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Often times we want the short cut to results. We want the results without the work without realizing the power comes fr...
  • Sweat is the secret sauce . Often times we want the short cut to results. We want the results without the work without realizing the power comes from the process. The end result is NEVER as powerful as the journey. . Never forget that
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  • **Review** Running with Scissors is a memoir about a young boy who is homosexual and his dysfunctional family. His mom is struggling with mental pr...
  • **Review** Running with Scissors is a memoir about a young boy who is homosexual and his dysfunctional family. His mom is struggling with mental problems and his father a professor at a University is an alcoholic and abusive. The boy finds himself living elsewhere (with neither parent) where his living situation can only be explained as bizarre. I have recently become a fan of Memoirs that are so outrageous its hard to fathom. So this was right up that alley. I give Running With Scissors 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟. Anyother really good memoirs? Drop below!👇🏽
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  • Uploaded my December TBR :) Link is in the bio ☺️☺️☺️
  • Uploaded my December TBR :) Link is in the bio ☺️☺️☺️
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  • Me after reading "Praise Song for the Butterflies".
This book was hard. What Wasik does to his daughter seems unimaginable. What's done to Abeo, Na...
  • Me after reading "Praise Song for the Butterflies". This book was hard. What Wasik does to his daughter seems unimaginable. What's done to Abeo, Nana, Juba, and the others is VILE. But this story is told in a way that keeps you turning them damn pages!!! If you haven't already, please gift yourself a copy. Worthy. Vital. READ.
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  • 🚨You asked. I'm delivering. We're discussing @wildlifethefilm adaptation of novel "Wildlife," as requested by YOU, on latest #bribooks. It's waiti...
  • 🚨You asked. I'm delivering. We're discussing @wildlifethefilm adaptation of novel "Wildlife," as requested by YOU, on latest #bribooks. It's waiting for you, wherever you get your podcasts. #linkinbio
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  • Good morning.
If you haven’t read my novel already you’re definitely missing out! 
Reviews don’t lie 💕SWIPE ❕❗️❕❗️
Paperbacks are now available al...
  • Good morning. If you haven’t read my novel already you’re definitely missing out! Reviews don’t lie 💕SWIPE ❕❗️❕❗️ Paperbacks are now available also 😘 Description: Meet Emerald Candace and Yasmine, Living their best lives with their careers on the rise. Everybody wants to be loved but are they just blinded? From past relationships or even from present mistakes. Take a few days getting into the lives of three beautiful woman and all the twist and turns that can keep the fountain of deceit running. Emerald constantly getting into it with her boyfriend Trey. Trying to work on their relationship to make it better but is it worth it? Is Trey as loyal as he claim to be? Will Emerald take a chance with her new love? Or stay with her confused love? Candy and Nasir relationship always been glitter and gold. He's her King and she's his Queen. Will Candy secret push Nasir away forever? Or worst into somebody else's arm? Yasmine never took men seriously. They were only good for one thing only, or maybe two. Would her surprising new love change her perspective on men? If you have a love for Urban Fiction Novels you would love this book. With a lot of twist and turns that will have you on the edge of your seat. #black #blackgirlsread #readers #readersofinstagram #newrealease #urban #urabanreads #fiction #urbanfiction #romance #urbanromance #africanamericanbooks #bookclub #addicted #bookaddicted #womansliterature #blackromance #blacklove #booklovers #books #urbanromance #fivestarread
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  • Ready to make 2019 your best year yet? Join me this week for some #FreeGame all about #goals! If you haven't achieved all your goals for 2018, this...
  • Ready to make 2019 your best year yet? Join me this week for some #FreeGame all about #goals! If you haven't achieved all your goals for 2018, this series is for you! If you find yourself in the same place every year without making progress, this series is for you! If people around you are thriving and you're still out here just surviving this series is for you!⁣ ⁣ Join me LIVE, Tuesday - Thursday this week for a deep dive into all things goals! Let me know you're in by dropping an emoji in the comments 💃🏾
  • 20 1 5 hours ago
  • Get caught up with THE GUTTA SERIES NOW!!
♨♨♨♨♨♨👇👇👇👇Free with KU! Start the series at 99 cents! Also in paperback!📙📙 Marcus O’Neal sees nothi...
