April 2007 Members’ Selection
Discussion: June 19, 2007
Book: Mocha Love
Author: S. James Guitard
Review: June 19, 2007
Mocha Love: a love of a superior quality — strong, rich in flavor and infused with a passion that could only come from a masculine, Chocolate-flavored Black man who has his act together.
The ESSENCE Best-Selling Author of Chocolate Thoughts, rated one of the nation’s best African-American books, has written a provocative and fast-paced novel entitled Mocha Love. The novel reveals the challenges, obstacles and victories men and women face in life because of love, honesty, deceit and power.
Throughout Mocha Love, readers are exposed to a variety of heart-warming, romantic, masculine, intelligent, obsessive, sensual and strong men who are contending with the everyday trials of life, their sexual desires, a relationship with God, financial stability, family relationships, and career ambitions.
A Must Read!!! Mocha Love is a seductive, emotionally moving, convicting and creative novel filled with characters who face real life temptations as they struggle to live a Heaven-bound life in a Hell-bent world. Mocha Love’s originality and lovable prose will touch your heart and your life.
S. James Guitard is the nationally renowned author of four national bestselling books in a row: Delilah’s Revenge, Chocolate Thoughts, Mocha Love, and Blessed Assurance.
Mr. Guitard’s highly-anticipated book, A Hot Mess: Sin, Secrets and Scandal, is a fast-paced, drama-filled, entertaining novel that is suspenseful, uplifting, and entertaining. His first book, Chocolate Thoughts, has consistently been rated one of the nation’s best African-American books and has appeared on numerous bestseller lists.
An exceptional public and motivational speaker, Mr. Guitard will participate in book signings as well as radio/television interviews during his national book tour.
In addition, Mr. Guitard is a featured consulting author of The Anointed Author Workshop Series, a comprehensive writing workshop for aspiring and contemporary Christian authors.
A native of New York who now resides in the Washington, DC area, Mr. Guitard has devoted his professional career to improving the quality of education for poor and minority children as a college instructor, administrator, school teacher, Capitol Hill lobbyist, as well as an education policy specialist.