nuptials. Chance balks at the proposition, but doesn't want to risk losing Alexis completely. Does Chance honor his promise to remain celibate or does he cave in to temptation? Find out in When You Wish..."

Title:  When You Wish
Author:  Deidra D. S. Green
Publisher: Rathsi
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: Four
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"When You Wish" by Deidra D. S. Green

My Thoughts....


A short story that deals with a wish for Alexis and in the en…

Sins Of Thy Mother By Niki Jilvontae

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"What do you do when you think you're cursed? How do you remain optimistic when tragedy and pain are around every corner and you're forced to carry the sins of your mother? Do you give up and become exactly who everyone assumes you will be? Or do you prove everyone wrong, including yourself and overcome it all? These are the questions Tisha and Terricka Lewis ask themselves every day as they face abuse and humiliation all because of the sins of their mother. Come on this emotional roller coaster with the Lewis sister's and find out whether the sins of a mother can be visited upon her child."

Title:  Sins Of Thy Mother
Author:  Niki Jilvontae
Publisher:  True Glory Publications
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating:  Five
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"Sins Of Thy Mother" by Niki Jilvontae

My Thoughts....

This read was indeed a sad literary fiction read for me.  It really left me thinking wow, how can a mother treat her children like that! I will say this auth…

Brock's Redemption By: Eva J. Brock

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"BROCK is by far the most powerful "Ultimate" Watcher to roam the earth. Bound by duty and love, he has spent five thousand years living in the shadows, protecting God's 'so loved' humanity from his evil demon brethren. For his faithfulness to his commission, he has been promised a "Spirit" mate, that he will find in due season. After five thousand years, of searching...he has found her, at last. Nothing and no one will keep him from claiming his woman. Not even her! JODI is a college professor who has been abandoned by her husband, family and friends. She has lost faith humanity and has no interest in establishing a new relationship. With anyone! But when she walks upon Brock, in the park, both their worlds are changed. But is that change for the better? Jodi is Brock's 'Spirit' Mate. She's the one woman whose blood promises to extinguish the fiery darts of his demon within. Nothing will keep him from claiming …

I Liked You Better When I Didn't Like You By Jhordynn

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"Unscripted and unplanned, Desiree Taylor is thrust into a search to find herself. However, during that search, she gets lost in low self-esteem, promiscuity, and self pity. On her journey to become better, she realizes that she first has to know herself, and what she finds out, she doesn’t like. Miss Taylor discovers that no one can love her without her loving herself first. She also discovers that in order for others to forgive her, she must first forgive others- even if they never apologize. And most of all, she learns to forgive herself."

Title:  I Liked You Better When I Didn't Like You
Author: Jhordynn
Publisher:  J.
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
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"I Liked You Better When I Didn't Like You" by Jhordynn

My Thoughts....

What was so wonderful about this novel was that it was very insightful and uplifting storyline  that will keep your attention from start to finish.  I liked how this author was able to bring out the st…

Where Would I Be By: Laura T.Johnson

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"Once separated by time and iron bars James is now back and claiming to be a changed man. But for every time Lisa says "no" a little more of who he really is resurfaces. James Harris is the man Lisa Jenson thought she would marry. He turned out to be the man who almost kill her. Twice!"

Title:  Where Would I Be
Author:  Laura Johnson
Publisher:  L.A.B.Publishing
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:

"Where Would I Be" by Laura Johnson

My Thoughts....

What a story this author gives the reader quite a story of Lisa Jenson and Marcella [Marc] Cavell. 'Where Would I Be' entails a little bit of it all from 'love, manipulation, possessiveness, triumph, loss, drama, depression, strength, family, friends and to redemption.'  This story will put one on quite a horrible emotional ride of a survivor's life of domestic abuse. Who will survive?  This author really does a good job with relating this story to her readers …

Unbalanced By: Laura T. Johnson

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"Catherine “Cat” Palmer is a journalism major at Howard University, and works full-time as a receptionist in an emergency room. Juggling work and studies has left her no time for a social life. When her friends drag her to a frat party one night, she doesn’t expect to be introduced to the campus heartthrob, Dorian Wallace. Dorian is a business major at the university, known for his wealth and prowess with women. When he lays eyes on Catherine, it is love at first sight. It doesn’t take long before the two become inseparable.

At first, Catherine is enamored with Dorian’s attentiveness, and is grateful for the new lifestyle his wealth has afforded her. It soon becomes apparent Dorian’s intentions are not honorable, and simply a means of controlling her. Catherine finds every reason to excuse his antiquated thinking and domineering behavior; however, ignoring his actions isn’t as easy for those closest to her.

