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Why Ruin Another Life
by Anthony Weathers (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Jan 02, 2014This story was told to Anthony Weathers years ago. Upon hearing it, he felt compelled to write a story based on these tragic, true events. Why Ruin An…more[close] This story was told to Anthony Weathers years ago. Upon hearing it, he felt compelled to write a story based on these tragic, true events. Why Ruin Another Life is set in the 1970s in black Mississippi. It is a generational journey about how lives can be altered by an event or person. Hattie is a Black woman in her thirties who sets off a chain of events that unravel, creating a domino effect. It affects the lives of her daughter, granddaughter, and everyone around them. This one event caused a thunderstorm for generations to come, and the lessons learned were very costly. [close]View Details »Giveaway dates: Jun 17 - Jul 24, 20145 copies available, 274 people requestingCountries available: US
Serenity of Passion
by F.Y. Dawn (Goodreads Author)
In anticipation of F. Y. Dawn's new release, What The Heart Wants, enter to win a copy of the first book in the series, originally released in 2010, S…more[close] In anticipation of F. Y. Dawn's new release, What The Heart Wants, enter to win a copy of the first book in the series, originally released in 2010, Serenity of Passion.View Details »
In Serenity of Passion love and life meet on the battle field. Three couples discover that life isn't always full of sunshine. There are storms masked as heart break, betrayal, and death. After the rain there is always a rainbow, that's love. Love is a vibrant burst of hope in a dreary situation. The couples in this book cleave to the power of love. Let's hope it's enough to help them weather the storm. [close]Giveaway dates: Jun 24 - Jul 24, 201410 copies available, 265 people requestingCountries available: US
What Love Feels Like
by F.Y. Dawn (Goodreads Author)
Here's your opportunity to get caught up in the series before the release of the third book. Enter to win a copy of the second book, originally publis…more[close] Here's your opportunity to get caught up in the series before the release of the third book. Enter to win a copy of the second book, originally published in 2012, What Love Feels Like.View Details »
In What Love Feels Like, betrayal and abuse shatter two lives, but friendship and the healing power of love prove that broken hearts do mend. [close]Giveaway dates: Jun 24 - Jul 24, 201410 copies available, 276 people requestingCountries available: US
The Wedding. Part I (In Love With My Best Friend, #3)
by Sheena Binkley (Goodreads Author)
To celebrate the release of The Wedding, Part II (available now!!)as well as the launch of the entire In Love With My Best Friend series coming to pap…more[close] To celebrate the release of The Wedding, Part II (available now!!)as well as the launch of the entire In Love With My Best Friend series coming to paperback, I will be giving away two copies of The Wedding Part I!View Details »
Camille Anderson has been dreaming about her wedding with Trevor Williams since she first laid eyes on him in her driveway 18 years ago. Now that her dream is coming true, she doesn’t want anything to interfere with her special day. But when issues surrounding her parents, an office scandal and Trevor’s nosy cousin come into play, Camille wonders if her dream day will go up in smoke.
Trevor Williams doesn’t want anything to go wrong with his wedding with Camille. He wants to do everything perfectly; but when he is faced with an important decision, he soon realizes that not everything in life will be the way he wants it.
With the issues that are surrounding them, they soon have to re-evaluate the love they have for each other and most importantly, the friendship they deeply cherish. [close]Giveaway dates: Jun 25 - Jul 25, 20142 copies available, 372 people requestingCountries available: US, CA, and GB
The Legend of the Black Rose
by D.C. Cowan (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Jul 29, 2014The Legend of the Black Rose follows a wise and comforting spirit destined to protect her lost and fading lineage. She is the Black Rose. She was an A…more[close] The Legend of the Black Rose follows a wise and comforting spirit destined to protect her lost and fading lineage. She is the Black Rose. She was an African princess who became a spiritual entity roaming from one body to the next. Once she helps a person, she moves on to the next. That is, until the Black Rose comes to the aid of Ciscely Raymond.View Details »
All her life, Ciscely has read the story of the Black Rose. But she never expected to be tangled up so completely with the Black Rose’s legend. After a near fatal accident, Ciscely will need the help of the Black Rose to reclaim her life and the Black Rose will need Ciscely to reclaim her beloved one. The accident will tear Ciscely’s family apart, but will bring together age-old lovers in the most unusual way.
This is a great love story of ancestral beings driven from their homeland and doomed to wander as restless spirits. Follow the Black Rose and her lover who are lost and outcast from time as they determine their proper place and identity. The Black Rose could be anyone at any time. As you read, ask yourself, who is the Black Rose?
[close]Giveaway dates: Jul 11 - Jul 29, 20141 copy available, 245 people requestingCountries available: US
by Francesca Forrest (Goodreads Author)
It starts with a message in a bottle and ends with revolution.
On July 4, 12-year-old Em's message comes to Kaya, a 24-year-old political prisoner. Fo…more[close] It starts with a message in a bottle and ends with revolution.View Details »
On July 4, 12-year-old Em's message comes to Kaya, a 24-year-old political prisoner. For just under three months they exchange letters, as tensions rise in Kaya's country and Em's community. Marginalized and powerless, how can they help one another and face down the powerful?
In honor of their correspondence, five books will be given away this month, with the giveaway to be renewed in August and September, for a total of 15 books. Tune in to the author's blog for posts related to key dates in the story. [close]
by Rahiem Brooks (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Sep 09, 2014Crime Thriller & African-American Fiction by Award-winning National Best Selling author Rahiem Brooks.
When a wrongly accused man (Don Juan Jackso…more[close] Crime Thriller & African-American Fiction by Award-winning National Best Selling author Rahiem Brooks.View Details »
When a wrongly accused man (Don Juan Jackson) gets out of prison, he focuses his attention on becoming a good example for his 6-year-old daughter who has already been terribly influenced by her mother and her many paramours. He plans to get a job and be a family man, but his plans are derailed. Get ready for action when Don Juan is drawn into a life of crime by his pal, Lex. With Lex s aid they commit several heists and with the money abundantly flowing, Don takes explosive measures to get custody of his daughter. Pulse pounding seconds pass as the bold thief risks his freedom and fatherhood for the score of a lifetime. [close]Giveaway dates: Jul 07 - Aug 20, 20145 copies available, 99 people requestingCountries available: US
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