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One for the ladies - A piece of cake by Cupcake Brown. I read this a couple of years ago and really liked it, makes you appreciate how easy you have it.


A Piece of Cake: A Memoir / Cupcake Brown

True Story.. this lady was on Oprah, very heart wrenching but she was so determined to pull her life around.

from Frisbee: A Book Journal

Valley of the Dolls? Really?

Valley Of The Dolls! Gotta love some kitschy fun ! My copy was from an obscure bookstore up in ME on an awesome Fall Foliage weekend!

Hip-hop star, political activist and now writer, Sister Souljah exhibits a raw and true voice (though her prose is rough and unsophisticated) in this cautionary tale protesting drugs and violence among young African-Americans in the inner city.

from MadameNoire

Best New Books by African American Authors

A novel written by Daniel Black, a Clark Atlanta University professor. While reading Perfect Peace, you see how far some women go to have daughter when she is surrounded by rowdy boys. This novel tests the social boundaries of modern and past societies.