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Book Review: The Blackbirds by Eric Jerome Dickey

New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey has been winning over audiences for nearly twenty years by painting vivid pictures like a literary Picasso. Over the years, he has created a diverse set of compelling characters that seem to have a real life of their own. In his latest offering, The Blackbirds, a lot…

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Book of the Month: Bettah Days by Veronica Wells

Even as a little girl, Constantine knew she didn’t want a marriage like the dried up one her parents had. Instead, she wanted it to mimic the sweet, American love songs her father played from his phonograph. But after a devastating heartbreak, the introduction of a charismatic stranger, and an unplanned pregnancy, Constantine finds herself…

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Lil’ Wayne to Release Book About His Time in Prison

While deeply embroiled in a financial dispute with label honcho, Bryan “Birdman” Williams, rapper Lil ‘ Wayne continues to keep it pushing. He is set to release a book about his time spent on Riker’s Island while serving an eight month stint for gun possession back in 2010. The book, titled, Gone Til November is…

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Meet Denene Millner

  From New York to ATL, Ms. Denene has shared her experience of her timeline from being a journalist to being an author. “Well, after getting my first check for $500, I realized I can make a living writing.” Denene explains that with her local newspaper she was an affirmative action baby, being taken in…

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Prodigy of Mobb Deep Book Signing at #A3C16

Meet Prodigy (of Mobb Deep) and get a signed copy of his new book, Commissary Kitchen: My Infamous Prison Cookbook, which will be released nationwide on October 11, 2016.  Prodigy will be at Criminal Records in Little 5 Points on Saturday, Oct 9th from 4:00pm – 5:00pm. Meals are perhaps the most important aspect of…

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Sil Lai Abrams’s Black Lotus

Our September Book of the Month brings on the Black Lotus From her humble beginnings in a white, lower middle-class family to a career in modeling that propelled her into the upper echelons of New York City nightlife, Sil Lai Abrams shares her unique and exquisitely wrought account of a woman’s journey toward self-love and…

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Book Review: Heartless by Al Saadiq Banks

Last week, we highlighted veteran author Al-Saadiq Banks in our Get Familiar series. The gifted author cemented his place in the literary game when he released the Block Party series in 2003. The author, and founder of True 2 Life Publications, went on to sell over a half million books – INDEPENDENTLY – over the…

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Rebekah S. Cole: The Woman Behind Women’s Voices

  “I’ve been writing since I was a kid.” Rebekah explains her history with being in love with writing. Instead of going outside and playing with her friends, she wanted to read and write. That was how she knew it was real. When the unfortunate issues of life happened to her, like her divorce in 2001,…

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The Cartel 6 – Review

The wait is over! The Cartel 6 is finally here – and it is FIRE! Fans of The Cartel series already know what to expect from the New York Times bestselling series: great storytelling, black opulence, drugs and murder, and an unyielding love story. Oh and cliffhangers too. So is this the end? Let’s get…

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