My Road to Essence!!

As many of you may know I started an internship with Delphine Publications in January. This  internship has allowed me to learn so much about the marketing aspects of the publishing industry. I have always love to read and the chance to work with such talented authors has been a blessing. Well now I am in need of your help. Delphine Publications would like me to join them in New Orleans, LA for the Essence Music Festival in July.  So they have started a fundraiser to get me to Essence.

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I am asking that friends and family help me on “My Road to Essence.” This is a working trip and I will have the chance to meet authors from the company and our CEO Tamika Newhouse, who has graciously allowed me to work with her company. Even though the company headquarters is in Atlanta, GA; I have had the opportunity to intern with them from Virginia. Each week I am given assignments to complete, books and events to promote.

If you help me by sending in a monetary donation, I would greatly appreciate it. I will be blogging about my experience as well. Thank You in advance for assisting me in “My Road to Essence.”

Donations can be completed here: My Road to Essence!

 

 

Book Review: Against All Odds by Gwynne Forster

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What do you do when life as you know it is turned upside down and throws you into a tailspin?

Kellie and Lacette Graham are twins that have been at each others throats since the day they were born. But everything begins to change when their father, a well-known pastor decides to leave his wife and grown daughters. What could have possibly happened that would make their dad just walk out of their family home for good?

The next thing they know their maternal grandmother passes away leaving each member of the family a special heirloom. One particular heirloom that Kellie wants but it was appointed to Lacette. Just like everything that Lacette has, Kellie wants it, including her man. Will Kellie get the heirloom that was left to Lacette and we will ever find out why Mr. & Mrs. Graham have ended their relationship?

This book was definitely a page turner. There were times where I wanted to strangle Kellie and shake some backbone into Lacette. But this storyline makes you look at the envy and jealousy that not only plays out between siblings but a family as a whole. Once you read Against All Odds, let me know what you think!