1. ‘One Way To Heaven” By JM Benjamin
Since her break out from the Middlesex County Jail and escape from authorities in New Jersey, Heavenly Jacobs has had only one thing on her mind…Revenge! While being fugitives of justice, she and her team of ride or die chicks rely on their street riches to survive down in the dirty south, but after an un-expected situation occurs they are forced out of retirement. As the temperature rises in the south so does the drama and it becomes dejavu all over again for Heaven and her crew. The case of Heavenly Jacobs has left a bad taste in Detective Richard Saleski’s mouth. He is obsessed with Heaven’s capture and determined to close the cold case file once and for all. That is, if he can keep up with her trail. As The Garden State becomes their final destination, Heaven along with Sonya, Shell, Mia and Anita prepare themselves for their homecoming. But as with anything else in life, nothing is guaranteed. Follow as this team of female hustlers turned gangsters stop at nothing to continue to show that women go just as hard as men, if not harder… And there’s only one way to show that!
2. “Room 111” By Michael MC Grew & Keisah Hakeem
All dreams are made possible through God and faith, but the devil cautiously displays a blue print of his own. Raquan “Grey” Taylor, an aspiring singer and songwriter struggles to attain his family’s past until his brother’s untimely death. His mother succumbs to alcoholism and is forced to send him away to Renwick Taylor, a high-powered music executive and estranged father. Under Renwick’s roof an opportunity surfaces when he meets Antoine Swinger and goes against his mother’s wishes to pursue a career in music. Once discovered, Raquan enters the world of entertainment with high hopes and dreams but gradually realizes there are extreme prices to pay to maintain his fame. Room 111 is a detailed story of a successful artist forced to deal with the politics of entertainment and Raquan quickly learns what happens in the industry stays in the industry.
3. “Fancy” By Vanna B
Maribel “Fancy” Alvarez is a trendy socialite who has it all: enviable looks, popularity and a closet full of designer clothing. The Philadelphia beauty lives an amazing life. At least that’s what she’s led everyone to believe. Fancy goes to great lengths to keep up a façade of perfection, but when a series of unfortunate events rattles her world, everything begins to fall apart. She’s always been taught to use what she’s got to get what she wants but deep down inside Fancy knows there is truly more to her than just a beautiful face and perfect body. Will she abandon the superficial lifestyle she’s come to know or succumb to the temptation of the almighty dollar? Fancy chronicles the life of a woman torn between the person she is and the person she wants to be. This iconic story will resonate with readers who, like Fancy, have battled issues within, as well as outside influences, while struggling to find themselves amidst a world of chaos.
4. Kisses Don’t Lie By Tamika New House
There’s Dean her first love and then there’s Keith Mr. Right Now. Kyla struggles with her desires and her past when she makes a rare trip back home to Fort Worth. After leaving ten years ago Kyla comes to terms with the one who got away; Dean and their short-lived romance comes into full swing. That is until it goes terribly wrong and she is left with wondering if she should work it out with Keith instead. A simple kiss led to many secrets being revealed; and it makes Kyla wish she could take it all back. Michael is ready to commit to Brittany and for once he feels he has the right woman by his side. That is until a passionate night turns into an unwanted child. Fighting to keep her heart from being broken; Brittany vows to never be just another notch in a mans belt. Although Michael promises to be there and seals it with a kiss, Brittany still struggles with if she should carry their child. When love isn’t enough will each one of them make the right decision? Can they finally trust the one they want the most? After all its better to be slapped by the truth then kissed with a lie. They say kisses don’t lie, right?