Will Catherine have the strength to escape the abuse,…

A Sweet Taste In Your Mouth By: Anaya Kay

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"Sweet and innocent describes some women, but scandalous and sexy describes others. Some ladies think they have it all, while others know they have it all and then some. Is it possible to enjoy friends, family and work? Can you discover who you are as a person while being a good friend and lover? A Sweet Taste in Your Mouth is the story of five friends discovering themselves while searching for the sweetness of life. Lillian is married with children and struggling to deal with her husband's on-going affairs. Alexis is secretly dating a very handsome man and afraid to acknowledge their relationship. Candy is in love with a man engaged to another woman and secretly trying to get pregnant for him. Shannon has caught the taste of the finer things in life, has a sponsor, and uses the Shannon system of working men. Imani is single and struggling with her lack of companionship amidst her girlfriends' active social calendars. Their spot is a bar in the middl…

The Plumber and Women Who Loved Him: A BWWA Interracial Romance By: Mz. Jae

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"Sean Flynn is a man with an appetite for fine women. This key element is his greatest downfall. Flynn has always been loved, even worshiped by women from all walks of life. He’s had his share of wealthy southern belles, princesses, a spoiled heiress, sensual intellectual types and, most recently, a powerful professional diva. Though having very little in common with these women that crave this blue collar, tattooed Irishman, Flynn’s been able to secure their affections. In many ways, he is living a life that most men would sell their souls for. But don’t be fooled. Being desired by the best of women comes at a price, especially when these women are meant to be untouchable. Of all the men in the world, only Sean Flynn has been capable of setting them straight, and laying the pipe just right.

After consistently finding himself in trouble with the law, even having served time for lack of control, Flynn looks to make a change. But since he’s already set the stag…

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year [Christmas Romance] By: Shani Greene-Dowdell(Author), Carla Pennington (Author),Theresa Hodge(Author)

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"Tis' the season to kick back and enjoy The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, a heart-felt holiday anthology featuring brand-new stories from Carla Pennington and Theresa Hodge. And Shani Greene-Dowdell's Make a Soulful Noise stage play has been adapted to a short story for this sensual Christmas collection.

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS by Carla Pennington
Melissa is a mother of three and going through a divorce with Travis, who had an affair that produced a child. A few weeks before Christmas, Melissa’s favorite holiday, she meets Dorian under embarrassing circumstances. Dorian is eager to get to know her while she battles with her feelings for her husband and thoughts of saving her marriage. Will Melissa’s Christmas be filled with cheer or will Santa come down the chimney carrying a bag full of coal?


MAKE A SOULFUL NOISE by Shani Greene-Dowdell
Donnie James loves his family with all of his heart. So when his wife, Rain, walks out the door Christmas morni…

Savor: The Longest Night [Mocha Chocolate Book 3] By: Shani Greene-Dowdell, Cashae Brown, Charlotte Templeman, Darrell Freeman, Hazel Mills, Niyah Moore, Theresa Hodge, Tralice Ware,, Shoya Bowman, Stephen Batts, Vanessa B.

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"Twelve not so average romantic short stories...
Indulge in a savory blend of erotica and romance will entice and excite the most ambitious reader. If you are looking for a hot and passionate read with a different style for each story, this book is for you."

Title:  Savor:  The Longest Night
Authors: Cashae Brown, Charlotte Templeman, Darrell Freeman, Hazel Mills, Niyah Moore, Theresa Hodge, Tralice Ware, Shani Greene-Dowdell, Shoya Bowman, Stephen Batts, Vanessa B.
Publisher:  Nayberry Publications
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating:  Five
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"Savor:  The Longest Night [Mocha Chocolate Book 3] by six wonderful authors...

My Thoughts....

The reader is given Twelve beautifully well written stories...from 'A Dream Affair, Mr Coffee, Love My Pain Away,[by Shani Greene-Greene-Dowdell], Robin's Reasons, Steps Away, Balancing Act, It Was Mean To Be, Soul Deep, Satisfy Ms. Kitty, A Love So Deserving, Saphire's Surprise,to  Mr. and Mrs. Meye…

Mocha Chocolate: Escapades of Passion Book 2 By: by Shani Greene-Dowdell (Author), Naiomi Pitre (Author), Lovelle (Author), Carla S. Pennington (Author), Niyah Moore (Author), C. Nicole

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"This is a sultry mixture of 8 erotic short stories written by 7 diverse authors. It includes passionate escapades that span from Beijing to Chicago to the dirty south. Mocha Chocolate: Escapades of Passion follows in the sensual pattern designed by Mocha Chocolate: Taste A Piece of Ecstasy and has all of the elements of an erotic page turner."



