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Best Books 2010 Christian Fiction/ Faith-based /Our Experiences

18 Jan

2010 Best Books by the Sankofa Literary Society

Black Pearl Soul—Christian Fiction/ Faith-based /Inspiring Experiences

The Sankofa Literary Society and its founder Ella Curry are focused on the issues and lifestyles that define today’s avid readers — what they read, what they want out of their literature, how they connect to each other, what motivates them and how they feel about their community as a whole.

Many have stated, “There is no African American village…it’s dead,” we don’t feel that way. The Village is here, the village in now! Expand your horizons! We are a community of 11 bookclub units, 4 social networks and 22 nurses who want to enrich our community with books and the written word. Listed below are the books we have read in 2010 presented by small press publishers, traditional publishers and self-published authors. Join us today to add your voice and experiences to our union. Come on in and join this movement to Give the Gift of Knowledge!

WHY WE ARE HERE
While highlighting our heritage, our experiences and delivering our voice–we remain anchored to the spiritual, emotional and practical realities of our entire global community, supporting all races. We are not limited solely to reading just African American (AA) authors; we hope to educate our readers by offering a variety of quality literature and resources. We are offering you the best in literature period, from our perspective. Spread the word…please share this listing with at least 20 people you know! The books below will make excellent gifts all year long.

WHAT ARE LITERARY HALLMARKS
Listed below are a few of the best books representing the literary world and the arts. Each book created an impact for our readers/reviewers and the Sankofa Literary Society network. Our literary hallmarks indicate excellence in writing. Here are the books we want to showcase to the world. Please take your time and expand your reading territory by saluting the literary greats and leaders listed below. The books are NOT listed in any order pertaining to the quality of the literature—they are all 4-5 star reads. The number beside the title, does not indicate the ranking of this list.

SPEAK UP AND OUT
Authors, if you see your book listed, please leave a comment with your website address, bookseller links and any news about you and your books! Ask your network to stop by and share their reviews of your books too. Make sure you tell your fellow author friends if you see their names listed below. If your name is listed below, you can copy the award image to your computer and add to your website as well as your promotional material.

2010 Best Books:  Black Pearl Soul — Christian Fiction/ Faith-based /Our Experiences

Steppin' Into the Good LifeLong Time ComingWalk Like You Have Somewhere to GoDreams That Won't Let Go: A Novel (Jubilant Soul)

1. Walk Like You Have Somewhere To Go by Lucille O’Neal

2. Hard Times Require Furious Dancing: New Poems by Alice Walker

3. Stacy Hawkins Adams 3-Book Jubilant Soul Series

4. 19 Years Old and 19 Men Later by Tenisha Gainey

5. Flaws and All by Shana Burton

6. Soon After by Sherryle Kiser Jackson

7. Long Time Coming by Vanessa Miller

8. Samson by Jacquelin Thomas

9. A Million Blessings by Angela Benson

10.Faithful by Kim Cash Tate

11.Don’t Blame the Devil by Pat G’Orge Walker

12.Be Careful What You Pray For by Kimberla Lawson Roby

13.The Truth Is The Light by Vanessa Davis Griggs

14.An Inconvenient Friend by Rhonda McKnight

15.Holy Rollers by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

16.Reverend Feelgood by Lutishia Lovely

17.My Son’s Ex-Wife by Shelia E. Lipsey

18.Destined by Patricia Haley

19.More Church Folk 2 by Michele Andrea Bowen

20.Sins of the Mother by Victoria Christopher Murray

21.Never Without Hope by Michelle Sutton

22.Diary of a Mad First Lady by DiShan Washington

23.God Ain’t Through Yet by Mary Monroe

24.God Ain’t Blind by Mary Monroe

25.Delilah by Shelia M. Goss

26.Steppin’ Into the Good Life by Tia McCollors (Feb. 1, 2011)

Ella Curry, president of EDC Creations Media GroupVisit Black Pearls Magazine: http://www.blackpearlsmagazine.com/  

Shop at our Black Pearls bookstore for the books: http://astore.amazon.com/edcmagazine-20 

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4 responses to “Best Books 2010 Christian Fiction/ Faith-based /Our Experiences

  1. Michelle Sutton

    January 19, 2011 at 4:05 AM

    Wow, I made the list! Thanks!

     
  2. Rhonda McKnight

    January 19, 2011 at 1:42 PM

    I'm so glad to see An Inconvenient Friend made the list. Thanks for including it in the list. Blessings,Rhonda McKnighthttp://www.rhondamcknight.net

     
  3. Shelia Goss

    January 19, 2011 at 2:48 PM

    I'm honored to see Delilah on the list. Although it's my 10th novel, it's my first Christian fiction novel so it really means a lot to see it here. Thanks!Shelia GossAuthor of Delilah and Savannah's Curse http://www.sheliagoss.com

     
  4. Shelia E. Lipsey

    February 1, 2011 at 6:32 PM

    I am honored and humbled to receive the Best Books Award from Sankofa Literary Society and the admirable Ms. Ella Curry. This is another tremendous, and unexpected blessing from God. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

     

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