DJ Gatsby Book Club “Books Of The Month” for March 2015

Join DJ Gatsby Book Club  as  we celebrate another month of interesting and educational reads. We have four selections which include books by Joy Elan, LaDonna Marie, James Gordon & Brenda Stokes Lee.   As always we encourage you to buy, read & review all of the books featured this month.

Institutional Freedom: A Collection of African American Studies Essays

Joy Elan

joyAs an African American Studies undergraduate student at University of California, Berkeley, Joy Elan wrote papers that revolved around African American life and culture in the United States. This book is a collection of her favorite and best essay topics where she explored different issues in the African American/Black community. The topics ranged from family, education, legal, gender, and political. Institutional Freedom: A Collection of African American Essays is Joy Elan’s voice and these were things that impacted her to be the person she is today: a writer, a teacher, a voice for change. She is presenting this to you to show you how to think outside the box. As she has said before, silence is not always golden and she definitely thinks that knowledge should always be shared.

The Warmest Winter: A James Gordon Mystery

James Gordon

51jYEQznuRLA collage of a grisly murder, rampant adultery, questionable alibis, and heart halting truths heat up what is normally the frosty season of Chicago. Attorney James Gordon is thrust with the unenviable task of trying prove his friend’s innocence in a crime that defies the definition of horrible, while also combating his own demons. Chicago has never been this warm during the Winter.

Lessons: Shattered Pieces Being Restored

LaDonna Marie

la donna 1Lessons: Shattered Pieces Being Restored We live in a day now that we experience so many things. Each life situations maybe ranging from joy, to sadness, and it becomes apart of our story. With the poetic scribes in this book, the author looks at the different life scenarios, the true, real and present issues. Author LaDonna focuses on thoughts about growing pains in life, the ones searching for love, and those who seek to become empowered to grow. It is the author’s hope that each person is able to find the strength to move forward and to seek healing and grow. It is the author’s belief that as you stand strong you will and can make in difficult times. You can rise higher, you can be greater, you can be restored.

Georgia On My Mind Box Collection: BBW, Interacial Erotic Romance Box Set

Brenda Stokes Lee

This Box Collection contains Amazon’s #1 Best Selling African American, Contemporary and Interracial Romance novel, Georgia on My Mind and its holiday sequel Georgia on My Mind This Christmas by Brenda Stokes Lee.
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Interior Designer, Georgia Porter, aka Peaches is a strong independent woman. She is a BBW who is holding it down for her man, Charles. Unfortunately, after ten years in a dead end relationship, the beautiful Peaches is still single, thirty pounds heavier and paying all of the bills. To make matters worse, she’s about to be dumped. Along comes a sexy young man from her past, Rashawn, who is completely captivated by the BBW. Rashawn helps her get in shape and wants to help mend her broken heart. But Peaches insecurities won’t allow her to move on and open her heart for new love. See what happens when two men battle over this big, bold and beautiful woman. Who will she choose? Will she try something new, or will she try to salvage her failed relationship? You will not be leave what she does! Hint: Big girls get caught up too. brenda 3Georgia On My Mind This Christmas ,
Georgia Porter aka Peaches is a big, bold, beautiful, black woman who is living a fairytale life after marrying MBL Superstar Rashawn Hitman Martin. Unfortunately, post pregnancy weight gain has her convinced her handsome husband no longer finds her sexy. Embarrassed by her weight, the BBW refuses to allow her husband to see her nude. The Hitman is striking out in the bedroom and desperate for his wife’s attention. As if the couple doesn’t have enough problems… Rashawn’s baby sister shows up at their home, married to a man she dated for three days. Can this family in crisis get through the holidays without killing each other? Will the Hitman continue to strike out? Will Peaches resolve her self-esteem issues and give her man what he needs?

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DJ Gatsby Book Club “After Work” Meet & Greet Book Signing Tour @ Don Couqi White Plains. NY

DJ Gatsby Book Club is coming back to White Plains,NY as we bring our “After Work” Meet & Greet Book Signing Tour to Don Couqi White Plains. The tentative date is Thursday April 23rd from 6pm – 10pm. Authors if you live in the NYC Metro area and are interested in being part of this event call me @ 914.483.9496 or email me at djgatsbyx@yahoo.com to get specific details about attending.

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DJ Gatsby Book Club “Books of The Month” *January 2015

DJGBC is back with their coveted “Books of the Month” picks for January 2015. We have 5 must reads and we hope you enjoy them all. Please support DJGBC and this months authors by purchasing their books and posting book reviews in Amazon, Goodreads  as well as Barnes & Noble.

