Sunday, December 21, 2008 - November / December 2008 Newsletter Monthly Newsletter

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

Note: There are no new Music reviews for November/December!


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 once during the month for all contests. The contests are restricted to Yahoo Group subscribers who are residents within the continental United States!!!

Check out what we are giving away this month on our

Good Luck everybody!

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Marilynn Griffith talks to Radiah Hubbert about:
- Her newest release 'Rhythms of Grace'
- Her upcoming release 'Mom's The Word'
- Her literary journey
- Her thoughts on the Christian Fiction market
- Her advice to aspiring authors
- And Much Much More!

Click here for our Exclusive Audio Interview
with the Author of 'Rhythms of Grace'
Marilynn Griffith

Earl Sewell talks to Radiah Hubbert about:
- His newest release 'Love, Lies And Scandal'
- His upcoming YA title 'Lesson Learned'
and upcoming adult title 'Have Mercy'
- His start as a self-published author
- His thoughts on the ever-changing book industry
- His advice to aspiring authors
- And Much Much More!

Click here for our Exclusive Audio Interview
with the Author of 'Love, Lies And Scandal'
Earl Sewell

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

We have a new link to take you straight to the upcoming releases page for books! Be sure to bookmark BLACKBOOKRELEASES.COM now! We will update the New Release page for Music soon!

We have a new blog dedicated to sharing our opinions on the good, the bad, and the ugly in regards to the AA Fiction market! Be sure to bookmark LITERARY SOAPBOX now! We will post a new topic every week, so be sure to check that out and chime in!

We have updated the Urban Reviews R&B playlist as well as posted the Urban Reviews Video of the Month in the Media Center. We added more excerpts awhile ago, but we will be working on updating more on 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've made it to our Three Year Anniversary!

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 through our THREE YEAR ANNIVERSARY and we are continuing to grow in popularity by the day! We have a crew of 9 reviewers (8 of them for book reviews and Charles holding down the music reviews). We currently have nearly 600 subscribers to the Yahoo Group! We continue to strive to be the best on the block, but lately we've been swamped with obligations outside of the website. But we have re-energized and will bring back the hotness to an acceptable level in no time.

Stay tuned for more! And be sure to bookmark the ever-growing AA Fiction Upcoming Releases page! (don't forget... you can also access this page by visiting BLACKBOOKRELEASES.COM

We plan to update the new releases page by year's end so stay tuned for that. Don't forget to check out the Recent Releases page as well.


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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