  • Get caught up with THE GUTTA SERIES NOW!! ♨♨♨♨♨♨👇👇👇👇Free with KU! Start the series at 99 cents! Also in paperback!📙📙 Marcus O’Neal sees nothing wrong with wanting two women at the same time. He feels that his charm and the power of the "D" will be the answers to Charlene Wilson and Keyshia Green’s every prayer. Little does he know that Charlene has a few hidden secrets of her own that will bring more drama into the mix than Marcus has ever seen in his entire lifetime. Marcus’s girlfriend, Keyshia Green does whatever ...whenever...however ...anything to please her precious Marcus. She’s invested her time and plenty of effort to do whatever it takes to keep her man around. She is determined to win in the end but at what cost? Marcus definitely is wanting to have all his birthday cake and two scoops of ice cream on the side....besides he knows that neither Keyshia nor Charlene ain't going anywhere with all that good mind blowing sex that he’s putting on both of them. The only thing is he never thought of the consequences that would take place after all of his mind games. Things begin to spiral out of control and his world suddenly is turned upside down. What do you do when your back is against the wall? How do you handle drama that you never believed imaginable? Who do you turn to when you find out that your world is slowly but surely becoming down right GUTTA?🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 #urbanstories #urbanstreetstyle #urbanstreetz #urbanfictionreaders #suspense #murdermystery #killer #villians #lovetriangle #weekendbegins #weekendread #bookblog #bookseries #amazonkindle #bookboyfriend #blackgirlsread #blackgirlskillingit #blackgirlmagic✨✨
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  • We’re not hostile, we’re passionate. They go low, we go high. They say no, we defy. They didn’t want us to read, kept us out of libraries they buil...
  • We’re not hostile, we’re passionate. They go low, we go high. They say no, we defy. They didn’t want us to read, kept us out of libraries they built. Now we are the biggest buyers of books, so we can read you for filth.” / Poem by @amandaseales #BlackGirlMagic
  • 54 2 14 hours ago
  • After reading “Men We Reaped”, I was reminded of two other books I’ve read that tell the heartbreaking stories of Black men with troubled life circ...
  • After reading “Men We Reaped”, I was reminded of two other books I’ve read that tell the heartbreaking stories of Black men with troubled life circumstances. Similar to Ward’s book, “Cuz” & “The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace” were written by authors closely connected to the main characters, but separated by options to follow a different life path. • • • While reflecting on each book, I considered how different the narratives would be if the subjects were given the opportunity or the privilege to tell their own story. I appreciated the amount of care each writer took to give their loved ones a voice even if the stories of pain and loss were ones they wished they never had to tell.
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  • Tonight's discussion with my OG's (African American Book Discussion Group) was @bernicelmcfadden "Praise Song for the Butterflies" by Bernice L. Mc...
  • Tonight's discussion with my OG's (African American Book Discussion Group) was @bernicelmcfadden "Praise Song for the Butterflies" by Bernice L. McFadden. My ladies agreed hands down the best read for 2018! Abeo is my "She"ro
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  • This is my first reread in ages! I picked it up because I read it at a time where I think I was just too young to understand many of the themes in ...
  • This is my first reread in ages! I picked it up because I read it at a time where I think I was just too young to understand many of the themes in the book. The reality of Bird, Miriam, and Aya is one that so many Black Americans are still experiencing everyday, in 2018. I felt as if she could have released it yesterday because of how relevant it is. Bandele explores the perils and complexity of the mother-daughter bond in this novel; we see this with Miriam and her mother and later Miriam and Aya. More than anything though, I closed the book feel angry that police brutality robbed Miriam of the life she envisioned for herself once she left her parents. Have you read this? Let me know your thoughts. #booksofinstagram #bookish #bookworm #bibliophile #weekendreads #diversespines #blackgirlsread #blackgirlsreadtoo #coffeeandbooks #bookstagrammer #bookstagram #allthebooks #wellreadblackgirl
  • 110 7 19 hours ago
  • @abundancechild thanks for the recommendation. This stuff is the truth. 🔥🔥✊🏿
  • @abundancechild thanks for the recommendation. This stuff is the truth. 🔥🔥✊🏿
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  • ”I just can't give up now.
I've come too far from where I started from.
Nobody told me the road would be easy but I don't believe you brought me th...
  • ”I just can't give up now. I've come too far from where I started from. Nobody told me the road would be easy but I don't believe you brought me this far to leave me.” 🙏🏾 * Thank you for all the love. Today was a good day to launch a book. I feel like I can finally enjoy a drink and reflect on the long nights, canceled plans, missed trips and mornings I woke up extra early to get to today. You were with me at every turn giving me support and the encouragement that I COULD DO IT! Today we launched a book to the world! To say thank you for all of your support, this week’s podcast is on fear and there’s a shout out to @olumination who helped me conquer the fear that held me back for years. I couldn't record the episode until I tackled my own fears and released my book to the world. Thanks for sticking with me. It always seems impossible until its finished. I can't wait to see what's next! Remember if it was easy, anyone would do it. #inspiration #gettingunstuckguide #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #blackgirlsread #howardalumni #aka1908
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