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Tempest Rising - Diane McKinney-Whetstone
Set in Philadelphia we are presented with a gentle portrait of an upper-class family eventually torn apart by tragedy. Clarise, the heroin in this story is a nurturing strong woman who was raised by her two aunts and uncles who were brothers and sisters.
I really liked this book!

Trying to Sleep in the Bed You've made -Virginia DeBerry & Donna Grant
Authors deBerry and Grant trace the friendship of Patricia Reid and Gayle Saunders, who meet as children, grow up and grow apart while learning about life, love, lies and finally, the importance of sustaining friendships. The book also tells us that mistakes are a part of life.
A must read!

Bebe's By Golly Wow - Yolanda Joe
Bebe is a forty-something bank supervisor and recent college graduate who finally found the reason to end the self-imposed man sabbatical she began in Yolana Joe's first novel He Say, She Say.   Set in Chicago and told in alternating voices this book gives the insight to modern romance, family transitions and heartfelt friendships.
You will not be able to put this one down!

Singing in the Comeback Choir - Bebe More Campbell
A working woman story to which Black women can relate.
A television executive finds herself torn between conflicting obligations to family and work, but through the power of music is able to find her way.  You can count on Bebe Moore Campbell for a good read any day.






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