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Passing
3.78
"Passing" by Nella Larsen was a very poignant and powerful read. It explores the concept of passing which is basically pretending to be someone you're ...more
Nov 23, 2010
Nov 20, 2010
 
White Lines
4.48
"White Lines" by Tracy Brown is the real reason I read urban fiction...because it's about real life, real situations and real people. Jada Ford, the m ...more
Aug 28, 2011
Aug 16, 2011
 
The Darkest Child
4.34
Reading the "The Darkest Child" by Delores Phillips for the 2nd time was so much more revealing than the 1st time go-round. It was so much more detail ...more
Sep 23, 2010
Sep 03, 2010
 
The Red Tent
4.14
"The Red Tent" was a very moving, emotional and heartfelt story beginning with the relationships of women, thus the title, ways in which they relate t ...more
Jan 2014
Apr 09, 2012
 
for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
4.23
"for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf" by Ntozake Shange is a powerful choreopoem that explores many different arena ...more
Nov 26, 2010
Nov 07, 2010
 
Delirious
3.71
"Delirious" by Daniel Palmer was awesome...Charlie Giles, a software entrepreneur is on top of the world...he has money, success and a great future ah ...more
May 05, 2011
Jan 09, 2011
 
The Measure Of A Man
3.65
Sidney Poitier is sooo smooth...I just love him...especially in the old movies he used to be in - "To Sir With Love," "A Piece of the Action," and "Up ...more
not set
Sep 18, 2010
 
Push
3.80
"Push" by Sapphire was very disturbing, but awesome and intriguing all at the same time. It was a real testament of faith of the human spirit and prov ...more
not set
Sep 03, 2010
 
A Version of the Truth
3.26
"A Version of the Truth" by Jennifer Kaufman and Karen Mack was very refreshing...a real page-turner!!! This was definitely one of those novels that j ...more
Oct 18, 2010
Sep 17, 2010
 
Truth Be Told
4.27
"Truth Be Told" by Victoria Christopher Murray is the perfect example of a person being made to sleep in the bed that they have made. Grace Monroe, th ...more
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Oct 01, 2010
 
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse, #1)
3.95
"Dead Until Dark" by Charlaine Harris was good, and I'm glad I accepted the reading challenge to read one of her books. I never had before, but I do l ...more
Jan 19, 2011
Dec 31, 2010
 
Platinum Dolls
3.76
Whoever said "Pimpin' ain't easy" definitely had Stew Gregory in mind. He's the main character is yet another one of Relentless Aaron's hits. His comp ...more
Sep 28, 2010
Sep 19, 2010
 
Small-Town Moms: A Dry Creek Family/A Mother for Mule Hollow (Mule Hollow, #17) (Dry Creek, #18)
4.18
"Small-Town Moms: A Dry Creek Family/A Mother for Mule Hollow" by Janet Tronstad & Debra Clopton was great...their collaboration on this project w ...more
Apr 29, 2011
Apr 19, 2011
 
The Grace of God
4.34
Well-written and carefully edited, “The Grace of God” by Andy Stanley is a great read on understanding the awesome power of God’s amazing grace. It st ...more
Oct 19, 2010
Oct 06, 2010
 
A Second Wind
5.00
"A Second Wind" by Arni Jacobson & Robert Mims was very refreshing. Your second wind, as described in the book, is about rethinking and rebuilding ...more
Oct 24, 2010
Sep 30, 2010
 
Southern Attraction
3.94
"Southern Attraction" by Tracy Kauffman was a cute little story. It was about Heather, a rich, spoiled socialite from Manhattan, New York having to mo ...more
Apr 29, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
 
Peter's Chair board book
4.17
"Peter's Chair" by Ezra Jack Keats demostrates the importance of learning to share and helps children realize that, as they get older, they will not b ...more
not set
Sep 20, 2010
 
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
4.29
"Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale" by John Steptoe was really great...this story is about Mufaro who has two beautiful daughters that he ...more
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Apr 06, 2011
 
Chosen One
4.00
"Chosen One" by E'yen A. Gardner was a very enlightening read. I received this book through the Goodreads First Reads Program. Mr. Gardner and I had b ...more
Sep 24, 2010
Sep 18, 2010
 
G-Spot: An Urban Erotic Tale
Noire *
4.43
"G-Spot: An Urban Erotic Tale" by Noire has definitely got your number...too hot to handle and too cold to hold, I could hardly put this book down as ...more
Aug 12, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
 
Big Red Barn
4.16
"Big Red Barn" by Margaret Wise Brown was a really good book, and my daughter enjoyed it immensely. As a parent, I take great joy when I see my daught ...more
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Aug 01, 2012
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.23
"To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee was a fantastic read. This book is about a white lawyer who decides to defend a black man for a murder trial dur ...more
not set
Sep 03, 2010
 
Only You
3.12
"Only You" by Rosemary Wells was a loving story, and I enjoyed reading it to my daughter. I thought the words and illustrations throughout the book re ...more
not set
Apr 30, 2011
 
Carolina Shout!
3.71
"Carolina Shout!" by Alan Schroeder was both entertaining and educational. It tells the story of a little girl living in Charleston, SC who can hear m ...more
Jun 07, 2011
Jun 07, 2011
 
The Dirt Eaters
3.57
"The Dirt Eaters" by H.D. Timmons was an interesting short story. While reading this, I became immersed in the culture of Betty and Rosalyn and wanted ...more
Dec 14, 2011
Dec 14, 2011
 
Don't Let Your Mechanic Pick Your Pocket!: A Simple Guide That Can Save You Money and Keep the Dishonest Mechanic in Line. It Works for Any Car, Truck or Suv, Anywhere You Live.
5.00
"Don't Let Your Mechanic Pick Your Pocket!" by George A. Moyer is a wonderful resource tool to have...especially for a woman. I say this because the b ...more
May 08, 2011
May 07, 2011
 
Deconstructing INFATUATION
3.28
"Deconstructing INFATUATION" by Merce Cardus was good. Helen, who is currently in a relationship, but her boyfriend travels 350 days out of the year n ...more
May 21, 2013
May 20, 2013
 
Kathryn the Grape's Colorful Adventure (MOM'S CHOICE AWARD WINNER)
4.73
"Kathryn the Grape's Colorful Adventure" by Kathryn Cloward is a wonderful resource for children who need help building their self-esteem and who need ...more
Dec 31, 2011
Dec 31, 2011
 
Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie (On My Own History)
4.01
"Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie" by Peter and Connie Roop is a story that proves that any obstacle can be conquered if a person sets their mind on a p ...more
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Dec 05, 2010
 
Once Upon a Mate
3.42
"Once Upon a Mate" by Christine Kirchoff was interesting...Violet Caen is leading a good life. She's working at the profession she loves, she has a ni ...more
Jun 14, 2011
Jun 11, 2011
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