Thursday, May 08, 2008 - May 2008 Newsletter Monthly Newsletter  

May 2008- Keeping You Up-To-Date On African-American Fiction, Hip-Hop, and R&B!


All you have to do is wait for the special message to the group and then send your name and mailing address to the specific email address mentioned in that message! We will announce the winners via the Yahoo Group. You can only win ONE BOOK during the month and the contest is restricted to residents within the continental United States!!!

Check out what we are giving away this month on our CONTEST PAGE!

Good Luck everybody!


Click Here To Find Out How!

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C. Kelly Robinson talks to Radiah Hubbert about:
- His Christian fiction release 'The Things We Do For Love'
under the pseudonym Xavier Knight
- His thoughts about the book business
- What he has planned for the future
- His advice to aspiring authors
- And Much Much More!

Click here for our Exclusive Audio Interview
with the Author of 'The Things We Do For Love'
C. Kelly Robinson

Miasha talks to Radiah Hubbert about:
- Her latest release 'Sistah For Sale'
- Her upcoming projects, including Never Enough
- How she got her start in the book business
- Her Thoughts On The AA Fiction market
- Her advice to aspiring authors
- And Much Much More!

Click here for our Exclusive Audio Interview
with the Author of 'Sistah For Sale'

Urban Reviews Updates
Don't forget to sign up for our Yahoo Group!

We've also updated the New and Upcoming Releases page for African-American Fiction, and the New Release page for Music!

We have the Urban Reviews Top 15 Audio playlist as well as the Urban Reviews Video of the Month posted in the Media Center. We are still working on updating the African-American Book Excerpts page for you to read sample chapters before you decide to buy the books!

The Author Connection page features of different links to things like author webpages, Blogs, Myspace pages, Publisher sites, Literary sites, and Poetry Sites! And don't forget to check out the Artist Connection page as well!

We're on Myspace too! Check us out at WWW.MYSPACE.COM/URBANREVIEWS. We have hundreds of Myspace friends who are authors, literary agents, book reviewers, and other industry insiders.

We've also got the Urban Reviews Yahoo Group! The purpose of the group will be exclusively to converse about, promote, and inform each other on anything related to AA Fiction. Urban Reviews Yahoo Group members are the only ones who can be eligible for our Monthly giveaways. So CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE URBAN REVIEWS YAHOO GROUP today!!!

And last but certainly not least, we have our The Pinnacle, our official blog where you can look at press releases, Tour info, links to relevant online articles, and more. You can subscribe to our blog by clicking here! The Forthcoming is a daily blog posting where we post a new book preview for new and upcoming releases!!! Just click here and you'll be on your way!

Email Us your comments at, and let us know what you think about all the new updates and features. This is an exciting time for Urban Reviews, and we thank you all for your continued support. We made it over the Two Year mark, and hopefully we'll be around for another 50! ~LOL~

Thanks again, and be sure you participate in all the stuff we offer! From Polls to Contests to discussions in the Yahoo Group! Let's make Urban Reviews the 'Go To' site for all fans of African-American Fiction, Hip-Hop, and R&B!




We made it to 2008 and we are growing in popularity by the day! We reached our 2007 goal of at least 300 Yahoo Group members, we continued to bring you open and honest reviews, and we had dynamic contests! We will continue to stand out from the pack and bring you the hotness! Stay tuned for more! And be sure to check out (and bookmark) the ever-growing AA Fiction Upcoming Releases page! There are already over 400 titles listed for 2008!!!


The best way for us to gain additional exposure is to vote for our reviews on the website. We only ask that you vote for the reviews that you deem helpful (hopefully they all are, but you never know!).

Below is the link to a listing of the books reviewed by us.

PLEASE DO NOT VOTE AGAINST OTHER REVIEWS! We are not trying to build ourselves up by breaking down others.


We have added a new link to every review on our review pages to make it even easier to vote for our stuff on! All you have to do is click the 'Vote And Comment Now' button to vote for the reviews you feel are helpful! It takes less than 10 seconds to vote for each of the please take a few minutes to vote right now!!

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Click the logo above to check out Radiah's ever-growing book shelf on Shelfari. (Radiah is about 20-30% done with her list, and there are already 500+ books listed!) Check it out.

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Don't forget to CAST YOUR VOTE! in our Mini Poll on the front page of the website.

This month we want to know what R&B solo artist do you want to come back and drop an album in 2008?


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Release Me

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your copy of
Release Me today!


Pre-Order Your Copy of
Bad Girlz 4 Life today!

Pre-Order Your Copy of
My Best Friend
And My Man

Pre-Order Your Copy of
Zane Presents: Honey Flava today!

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We THANK YOU for the continued support!

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