2015 A-Z 'Deuces Wild ' Reading Challenge of African American Authors discussion

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message 1: by Sidne (new)

Sidne (SidneReadz) | 332 comments Mod
Name your top 5 male authors

Name three of the best male authors books your read in 2014.


message 2: by Bryan R. (last edited Jan 29, 2015 12:38PM) (new)

Bryan R. (bryanradams) | 124 comments Top 5 - Chester Himes, James Baldwin, Richard Wright, Stephen Carter and Percival Everett

Top 3 in 2014 Walter Mosley, Carter and Everett


message 3: by Ashley (new)

Ashley | 55 comments Top 5-Walter Mosley, Donald Goines, Carl Weber, James Patterson, Keith Lee Johnson

Top 3 in 2014 Carl Weber, Walter Mosley, Donald Goines


message 4: by Natasha (new)

Natasha (ahsatan82) | 288 comments Top 5 - Carl Weber, RM Johnson, Keith Lee Johnson, E. Lynn Harris, Daniel Black (to be fair I've only read one book by the last author, but I loved it)

Top 3 in 2014 - Carl Weber, Donald Goines, Brian W. Smith (funny only read one of my top five last year)


message 5: by Sidne (new)

Sidne (SidneReadz) | 332 comments Mod
Top 5 - Walter Mosley, JaQuavis Coleman, Darrien L. (chgo)
Jawanza Kunjufu, Eric Dickey

Top 3 in 2014 - James McBride, Carl Waters, Micheal E. Dyson


message 6: by Valerie (new)

Valerie (chocalickbrown) | 32 comments Carl Weber, Keith Lee JOhnson, E. Lynn Harris, Cash, Cairo,


message 7: by Shantel (new)

Shantel | 56 comments Top 5- Eric Jerome Dickey, Carl Weber, E. Lynn Harris, Nicholas Sparks, and Wayne Jordan

Top 3- Eric Jerome Dickey, Carl Weber, and Walter Mosley


message 8: by Natasha (new)

Natasha (ahsatan82) | 288 comments Valerie wrote: "Carl Weber, Keith Lee JOhnson, E. Lynn Harris, Cash, Cairo,"

Wifey, I'm surprised EJD didn't make your list


message 9: by Valerie (new)

Valerie (chocalickbrown) | 32 comments Natasha wrote: "Valerie wrote: "Carl Weber, Keith Lee JOhnson, E. Lynn Harris, Cash, Cairo,"

Wifey, I'm surprised EJD didn't make your list"


Back in the day yes...here lately..he been getting the side eye..lol.. I like him still tho


message 10: by Natasha (new)

Natasha (ahsatan82) | 288 comments I agree *side eye*


message 11: by Me'Tova (new)

Me'Tova Hollingsworth - Bethley (hollinms) | 63 comments Sidne wrote: "Name your top 5 male authors

Name three of the best male authors books your read in 2014."


Top 5: Carl Weber, RM Johnson, E. Lynn Harris, Cairo & JaQuavis Coleman

Top 3: Carl Weber, RM Johnson, & JaQuavis Coleman


message 12: by Sidne (last edited Feb 05, 2015 07:29PM) (new)

Sidne (SidneReadz) | 332 comments Mod
I see Carl Weber and Walter Mosley are our current top choices. I love me some JaQuavis Coleman


message 13: by Me'Tova (new)

Me'Tova Hollingsworth - Bethley (hollinms) | 63 comments Me too! They all are such talented writers.


message 14: by Me'Tova (new)

Me'Tova Hollingsworth - Bethley (hollinms) | 63 comments Yes the old Eric Jerome Dickey would have made my list hands down, but lately I just can't get into his work.


message 15: by Sidne (new)

Sidne (SidneReadz) | 332 comments Mod
Me'Tova wrote: "Yes the old Eric Jerome Dickey would have made my list hands down, but lately I just can't get into his work."

oh, I love me some Eric D. also but i have not read anything lately and others I named i have more of their novels besides being favorites.


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