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Blood For Isaiah by Keith Thomas Walker

Losing a child at any age is very devastating for a mother. A single mother, Tammy Spencer worked two jobs to support her family. This concerned mother confronted the Sicc Crips when they moved across the street, and set up their dope house. 381 more words

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The Lawyer's Luck by Piper Huguley

The Lawyer’s Luck is a great introduction to the “Home to Milford College” series. The story had my attention from beginning to end. I like the chemistry between Lawrence and Realie. 79 more words

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Black Author's Memoir on Overcoming Life's Challenges

Tune in at 8 a.m. CST/9 a.m. EST Monday for KAZI Book Review contributor Evelyn Anderson’s interview with Benilde Little, author of a new memoir, … 96 more words

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Rebroadcast May 4: Attica Locke Discusses The Cutting Season

Tune in Monday, May 4 at 8 a.m.CST/9a.m.EST for the rebroadcast of my 2013 interview with Attica Locke about her last novel, THE CUTTING SEASON. Coming Monday, May 11 at 8 a.m. 16 more words

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LA Residents Attica Locke & Steph Cha Bring Diversity to the Mystery Genre

While Walter Mosley is a legendary mystery novelist that brought badly needed diversity to the genre with his iconic protagonist Easy Rawlins first introduced in the novel DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS in 1990, there are two rising stars in Los Angeles that have quickly won my admiration and fandom: African American writer Attica Locke and Korean American Steph Cha. 425 more words

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PODCAST: Angela Flournoy, Author of THE TURNER HOUSE

Angela Flournoy recently appeared on KAZI Book Review to discuss her novel, THE TURNER HOUSE. Set at the height of the mortgage crisis in a Black neighborhood in Detroit in 2008, THE TURNER HOUSE focuses on the trials and tribulations of the oldest and youngest of 13 grown siblings, centered around resolving the financial challenges facing their mother: Mom’s house is worth much less than the mortgage. 19 more words

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