Title:Mocha Chocolate Escapades of Passion Book 2
Authors:  Shani Greene-Dowdell (Author), Naiomi Pitre (Author), Lovelle (Author),  Carla S. Pennington (Author), Niyah Moore (Author), C. Nicole
Publisher:  Nayberry Publication 
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
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"Mocha Chocolate: "Escapades of Passion Book 2" by Shani Greene-Dowdell (Author), Naiomi Pitre (Author), Lovelle (Author),  Carla S. Pennington (Author), Niyah Moore (Author) and  C. Nicole

My Thoughts....

Be ready for eight erotic anthologies: from 'Er Nai, Roommates, Point and Click Lover, Marco Polo, Lemonade Freak, Engine T…

Mocha Chocolate: Taste A Piece of Ecstasy Book 1 By: by Shani Greene-Dowdell (Author), Elissa Gabrielle (Author),Hazel Mills (Author),Carla S Pennington (Author),Niyah Moore (Author), Kanarian Kindred (Author), Chloe R. (Author)

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"17 brand new and best-selling authors came together to pen Mocha Chocolate: Taste A Piece of Ecstasy -- a collection of passionate erotic stories about love and sensuality. The stories range from sensual to uninhibited erotica. This arousing collection will tempt and inspire you...and set your love on fire!"

Title:  Mocha Chocolate:  Taste A Piece of Ecstasy
Authors:  by Shani Greene-Dowdell(Author), Elissa Gabrielle(Author), Hazel Mills(Author), Carla S Pennington(Author), Niyah Moore(Author), Kanarian Kindred(Author), Chloe R.(Author)
Publisher:  Nayberry Publications 
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:

"Mocha Chocolate: Taste
A Piece of Ecstasy Book 1" by Seven Authors....

My Thoughts....

Wow this novel was one goodread that will definitely keep you reading till the end. All of these authors really gives the reader quite a erotic anthologies read that includes &#…

Love Ain't Enough 2: The Final By Kaliyah Knight

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"Love Ain't Enough 2: The Finale
Ladies, why does it take so much misuse and pain from a man for us to finally have had enough? 
With Makhi's Glock pointed to her temple, Nine knelt on her knees, finally coming to terms with the fact that he doesn't deserve her heart. But Makhi Mack is all that Nine has ever known. Makhi breaks Nine's heart on a daily, and gives that tap-out sex every night. But she's no longer blinded. While she's making arrangements to leave Makhi, her three older brothers decide to check for her, and see how well he's treating her. Blood is everything, so Nine's bros go no less than hard when it comes to their baby sister. Cutting ties with Makhi will turn this family function into a deadly mess..."

Title:  Love Ain't Enough 2 Author:  K'aliyah Knight Publisher:  Shan Presents Series  Love Ain't Enough #2 Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review:
"Love Ain't Enough 2" by K'aliy…

I'm Losing You: Book Four in the Stafford Brothers Series By: Chicki Brown

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Dr. Vic Stafford has an enviable career, a gorgeous wife, and two handsome, well-behaved sons. He travels extensively without his family, but after twelve years of marriage, former beauty queen wife, Ramona has become cold and distant. He suspects all isn’t as it seems and sets out to discover what is behind her attitude change.

Ramona Stafford has lived a privileged life since her marriage to Vic. She spends her time doing charity work and making her husband, who is now the chief of surgery at the largest hospital in the south, look good. Mona has everything most women would kill for, but it’s not enough. She wants more, and Vic seems unable to give it to her.

Is money and status enough to keep their marriage alive?

Title:  I'm Losing You
Author:  Chicki Brown
Publisher:  C.B.
Series:  Stafford Brothers Series #4
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:

"I'm Losing You" by Chicki Brown

My Thoughts....

This was a good well written story dea…

Your Spouse, My Sponsor By: Pebbles Starr

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LOOSELY BASED ON TRUE EVENTS
Kirby Caldwell never anticipated on falling in the hands of the sexy, rich and authoratitive Castle Black. Nineteen years her senior, the powerful drug lord stakes his claim the moment he lays eyes on her. Nothing will stop him from courting Kirby--not even his wife or nephew, Grip who ironically shares a past and burning desire for his new love interest. When skeletons begin tumbling out of the closet and buried secrets are revealed, who will triumph and who will end up broken-hearted in the end?

