DJGBC “Books Of The Month” for May 2016

DJ Gatsby Book Club is featuring a few of our favorite authors this month as well as a few newcomers with our Book of The Month selections. Back are Monica Mathis-Stowe with her Children’s book “I’m Trey Jones and I Know it” , KWAN with “The Fix 3”, Silk White with “Business Is Business 3” and Keisha & Trigga 4: (A Gangster Love Story) by Leo Sullivan & Porscha Sterling. As Always we encourage all of our members, readers and followers to #Buy #Read & #Review all of our Book Of The Month selections.

 

I’m Trey Jones and I Know It! (Volume 1)

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I’M TREY JONES AND I KNOW IT! is the first book in this series. It introduces six year old Trey who is full of confidence and certain he knows everything. His high level of energy is contagious as he introduces himself to his class on the first day of school. The students love Trey. But his teacher, Mrs. Perkins, quickly realizes having Trey Jones in her classroom is not going to be easy.

The Fix 3 (Fix Trilogy) Paperback

In the third and final installment of The Fix Trilogy, two worlds that have been running parallel finally collide.

Persia Chandler has managed to get her life back on track. Things are calm at home, she’s preparing to leave for college, and she is even feeling confident enough to start dating again. More importantly, she’s drug free and plans to stay that way—until Chucky slithers back into her life. He’s determined to make Persia his again, and he isn’t willing to take no for an answer.

When trying to woo her doesn’t work, Chucky plays hardball and gives Persia an ultimatum: go along with his latest twisted plot, or have her junkie past exposed to the new man in her life, Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Vaughn Tate. Fearing that her dirty laundry will damage not only Vaughn’s reputation but also their budding romance, Persia agrees to Chucky’s terms.

Chucky thinks he’s got Persia right where he wants her, but little does he know that she isn’t the same naïve little girl he remembered. There is no way Persia is going to allow him to make her a slave again, even if she has to see him dead to prevent it.
In another part of town, Li’l Monk is discovering that a friend in need isn’t always a friend indeed. After helping his old running buddy, Charlie, out of a jam, he finds himself the victim of a triple-cross when a prominent mobster is found dead and all signs point to Li’l Monk as the murderer. To prevent a war with the Mafia, Pharaoh has passed a death sentence on to his young lieutenant, but he will soon learn that killing the monster he helped to create is easier said than done.

The cards have all been dealt, and now it’s time to play the last hand.

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Business is Business 3 Paperback

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Business Is Business 3 picks up right where part 2 left off. Millie Mason has just been released from prison and now she’s back to claim what’s rightfully hers the only problem is a lot of things have changed since, Millie’s been gone. Join the, Mason family as they head on a very dangerous journey back to the top of the food chain.

Keisha & Trigga 4: A Gangster Love Story (Keisha & Trigga: A Gangster Love Story) Kindle Edition

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The epic saga has come to an end…but has justice been served?

After finding love in the midst of the most treacherous circumstances, Keisha and Trigga decide to leave everything behind them and focus on their marriage and new baby. But when Trigga overhears interesting news regarding the baby’s paternity, it leaves him doubting the loyalty of the only woman he’s loved. After all they’ve endured to be together, will this new challenge ruin them?
Lloyd, still the thorn in everyone’s side, is more merciless than he’s ever been being that he’s a street nigga with absolutely nothing to lose. But luck strikes when someone comes to his aid to finally nail Keisha and Trigga for good. However, it’s the last person anyone would suspect.
Austin’s intentions when it comes to his cousin’s empire, slowly begins to come to the light and the more they are revealed to Lloyd, the more he is unwilling to let Austin run free in his streets. When Lloyd calls on his infamous Ground Patrol to teach Austin a lesson, he feels that he’s finally rid himself of his conniving cousin for good. The problem is, Austin has never been one to not get his way. And, just as he plans to show NeTasha, if he claims something as his, he won’t stop until it is. Even if that means joining with an unlikely ally.

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DJGBC “Books Of The Month” April 2016

With the sounds and smells of Spring in the air DJ Gatsby Book Club gets you in the swing with 4 great Spring reads to choose from. Author and books include George Naim Cash “The Sounds Of Sing Sing Prison”, KD McGregor “Backs Against The Wall”,  Lady Qetesh “Lies,Sin & Desire” and National Bestselling Author Sonovia Alexander “Cartel Princess”. As always DJGBC, support your favorite and Authors and #Buy #Read #Review their books.

Sounds Of Sing Sing Prison: A Day In The Life Of A Prison Inmate (Kindle Edition)

pizap.com14529552829119From the moment I arrived the power and history of it’s past surrounded my thoughts. The shear fear of the expected and the unexpected had me in it’s grip. My entire body felt like a clinched fist, with the finger nails digging into my palm. It was my own clinched fist digging into my into my own palm, until the barking of an officer snapped me out of my daze saying, “Eyes Front”.

Backs Against The Wall

kdThere’s only one thing that certain in life: from the day we are born we will surely die.what make life interesting is everything that happens in our lives in between the beginning and the end.the Jordan family were no different from anyone else just a loving family trying to make ends meet in the Brooklyn projects. After the unexpected passing of there of their father, the Jordan brothers found themselves pulled into a life of crime struggling to keep there mother, their girlfriends,and most importantly of all each other from being swallowed up by the mean streets of Brooklyn. How far would you go to protect the ones you love?what lines would you cross? The question facing the Jordan’s is the same one each of us might have to face any day now : What would you do if your back was AGAINST THE WALL

Lies Sin & Desire (Kindle Edition)

lady qChicago native Tabitha Green has always been the “good girl.” College, good job even her dating life is bland. An epiphany sends her down a path she never thought possible, with not one but two sexy eligible bachelors at her beck and call, allowing her to indulge in pleasures and desire she’s only dreamed about. To make things more interesting, she uses her suitors to her benefit, choosing to have her cake, and eat it too. While keepig her secrets close, one of her paramours is keeping a secret of his own. Will those lies lead to Tabitha’s demise?

