Saturday, April 13, 2013

What Are YOU Reading Now?

Old Man Winter is finally stepping aside bringing forth Spring's warmth and colorful nature.  And keeping in that same spirit of the warm and fuzzy moment, why not add these great reads to your reading list for 2013.  Let's get it sizzlin' up in here!  He we Goooooo!

Winter Ramos, one of the new faces of VH1's hit reality television show, Love and Hip Hop-New York Season 3 delivers a brazen and unabashed memoir of her life in the world of hip hop. In Game Over Winter puts all of her emotions on the page leaving no experience, emotional abuse, secret, or former lover uncovered. From her days as assistant to Fabolous and "friend" to Jada Kiss, to appearing on Love and Hip Hop and being Creative Costume Designer for Flavor unit Films, Winter delivers "a tell-all book on her roster of famous ex-boyfriends and her life in the music industry (" Winter was privy to the cray beyond the videos, private flights, and limos that the cameras caught for us. Her reality and theirs was no game. Game Over is Winter's cautionary tale for the next generation of young women who believe that the fabulous lives of celebrities unveiled in blogs are all FIRE! Stay tuned, because this GAME is about to get real.
Three of your favorites bring you this anthology of woman-scorned stories!

The letter Sabrina holds in her trembling hands reads “HE’S CHEATING ON US!” Yep, her fiancé, Blake, has more than one on the side...including Sabrina’s estranged mother! The wronged women team up to savor “The Sweet Taste of Revenge.”

When Tamera’s husband, Leon, left her, he took her life savings, too. Tamera hires a detective to track him Tamera can gun him down. Her soul hangs in the balance as Tamera pursues “A Piece of Revenge.”

To all the world, Lee is a model of a faithful, churchgoing spouse, but when his wife Musik checks out his online identity, she learns troubling truths. Hubby's about to find out that revenge is “Best Served Cold.”  


In Kimberly T. Matthews’ A Fool and Her Honey, Candis Turner has had her share of heartbreak, so she makes a deal with God.: “If I go to church, you bring me a good man, one that loves you and will love me the way I need to be loved.”

So Candis strolls into church—dressed just one step above risqué. Dates come rolling in and she can’t turn anyone down lest he be the one God sent. Unfortunately, some of the men who raise their hands the highest in praise are the ones whose outside behavior sinks the lowest. Then Sean, who helps her keep her business afloat and recognizes a prize when he sees one, walks into her life. But Sean has a string of failed relationships, too.

Should Candis risk being a fool one more time? Only God knows.



Sage Singer befriends an old man who's particularly beloved in her community. Josef Weber is everyone's favorite retired teacher and Little League coach. They strike up a friendship at the bakery where Sage works. One day he asks Sage for a favor: to kill him. Shocked, Sage refuses…and then he confesses his darkest secret - he deserves to die, because he was a Nazi SS guard. Complicating the matter? Sage's grandmother is a Holocaust survivor.

What do you do when evil lives next door? Can someone who's committed a truly heinous act ever atone for it with subsequent good behavior? Should you offer forgiveness to someone if you aren't the party who was wronged? And most of all - if Sage even considers his request - is it murder, or justice?

Tressa always thought that the best moment in her life was the day she gave birth to her twin boys, Khalil and Hadji, but even better was when she got the news that their abusive father, Lucky, was dead. His death gave the streets freedom and safety and gave Tressa an opportunity to start over. Thrilled the bad days were gone, it didn’t take long for her to realize that even though Lucky was dead, she would never be free of him.

When the twins discover that Indie, the man who raised them, had a hand in killing their father, nothing can stop them from plotting their revenge. Tressa’s life thrown into chaos and she is about to find out that nothing is what it seems.


The powerful and provocative tale of a woman whose bi-curious nature gets her into more trouble than she can escape. Serenity is in over heard and sees no way out. Will she end it all and give up without a fight?

Kimberly Ranee Hicks, Author/Poet
Reading is Great Brain Exercise!