Title:  Your Spouse, My Sponsor
Author:  Pebbles Starr
Publication:  Jaded Publications
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:

"Your Sponsor, My Sponsor" by Pebbles Starr

My Thoughts....

My,my, my,my my!  What a read that will keep your attention as you will be kept turning the pages and will be wanting more and in the end left saying my, my what a read.  There will be so much going on in this story that you will have to k…

Privacy Wars: A Cybertech Thriller By: John . Trudel

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"The 21st Century sees a return of the totalitarian horrors that once caused genocide and World War. Big Brother is ascendant, aided by technology. Everyone is watched. Liberty has been traded for safety and both are lost. Personal privacy has been stolen and must be recovered.

Young scientist WILLIAM GILES fights for freedom. He and his dad, IRON JOHN, a retired Special Ops Colonel, establish Cybertech. It sells security protection for private citizens.

When John is abducted and presumed dead, Cybertech is attacked from all sides. Will stands alone, tortured by remorse and falsely accused. With all he loves at risk, he runs for safety, fleeing wrongful charges, and relentlessly pursued by UN paramilitary forces.

A former student REBECCA RIDER is sent to get him to shelter. She rescues him in the high mountains. Their main allies are the Yakuza and her friends, an ancient cult that possesses advanced science. Both groups seek Cybertech’s technology. How ca…

The Billionaire Wives Club: BWWM By: Shani Greene- Dowdell and Theresa Hodge

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"Ronan Michaels is fine as aged red wine. I’m talking wavy, chestnut brown hair, strong chiseled jawline, prominent shoulders and rugged ivory skin that’s been kissed by the sun. And those silver eyes were enough to make any woman swoon. All the women wanted him, but he chose me… his rarest, precious Ruby of them all, I was his African Queen.

Our wedding day was like a classic fairytale. I felt like a true princess. Ronan, my gallant white knight, made me feel that way. He made me feel beautiful, sexy and oh so desirable. His silver gaze held me captive from the beginning…even now, when it feels like the end… I remember looking into his eyes filled with promise as he vowed his love and devotion to me for a lifetime… I believed him.

Secrets and lies have a way of destroying lives and marriages and making what was once a happy home miserable and unbearable. My secrets…my lies cost me a price I wasn’t willing to pay. Who would’ve ever thought our happiness and l…

God's Grace Is Sufficient: A Life After Homicide By: Jean Jackson

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"Jean Jackson recounts the tragic events after the murder of her oldest son in March 2007. During that time in her life, she learned to depend more on God for direction and guidance for her life. Seven years after the murder, she is still telling her story."

Title: God's Grace Is Sufficient...Life After Homicide
Author: Jean Jackson
Publisher: WestBow Press
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:

"God's Grace Is Sufficient: A Life After Homicide" by: Jean Jackson

My Thoughts...

This was a true story of what had happened to this person's son...for he was murdered in 2007 and now seven year later we find from this read, Ms. Jackson is now telling her story about this horrible incident. You will see from the story that this isn't a good story but one where you will see just how she felt about issues that were going on around her [Ms.Jackson] during that time. Now, how is Ms. Jackson doing now? This is where I say you will have to pick u…

Christmas Journey By: Angela Kay Austin

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"Christmas Davis wanted to give something back to the community she loved. But, that opportunity was lost to her. Although won by another, would his ambitions allow him to help those in need?

Presley Marino knew she might say no, but she was the only person he wanted. Together, they could change things in the hometown they both loved. That part would be easy, but convincing her and his brother wouldn’t.

Would they allow an uneasy history to silence a need for change, or would they force a new beginning?"

Title:  Christmas Journey
Author:  Angela Kay Austin
Publisher: Bluff City Publishing LLC.
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:

"Christmas Journey" by Angela Kay Austin

My Thoughts....

This was a nice short novella about Christmas Davis who only wanted one thing for her community that she loved so dearly in Memphis, TN and that was helping the needy.  Will she be able to do this after she was defeated in a election by a 'Ivy Leag…

Heroine Tracks: Essays and Poetry from a Superwoman By: Aisha Raison

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"Aisha Raison's recent book is, according to her, "Me, standing in the desert buck naked for the world...I'm getting a great tan, but still scared of getting burned."

Heroine Tracks is a book that had been created since the release of Speaking in Cursive and Other Adventures of Little Girl Blue in 2012. This book a personal diary, a few pages from her life : revealing, honest and sincere. Ms. Raison tells tales of womanhood and its friendships (or sometimes the lack of), domestic violence, rising again after a fall, cheating, coping with the end of a marriage and more. As a Womanist, poet and mother of one, she wanted to reveal more than just the poetry and to remind women that they are not alone, whether it is getting out of a relationship, reintroducing herself to the woman that she is or getting over the hurt that she has endured."