1. Georgia On My Mind Box Collection: BBW, Interacial Erotic Romance Box Set [Kindle Edition]

Brenda Stokes Lee

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This Box Collection contains Amazon’s #1 Best Selling African American, Contemporary and Interracial Romance novel, Georgia on My Mind and its holiday sequel Georgia on My Mind This Christmas by Brenda Stokes Lee.
This is an interracial, multicultural, African American erotic romance or romance erotica. It is a novel which features either a WWBM sexual relationship, perhaps both. This e-book is considered romance erotica and contains explicit language, explicit sex scenes and some adult situations that some people may find offensive. This book is a complete work of fantasy and therefore is a work of fiction. All characters are over the age of 18 and are NOT related by blood. It is NOT suitable or recommended for anyone under the age of 18 years of age.Brenda Stokes Lee
 

2. Uncharted Desires [Kindle Edition]

Leatrus Iversen

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Growing up, Lydia Morrell longed to be accepted, wanted and above all…loved. Her childhood was a series of disappointments and let downs and as she grew older she discovered an easy way to have to the love and affection she desired, sex.
Lydia finally decides to settle down with one man but she finds herself becoming uninterested and sullen with her mundane life; that is until she meets her tall mysterious and gorgeous escape, Gregory Summit. Their sexual chemistry is everything that she has been craving and she cannot get enough of him.
Lydia finds herself falling deep for this seemingly perfect man until a series of events forces her to reconsider her emotions. Will she stay with him despite his flaws and the rumors or will she listen to her mind and not her heart and let him go?

3. Memoirs of the Homosexual President(told by the First Lady)Paperback

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This is a suspense drama set in a historical fiction. Told through the eyes of ‘First Lady Birdy Belle. She recounts a life steeped in hatred and brutality at the hands of the American Confederacy. She eloquently tells the story of the man she loved and the man he loved as they all rose to prominence through hard work, politics and love.

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In it he discusses the life of a man who would become president through the voice of the some who loves him the most. Their relationship is not perfect, but it is something that she has determined herself to live with. Birdy Belle, however, is not without her own secrets. In the book you are able to see how not only her husband’s indiscretions are revealed but how she is able to discuss her own. We are also able to see how race relations in the 1800 were affected by them at the time, and the way that some were able to receive privileges but at a price.

4. The Words I Didn’t Say [Kindle Edition]

Tamika Newhouse

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Janet had been there and done that when it came to love. After a broken heart love was no longer an option for her. No strings, meaningless sex, and random dates were now her top choices. Besides keeping men at a distance and away from her heart was safe right? You can t get hurt if you don’t let anybody in.

But what happens when you suddenly meet someone who just gets you? The moment she met Denim she knew it was something different, something she couldn’t control. And from day one she fought that four letter word, love. Denim had loved and lost and vowed to never feel for anyone ever again and that had worked for years. A successful music producer but a womanizer by nature the day he met Janet his quest to be unattached was challenged. Janet and Denim both fight what was evident, that they both wanted and needed each other. Vowing to just be in the moment and not commit to one another tension grows as their emotions can t be controlled. Random sex want do, the endless dates with unfamiliar faces is getting old, and everyone is compared to the one that matters, each other.

5. Sex & Surrender: An Addict’s Journey Paperback

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SEX & SURRENDER follows the journey of A.D. Burks, a recovering sex addict. Raised predominantly in a single-parent religious-based home, A.D. was given every opportunity to succeed in life, and he did. He flourished in education, entertainment and corporate arenas, and his life appeared perfect. Yet deep down his personal life was tormenting him due to the conflict between his spiritual and sexual beliefs. Longing for the perfect/traditional family he never had with his female best-friend, he redirected his pain through countless forms of risky sexual behavior. Sex & Surrender graphically recounts the addictive cycle which lasted nearly 12 years and almost ended his life—until he had a dream that helped him realize he had to find a way out. Therapy and spiritual counseling provided a temporary respite and helped him devise a four-step process to manage his addiction. Yet his true breakthrough didn’t come until the root of his pain was uncovered.

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The Talk Show with DJ Gatsby is back for 2015 with special guest Marcus Bennett

DJ Gatsby & The WB Media Group is back with their “Top Rated” Public Access TV Show “The Talk Show with DJ Gatsby” .

Screenshot_2015-03-19-20-30-062015 is our 3rd year and we are starting it off by bringing you an Exclusive Interview with Washington DC Celebrity Photographer Marcus Bennett.

