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This is another winner from Electa Rome Parks. This novel introduces us to Mercedes, a young woman born and raised in the projects who made it out and went on to finish college and... Read morePublished on September 12, 2007 by StylishCurvyGirl
I received this book as a Christmas present and was very pleasantly surprised. As an author myself I try hard not to "put myself in the writer's shoes" and diagnose the story and... Read morePublished on January 28, 2007 by Marvin Reid
This story was about letting go of childhood secrets and really accepting who you are, and how you got there. Read morePublished on January 9, 2007 by Miss Thang
I was shaking my head early on due to a contradicting chain thrown at the reader from the start. One moment, Mercedes' bra size was 38C. A few chapters later she wore a 36C. Read morePublished on October 14, 2006 by JustLovHer
This book keep me wanting more. I finished it in two days. The main character was someone I could really relate to, a woman attempting to love and find herself. Read morePublished on August 9, 2006 by Amazon Customer
I wasn't expecting this from this book, I saw a lot of the charactertics in Mer, that I saw in myself, strong independent black woman that is confused about love and men. Read morePublished on June 29, 2006 by Amazon Customer
I thoroughly enjoyed reading Almost Doesn't Count as it hits close to home. I saw a lot of myself in Mercedes Jackson. Read morePublished on May 20, 2006 by Kathryn M. Hampton
Okay, this is my first time reading this author. The writing is not that strong, but the story is great; hence, I offer 5 stars. Read morePublished on April 20, 2006 by Poetess Cute
This is really a good book about hurt, love and forgiving. I work with some young women that has the same attitude. They have yet to learn their self worth as a lady. Read morePublished on April 19, 2006 by R. Cooper