Book Review: “For Your Love” by Beverly Jenkins – Explosive secrets that resurrects old drama and new pain

Title: FOR YOUR LOVE Author: Beverly Jenkins 295 of pages (William Morrow / HarperCollins) “Cradling the shotgun, she bent down to get a look at him, and that’s when he rose up and crashed the pipe across her shoulder. She cried out and fell to her knees, dropping the gun. While she slumped, moaned in […]

Book Review: Manga ‘Peridot’ by Kobayashi Hiyoko

Created by: Kobayashi, Hiyoko French Publisher: Panini Japan Publisher: Kôdansha Series: 6 Volumes (Completed) Manga Review by: Ifakoya English Okay now this manga I have mixed feelings about. Looking back, I actually enjoyed reading the PERIDOT series by Kobayashi, Hiyoko, but must confess to it having really bland stories but still wanting to read them […]

Book Review: “Destiny’s Surrender” by Beverly Jenkins. Put some romance in your life.

Book Review by Melody Charles Author: Beverly Jenkins Publisher: Avon/HarperCollins 384 pages A San Francisco brothel, visionary roots woman and fugitive prostitute are rarely the ingredients of a hot romance, but that’s what exactly what award-winning romance writer Beverly Jenkins cooks up in the second of her Destiny-themed historical romance novels, DESTINY’S SURRENDER (the debut […]

Book Review: “The Places in Seoul Cinema Fell in Love with”

THE PLACES IN SEOUL CINEMA FELL IN LOVE WITH 239 Pages Seoul Film Commission Book Review by: Christopher J. Wheeler Strictly speaking “The Places in Seoul Cinema Fell in Love with” is perhaps more of a themed travel guide than an actual book. This 239-page “E-guidebook” is, however, an absolute gem of a find that […]

Book Review: Niecy Nash’s “It’s Hard to Fight Naked”… be whole before you give up the hole…(K!)

211 Pages Simon and Schuster/Gallery Books Author: Niecy Nash Book Review by: Melody Charles Actress, comedian, web series host and….matchmaker extraordinaire? Yes, Ms. Niecy Nash is ALLA that, and with her first-ever book, IT’S HARD TO FIGHT NAKED, the Reno 911! and Soul Man star adds ‘author’ to the list, putting her two cents in […]

Book Review: ‘The Wailing Blues’ – The Story of Bob Marley’s Wailers

The Story Of: Bob Marley’s Wailers – Wailing Blues (Omnibus Press, 582 pp) Author: John Masouri Review By: T. Mathenia   We love to learn about the band members behind the frontmen.  Their stories are usually the most intriguing.  And here within the thick pages of Wailing Blues: The Story of Bob Marley’s Wailers we […]