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Passion Marks
4.16
it was amazing
I was lead to this book by reading an excerpt in Essence several years ago. I never read the description; I assumed it was a typical story about domes ...more
Oct 12, 2008
Oct 14, 2008
 
Midnight
4.00
did not like it
This book was terrible. Just horrid. It wasn't enough that the book was lame, but she had the nerve to leave it open ended. Just like her other books, ...more
Mar 30, 2010
Mar 08, 2010
 
Snapped
4.34
it was amazing
It is 2:48 am, and I am mad at Tracy Brown. I couldn't even wait until tomorrow to finish this durn book cause it was durn good to me. But it left too ...more
Mar 20, 2010
Mar 19, 2010
 
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
3.46
it was ok
This book was plumb awful. I should have known not to read one of O's selections because they all seem to be extremely dark & depressing. I was ro ...more
Jan 20, 2014
Jan 20, 2014
 
Keep The Faith
4.20
it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I appreciated the way she spoke very candidly about her life experiences (although a couple of spots were a little unb ...more
Oct 23, 2009
Oct 22, 2009
 
Total Eclipse of the Heart
Zane *
4.20
liked it
I think Zane did a great job with this novel. It was a a departure from her previous works that had sex leaping from every page. I enjoyed that she fo ...more
Apr 04, 2010
Apr 05, 2010
 
Otis! The Otis Redding Story
3.90
really liked it
This was an excellent story, but it was heartbreaking to know what he planned his next moves to be. I wonder how that would have turned out.
Feb 19, 2010
Jan 18, 2010
 
Gentleman of Leisure: A Year in the Life of a Pimp
3.73
really liked it
I don't know what my fascination with "the life" is, but this was a good read. It showed a real, human side to the players in the game.
Jul 09, 2009
Jul 08, 2009
 
Never Drank the Kool-Aid
3.77
it was amazing
I wasn't sure about Toure at first, but I absolutely loved this collection. The predictions about Obama from 4 years ago? Priceless.
Aug 2008
Oct 09, 2008
 
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.93
really liked it
I picked this book up because I kept seeing copies of it lying around my Papa's house. He later told me that he teaches his leadership class from it. ...more
Mar 26, 2009
Mar 31, 2009
 
Going Broke
4.27
really liked it
OMG!! An excellent read. I had the sequel for months, but of course I couldn't read it without getting this one first. I was definitely not disappoint ...more
Mar 27, 2009
Mar 31, 2009
 
Dead Broke
4.34
it was amazing
I'm not sure if I need to get a life or what, but I read this entire book in one sitting. I thought the follow up was better than the first one. Defin ...more
Mar 28, 2009
Mar 31, 2009
 
Up Pops the Devil
4.13
liked it
This book wasn't half as bad as the ladies in my book club tried to make it. It was actually a good story, but it could have been written a little bet ...more
Nov 20, 2009
Nov 20, 2009
 
The Honey Well
4.28
really liked it
This was a really good story that I could kind of relate to. My mother tends to be very overbearing, and while I know she wouldn't get me wrapped up i ...more
Dec 26, 2008
Dec 31, 2008
 
Life After Birth: A Memoir of Survival and Success as a Teenage Mother
4.57
it was amazing
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This inspiring story is an excellent read that warns of the struggles of becoming a teenage mother wh ...more
Aug 14, 2010
Aug 17, 2010
 
What's Done In The Dark
4.27
it was amazing
This book was off the chain from start to finish. The story flowed perfectly to keep you in suspense until the last page. I read it cover to cover in ...more
Dec 29, 2008
Dec 31, 2008
 
The Ideal Wife
4.24
liked it
The main character come across as a little self-righteous and naive, almost to the point that it was sickening. I like happily ever afters, and this j ...more
Nov 18, 2009
Nov 12, 2009
 
Take Your Pleasure Where You Find It
3.96
really liked it
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It is amazing how one event, whether you regret it later or not, can change and affect your entire life.
Feb 17, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
 
A Person of Interest
3.20
really liked it
This story was sad, sad, sad. It kept me on the edge of my seat though, and I couldn't have predicted that sad, sad, sad ending.
Apr 25, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
 
Sunday Brunch: A Novel
3.85
it was ok
It was okay. I had a really hard time getting into it, though. It took me three tries before I read it through.
Dec 28, 2008
Dec 31, 2008
 
Catfish
3.67
really liked it
This will DEFINITELY make parents reconsider the amount of freedom given children in cyberspace.
not set
Dec 01, 2014
 
Blues Dancing
4.19
really liked it
The language was very impressive. The characters were so real. I was sad that it ended.
Jul 06, 2009
Jul 08, 2009
 
Tempted by Trouble
3.97
it was amazing
EXCITING from start to finish!! It was a breath of fresh air after the Gideon series.
not set
Sep 13, 2010
 
72 Hour Hold
3.80
liked it
This story gave good insight to what it must feel like to have a relative with a mental disorder.
Apr 11, 2010
Apr 09, 2010
 
Sleeping with the Enemy
4.47
really liked it
I usually don't do street lit, but they were two pretty good stories.
Nov 24, 2009
Nov 25, 2009
 
Aftermath (Snapped #2)
4.39
it was amazing
Welp, she got me again. I read this whole book in ONE sitting. I was not disappointed in the followup.
Feb 07, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
 
Dying for Revenge
4.41
it was amazing
I read it in a day. That say a lot right there.
Feb 23, 2009
Feb 23, 2009
 
Come on, People: On the Path from Victims to Victors
3.56
liked it
Well, he wasn't lying. We've got to do better.
not set
Jul 13, 2010
 
Gather Together in My Name
4.37
really liked it
The power of love never ceases to amaze me.
Sep 25, 2009
Sep 28, 2009
 
Can I Get a Witness?
4.38
really liked it
Yes ma'am Reshonda!
Dec 02, 2014
Dec 03, 2014
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