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The Power of the Cookie: This is Why They Call Me SUNSHINE Kindle Edition by Niki Jilvontae


"There's power in the cookie. .. That's the motto many live by. That's the exact words that helped band together the pack of bad bitches in this urban series who call themselves The Cookies. Sunshine, Creme, and Honee are those chics and their only mission in life is to break men's banks. Each from different backgrounds with different personalities and problems, the girls will have to put the blueprint of using the power between their legs to the test while maintaining their health and sanity.
In this book, you will meet Sunshine, the cocky, money hungry, pretty girl with a big mouth, insatiable appetite for attention, and total misconception of what love really is. After finally relinquishing the power of holding the cookie she's quickly hooked and goes on a downward spiral through lies, careless sex, betrayal, and murder. So consumed with making men wonder why they call her Sunshine she wagers it all, one decision at a time. Come on this turbulent r…

Never Moore: (All That & Moore Series Book 5) Kindle Edition by Celeste Granger


"He was her best friend. She was the girl of his dreams.

Charity Moore is on the cusp of becoming the neurosurgeon she has always dreamed of becoming. As a student physician for world renowned Emory University Hospital, Charity demonstrates her intellectual prowess in the classroom and in the operating room. Charity has been plotting her course of becoming a surgeon for as long as she can remember. She plays by the rules, colors within the lines and does what is necessary to make her dreams come true. 

O’Shea Ali, is also a student physician at Emory Hospital. As the son of international industry giants, financial security has never been an issue. For O’Shea, becoming a neurosurgeon isn’t about prestige or financial gain. His desire stems from O’Shea’s passion to charter new medical territory and save lives. O’Shea lives his life passionately without restriction. He fights for what he believes in and is a fierce protector of the one’s he loves. That includes Charity. 

But …

Lily (A Miss King Novel Book 1) Kindle Edition by Cheryl Robinson


"Ten-year-old Lily King and her mother are being forced from their home in 1952 as part of Detroit’s planned “slum clearance.” With nowhere to go, the prospect of losing her home is just part of Lily’s mistrust of almost everyone, including her bed-bound mother—all 627 pounds of her. Young Lily learns quickly to hate washing each and every inch of that enormous body. She’s full of resentment toward her unloving mother and is searching for a way out. 

Two bright spots in Lily’s life are Miss Jackson, a numbers runner who also sells home-cooked dinners, and Miss Jackson’s boyfriend, London “Shorty” Biggs, a self-proclaimed gangster and jazz trombonist with a big heart. While they watch out for Lily, she’s worried that one day they may leave, too, like everyone else who’s been good to her—including her dad.

Spend time with Lily, the first in a series and a decades-long journey of heartbreak, tragedy, and most of all—survival, and get to know how Lily becomes Miss King."…

Women Who Soar Kindle Edition by Paulette Harper (Author), Meiah Shaun (Author), C. Marcy Thomas (Author), Katrina Shaw (Author), Roni Teson (Author), Shurvone Wright (Author), Elaine Gattis (Author)


"Women Who Soar is a book collaboration project of women who stepped out on faith, launched their own businesses and released their dreams and purposes into the world. These powerful women have dispelled lies, overcome difficult challenges, refused to take no for an answer and are now soaring and creating the life they deserve. Their stories are moving, revealing, encouraging and empowering. They have resolved to use their testimony to pave the way for other women to soar into their destiny."

