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Desiree Dalton, Founder of BBW Reviews, is an avid reader born and raised in NYC. She is single with two children (twins), living the life of a Plus-Size Diva. Her 9-5 job at a health insurance agency in NYC pays the bills but it is her online and literary activities that give her life passion. She is the Online Activities Coordinator for the Sexy Ebony BBWS 4 Blkmen (www.sexyebonybbws.com) discussion groups and website (groups and website dedicated to Ebony BBWS and their admirers), and Co-Moderator of East Coast SISTAZ (online discussion group for women that live on the East Coast). Desiree's literary activities are diverse. She is founder of Sexy Ebony BBW African American Book Club (www.sexyebonybbwaabookclub.com). Her most recent literary pursuit is in the world of romance. As an avid romance reader she has always wanted to review and even critique the novels that have given her pure pleasure. So she created For Romance Lovers (www.forromancelovers.net) as her romance haven. Currently the majority of the reviews are historical romance but as time goes on there will be reviews from a variety of romance categories. Desiree loves to hear from those that share her interest. She can be contacted at any time via email to lusciouspeach74@yahoo.com

 


Name: H. Renay Anderson, Author of 'The After Party - Why Women Wear Shoes They Know Will Eventually Hurt Their Feet"
Location:
Austin, Texas  
Contributor to 'Chicken Soup for the African American Woman's Soul’ - August 2006 'Walking the Lessons of Life' pg. 16
Contributor to 'How I Met My Sweetheart’ Anthology – Release February 2007 Short Story ‘Running Away from Love’
Contributor to 'Gumbo for the Soul Literary Anthology #1– Release May 2007 -Poem ‘Knew It Was Time’
Personal Webistes:
Authors Den,
Linked In

About Renay: Renay is a self-published author of her first book “The After Party - Why Women Wear Shoes They Know Will Eventually Hurt Their Feet”. In addition to working on her second book “Since the After Party” currently she is also the “ book reviewer for “BBW Reviewers” and for “Euro-Reviews”. Renay lives in the Austin, Texas area. She is originally from the Bay area of Northern California. She has three sons. Renay decided to write her own book back in 2002, shortly after she completed College. She wanted to start a new chapter in her life. A chapter where she was doing what made her happy. Writing has always been and outlet for her. Her genre is fiction when she is working on her own projects.
Favorite Authors:   Terry McMillan and Diane McKinney-Whetstone
Favorite Book: Tumbling by Diane McKinney-Whetstone.

 


Name: Maricia D. C. Johns, Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Personal Website: www.johnswriteme.net
About Maricia: Maricia D. C. Johns is a published journalist, published poet, editor, motivational speaker and educator. She is a proud graduate of Texas A&M Commerce (ETSU) where she received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degrees. She is a columnist for one of the leading Black owned newspapers in Texas, The Fort Worth Black News and an instructor of business at Tarrant County College. Maricia’s favorite topics are lifestyle issues, humor and education. Her columns have been published in an array of publications including The Longview News Journal and The Christian Index. Her editing credentials include novels by Andre Johnson, Yolonda White, Hikia and others. She is the proud owner of johnswriteme, a writing/speaking/editing bureau.
Favorite Authors:   Walter Mosley, Valerie Wilson Wesley, Diane Mott Davidson and Robert Parker
Favorite Book:Butterfly by Kathryn Harvey, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

 


Name: Misherald “Missy” Brown, Location: Goose Creek, SC
Personal Website: http://avidreviewer.wordpress.com
About Missy: I am a 26-year-old single mom who lives her life through some of her favorite authors. I’ve been involved in the literary community since 2000 and love every moment of it.
Favorite Authors:   A group of my favorite authors are Eric J Dickey, Zane, Rochelle Alers, AC Arthur, Pamela Yaye, Gwenyth Bolton, and Donna Hill.
Favorite Book:Some of my favorite books are Last Chance at Love, Friends & Lovers, 4 Guys & Trouble; Shame On It All, Heatseekers, Hideaway, The Midnight Hour, Diva’s Inc, & Secret Agenda.


Name: Kim Robinson Location: Texas
Personal Website:
www.kim-robinson.com
About Kim:I am a wife and mother of Three in Allen. Texas. I am the author of The Roux In the Gumbo: My family's history starting in the 1800 with a runaway slave who was taken in by a European woman. I also have two networking cookbooks coming out with over two hundred authors, reviewers, emags and business owners sharing their family recipes.
Favorite Authors:Alice Walker, Walter Mosley, John Grisham, Janet Evanovich, Mary Higgins Clarke
Favorite Books: Color Purple, Cane River, Roots, Queen

 


Name: Toni, Location: Midwest
About Toni: I am a voracious reader.  If I'm not curled up somewhere reading, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and writing.
Favorite Authors:  There are so many great authors today.  Among my favorites are Brenda Jackson, Eric Jerome Dickey, Brenda Hampton and Jackie Collins.
Favorite Books: Coldest Winter Ever (Sister Souljah) and Ties That Bind (Brenda Jackson)

 


Name:  Tracey, Location:  Philadelphia, PA
About Tracey:  I was born and raised in Phladelphia, PA.  I work as a Research Coordinator for a medical university in the area.  I love to read and write and hope to have a novel published in the future. I'm involved in many community activities that deal with the youth in the area.
Favorite Authors: Brenda Jackson, Shanon Holmes, Nikki Turner, Donna Hill, Kimber Lawson Roby, Keith Lee Johnson, William Fredrick Cooper , Mary Monroe
Favorite
Books: Divas Inc, The Perfect Blend, Casting the First Stone, Sugar and Spice, Savvy Sisters, The Upper Room, All That Drama

 


Name: Krista Braaten, Location: Minnesota
About Krista: I have a degree in English Literature and am right now a stay at home mom with my 9 and a half month old son Tristan. I read all types of literature except erotic or detailed romance. But am pretty much open to reading anything once. :)
Favorite Authors:Lori Wick, Harlan Coben, and Lynne Murray
Favorite Books: Anne of Green Gables series, Arteimis Fowl series, and The Kensington Chronicles

 


Name: Phyllis A. Street, Location: Oklahoma
About Phyllis: Avid Reader; I have a bachelor's degree in Accounting and I work in the accounting field full time as a business analyst. I am married and have a 10 month old daughter. I enjoy reading and reviewing books in my spare time. I am a reviewer for APOOO BookClub and BBW Reviews.
Favorite Authors:E. Lynn Harris, Eric Jerome Dickey, Carl Weber and several others
Favorite Books: Married Men, Liars Game, and several others