Friday, June 13, 2008 - June 2008 Newsletter Monthly Newsletter

June 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!

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Kimberla Lawson Roby talks to Radiah Hubbert about:
- Her newest release 'One In A Million'
- Her future plans for Reverend Curtis Black
- Her thoughts on the ever-changing AA Fiction market
- Her advice to aspiring authors
- And Much Much More!

Click here for our Exclusive Audio Interview
with the Author of 'One In A Million'
Kimberla Lawson Roby

Karen V. Siplin talks to Radiah Hubbert about:
- Her newest release 'Whiskey Road'
- Her thoughts about the book business
- Her upcoming projects
- Her use of multi-racial characters
- And Much Much More!

Click here for our Exclusive Audio Interview
with the Author of 'Whiskey Road'
Karen V. Siplin

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 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're almost at our Three Year Anniversary! Stay tuned for new features, more giveaways, and a site renovation in July 2008!

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 are nearing our THREE YEAR ANNIVERSARY and we are growing in popularity by the day! We reached our 2007 goal of at least 300 Yahoo Group members, and are fast approacing 500 subscribers! We will continue to stand out from the pack and bring you the hotness! Stay tuned for more! And be sure to bookmark the ever-growing AA Fiction Upcoming Releases page! There are already over 550 titles listed for 2008 on our Upcoming Releases page and Recent Releases page!!!

Congrats goes out to Tenecia L. of TX who was selected as our new Romance reviewer! You can look forward to her reviews starting in July!


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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We THANK YOU for the continued support! We truly do thank everyone for continuing to be subscribers.  Be sure to check out our LUCKY 7 contests in July for your chance to win SEVEN BOOKS!  You'll have 4 chances throughout the month to win.  We will also have our regular contests as well. 

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It's time to give back to the ones that made us who we are!

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