The women in these stories are often silenced, but Allen figures out a way to give them all a voice that demands to be heard.Solace: Writing, Refuge, and LGBTQ Women of Color edited by S. Audre Lorde writes that “we were never meant to survive,” yet here we are.A series of events leaves them entangled in a web of deceit, wicked passion, and murder.As their love story unfolds, they’ll find out soon enough if they are truly each other’s ride or die! After she takes a chance on speed dating, she finds herself with not one but two chances to find true love.On the next page enter the ABOVE email address, click "SET MY OWN" and amount as 20, your name, message( part of the question) and delivery date (now) and CHECKOUT. You will be able to specify the question on the gift card page Enter your email address and question in the "Message" box. We apologize for the inconvenience, if you are not satisfied you can use the credit for another question in future. Important : Do not enter your email address in the "Recipient E-mail" field on next page but enter "[email protected]". Recycled through the foster system as early as four, Rene is one who has become accustomed to change.
Their rejection left her homeless and dependent on the streets, but it was during those trying times that she learned how to not only walk in her truth, but how to survive.
It’s a been a hot summer, and I’m all for cooler, light-jacket weather. I’ve already picked out my fall-flavored beverage, Green Mountain Coffee Autumn Harvest Blend, and it’s so good. This book deals with Nia, a nurse who tended to her mentor Pat during her illness, and discovers after her death that she didn’t know Pat as well as she thought.
Complicating things is a fling that has takes another life of its own during Nia’s grief and betrayal.
Andrea Allen’s debut collection of short fiction, focuses on a singular theme: communication, and how it, or the lack thereof, impacts Black women’s lives.
The stories range from the humorous to the heartbreaking: one woman wins a bake-off because her co-worker misunderstands the contest; an overweight woman finally learns to love herself, even though it means leaving her girlfriend; a teenager reflects on his mother’s inability to discuss her depression; a woman realizes that her partner has been hiding a gambling addiction, and has to decide whether to help her or save herself.