Rape is often the "hush" word in our society, and yet Naya Mona opens her voice through the pages of Color Me Jazzmyne and allows each listener to hear her pain, feel her emotions, and understand the journey she takes as she confronts a son she never got a chance to name.
How do you tell your son that your father is his? How do you explain what color is Jazzmyne? When a father's touch is no longer innocent, how do you find the strength to push past the pain? These are the questions that will face Naya, these are the questions she will answer each time she steps on the stage and becomes Jazzmyne, the Jazz Singer.
©2009 Marion L Thomas; (P)2009 Marion L Thomas
"Color Me Jazzmyne" is an unconventional, yet fascinating first novel by Marian L. Thomas. A true reading pleasure. The book is written in a kind of free flow, stream of consciousness style that one can hear her melody singing through the pages." (Jeneke Lesak for RebeccasReads)
"Color Me Jazzmyne is a book that every woman ought to read at least once. Through the eyes and voice of Naya Mona, author Marian Thomas has given readers the opportunity to do some introspective thinking while reading about challenges that make us who we are today." (Carol Hoyer, PhD, Reader Views)
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