Title:  Heroine Tracks:  Essay and Poetry from a Superwoman
Author:  Aisha Raison
Publisher:  A. R.
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S.H.E. Serenity, Hope, & Encouragement: For Daily Motivation By: Courtney Brooks

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"S.H.E. is a daily motivational designed to encourage and inspire individuals all over the world. Through readings that will help you understand the strength that lies within you, Courtney Brooks has provided insight into helping you utilize those strengths by including exercises after each reading."

Title:  S.H.E. Serenity, Hope and Encouragement
Author:  Courtney Brooks
Publisher:  WestBow Press
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review

"S.H.E. Serenity, Hope, & Encouragement: For Daily Motivation"   By:  Courtney Brooks

My Thoughts....

If you are looking for some encouragement and inspirational motivation you have come to the right place for S.H.E will give it to you and so much more.  I loved how this book opens asking you is you have had your 'S.H.E. today?  Then it goes on to say if you haven't you have come to the right place as the read will  present to you 30 days of  'motivational messages' starting with....Da…

Journey To Praise By: Jackie Dotson

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"Praise is powerful-But did you know, it's a tool you can use to see God move in your life, right now? Jackie had a direct experience with God and he spoke to her, asking, "Are you using the tools I have given you? She went on her journey, obediently, using those tools and now she wants to share her journey with you, as God commanded her to do. Whatever situation or problem you are facing, this book is your powerful tool to use to reach your victory. Jackie Dotson shares her amazing journey and "Praise Fast" that will change your life, just as it changed hers. This book is an outstanding tool emphasizing the tools, in which, God mentions in His Word. She lays out many of God's tools needed in order to receive the blessings He has for you. Jackie reveals how consecration and fasting team up as a powerful tool, to get you closer to God in ways you cannot imagine. When you see what God did in Ms. Dotson's life you will see how …

Neti the Yeti Saves His Mountain By: Darcie Goodwin

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"Neti the Yeti enjoys life high in the Himalayan Mountains, but one day he notices his snow is disappearing. Neti heads down to the valley to discover why."

Title:  Neti the Yeti Saves His Mountain
Author:  Darcie Goodwin
Publisher:  D. G.
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:

"Neti the Yeti Saves His Mountain" by Darcie Goodwin

My Thoughts....

"Neti the Yeti Saves His Mountain"  was a beautifully illustrated children's novel. This novel is a quick read about climate change that anyone child would enjoy reading.   It was quite a fun, cute read about a furry guy who seeks answers involving how one can help with environmental issues that are important to all.  What was so well showed in this book was how one's children can seek answers to these problems and as well as help in some of these situations that kids use everyday. This book was written very kid friendly with some cute colorful drawings showing how easy it is …

It's in Your Praise!: HOPE: Holiness. Obedience. Power. Expectancy. By: Dona Renay Patrick

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"Award-winning author Donna Renay Patrick fuses praise, worship, and HOPE together. It’s in Your Praise! speaks of HOPE not as mere desire but as holiness, obedience, power, and expectancy. When we offer to God genuine praise, we can expect a changed perspective toward each of these things. When our praise is real, then inner transformation is inevitable.

For too long we have given God religion instead of relationship, great music instead of surrendered worship. In the chapter “The Call to Worship Revisited,” see the difference between words on the Sunday bulletin and a mindset of total worship. In the chapter “A Praise Unlimited,” learn how to create an attitude shift when you speak out God’s praises on a regular basis.

There is a definite connection between your private praise and your public praise. It’s in Your Praise! will help you to embrace the connection."

Title:  It's in Your Praise!: HOPE: Holiness. Obedience. Power. Expectancy.
Author:  …

Kalifornia Luv By: Clifford Spud Johnson

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Book Description....

"Kalifornia Luv" is about a young black man recently released from prison trying his best to make the right decisions for himself as well as for his children. Siggy is determined to make it in society without having to go the illegal hustling route ever again. His only problem is, he doesn't have a clue how he's going to be able to accomplish this difficult task. He's blessed to have a wonderful woman on his side. She loves her man and she will do whatever it takes to help him stay out of prison. A promotion company, LA club scenes, ecstasy pills, baby mama drama outline this intricate gangster tale.

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Title:  Kalifornia Luv
Author:  Clifford Spud Johnson
Publisher:  Lucki Read Publishing
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:

"Kalifornia Luv" by Clifford Spud Johnson

My Thoughts....

What a  well written story this author presents so well to the re…