Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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3 Things to Know about the Black Authors & Readers Rock Weekend

  • By Sharon Lucas
  • September 30, 2014
What do you need to know about the Black Authors & Readers Rock writers conference coming up in mid-October? Glad you asked!

  1. Who should support/attend this event? Authors, publishers, avid readers, book club members — anyone interested in literacy!

  2. Why should you support/attend? Reading is becoming a lost art — your support will help strengthen the community’s knowledge of literature written by African-American authors.

  3. Where/when will the event be held? At the Comfort Inn and Conference Center, 4500 Crain Highway, Bowie, MD, on Friday and Saturday, October 17-18, 2014.
For more information on the Black Authors & Readers Rock weekend, click here or here, or send an email to
Sharon Lucas is founder of the Maryland-based Reading Divas of the DMV book club, which was recently profiled in the Independent’s Book Club Hub.

    The One That I Want 

Zuri Day (Author), Donna Hill (Author), Cheris Hodges (Author)
October 7, 2014
Heat up the winter nights with this trio of sexy, festive stories.
A Promise For The Holiday Donna Hill
Devastated by her divorce, Cara Holiday vowed never to be vulnerable again. Now she's a wildly successful real estate broker, and wildly lonely. Restaurateur Mitch Davis has had his eye on her, but can't break the ice--until he cooks up a scheme to hire her. Soon Cara is enjoying his company--and secretly drawing out the process of selling his house. When their deceptions collide, will their blossoming relationship make it to the holidays?
A Sexy Christmas Carol Zuri Day
After years of travel working for a pop diva, Carol Robbins has moved back to Detroit in time for the holidays. She's bought a home and bonded with her family. As for romance, she's got no prospects--until she attends a VIP party and makes a surprising love connection. Soon she's torn between her old "big life," her hopes for the future--and one man who may give her the greatest gift of all. . .
Christmas Surprise Cheris Hodges
Tired of coming second to her wealthy husband's career, Lola Yvonne Joseph is sending him a very special gift this year: divorce papers. Then she's leaving Miami for the kind of wintery white Christmas she's always wanted. She definitely does not expect Jonathan to track her down, whisk her away, and do everything possible to win her back. If he succeeds, Lola has one more surprise in store for him. . .

Signed, Sealed, Delivered .. I'm Yours 
[Kindle Edition]

Naleighna Kai (Author), Tanishia Pearson-Jones (Author), L. A. Lewis (Author), Joyce A Brown (Author), D. J. McLaurin(Author), Candy Jackson (Author), Valarie Prince (Author), Martha Kennerson (Author), Susan D. Peters (Author)
Nine authors, including national bestsellers and award-winners, bring the romantic heat with stories featuring leading men who are at your service from the military, law enforcement, and civil service. The leading ladies, professionals who are successful in their own rights, are all posing the type of challenge that means love won’t come easy—these men are going to have to work for it. Will they succeed in winning their woman's heart?

These nine stories are a little bit naughty and a little bit nice, but we hope you’ll find them every bit of enjoyable. Most women can appreciate a man in uniform … perhaps even more so when the uniform comes off.

Zane's Addicted: A Novel 

Zane (Author)

Before there was E.L. James’s 50 Shades of Grey, there was Zane’s Addicted. Once described as “the hottest paperback in the country” by the New York Times and now a major motion picture distributed by Lionsgate, this wildly popular novel by the Queen of Erotica follows one woman’s life as it spirals out of control when her three extramarital affairs lead her down a dark and twisted path.

For successful African-American businesswoman Zoe Reynard, finding the pleasure she wants, the way she wants it, is not worth the risk of losing everything she has: marriage to the man she has loved since childhood, a thriving company, and three wonderful children. But Zoe feels helpless in the grip of an overpowering addiction…to sex. 

Finding a compassionate woman therapist to help her, Zoe finally summons the courage to tell her torrid story, a tale of guilt and desire as shocking as it is compelling. From the sensitive artist with whom she spends stolen hours on rumpled sheets to the rough and violent man who draws her toward destruction, Zoe is a woman desperately searching for fulfillment—and something darker, deeper, and perhaps deadly. As her life spins out of control and her sexual escapades carry her toward a dangerous choice, Zoe is racing against time to uncover the source of her “fatal attraction”—as chilling secrets tumble forth from the recesses of a woman's mind, and perilous temptations lead toward a climax that can threaten her sanity, her marriage…and her life.

For You I Will (Sag Harbor Village) 

Mellow sun-kissed days turn into sultry nights made for mutual pleasure…
After ten years of service as chief of the E.R. at a New York City hospital, Dr. Kai Randall decided to trade her scrubs for a calmer existence in Sag Harbor Village. The only thing that has interrupted her serenity in months is the photo she snapped of a handsome, solitary stranger. The image haunts her. But that's nothing compared to how she feels when she comes face-to-face with the man from her dreams.

When Assistant District Attorney Anthony Weston barges into Kai's house frantically looking for his young daughter, he meets one beautiful complication. Anthony's career ambitions caused him to lose his marriage—and now he's on the cusp of a huge promotion. His life is in the city that Kai left behind, but his heart is in the soul-stirring passion they share. Is this just another sizzling summer fling or could this be the beginning of forever?

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