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Posts Tagged ‘fiction’

Book Review: Secrets of a Jewel

Usually “socialites” have little to no talent, other than being connected to a famous BFF. (Think: any Kardashian sister.) However, don’t lump Juliet “Juju” C. in that category though. The Love & Hip Hop cast member and fiance of Harlem rapper, Killa Cam, recently released her first book entitled, Secrets of a Jewel and it…

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Book Review: Dear Women I Haven’t Slept With

Every now and then there comes along a book that blurs the line of fiction and nonfiction, a book so entertaining and true that it’s hard to draw the line between fact and fiction. Dear Women I Haven’t Slept With  by Bryant Buntin is one of those books. The book is about a popular blogger…

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2017 AAMBC Literary Awards Nominees

Congrats to all of the talented nominees! Find out who will take home the trophy on June 10th. Get your tickets at www.aambcawards.com today!! Literary Activist Troy Johnson Curtis Bunn  Jeff Friday  Malaika Adero Lasheera Lee Book Club of the Year 556 Book Chicks Sistah Girls Book Club  Keys and No Locks Book Club Literary…

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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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2016 African American Literary Awards Show Nominees Announced

Fiction Sadeqa Johnson – Second House from the Corner Terry McMillian – I Almost Forgot About You Tia Williams – The Perfect Find Bernice McFadden – The Book of Harlan Eric Jerome Dickey – The Blackbirds Biography/Memoir Angie Martinez – My Voice: A Memoir Corey Pegues – Once a Cop: The Street, the Law, Two…

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Marcus Books Coming Back to San Francisco

Marcus Books is coming back to San Francisco and the big announcement comes on the heels of the  union of Marcus Books and the African American Arts and Culture Complex (AAACC) in the Fillmore District of San Francisco. The store was a landmark for over 33 years.  The Victorian had previously been home to Jimbo’s Bop…

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