Best-selling author Benilde Little is acclaimed for her funny and compassionate novels. Her Good Hair was selected as one of the 10 best books of 1996 by the Los Angeles Times. In Who Does She Think She Is? she weaves a rich tale of three generations of women. Twenty-six-year-old Aisha is about to wed a wealthy white man. But when she has second thoughts, she, her mother, and her grandmother confront the universal truths that tie lovers and families together.
"Better the second time around..."
A major, best-selling novelist and former magazine editor, long married to a handsome and successful stockbroker with whom she has a beautiful daughter and son, Benilde Little once had every reason to feel on top of the world. But as illness, the aging of her parents, and other hurdles interrupted her seemingly perfect life, she took a tailspin into a pit of clinical depression. Told in her own fearless and wise voice, Welcome to My Breakdown chronicles a cavern of depression so dark that Benilde didn't know if she'd ever recover.
When Alice Andrews, a reporter from Newark, meets Jack Russworm, a Harvard-educated doctor from Boston, she immediately senses they are from different sides of the tracks. As their love and passion develop, they get lots of advice and warnings from friends and family. Can their relationship survive, or will social status push them apart? The landscape of upper class Black Manhattan society gives a thoroughly modern twist to this tough-girl rich-boy love story.
"A nice, sweet story. Very relatable."
Abra Dixon is well educated, fashionable, and married to the perfect man. She also runs a film production company with her childhood friend, Natasha. Abra’s perfect life is suddenly thrown off course when her husband leaves her for a sexy young model.As Abra and Natasha try to find a backer for their latest film, they must navigate the opulent world of directors and investors. But now Abra must learn to be single and strong again. In a world where everyone seems so confident, Abra will need to develop her own definition of success.