|Purchase at Amazon.com|
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Author of the Week: Yani
A&RBC: What are you hoping readers take from your book?
A&RBC: If you were to write a book about a controversial topic, what would it be?
A&RBC: Are you an avid or occasional reader? If so, what is your favorite genre of books?
Yani: I'm an avid reader. I love reading, from Stephen King to Margaret Walker to Laurell K. Hamilton & Ann Rice to W.E.B DuBois and Richard Wright to Teri Woods & Zane. I enjoy many different genres in the literary world.
A&RBC: If you could interview one of your favorite authors, who would it be? Why?
A&RBC: Which marketing/promotions or publicity strategy has worked best in your favor?
A&RBC: Which do you like better traditional or self-publishing? Why?
A&RBC: What new projects are you working on?
About The Book
When Jamal decides to take matters into his own hands by avenging his best friend's murder, he is forced into the street life, forever in debt to his cousin Samir, one of Philadelphia's biggest drug lords. After finding love, separating himself from the game and turning his life around, fate comes into play when a desperate act by his younger brother Shawn brings back the haunting night from Jamal's past. Secrets are revealed and Jamal is forced back into the street life to save his brother as well as himself. In this story about friendship, love and the dangers of North Philly streets, Jamal will soon learn that mistakes are hard to clean up and they will cost him dearly in the end.