 

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Poet and Spoken Word Artist Quantah More signs with WBMG Publishing

The “Big Announcement” from WBMG PUBLISHING is that we have agreed to sign New York area Poet and Spoken Word Artist Tammy Eleazer a/k/a Quantah More to a publishing contract.

150774_10203988655617342_8891078622127793241_nQuantah was introduced to me by Aspiring Musician and Author George “Naim” Cash. He met her in 2014 and after hearing her perform some of her work thought she would be a great asset to WBMG Publishing.

After numerous phone conversations with me first while i was in DC and then most recently in New York where I had the opportunity to hear her perform . She is a gifted writer whose words speak of unity and wisdom and has a love and affinity for Hip Hop culture and its music. Quantah also loves working with young people and that passion is manifested in her writing. Quantah currently is  participating in Open Mic Events in the New York Area and is scheduled to perform in Boca Raton, FL on March 18th 2015.  wbmg publishing promoWe are happy to add Quantah More to our growing family of Writers and look forward to sharing her gift of writing poetry with you very soon. ‪#‎WBMGPublishing‬ ‪#‎TeamGatsby‬ 

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Meet BestSelling / International / Literary Award Winning Author LaDonna Marie

 I  was born on a glorious day in September in a small town close to the Mississippi River. Growing up being a child who struggled with self esteem, searching for love and poetry became my voice. Poetry is my story to the world through my creative expressions and challenging perceptions.
 pizap.com13963217953093Today I use my poetry  to shed light on issues, sadness, brokenness, relationships, life experiences, love,  and spirituality . I love to empower and share my story of growth and awareness.  Life is a journey and you have to choose each day your path. My desire is to motivate this generation, appeal to the time, to share my love and positivity with all. I have also started to share my talents by Motivational speaking to young teens to help to encourage and empower.

 

I am excited that you are here. Writing poetry allows me to share my stories of personal and spiritual growth to the world. I hope you enjoy reading my poetry and that you share it with others.
ladonnaAuthor LaDonna Marie loves to create a positive environment with her words and poetry books. LaDonna Marie aims to produce teachable moments that help others transition through our personal experiences in life. 
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Cyrus Webb gives “SIGNS OF LIFE” by Joy Elán a “5 STAR” Amazon Review

Cyrus Webb gives “SIGNS OF LIFE” by Joy Elán 5 STARS
Review By Cyrus Webb TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE

“Shares The Challenges All Of Us Face”
When you are going through a difficult time the thing you want most is to know that others understand you. In the poetic journey of Joy Elan we are able to see not only what she was able to face through her words but how much we have in common with her.

elan 1It’s not just about the subjects she discusses: relationships, finances and the daily struggles: it’s the WAY she does it. This is a book that speaks to you on a human level, reminding you of what is good about the world and what we can overcome.

The message I took from this book is that as long as we are alive we have the opportunity to affect our circumstances and our situations. Joy learns how to be a better person, how to take care of herself and focus on what matters. That is something all of us can learn a thing or two about.

SIGNS OF LIFE shares the challenges all of us face and gives us a reason to have hope.

Order your copy of this 5 Star Read @ http://bit.ly/1FmLDuO

DJGBC wants to know, Who is Bestselling Erotic Romance Author Brenda Stokes Lee ?

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Bestselling Erotic Romance Author Brenda Stokes Lee is no stranger to the members of DJGBC and Erotic Romance Readers all over the world. But we want to take this opportunity to giver her a chance to re-introduce herself to a new group of readers for 2015. DJGBC & WB Media Group have been supporters of this talented Author for years and are happy that she is still writing. She recently took a short hiatus for personal reason in 2014 but 2015 is sure to be a very successful year for this phenomenal writer

403053_4436615352359_479107691_nWho am I? Good question! Well, most of you know me as Brenda Stokes Lee an Erotic Romance author. What you may not know is that Brenda Stokes Lee is a publisher, writer, novelist, screenwriter and a good old-fashioned, down home storyteller who refuses to let a little thing like the truth come between her and a good story. Brenda was born in a small town outside of Raleigh, North Carolina, but was raised in the Washington, DC Metro area. She is a Morgan State University graduate who worked in the medical field for over thirty years.

