Everyone Plays Chess II

By T. Marie on January 24, 2016

Everyone Plays Chess II

Have you ever wondered why we play chess with all black pieces? We come up with the most elaborate ways to beat one another. Sometimes we line up the pieces with the king opposing the queen and vice versa. The better we get at winning these black on black chess matches, the better the white pieces get at staying in the box, or on the sideline where it’s safe. There are those with knowledge who encourage our people to step into the light, and there are those who will go into the dark and pull people to the light. The board is set, and there are new players attempting to emerge as king’s and queens. Which part will you play?

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Peace From Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You’re Going Through

By T. Marie on January 24, 2016

Peace From Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You’re Going Through

New York Times best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant recounts the last decade of her life and the spiritual lessons learned-from the price of success during her meteoric rise as a TV celebrity on Oprah, the Iyanla TV show (produced by Barbara Walters), to the dissolution of her marriage and her daughter’s 15 months of illness and death on Christmas day. Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Iyanla shares why everything we need to learn is reflected in our relationships and the strength and wisdom she has gained by supporting others in their journeys to make sense out of the puzzle pieces of their lives.

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Hush

By T. Marie on January 24, 2016

Hush

Deidre Aponte is a beautiful, young, and sexy FBI Special Agent assigned to the Washington, D.C. field office. Between a complicated affair and problems with her alcoholic mother, she thinks life can’t get any more difficult–until the daughter of a New York Senator is kidnapped and Deidre is assigned to the case. She goes undercover in New York City and quickly associates herself with three of the city’s most notorious female drug dealers, who call themselves the F.A.B.

Undercover and alone, Special Agent Aponte finds her strong allegiance to the FBI and the United States government fading fast. With the lines between good and evil blurring, she uncovers facts that thrust her into a race to save her own life. She soon finds out that she, and all the members of the F.A.B, may be bound by tragedy and brought together by fate. Deidre will have to pull out all the stops to prevent herself from getting in too deep.

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The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

By T. Marie on January 24, 2016

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

Simple Ideas, Lasting Love

Falling in love is easy. Staying in love—that’s the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of everyday life?

In the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages, you’ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman’s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner—starting today.

The 5 Love Languages is as practical as it is insightful. Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships today, this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant, actionable wisdom in ways that work.

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Everyone Plays Chess: Veni

By T. Marie on January 24, 2016

Everyone Plays Chess

We constantly ask, “Where are all the good black men and women?” Yet we are all searching for good inside of a 12” by 12” box. If we stop limiting ourselves to our specific social settings, we will begin to learn that good and bad lies in ALL people. Love, lust, and happiness have nothing to do with income status and educational background. Inside, you will find a tale of African American men and women, who through extreme circumstances, were forced to look outside of that box. Turn the page and take a peek into a world where there are no boundaries, and friendships, lovers, haters, and enemies emerge from all walks of life. Welcome to, “Everyone Plays Chess…”

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One Day My Soul Just Opened Up: 40 Days and 40 Nights Toward Spiritual Strength and Personal Growth

By T. Marie on January 24, 2016

One Day My Soul Just Opened Up: 40 Days and 40 Nights Toward Spiritual Strength and Personal Growth

From Iyanla Vanzant, the star of the hit Oprah Winfrey Network show Iyanla: Fix My Life, One Day My Soul Just Opened Up is a program of inspiration and motivation that will help you work through problems and improve your emotional and spiritual health.

Through exercises and readings, Iyanla provides you with the tools to tap into your strengths and make your dreams come true. One Day My Soul Just Opened Up will open your mind, heart, and soul to the truth of your identity as a creative and powerful being.

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Diary of the Unsuccessful Blogger: From Niche’ to OH SNAP!

By T. Marie on January 24, 2016

Diary of the Unsuccessful Blogger: From Niche’ to OH SNAP!

Everyday someone asks why they are born, if their life matters in this world, or what’s so special about them. It is in searching for the answers that their journey begins. There are multiple reasons why we are all born and sometimes it may not be understood for what or for whom the design benefits. However, while we try to figure it all out, we have to live each day attempting to be better to ourselves so that we are able to do good for others. Are you having trouble finding your place in the world? Do you have amazing ideas you would like to share with the rest of us? If so, you’ll enjoy Diary of the Unsuccessful Blogger: From Niche’ to OH SNAP! Larrisa takes you inside her struggle of finding a niche’ to share with the world as she becomes interested in becoming a blogger. During the journey she rediscovers her interest in helping others along with the confidence it takes to pursue a career as a life coach. In addition she will open your mind to the possibilities of living out your dreams while sharing a few steps on how to get there. As a personal and professional coach, Larrisa White feels it is her purpose to help people discover the power within to change their lives. She is also the founder and CEO of Love Fuel LLC. For more Information, visit www.lovefuel.org.

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The Maintenance Man

By T. Marie on January 24, 2016

The Maintenance Man

Michael Baisden, the bad boy of literature, strikes gold again with this provocative, nationally bestselling novel about love, lust, and lies.

Malcolm Tremell lives the life that most men can only fantasize about: exotic cars, designer clothes, and a steady stream of sexually available women. For the past twelve years, for a very generous fee, Malcolm has willingly played the role of temporary companion and lover. But the endless nights of meaningless sex and secret rendezvous with married women have begun to weigh on his conscience. Malcolm is suffering from job burnout. He soon discovers, however, that a life-style change won’t come so easily, not with the allure of so many beautiful women and thousands of tax-free dollars.

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You Can Be Happy No Matter What: Five Principles for Keeping Life in Perspective

By T. Marie on January 24, 2016

You Can Be Happy No Matter What

Many people believe they can only be happy when their problems are solved, relationships improve, and goals are achieved. In this simple guide, Dr. Richard Carlson shows readers how to be happy right now — no matter the situation. His plan, based on the principles of Thought (thoughts are voluntary, not involuntary);Mood (thinking is a voluntary that varies function varies from moment to moment and these variances are called moods); Separate Realities (everyone thinks in a unique way and lives in separate psychological realities); Feelings (feelings and emotions serve as a barometer for when one is “off-track” and headed for unhappiness); and the Present Moment (the only time when genuine contentment, satisfaction, and happiness).  This timeless book guides readers through life’s challenges and restores the joy of living along the way.
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