Bernice L. McFadden




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Bernice L. McFadden

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About this author

Welcome,

I am a national bestselling, award winning Brooklyn born and bred author who writes to breathe life back into memory.

Peace & Light,

Bernice L. McFadden




As most of you may or may not know, for twenty years I've been steadily researching both lines of my family tree. During that time, I've uncovered quite a bit of information on my paternal line. This week, I made another discovery which left me swimming with emotions ranging from joy to sadness to horror and back to sadness.

My father (Robert) McFadden, never knew his father (Harold McFadden) be... Read more of this blog post »
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Sugar (Sugar Lacey, #1)
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This Bitter Earth (Sugar La...
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The Warmest December
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Gathering of Waters
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Nowhere Is a Place
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Glorious
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Loving Donovan
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Camilla's Roses
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My Name is Butterfly
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Nowhere Is a Place by Bernice L. McFadden
"Great book

All of McFadden book are well written you can just see all the characters and places so vividly. Another great book"
My Name is Butterfly by Bernice L. McFadden
"Heartbreaking, Poetic & Engaging! An Excellent Read! I Loved It!"
"As most of you may or may not know, for twenty years I've been steadily researching both lines of my family tree. During that time, I've uncovered quite a bit of information on my paternal line. This week, I made another discovery which left me sw..." Read more of this blog post »
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“Women were always ready to give themselves over for love, when all the men really had to offer them was the word and not the meaning behind it.”
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“Listen, if you choose to believe nothing else that transpires here, believe this: your body does not have a soul; your soul has a body, and souls never, ever die.”
Bernice L. McFadden, Gathering of Waters

“ 'Sugar, aint you ever had no good time?' she said with a bit of sadness in her voice.
'What you mean?' Sugar said,...
'Seems to me that I ain't never see you look up from whatever you were doing and just smile.'
'Just smile? Smile at what? At who?'
'Smile into the air, girl!' she said and waved her arm through the air....you better start, 'cause time is running and a life without good times ain't a life worth having.”
Bernice L. McFadden, Sugar

“In 1922 everything changed again. The Eskimo pie was invented; James Joyce's Ulysses was printed in Paris; snow fell on Mauna Loa, Hawaii; Babe Ruth signed a three-year contract with the New York Yankees; Eugene O'Neill was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama; Frederick Douglass's home was dedicated as a national shrine; former heavyweight champion of the world Jack Johnson invented the wrench...”
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message 10: by Lyn

Lyn Blessings,

I pray your day is a blessed one. Please visit http://theuniqueview.blogspot.com/ and enjoy the read. My goal is to encourage and motivate using my life experiences.

Peace to you all
Lyn


Lawrence Bernice, thank you for accepting my friendship and I pickup one of your books by Geneva Holliday, entitled "Fever". I love that name Geneva because it was my mother's first name. Happy Reading and I love your writing very much. Keep up the great work and I'm looking forward to reading "Glorious".


Savannah Bernice, thank you for the friendship.


Pamela Hi Bernice...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


message 6: by Saleh

Saleh Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Question In My Profile.


Babydoll I just read and absolutely loved your novel, Sugar! After reading the book, I am intrigued to know why you chose to end the novel the way you did?


Brooklyn Darkchild Thanks for the add!
Brooklyn Darkchild
Author: This Ain't No Hearts and Flowers Love Story Pt1


Daniel
Bernice, I've added your books The Warmest December, Sugar, The Bitter Earth, Nowhere is a Place and Loving Donovan to my to-read list.


Sriveau I've all of your books...as you know. I hope one day to see my name on a hardcover too.


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