Urban Lit

Urban fiction, also known as Street lit, is a literary genre set in a city landscape; however, the genre is as much defined by the race and culture of its characters as the urban setting.

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Hello, reviewers and book club members,

Grand Central Publishing would like to hear your feedback. We’re making a proactive effort to give you the books and authors you’d like to read so we’re asking you what you think!

If you’re so inclined, kindly click here to participate in African American Books & Authors Survey. Your feedback is important and appreciated.

We’d like to hear from as many readers as possible, so please feel free to post the link on your blogs:

Thank you very much!


Anna Balasi
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Hachette Book Group
Grand Central Publishing

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Comment by Ruby Joanne on September 13, 2013 at 10:19am

Early Review: Bound by Night by Larissa Ione

Comment by Dee Thomas on August 15, 2013 at 4:45pm

Only 1 day left for the discounted publicity service for authors that includes:

  • A press release and distribution to our online network channels
  • A promotion banner designed for the book
  • A book trailer and distribution to ten video sharing sites
  • An author interview posted on Reading and Writing Addiction Blog
  • A professional pitch sheet PDF
  • An author/book spotlight on DGT Book Promotion News

This package is normally $199 but members of this group can receive a discounted rate of $99 for the entire package if they order before midnight on 8/16/2013. You can view our video trailers and other information about the package on the DGT Book Promotions website:

Please email me at to receive the group rate.


Comment by Kish Knight on August 15, 2013 at 5:38am

Hi Michelle,

I am now the newest follower your blog. Mine is Kish Knight if you wouldn't mind following back. Also, how do I get a book review from you?  Let me know.

Thanks and have a great day!

Comment by Book Worm Reads on August 13, 2013 at 2:56am

Hi all!! I have a blog where i do book reviews. Please check out :

Comment by Ceet The Author on June 27, 2013 at 1:05pm


Beginning Wednesday, June 26th (6/26/13), “Mentality” by Ceet The Author will be available for free in Amazon’s Kindle Bookstore. “Mentality” is also available for Prime Members to borrow for free. The free giveaway only lasts five days so don’t forget to download your copy.


Here’s a link to a sample of “Mentality”

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Comment by Krystal Milton on February 13, 2013 at 3:29pm

DWED: Defining Women’s Evolution in Discovery Blog



DWED encourages all authors and fellow bloggers to participate in the various segments we will be showcasing.


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Looking for Interesting Reads?

DWED is a blog that not only highlights Authors as well as Indie Authors work, we feature articles about moving in a positive direction in your life. We strive to showcase the many talents, hobbies and associations we as women deal with in our day-to-day lives. No matter the creative vises one may use to pass the time we read about it and blog about it in order to entice our readers into utilizing different avenues to ensure a happier life.


We encourage Moms, sisters, Aunts, Grandmothers, as well as men (we are not excluding anyone!) to come and share our rants, raves, and exploration into the creative world we encase ourselves in. Feel free to comment or suggest anything you would like to see on our blog. We want you to feel welcome and at home when visiting and hope to keep your attention and loyalty.


If you are an Author stop on by and check out our free promotional services. If you are a blogger we welcome you and hope to gain a friendship as well as camaraderie in this vast world of Blogging.


Thank you and Welcome to all.





DWED is hosting its first giveaway!

Blitz- Pre-release Giveaway

Blitz- book 3 in the Charge that series is scheduled to be released on 2/28/13. In light of this upcoming event led by DWED, the blog is giving away the following prizes to entrants:


1-       $25 gift card to Amazon
2-$10 gift card to Amazon
3- 20% off coupon for Book 1 (Charge that to the game) & book 2 (Field Advantage) on


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Comment by Krystal Milton on January 24, 2013 at 2:30pm


 “You just don’t know the world girl. But you need to be wise to it or when you do step out ya parents house its gone mess you up.”

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Genese Bryson is a goody-two-shoes, bible reading, prayer reciting teen that has yet to leave the nest. One afternoon while begrudgingly performing her weekly chore of cleaning down the church she is mowed down by a half dead bloody and beaten man who is on the run from his attackers.

... As only a good christian would do she hides this man not knowing the havoc he would wreck on her calm peaceful life. After turning away the attackers and saying a brief prayer for the strangers safety she questions her decision on helping the bloody man when her attackers seem to be an ever present force in her life.

Who knew one prayer could cause so much trouble? Follow Genese as she sorts her thoughts, calculates her moves and wonders if the teachings she has learned her entire life will help as she follows the constitution of her actions that fateful night and finds herself becoming the protected instead of the protector.

Comment by Krystal Milton on January 4, 2013 at 3:01pm

What would you do if you find out your parents dumped you on a cold damp porch with no light or love? What would you do if you just found out the woman carrying your child has been cheating and it may not be yours? What would you do if you have no money and six starving children?



Follow Tayvanna, Finesse and Laquisha as they struggle with life on the streets and find themselves struggling to answer these same questions.



“Charge that to the game” is the jaw dropping first book in its series with heart wrenching stories on three main characters that find themselves in impossible situations. We follow Tayvanna as she struggles to find out who she is and where life will lead her. We follow Finesse a hardened thug who has survived life without having to use his gun but is suddenly gripping it with a tight fist torn between walking away and using it. We shed tears with Laquisha a struggling single mother trying desperately to hold on to her faith and hope as her world crashes down around her.  



In “Field Advantage” book two in the Charge that Series, we follow this cast as their paths cross and they find themselves entwined in chaos on the streets. Tayvanna is struggling with her new life as Laquisha finds new love and Finesse is still warring with himself and his new found lifestyle. Follow the gang as they journey through new discoveries and crime on the streets that will have you drooling for the next installment in this series.



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Comment by Krystal Milton on December 28, 2012 at 3:27pm

Hello! I am Krystal a new blogger as well as writer. I created my blog to showcase my talent as well as others. I also post my inner thoughts in seeking self enrichment.


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