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Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Urban Reviews - October 2008 Newsletter
Urban-Reviews.com Monthly Newsletter
October 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 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 CONTEST PAGE!
Mary Monroe talks to Radiah Hubbert about: - Her newest release 'She Had It Coming' - Her Spring 2009 release 'The Company We Keep' - Her Fall 2009 release 'God Ain't Blind' - Her advice to aspiring authors - Her thoughts on the African American Fiction market - And Much Much More!
Pamela Samuels Young talks to Radiah Hubbert about: - Her newest release 'Murder On The Down Low' - Her venture into self-publishing - Her plans for the future - Her literary journey - Her advice to aspiring authors - And Much Much More!
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!
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Email Us your comments at Info@Urban-Reviews.com, 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 8 reviewers (7 of them for book reviews and Charles holding down the music reviews). We currently have over 500 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.
We've added more than 200 additional titles to all of the titles already listed for 2008 on the Upcoming Releases page as well as the Recent Releases page!!!
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