Title:  Women Who Soar
Authors:  Paulette Harper (Author), Meiah Shaun (Author), C. Marcy Thomas (Author), Katrina Shaw (Author), Roni Teson (Author), Shurvone Wright (Author), Elaine Gattis (Author)
Publisher:  P. H.                                                                                                   
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating:  Five

"Women Who Soar"  by Paulette Harper (Author), Meiah Shaun (Author), C. Marcy Thomas (Author), Katrina Shaw (Auth…

12 Day's In December By: Roy Glenn


"In Hostile Takeover and Changed Man, Mike Black returned to his past to tell you more of the story that you only thought you knew. That story continues in 12 Days in December. 
December is Black and Bobby's birthday month, they’ve been celebrating with Wanda since Thanksgiving and the celebration won’t end until well after New Year’s. It was also the first December following the tragic death of their friend Vickie Payne and each of the three deals with it in their own way.
In spite of that, they were hunting for Gun because he tried to kill them, looking for O, so Black could kill him and Simon Parrish owed them a hundred thousand dollars, so they were hunting for him too.
With an expanding business to run, the police coming for him from all sides, and enemies that need to be dealt with, the not so changed man deals with it all the Vicious Black way."

Title: 12 Day's In December
Author: Roy Glenn
Publisher: Escapism Entertainment
Series: The Viscous Black Yea…

Love's Required (Love & Redemption Book 1) Kindle Edition by Aja

"Camille "Cami" Douglas doesn't have it all figured out. In fact, she is known for making a lot of mistakes in the name of living-it-up and following her free spirit, but this time she has bumped her head and broken her own heart in a way that has taken its toll. She's done.
Logan Graham, also known as "Angel" by fellow paramedics, has issues of his own, but his came from a 911 call he responded to months ago that still gives him nightmares and makes him avoid the people closest to him.

Two people, each broken apart by life's choices and circumstances, form a deep friendship because of one's need to be saved and the other's need to be hero.
Both have to learn to use LOVE to heal old wounds and to redeem their battered souls.

This is the first book in the Love & Redemption series however, I Am Yours will provide context into the cast of characters."

Title:  Love's Required Author:  Aja Publisher:  She Loves Words����������…

Illegally Yours A Laws of Attraction Novel by Kate Meader


"Rule #1: Never fall for your client.
Rule #2: Never fall for your client’s fiercely protective, smoking hot sister-in-law.

I’m the kind of guy who believes that everyone deserves the best legal representation money can buy—which just so happens to be me, Lucas Wright. Give me your henpecked, your cuckolded, your irreconcilable differences yearning to break free! And if you’re the bad guy in your marriage, that’s cool too. Your green is as good as anyone’s.

Tell that to Trinity Jones. It’s my job to destroy her sister—the soon-to-be ex-wife of my a-hole of a client—and Trinity’s “big sis” instincts are dialed up to the max. I admire that. I admire her. But she won’t stop me from representing my client to the best of my ability.

Not even if my chemistry with Trinity is undeniable. Not even if we can’t keep our hands off each other. Not even if she injects life into a heart assumed to be long dead.

Because when faced with a choice between love and duty, the job will always…

Tones (Limelight Book 2) Kindle Edition by Anita Davis

"Monogamy. Desmond Douglass isn't fond of it. In fact, he's enjoying the bachelor life with no desire to ever be tied down to just one woman. Owning one of the hottest bars in town and continuing his father's legacy has been a lifelong dream of his. But a nagging city councilman is determined to warp his vision and the bombshell of beauty ignoring his advances seek to curtail the great reality he has planned for himself.
With the magic she worked on her long-term, high-profile client, makeup artist, Simone Gadberry, has become the most sought after in the industry. Her heightened fame has presented new paths for her career to travel. As if that’s not enough for her to deal with, her bond with her best friend forces her to interact more with Desmond, the pesky bar owner that just won’t take no for an answer. Is it possible for her to find a new niche with her career and successfully brush off Desmond’s advances or will his pursuit yield more than what she barg…

Hues (Limelight Book 1) Kindle Edition by Anita Davis


"Supermodel, Liv Summers, better known as Phaedra Winters to her hometown, is esteemed by the industry and her fans for her flawless beauty and matchless runway and shoot presence. Ten years in the limelight and hiding her true identity has kept her from getting close to anyone other than her assistant. Landing gigs, ripping runways, and nailing ads is never a problem for her, but keeping her identity intact and ignoring her growing attraction for a certain photographer is turning out to be the hardest parts of her career to date.
World-renowned photographer, Parker Anderson, has his annual shoot and exhibit coming up during New York’s fashion week. While he’s known to make any subject or setting he captures come alive, no ordinary model will do for him. There’s just one hiccup to making the concept for his annual spread transition from a dream to reality; Liv Summers won’t agree to do it. Not only is he pressed to get Liv to do the shoot, but in spite of vowing never to…

