Posts Tagged ‘ Brooklyn ’

A Perfect Life Crumbles. Can This Teen Survive?

October 6, 2014

Taliyah Russo seems to be living the perfect middle class suburban life: supportive parents, good school, devoted friends. But when her family’s dark secrets come to light, the facade of perfection crumbles. In the new novel “Heart of Kings” by Fanchon Stylezz, Taliyah leaves Long Island to live with her grandmother in Red Hook Brooklyn, where she meets two mysterious, treacherous but alluring men who vie for her attention. Caught in the middle of a…

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The Unique Courage of One Mother

October 24, 2012
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The New York Times once called Susan Torres “Single Mother, Creator of Miracles.” Susan’s story begins in Brooklyn, where she was raised in the ’60s in a drug infested, abusive home. She left home as a teenager, and soon was a mother herself. Against the odds, Susan extricated her young family from another drug-shadowed environment and a subsequent abusive relationship by dint of raw courage and determination. Her new memoir “Living on Three Spoons” chronicles…

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