Cartel Princess (Kindle Edition)

pizap.com14529550634166Meet Adelana, a Puerto Rican Princess that has taken over her father’s business. She is every man’s dream. The itty bitty waist, the long bra line hair, tanned skinned, and a mean streak.  Adelana is the daughter of Julian Hernandez. Julian was known on the streets as God. Whatever God wanted, God got. He controlled the drugs that moved from the east coast to the west coast. God was feared by many, but loved by all.

God was gunned down at JFK airport in NY. There were no known witnesses nor was any one willing to come forth for fear of Adelana and her cartel. From the age of 16, Adelana took over her father’s business. She maintained the constant flow of money to keep her family a float and to maintain her father’s name. Adelana has set out to find the people who were responsible for her father’s death.

Will she live long enough to redeem her father’s name and maintain respect? Who can she trust? Who will she love? Meet Adelana in the trap and find out NOW!!

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Authors Spotlight: Mike Warren “The Cool In You 3”

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Mike Warren started his love for writing since attending college. He received his Masters Degree in Communications from Towson State University and has been writing ever since. He is the author of several LGBT novels. His first novel, “A Private Affair” was picked up by Life Changing Books publication Company and published in the summer of 2007. Because of the controversy and peaked sales, Mr. Warren was asked by his publisher to do a sequel, thus bringing forth his second novel, “Sweet Swagger” which was published in 2009. Two other novels then followed that, “Sir Yes Sir” published in 2011 and “Just Make Him Beautiful” published in 2013.

Mr. Warren then left his publishing company, Life Changing Books and branched out on his own and formed his own publishing company titled, Mike Warren Publishing. He then published his first self published book titled, “Timing Is Everything” published in May 2014. His next self published book, “The Cool In You” was published October 2, 2014. His next book, “Love All Of Me” which is the finale for the “A Private Affair” series was published November 29, 2014.

As a result of his hard work, great writing skills and stories, Mr. Warren was nominated and became one of the Kings Of Literature for 2015. He continues to write great stories and have several new books coming out this year.

12799125_10205961141128247_4277270743284961890_nMr. Warren is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and still resides in Baltimore which is called, Charm City. He is the father of 5 grown children and has been in a loving relationship with his partner for 5 years. In his spare time, he enjoys writing, reading and spending time with his family.

Authors Spotlight: K.D. McGregor “Backs Against The Wall”

Jeff Gatsby Wilson's photo.K.D. McGregor a.k.a Kevin Darnell McGregor born and raised in New York City the Harlem section. Borned by Victoria Garrett but raised by his father Tyrone McGregor. K.D. was raised in a Christian home as a Jehovah Witness for the first 17 years of his life. K.D.’s life took a turn for the worst when his father moved down south and he decided to stay in New York where he went into the foster care system for about 1 year of his life. While in the system he met his first child’s mother who had a son that he named his Junior Kevin McGregor Jr. Right before the birth of his son his father returned and he continued to work for his father’s construction company and took a residence in the newly bought brown stone by his father.

One year into this transition he was encourage to go to college at the age of 19. In college he met his second kids mother who had a son born Darnell McGregor he moved in with her where they lived in the Bronx for about a year. They were young and had fights like many young people do during one of their fights he met a women who quickly became his third kids mother who then had another son born Malik McGregor. K.D’s life was moving along when his father moved again down south leaving him with 3 kids and no real choice or source of income cause his whole life he only worked with his father’s construction company. K.D. tried to pick up where his father left off but with no luck. So with a bad choice he took to the streets and started moving drugs in New York. K.D. did excel at drug dealing for a few years but along the way he caught a few cases where his back was against the wall. Three years into his drug dealing career he was forced to take a prison bid of 4 1/2 to 9 years. It was hell doing the time but K.D. made the best of it by working out and picking up writing. K.D. did 7 years and was released on parole.

pizap.com14584352404872K.D. was having a very hard time making the adjustment back to society so he pick back up where he left off 7 years earlier back drug dealing. Again trouble was not far behind during a drug deal gone wrong a buyer was shot and K.D. and a Acquaintance was arrested. K.D. was offered a life sentence where he had to fight for his freedom two and half years on Rikers Island would drive anyone crazy but during his stay he polished up on his writing skills and knew if he was given a chance he wouldn’t blow it again. K.D. went to trail where if he lost; it would have given him 25 years to life sentence. Lucky for him he won in trail and was released and continued his parole. In May 2014 he was relieved of parole and started his own Publishing Company called F.E.V.E.R Publishing. He was the first author on his imprint and is now seeking other authors with the same skills and passion he possess and have for writing.

5 STAR Amazon Book Review for….. The Sounds Of Sing Sing Prison: A Day In The Life Of A Prison Inmate (A Short Story) by George Cash

5 STAR Amazon Book Review for…..
The Sounds Of Sing Sing Prison: A Day In The Life Of A Prison Inmate
(A Short Story) by George Cash

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The Sounds of Sing Sing was a great read and it had me feeling the suspense from the very first page. I felt as if I was the one entering through those gates and hearing the sounds of the bars slamming behind me. the story left me wanting more, and i for one would love to see this as a full length novel.