Tormented Dreams (Miss the Mark Book 1) Kindle Edition by Adrienna Turner


"Roya Whitmore has never had dreams like this before. Could her husband, Solomon, be cheating on her, after three kids and another on the way? More dreams come, and the events of her everyday life begin to match the events foretold in her dreams. As they do, she sees a path of faith and resilience that she never realized existed. 

She joins the Alliance Crusaders for Christ, founded by her pastor, Isaiah Williams. She learns that their stated purpose as evangelists is only part of a deeper mission, to prepare the Church to survive the last days.

Throughout this series of apocalyptic novels, there will be references to things you know to be true, and extrapolations to things that are likely to occur. This first book of the Miss the Mark Series places, in a fictional setting, things that do occur in the lives of people who follow Christ, along with miracles and gifts from God. We are never perfect, but we know the One who guides our lives."

Title: Tormented Dreams

Satisfy... SUBMIT: An Interracial, BDSM Erotica Novella Kindle Edition by Niki Jilvontae


"Satisfy... SUBMIT!! A phrase with various meanings depending on the situation. It's a phrase Alexandra Conners learned early  on. She found out that those simple words could be related to deep turmoil and pain along with a powerful, hurt that would haunt her dreams. Bent and seemingly broken, Alexandra known as Alex, makes it through a wealthy life despite the ominous darkness from her past that followed her. 
She finds balance then suddenly she loses the one she loved most and is whisked back into her nightmare. On the brink of a breakdown, her best friend saves her and introduces her to a new life through a mysterious, magical world. Inside those secretive, seductive walls Alex learns that the phrase Satisfy... Submit can mean much more than she ever imagined. She meets Chance and wonders upon a secret realm where desires are fulfilled and needs are met.
Alex finds power, peace, and an insatiable, erotic desire in the Pandora's Box called Paradise. She feeds i…

Still Not Satisfied By: S. A. Brown


"Christian Goodman loves the ladies. When an old girlfriend calls, it's game on until her game plan forces him to the sidelines. While there, his grandmother and best friend lose faith in him. With no one left, he finds Dr. Devin Rainey in her own struggle. Christian enters her life only to serve as a reminder of what she is missing, thus, creating tension between the two. She fights to remain professional, but personal needs force her to leave Christian, too. Completely alone, he turns to an unlikely ally to assist him in his quest for satisfaction."

Title: Still Not Satisfied
Author: S. A. Brown
Publisher: Prodigy Gold Books; 1 edition
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: Five

"Still Not Satisfied" by S. A. Brown

My Rationalization....

I found this novel to be a well written read that covers its title 'Still Not Satisfied.' The storyline line was one that definitely held so true to what this main character [Chris Goodman…

Mine Kindle Edition by Kenya Wright


"A new smoking-hot standalone from Amazon Erotica bestselling author, Kenya Wright.

He would do anything to protect her.

For Hunter, guarding celebrities and moguls has always been easy, but watching over Zola could be the one job that ruins him. She’s a different type of danger—the sort that could break his heart.

Although they grew up together, in their adult years, they lost contact. Now, Zola is an up-and-coming runway model and has a psychotic stalker who's been ransacking her apartment and sending threatening letters.

Hunter rushes to New York to protect her. He’s the best in the business, but one couldn’t tell as his desires for Zola get in the way of him doing his job. What happens between them is scorching hot and could set the entire operation up in flames. With every hungry glance, every accidental caress, Hunter begins breaking rules.

But the threat is going nowhere, and the days get more and more dangerous. As Hunter gets closer to finding Zola's psycho…