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By David B. Feldman, Ph.D & Lee Daniel Kravetz

You’re not sure if you’ll ever recover.

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‘Getting Waisted: A Survival Guide to Being Fat in a Society That Loves Thin’

By Monica Parker

Up and down. Up and down. When your children were infants, you did it for them all night. You do it now with the remote, clicking through when you’re looking for something good on TV. You’re up and down while cleaning, working, exercising, and weighing yourself—and on that note, if the latest diet doesn’t work, maybe the next one will.


By O.H. Bennett

What you wouldn’t give to spend one more day.

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‘The Man from Essence: Creating a Magazine for Black Women’

By Edward Lewis with Audrey Edwards; foreword by Camille O. Cosby

It’s never been done before. It’s never been tried. Maybe it’s never been thought of, either, but that hasn’t stopped you. Once a valid idea pops into your head, it’s not long before the idea becomes more.

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‘The Prodigal Son’

by Kimberla Lawson Roby

Mom always liked you better.

‘The Wealth Choice: Success Secrets of Black Millionaires’

By Dennis Kimbro

Your wallet is almost totally empty.

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“I Am Pilgrim: A Thriller”

By Terry Hayes

You wish you’d never done it.

‘1954: The Year Willie Mays and the First Generation of Black Superstars Changed Major League Baseball Forever’

By Bill Madden

You know the rules. Each base must be touched, each ball hit within bounds - or so you hope. No spitballs, corked bats, pine tar, or steroids. Four bases to run. Three strikes, you’re out.

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‘Debbie Doesn’t Do It Anymore’

by Walter Mosley

You need to change things up. A new sense of style is called-for, a new job, new digs, maybe a new outlook on everything. Out with the old, in with the new, different, exciting.

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‘Black and White: The Way I See It’

by Richard Williams with Bart Davis

Everything can change in an instant. That’s how it goes: one minute, you’re on a good path and the next minute, you’re heading in another direction. The game-changer might be something small, something you never noticed before—or, as you’ll see in Black and White: The Way I See It by Richard Williams (with Bart Davis), (c.2014, Atria, $25.00 / $28.99 Canada, 304 pages) it could be something huge.

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