Yolanda Joe, author of the Blackboard best-seller Bebe’s By Golly Wow, crafts a touching novel about returning to your roots to understand where you’re headed. Terri Mills’ star is on the rise. A smart and ambitious lawyer, she has everything going for her — until her fiance is unfaithful. Suddenly facing an uncertain future, Terri travels to Arkansas and the bedside of her ailing grandmother, who has plenty of wisdom to share.
WKBA news in Chicago is reeling. Their ratings are the lowest in town, and company morale has plummeted. At the end of their ropes, five women band together to correct injustices and hopefully shoot WKBA up the ratings chart. Their ideas are inventive, and their convictions are infectious, but they’ll need to crack the good-old-boys network before they ever get a chance to prove themselves.
Bebe Thomas is looking for love. Her first date with Isaac Sizemore seems like the start of something big, until she catches him on the phone with another woman. But this “woman” is actually Isaac’s 13-year-old daughter, Dash, who misses her mother and quickly pegs Bebe as the enemy. As Bebe and Isaac struggle to make their relationship work, Joe frequently changes the perspective, allowing each individual a chance to shine.
The Georgia Barnett novels, including Hit Time, keep Yolanda Joe’s name at the top of Blackboard best-seller lists. In Video Cowboys, the Chicago TV reporter is thrust into a very perilous spotlight. A bomber has taken hostages at a local bank. If Georgia can’t get his videotape of demands on the major networks, people will die. Georgia needs the help of the Video Cowboys - fearless camera crew willing to do anything to get coverage.
In this spunky update of a classic, a young woman finds she’s not a fair lady, she’s a fine one—actually more than fine when it comes to her musical skills. This gift hasn’t gone unnoticed by several key men in her life. Before Imani makes it, though, she still has to learn how to navigate issues of trust and identity and how to find the strength to be her own inspiration.