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Runnin Game/No Strings Attached

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Runnin' Game
 
 
 
Title:  Runnin' Game
Author: Courtney Parker
Publisher: Flowers in Bloom Publishing
Reviewed by: Shay C
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Carter Turner is a professional track athlete who is on the fast track of realizing his dreams and competing in the Olympics.  Carter has it all: a successful, hot career with lots of endorsements, a beautiful, loyal, and intelligent girlfriend, and soon the title of "The World's Fastest Man".  Because of all of his achievements and success, Carter has women throwing themselves at him left and right.  It isn't until an anonymous phone message left on his voice mail along with a possible career-ending injury that Carter's past begins to catch up to him and he realizes that all that glitters ain't gold. 
 
Nina, Carter's girlfriend is also on the fast track to success.  She is determined to finish law school, pass the bar, and be more than just Carter's girlfriend.  Despite Carter's indiscretions, Nina has stood by her man until the ultimate betrayal and the weight of Carter's lies begin to take a toll on her and it becomes the final straw as she makes a decision that may end in heartbreak for the both of them. 
 
Runnin Game is a page-turner that grabs the reader's attention from beginning to end with a touch of drama, romance, and betrayal.  Courtney Parker has written an impressive debut that will quickly put her on the list of Up and Coming Authors to be on the lookout for! Reviewed by Shay C of PeoplewholoveGoodBooks 

 
 
No Strings Attached
 
 
Title:  No Strings Attached
Author: Nancey Flowers
Publisher: Flowers in Bloom Publishing
Reviewed by: Shay C
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Felice Jackson is successful, beautiful, and intelligent but is unlucky in love. After catching her husband ( and business partner) in bed with their secretary, she is afraid to love again until she meets Aaron Crane, a basketball player who sweeps her off her feet and with whom she allows herself to fall in love with....that is until the shocking and unexpected truth comes out. Tired of men and their lies, Felice decides to change her approach and develops a new attitude. She sees nothing wrong with sleeping with 4 or 5 men at a time with "no strings attached". Meanwhile her best friend Sylvah is dealing with the breakup of her 20-year marriage, so in celebration of Sylvah's birthday, Felice, Sylvah, and their other 2 closest friends, Candace and Alana decide to take a trip to Jamaica to get their "grooves" back.

It is then that their lives begin to travel on an unexpected path, Candace makes a mistake that may cost her everything and the ladies begin to see Alana for who and what she truly is as she allows her jealousy of Candace to show the real "Alana". Sylvah decides to embark on relationships with not one but two men: much younger but successful Jason and handsome but white Hunter. After tragedy strikes, Sylvah must decide which direction her life will go. After suffering recurrent nightmares, Felice's past begins to catch up with her and all of her skeletons begin to fall out of the closet as shocking secrets come to light.

No Strings Attached is one of those stories that will have you thinking long after you put it down, it's a wonderful story about friendship, forgiveness, and self-redemption as Felice not only learns to forgive those who have hurt her but also herself. It is a must-read, as it is a page-turner from beginning to end. The ending leaves the door open for a sequel as this is only the beginning for Candace and her story will continue in "One Night Stand", can't wait to see what happens next!!! Reviewed by Shay C of PeoplewholoveGoodBooks


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