Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

Black Cake is Charmaine Wilkerson’s debut novel. Ms. Wilkerson starts off winning right out of the gate. Benedetta ‘Benny’ Bennett and her brother Byron aren’t on the best of terms but must deal with their mother’s death together. Will they be destroyed or delighted by the history that confronts them? Black Cake is a definite … Continue reading Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

Her Pleasure by Niobia Bryant

Her Pleasure is book six in the multicultural fiction Mistress series by Niobia Bryant. I haven’t read the other books in the series, but this one reads well as a standalone. Jaime Pine knows what it feels like to be betrayed. She never thought that the shoe would be on the other foot. If Niobia … Continue reading Her Pleasure by Niobia Bryant

Playing With Fire by Kiki Swinson

Playing With Fire is an outstanding multicultural thriller from bestselling author, Kiki Swinson. This is a prequel to her Notorious duology, which I haven’t read…yet. Yoshi Lomax is a college student at a prestigious southern university. She’s in over her head in more ways than one. Can she regain control of her life before she’s … Continue reading Playing With Fire by Kiki Swinson

Playing Their Games by Kiki Swinson

Playing Their Games is another outstanding multicultural fiction tale from bestselling author, Kiki Swinson. This is the second prequel to her Notorious duology, which I haven’t read…yet. I did read the first prequel, and it was awesome! After reading prequel one, Playing With Fire I immediately picked up this one Yoshi Lomax has finished her … Continue reading Playing Their Games by Kiki Swinson

The Beach House by Rochelle Alers

The Beach House by Rochelle Alers is book two in her The Book Club series. This is Leah’s story. Kayana’s story is told in The Seaside Café, and Cherie’s story is told in Along the Shore. The Beach House is well-written with a good premise and plot. However, the plot develops slowly. The characters are … Continue reading The Beach House by Rochelle Alers

Along the Shore by Rochelle Alers

Along the Shore by Rochelle Alers is book three in her The Book Club series. This is Cherie’s story, the last original member of the book club. Kayana’s story is told inThe Seaside Café, and Leah’s story is told in The Beach House. Cherie Renee Thompson is determined to rise above her low-income upbringing and … Continue reading Along the Shore by Rochelle Alers

Miss Pearly’s Girls by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

Miss Pearly’s Girls: A Captivating Tale of Family Healing is stunningly intense multicultural fiction by ReShonda Tate Billingsley. The four Bell sisters are called home by their ailing mother, Pearly Bell. Ever obedient to their beloved Mama Pearly, they arrive, bringing their deepest secrets with them. Can this fractured family piece together the fragments of … Continue reading Miss Pearly’s Girls by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

Wrath by Victoria Christopher Murray

Publication Date: January 5, 2021 Wrath is book four in the Seven Deadly Sins series by Victoria Christopher Murray. Though part of a series, this novel is a standalone. Victoria Christopher Murray is a very successful author of multicultural and urban fiction, and once again she delivers a true gem. Chastity Jeffries and Xavier King … Continue reading Wrath by Victoria Christopher Murray

Blog Tour – Butterfly 3 (Butterfly Series) by Ashley Antoinette

Publication Date: December 1, 2020 Summary: The hardest thing Morgan Atkins has ever done is let go of love. After losing Messiah, she never thought she’d find someone who understood her again. Until she reunited with Ahmeek Harris and their friendship quickly transformed into something deeper, but there was one problem... she was engaged to … Continue reading Blog Tour – Butterfly 3 (Butterfly Series) by Ashley Antoinette

Dirty Music

Dirty Music by Shaun Sinclair is book three in his Crescent Crew series. Though part of a series, it works well as a standalone. Rating - ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ A masterpiece: Will definitely read again. Music mogul, Qwess and his gangster organization, the Crescent Crew, are at a crossroads. Complete legitimacy looms, but “the life” still beckons. … Continue reading Dirty Music