Monday, February 22, 2021

When Love Hurts

Image by Isabel García from Pixabay

There is a saying, “Love is not supposed to hurt.” However, we are talking about when lovemaking begins to hurt. You are probably wondering how engaging in sex becomes painful. Well, wonder no more. To discover common sex injuries and other hazards, please click here.

Monday, February 15, 2021

Monday, February 08, 2021

Stuck at Home Alone - Five Romance Stories You Can Read on Saint Valentine’s Day

It may come as no surprise, but some men and women do not have a partner to celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day. Moreover, with COVID-19 still here, along with the discovery of a new strain, folks should avoid traveling, large gatherings, and remain home. Many couples also have a long-distance relationship. Rather than travel, they will most likely remain home or go viral to connect.


Being alone on Saint Valentine’s Day does not mean you are lonely. With over seven billion people in the world, you are never alone. In one way or another, we are all connected.


Therefore, we have listed five romance books that you can read on this special day. If you are lucky to have someone in your life with you, read the stories together.


To purchase these books, click on the title. Happy Reading and Have a Romantic Saint Valentine’s Day.

Café Mocha by Vivienne Diane Neal

This is the author’s first and only sensual romance short story, focusing on Cinnamon Jones a divorcée who has decided to change her way of thinking when it comes to meeting men. No more will she settle for someone who does not measure up to her high standards, which she did when she first met her husband, Horatio Jones. When he became successful, he dumped her. However, after she meets Ray Samuel in a café, sparks will fly. Will Cinnamon find true love, or will she end up making the same mistake twice?

Royal Cowries by Stella-Eromonsere-Ajanaku

This saga takes place during the late 1400s in Igodomigodo, an ancient city in Nigeria where men rule and women are beholden to the statutes of the land, a time where tradition, religion, combat, loyalty, principles, romance, love, and passion define a nation. But when Uvbi, a true feminist is ordered by her authoritarian father to marry a ruthless warrior, she disobeys his demands and flees. When she crosses paths with Nagudia, a  humble craftsman and warrior, it sets the backdrop for an absorbing romantic story.


Saba & Nisha by Lakshmi Raj Sharma

Presents an authentic view on how destiny can decide who we choose to love and whether the desire to be with that person develops into a lasting bond when tradition, religion, class, and the changing roles of women come into play.

Unlawful Desires (Lawyers in Lust Book 1) by Sassy Sinclair, aka Pamela Samuels Young

Sharla Ratliff and Marcel Dennard are lawyers and have no luck when it comes to seeking a lifetime partner until they meet at a dance.

Married in The Nick of Nine (Cass & Nick Series, Book 1) by Alretha Thomas

Cassandra Whitmore wants to get married in nine months but keeps meeting total jerks until she discovers Nicolas Harte at a nightclub and believes he is “The One.”

Monday, February 01, 2021

Congratulations to UBAWA’s Top 100 Authors of 2020

UBAWA's Top 100 Authors is an annual list published at the end of every year to celebrate the many talented authors whose work often goes unnoticed. Congratulations to the following authors below who were nominated and chosen by readers as UBAWA'S Top 100 Authors of 2020.

UBAWA'S Top 100 Authors of 2020 will be published in the 41st issue of the UBAWA Magazine and featured in the next edition of Who's Who in Urban Literature
If no one else takes the time out to recognize the hard work that many independent authors put in day-to-day, we will. It has been our mission and commitment since 2010 and we are happy that you and thousands of others can join us in giving these authors their props. 

AMarie Johnson
Arica P. Quinn
Ashantay Keys
Ashley Antoinette
Bai Jaye
Barbie Amor
Black Lavish
Brittnee Collins
Brooklyn Knight
Candice Persail
Candies Williams
Caryn Lee
Chase Sidora
Che Moon
Christopher Cannon
Coco Mixon
Cole Hart
Cyn Alexander
DeAnn Orr
Demetrius M. Walker
Destiny Skai
Ebonee’ M. Abby
Eboni Ellison

Ebony Turrentine
Elbie Dee
Elijah Foreman
Fatima Munroe
Honey Thomas
Iesha Bree
India T. Norfleet
J. Asmara
Jelissa Shantae’
Jay Elle
Jaz’ Akins
Jaz Moore
Karen Renee
Kasaundra Hamilton
Katrina Lee
Kayla Isaac
KC Mills
Keila Rowe
Keira James
Kera Dashae
Kiara Wilson
King De’Kari
Lady Lissa

Lakeisha Martin
​LaShawn Vasser

LaTresa Renee Harris
Linette King
Londyn Lenz
Malay Renee’
Margaret Cooper
Marissa Palmer
Marina Chestnut
Meco Jones
Meesha Turner
Mel Rush
Mesha Mesh
Michelle Kay
Monica F. Walters
Myia White
Natisha Raynor
Niki Jilvontae
Nikita Greely
Octavia T. Grant
Osharra Caine
Quardeay Julien

Quasia Little
Sabrina Jenkins
Sherri Marie
S Jones
Sonja B
Stephanie Partee
Sultana Sams
SYvonne Powell
Tamyra Griffin
Taniece McDaniel
Tanisha Stewart
Tasha Nashay
Tatiana Sanon-Ellis
Theresa Ann
Theresa Reese
Tiffani Taylor
Tisha Andrews
T. Styles
Tyanna Coston
Unique Waterfall
Veronica Malone
Xavier Neal