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Monday, December 6, 2010

Check Out Urban Review's Five Star Review

Urban Reviews on Amazon.com  FIVE STARS

Can't Help the Way That I Feel is a steamy collection of erotic stories by some known and unknown African American authors. All of the stories in this book are tantalizing, but there are a few that stand out. In Tandem by The Big Bamboo, a woman gets the birthday massage of her life by two sexy masseuses. Bubble Music shows us what happens when a woman creates her own masterpiece at an erotic art party. What Would Quincy Do by Elle features a woman who is urged by her girlfriends to explore her sensual side. The Shadow of the Midnight Train by Cynnamon Foster features a college teacher who wants to share more than poetry with a visiting poet. Party of Four by Black introduces us to two couples who have an explosive reunion. Velvet takes us on a day long rendezvous with A One-Day Lust Affair.

Can't Help the Way That I Feel is an excellent array of erotic stories. Each story is unique and makes you wonder when will these authors come out with a full length novel of their own. From mild to the extremely hot, there is something for everyone in this book. Lori Bryant Woolridge even included some story starters so the readers can use their own imagination to create their own stories. Can't Help the Way That I Feel is the best erotica collection since Erotique Noire: Black Erotica.

Reviewed by Radiah Hubbert of Urban Reviews

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Pre-order Author Elle's New Book


You met Elle in the pages of Can't Help The Way That I Feel (What Would Quincy Do?), and now the first book of her much anticipated Elle Series is available for pre-order.  The three novels in the Elle Series are written for women of a certain age who want to see themselves between the covers in stories that are age appropriate and as hot and sexy as they are!  Visit her blog at  Ellerotica.blogspot.com and follower her on Twitter @ellerotica

The I.O.U.

At forty-two, Lena Macy is standing at major a crossroads in her life. She’s been married and divorced, and has a wisdom about sex that didn’t existed in her younger years.  She’s reached a place where her sexual fantasies don’t match her passionate realities.  Lena finds herself scratching her head and wondering, “is this all there is?”
Now, while fighting the fiercest professional battle of her career, she also finds herself in the midst of discovering her sexual self. Losing one bet to a sexy stranger has left her happily caught up in a web of lust and love, sex and seduction.  Lines drawn in the sand of her good girl upbringing have now been crossed, and Lena must determine how far is too far.
The I.O.U. is a true coming of age story.  It’s one woman’s sexual awakening deliciously played out on the page for you enjoy and use as a catalyst to explore the passionate side of your life.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

When You Can't Help The Way That You Feel

I just love when the interviewer is smart, inquisitive and fair.  Here's my latest interview about Can't Help the Way That I Feel and Stiletto U on Examiner.com.  Enjoy!

Sunday, September 26, 2010

In the Flesh Reading at The Happy Ending Lounge

                                                                                                            

So, three beautiful women walked into the Happy Ending Lounge in New York City and delivered as advertised!  Contributing authors Sasha James (Translation Sensation) and Erika Kendrick (The Accidental Escort) came in turning heads and after their readings, left the audience breathless and wanting more.  So much talent in such beautiful packages!

Sasha and Erika joined me for Virgin Night (who says you can't go back!) at the In The Flesh Reading Series.  We each read from Can't Help The Way That I Feel, and I am not exaggerating when I say that we turned the mother out!  More than a reading, each put on a show, turning their well written words into spoken word performances.  So  much so, we're talking about taking the show on the road. 

Stay tuned!

Monday, September 13, 2010

New Erotic Novel by Cynnamon Foster



New work that you won't want to miss by Cynnamon Foster, author of In the Shadow of the Midnight Train.

Southern Comfort

"Entertaining and erotic, Cynnamon Foster certainly knows how to turn suspense into something hot and spicy!"
- Lori Bryant-Woolridge, editor, Can't Help The Way That I Feel
"Cynnamon Foster's "Southern Comfort" paves the way for Stiletto Press's promise of Steamy, Sexy Stories!"
- PageTurner.net
Desiree Compton is ready to end her sexual drought, and she finds the right candidate in sexy, Sam Comfort, the mysterious guy from the mailroom with the charming southern drawl. Sam seems to be just what she needs to distract herself from memory of her ex. She attracts his attention with a few candles, incense and a lot of help from her best friend Seria, who seems to have all the answers where men are concerned. Seria is a hot tamale who is sexually liberated and free and thinks she has men wrapped around her finger, until she finds herself entangled in a web of espionage, drama and sex that is too hot, even for her, and the keeper of a secret that might just devastate the fragile Desiree and ruin their friendship forever.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Upcoming Readings and Temptation Parties

August 6- 12:00-2:00 PM  Black Caucus of the American Library Association
                Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham, AL
                Guest Author:  BLACK!

August 8- 3:00-5:00 PM  Dare to Be Tempted Workshop and Tasting
                Fleming's Steakhouse, Old Perimeter Road, Atlanta, GA
                $20 pp, includes book, appetizers plus $25 gift certificate to Fleming's

August 9- 7:00 pm  Atlanta Girls Wine Taster's Book Club
                Private

Sept. 9-   7:00 PM  Secret Pleasures Presents A Weapons of Mass Seduction Workshop
               Learn to take the fear of rejection out of flirting and comfortably charm and disarm
               the object of your affection, whether in a room full of strangers or alone in your
               home.
               JoJo Restaurant and Bar, 1518 U Street, NW (at N 15th Street), Washington, DC
               
Sept. 10- Temptation Book Party
               Private

Sept. 11- 4:00 pm  Secret Pleasures Hosts An Erotic Reading and Discussion
               Secret Pleasures, 1510 U Street, NW, Washington, DC


Sept. 14- 6:00 pm  Hue Man Book Store Reading and Signing
               2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd, NYC
               Guest Authors:  Sasha James and Erika Kendrick

Sept. 16 - 7:00 pm  In The Flesh Book Series  Reading
                Happy Endings  302 Broom Street, NYC
                Guest Authors:  Sasha James and Erika Kendrick
      

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