The Preacher's Son (Church #1)
Bishop T.K. Wilson, popular pastor of the largest African American church in Queens, New York, has ...more
Living up to your family’s high expectations can be very hard especially when your church family expects more from you tan your original family. In the novel “The Preacher’s Son,” by Carl Weber brother and sister Dante and Donna tried to have a social life but it seemed as if the whole community was watching their every move. Especially since their father, Bishop T.K. Wilson, head of the largest African American church in Queens, New York was running for borough president.
Dante’s mother Charle...more
You will enjoy this. A good read. Clean, but good.
A good one with characters you can relate to. I highly recommend ...more
I don't know why people let The First Lady talk them like that, mainly Tanisha.
I'll check out the movie.
I loved this book. Took me about 3 days to complete this and yes I was up past my bedtime just to get to a lull which never arrived.
This book will stay on my shelf. This is my first reading of church drama, Carl Weber has set a bar, I am waiting to see who will top it.
In previous reviews of Mr. Weber's books, I mentioned my appreciation for him. There is somewhat of an attachment there because while in college, I really enjoyed delving into his books and thought his style was refreshing. Especially given all the too "urban" novels that seem to dominate the African-American literature genre. While they were enticing reads, at the end of the day, I couldn't relate.
THE PREACHER'S S ...more
In addition to his writing, Weber is the founder and publisher of Urban Books and in 2005, he was named Blackboard's Publisher of the Year. He is the owner of the Urban Knowledge chain of book stores and a past recipient of Blackboard's Bookseller of the Year award.
Weber graduated from Virginia State University and holds an MBA in ...more