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Book Review: Forever an Ex by Victoria Christopher Murray

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Forever an Ex

Victoria Christopher Murray

Publication Date: June 17, 2014

4 Stars=Great Page Turner

Asia, Kendall and Sheridan are back in this new installment, Forever an Ex by Victoria Christopher Murray. These ladies have formed a sisterhood since meeting seven years ago. Asia has tried to stay away from her ex, Bobby but it seems that is going to be hard to do. Bobby is married and Asia truly believes his wife is trying to steal her daughter. Asia is not going for it but agrees to let her daughter go on a trip. Asia soon realizes she has met her match because Bobby’s wife has a few tricks up her sleeve.

Sheridan has moved on with her life after her husband left her for another man. At least it seems like she has moved on. Sheridan is married to Brock and all seems well until she speaks to her ex’s new fiancé, Harmony. Sheridan is shocked that Harmony wants to speak to her. She is even more shocked when she sees her ex up to his old tricks. Sheridan must decide if she should tell Harmony or mind her own business?

Kendall is still hurting from her sister, Sabrina’s betrayal and can’t seem to forgive her. Kendall is too busy taking care of her sick father, which helps forget what her sister did. Kendall and Sabrina have to work together to take care of their dad. Kendall soon has extra help when her ex-husband’s brother, D’Angelo starts paying close attention to her. She tries to ignore their attraction but it starts becoming harder to do. When a tragedy occurs Kendall realizes that holding grudges only hurts the person holding them.

Forever an Ex is another life message that these characters are dealt. The twists in the story kept me anticipating what would happen next. These characters have to deal with their ex’s in some form or fashion but sometimes it is better to leave them in the past. I recommend Forever an Ex to others.

Reviewed by Teresa Beasley

 

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Book Blast: God Has Spoken by Theresa Campbell

About God Has Spoken

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HOW HARD IS IT TO FORGIVE?

After finding the biological mother who abandoned her as a baby, learning the identity of her birth father and her biological brother, Dupree is left distraught and betrayed. Like a volcano about to erupt, she vows to have nothing to do with her newly discovered family–so help her God! However, if Dupree’s mother, Tiny, has anything to say about it, Dupree won’t be able to keep that vow.

How does a former teenaged runaway become a wealthy, sophisticated business executive? Tiny’s quest for happiness and independence in Kingston, Jamaica, has taken her on a life-altering journey through hell. After a vicious attack and a serious sickness that leaves her fighting for her life in the hospital, Tiny prays for death . . . but then God speaks. Will she listen to His voice? What exactly is He saying?

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About Theresa Campbell

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Theresa A. Campbell is the author of the captivating novels, “Are You There, God?” and “God Has Spoken.” She was born and raised in Jamaica West Indies. She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Baruch College, and a master’s degree in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Theresa has had a deep passion for reading since she was a child. It is her desire to inspire readers by writing stories from the heart to uplift their faith in God.

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Book Review: Hate The Way He Loves Me by Stacey Covington-Lee

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Hate The Way He Loves Me

Stacey Covington-Lee

Publication Date: September 16, 2014

4 Stars=Great Page Turner

A family on the run is the basis for Hate The Way He Loves Me by Stacey Covington-Lee. Zoe Shaw and her family believed they were safe since her father, Otis Shaw was in jail. When they are informed that he was released the Shaw women moved to another city to stay hidden. Zoe decides moving south would be better especially since her best friend was located there.

Zoe is happy everyone has taken the move very well especially her sister, Pam. After the move Zoe meets Ramon Martinez a business owner. Zoe doesn’t plan to fall in love but the attraction she has for Ramon soon changes her mind. Zoe has always been cautious due to her family problems but there is something about Ramon that she just can’t help herself. As their relationship grows Zoe starts to see a different side of Ramon. It seems Zoe’s past hasn’t left her yet. Will she have a plan to change her situation? Or let her situation take over?

Hate The Way He Loves Me reminds me of a generational curse. Zoe became a product of her past environment even though she didn’t recognize it at first. This book has a clear message and was entertaining to read. Zoe’s character surprised me and her ability to be strong kept me reading the story.

This book was provided by the author for review purposes only.

Reviewed by Teresa Beasley

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Book Blast: Unbound Heart by Michelle Lindo-Rice

About The Book

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Would you hire the person responsible for your losing both your legs?

Before he lost both his limbs, Jasper Orion was on his way to being voted Most Valuable Player in the National Football League. A man of faith, his faith in God remains unshaken and he starts his own business. With God’s leading Jasper decides to hire Charmaine Evans, the woman responsible for his demise. But, unexpectedly, Jasper develops feelings for his newest employee. He longs to hold her in his arms. Wheelchair bound, will Jasper’s love for Charmaine motivate him to walk again?

A backslidden Christian, Charmaine Evans’ ambitions left her broke, unemployed and a social pariah. Guilt-ridden, she returned home to Port Charlotte, FL to lick her wounds. To Charmaine’s surprise, Jasper not only offers her forgiveness but also a job when no one else would. Charmaine marvels at Jasper’s faith while grappling with her own. Bound by her past, will Charmaine learn to accept God’s plan for her heart and her life?

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Michelle Lindo-Rice enjoys crafting women’s fiction with themes centered around the four “F” words: Faith, Friendship, Family and Forgiveness. Her first published work, Sing A New Song, was a Black Expressions featured selection. Originally from Jamaica West Indies, Michelle Lindo-Rice calls herself a lifelong learner.
She has earned degrees from New York University, SUNY at Stony Brook, and Teachers College, Columbia University. When she moved to Florida, she enrolled in Argosy University where she completed her Education Specialist degree in Education Leadership. A pastor’s kid, Michelle upholds the faith, preaching, teaching and ministering through praise and worship. Feel free to connect with her at michellelindorice.com.

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