Authors Spotlight: ReShonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher “Friends & Foes”

  Jasmine Larson Bush and Rachel Jackson Adams, the fictional church “first ladies” in the new book “Friends and Foes,” seem to be more foes than friends. But the authors who created them — also ladies who go by three names — are in reality close friends who clearly love writing together. And they willContinue reading “Authors Spotlight: ReShonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher “Friends & Foes””

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DJGBC Book Review : F Gee Heyward “Game Like Honey”

F. Gee Heyward is the author of Essence bestselling ‘hood classic Game Like Honey, and the recipient of the 2011 Brio Award for poets, fiction & non-fiction writer’s DJ Gatsby Book Club Review By: Avid Reader Robert Jones Game like Honey, Oh what a tangled web. This fictional tale starts off like so many otherContinue reading “DJGBC Book Review : F Gee Heyward “Game Like Honey””

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DJGBC *Book Of The Month Feb 2013: Carl Weber “The Man In 3B”

New York Times Bestselling Author Carl Weber Book Description Release date: January 29, 2013 Meet Darryl Graham, or as his new neighbors call him, The Man in 3B. Darryl’s new to the Jamaica, Queens building, but from day one he’s made quite an impression on his neighbors. He has made it very clear he greatlyContinue reading “DJGBC *Book Of The Month Feb 2013: Carl Weber “The Man In 3B””

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DJGBC *Book Of The Month Feb 2013: Ashley Antionette “The Prada Plan 3: Green-Eyed Monster “

This national best-selling authors hit the scene at the ripe age of 17 when New York Times Best-selling author, Carl Weber discovered her. During her freshman year in college she received publishing deals and has not looked back since. With the smash hit novel The Prada Plan, she has solidified herself as one of the best authors in theContinue reading “DJGBC *Book Of The Month Feb 2013: Ashley Antionette “The Prada Plan 3: Green-Eyed Monster “”

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DJGBC Interview: Author Kelvin Smith “The Unlikely Candidate”An Amazing Journey of a Heart Transplant Recipient

  1. Where are you from? Spring Valley, NY. 2. Tell us your latest news? I’m pretty much just getting this message out through my writing. Also, I’m working hard on trying to establish a Boys and Girls Club in Ramapo, NY. Our best investment for the future is our kids. 3. When and why didContinue reading “DJGBC Interview: Author Kelvin Smith “The Unlikely Candidate”An Amazing Journey of a Heart Transplant Recipient”

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DJGBC *Book Of The Month Feb. 2013: My Infamous Life” The Autobiography Of Prodigy

Born in Hempstead, New York, Prodigy became a member of the duo Mobb Deep. He comes from a musical family—his grandfather, Budd Johnson, and his uncle Keg Johnson are remembered for their contributions to the Bebop era of jazz.[1] His mother, Fatima Frances Collins, sang in The Crystals and recorded such hits as “Da DooContinue reading “DJGBC *Book Of The Month Feb. 2013: My Infamous Life” The Autobiography Of Prodigy”

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DJGBC *Book Of The Month Feb. 2013: Sista Soulja “A Deeper Love Inside: The Porsche Santiaga Story”

Sister Souljah (born Lisa Williamson, 1964) is an American hip hop-generation author, activist, recording artist, and film producer. She gained prominence for Bill Clinton’s criticism of her remarks about race in the United States during the 1992 presidential campaign. Clinton’s well-known repudiation of her comments led to what is now known in politics as aContinue reading “DJGBC *Book Of The Month Feb. 2013: Sista Soulja “A Deeper Love Inside: The Porsche Santiaga Story””

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DJGBC 2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 10,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 17 years to getContinue reading “DJGBC 2012 in review”

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DJGBC Authors Interview: Niyah Moore “Bittersweet Exes

1. Where are you from?  Sacramento, California 2. Tell us your latest news? The anthology I’m in, Heat of the Night is nominated for two awards for the 2012 African American Literary Award Show for Erotica and Best Anthology. 3. When and why did you begin writing? I began writing in elementary school because itContinue reading “DJGBC Authors Interview: Niyah Moore “Bittersweet Exes”

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DJGBC Book Review: Tameka Oliver-Hicks “Dysfunctional”

4.0 out of 5 stars Suspenseful thriller of a troubled youth, February 4, 2013 By DJ GATSBY’S BOOK CLUB “DJ GATSBY” (WASHINGTON ,DC AREA) – See all my reviews This review is from: Dysfunctional: (The root of betrayal) (Paperback) Dysfunctional by Tameka Oliver-Hicks, this is a or so it seems. The more this suspenseful account reveals, the moreContinue reading “DJGBC Book Review: Tameka Oliver-Hicks “Dysfunctional””

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