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A Box Of White Chocolate

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An African-American woman, whose dating mantra is nothing but a black man will do, faces a huge dilemma when she meets the man of her dreams, who turns out to be white. Original.
Paperback, 300 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Urban Soul
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Jazzypom
Jul 12, 2008 Jazzypom rated it liked it
Recommends it for: AA women who have issues with IR.


Bailey Gentry is an African American woman who should have it all: she's a family lawyer, overcame a not so perfect childhood to achieve her dreams and has a best friend. Gentry only has one problem: she wants to settle down, have kids... but only with a black man. Of course, this is better said than done, since most of the 'brothas' that she's come across in her quest are well... trifling. They tend not to be gainfully employed, or live with their mothers, or just out of jail, or doing drugs.
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Shawnette
Jan 16, 2008 Shawnette rated it it was ok
Lackluster Debut

"A Box of White Chocolate", is the debut novel by Mr. Daamon Speller, and I purchased this novel because of the catchy title and the intriguing synopsis, unfortunately, it didn’t meet my expectations. It is just an okay read. I thought the storyline had great potential, and the main character definitely had some deep issues, but I don’t think the author pulled it together effectively. Bailey Gentry’s witty dialogue and sometimes hilarious antics although, entertaining just wasn’
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Vacirca Vaughn
Sep 01, 2010 Vacirca Vaughn rated it did not like it
Two words: Don't Bother.

It took me a long time to finish this work--six days is long for such a short work for me. However, I refused to put it down because I must finish everything I pick up to read.

I am not going to say I hated it because that's just not right. I am going to say wow, kudos to Mr. Speller for even getting published in the first place. I am not a hater and I will say that with this novel, the author is one up on me. Still, I am amazed.

It wasn't my cup of tea. Of course, I am on
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T
Jul 30, 2010 T rated it it was amazing
Wow! Enjoyed this book. The lead character Bailey reminds me of other women who want a man but has what Rex calls "got-to-be-itis". Sometimes what we are looking for is right in front of us but because the package may be different we miss it. This is definately a keeper for my shelf.
Sachki
Jun 07, 2009 Sachki rated it it was amazing
Shelves: i-own
this was a good book about interacial romance and the hang up that alot of people face no matter what. i learned that u should never miss your chance to love no matter what the outside package looks like. think with your heart and not your eyes.
Theresa
May 27, 2008 Theresa rated it really liked it
This book talks about Bailey, how she started dating outside her race. Guess what happens! whops i'm not telling read the book and you will find out. The book is good.
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Daamon Speller is a former contributing writer for the lifestyle magazines Today's Black woman, Upscale, Heart & Soul, and the Baltimore Sun newspaper. He currently is the author of three novels, and enjoys writing stories with a particular affinity toward the multicultural, 40-and-over audience.
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