81ZsbyhtDRL._SL1500_She is an Indie Author who published her first novel, All Mye Queen’s Men on Christmas Eve 2011. Since then she has continued to expand her catalog one book every sixty days or so. Brenda writes in almost every genre except horror. She is creative, funny and full of tall tales of love, mystery, action, fantasy and intrigue. Brenda is an Amazon Bestselling Author and the 2012 BRAB Book Club Best Erotic Romance Novel Award Winner. She spares no expense to entertain you. Her books are an eclectic blend of romance, drama, comedy, action and erotic fire. Marching to a unique rhythm, Brenda Stokes Lee is determined to make you laugh, cry and most important, make you feel alive.

brenda stokes lee 2015 1On a personal note… Brenda is happily divorced, has two great children, two beautiful grandchildren, a handsome son in-law and resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with her loving and supportive family

All of the Brenda Stokes Lee books are available at Amazon.Com

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DJ Gatsby Book Club “Books Of The Month” December 2014

 

DJ Gatsby Book Club is back with their coveted Book Of The Month Selections. We have been on  hiatus for the past few months and are back to get you all caught up with the latest must reads for the group. As always be sure to purchase the “Books Of The Month”  and leave Book Reviews on Amazon & GoodReads.

This months featured Books and Authors are ……

1. Numbers and You: A Numerology Guide for Everyday Living by Lloyd Strayhorn ,

2. Beautiful Liar by Ni’cola Mitchell,

3. Paid Dues by Robert Slocum,

4. Breathe for Me (Breathe Series Book 1) by Terri Whitmire,

5. FLATLINED: Almost Doesn’t Count by KS Oliver

lloydNumbers and You: A Numerology Guide for Everyday Living 

Lloyd Strayhorn

If you can count on your fingers you can use numerology. Learn how to harness the power of numbers with this unique guide, and reveal the secrets of your personality, which lottery numbers you should choose, when is the best time to make decisions, what cities are best for you to live in, how can you tell if someone is right for you, and much, much more.

 

nicolaBeautiful Liar 

Ni’cola Mitchell 

A night out on the town with her best friend Natalie, was the perfect antidote to her broken heart. Not only was she able to finally not think about Jarvis and allow herself to have a good time, but she was introduced to something new. An interesting couple whose husband, Damien, handpicked her, and wanted to live out their ultimate fantasy; a menage~a~trios. After a night of kinky passion Raquel hoped that the pain of Jarvis’s infidelity, would finally go away, but found her self entangled in a love triangle, where both Damien and his sexy wife Staci wanted her. Falling into the trance that Damien spun around her, Raquel finds herself lost in a bed of deceit and lies. Trying to break away and attempt to love herself, Raquel now has to fight to not only protect herself, but the life of her unborn child. Who can she trust? Is it really a beautiful love that Damien has bestowed upon her, or is he just a Beautiful Liar? From the Pen of Ni’Cola comes a tale that makes the movie Ménage~a~Trois seem like a children’s Story and brings Raquel into truths you don’t talk about with your friends.

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Robert Slocum

WHILE SEEKING REVENGE, DIG TWO GRAVES- ONE FOR YOURSELF… In the 70’s Apollo Grier was the crowned King of the Atlanta streets. Apollo has it all until his indiscretions leads to the banishment of his long-time girlfriend Beverly and their infant son. Fueled by hate Beverly teaches her son the ways of the streets and how to become the ultimate hustler. Beverly is arrested and her son Therkhail a.k.a Duke is sent back to Atlanta to live with his Aunt Kim, Beverly’s younger sister. His true identity is a secret and with the help of his cousin Worm, Duke uses his mother’s teachings to rise to power in the Atlanta underworld. Duke’s legend leads him to a showdown with his Father Apollo.

On his quest for revenge, Duke finds that it takes more than just wit to takeover the cold and treacherous streets of Atlanta. He will have to pay his dues, during the rise of one of America’s favorite Cities. From when crack first hit the streets, to hitting Six Flags and cruising during FreakNik money was being made and dues were being paid. In the Rise of the A every hustler Paid Dues…

 

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Terri Whitmire 

Tara Fowler struggles to create a life for herself away from the abusive and burdensome chains of her alcoholic mother. The heavyweight of un-forgiveness and resentment hold her down and paralyze her future.

Breathe for Me, delivers believable flawed characters who struggle to obtain love and acceptance, while not always hitting the mark. This suspenseful novel takes the reader on a journey of discovery and revelation.

 

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KS Oliver

Inspired by a True Story  – Life was all fun and games until the day 25-year-old Kai Davis walked into a UK hospital passing out from an unknown disease that threatens her life. Just moving from Japan to England, not knowing many people and her military husband in Iraq on a 6 month deployment. Kai must learn to live with the cards she was dealt. Will she embrace the challenge or give up without a fight?

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