E. N. Joy
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E. N. Joy

Joylynn M. Ross, writing as BLESSEDselling Author E. N. Joy, is the author behind the "New Day Divas," "Still Divas," "Always Divas" and "Forever Divas" series, all which have been coined "Soap Operas in Print." She is an Essence Magazine Bestselling Author who wrote secular books under the names Joylynn M. Jossel and JOY. Her title, If I Ruled the World, earned her a book blurb from Grammy Award-Winning Artist, Erykah Badu. An All Night Man, an anthology she penned with New York Times Bestselling Author Brenda Jackson, earned the Borders bestselling African American romance award. Her Urban Fiction title, Dollar Bill (Triple Crown Publications), appeared in Newsweek and has been translated to Japanese.

After thirteen years of being a paralegal in the insurance industry, E. N. Joy divorced her career and married her mistress and her passion; writing. In 2000, she formed her own publishing company where she published her books until landing a book deal with St. Martin's Press. This award winning author has been sharing her literary expertise on conference panels in her home town of Columbus, Ohio as well as cities across the country. She also conducts publishing/writing workshops for aspiring writers.

Her children's book titled The Secret Olivia Told Me, written under the name N. Joy, received a Coretta Scott King Honor from the American Library Association. The book was also acquired by Scholastic Books and has sold almost 100,000 copies. Elementary and middle school children have fallen in love with reading and creative writing as a result of the readings and workshops E. N. Joy instructs in schools nationwide.

In addition, she is the artistic developer for a young girl group named DJHK Gurls. She pens original songs, drama skits and monologues for the group that deal with messages that affect today's youth, such as bullying.

After being the first content development editor for Triple Crown Publications and ten years as the acquisitions editor for Carl Weber's Urban Christian imprint, E. N. Joy now does freelance editing, ghostwriting, write-behinds and literary consulting. Her clients have included New York Times Bestselling authors, entertainers, aspiring authors, as well as first-time authors. Some notable literary consulting clients include actor Christian Keyes, singer Olivia Longott and Reality Television star Shereé M. Whitfield.

You can visit BLESSEDselling Author E. N. Joy at www.enjoywrites.com or email her at enjoywrites@aol.com.

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    • One Sunday at a Time

    • Forever Divas, Book 2
    • By: E. N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Diana Luke
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    What does crazy look like? Let Deborah tell it: It's the reflection that looks back at her in the mirror....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very real story

    • By Trina on 04-06-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • When All Is Said and Prayed

    • Forever Diva Series, Book 1
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Leanne Thompson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    It ain't easy being saved, sanctified, and single. Try being a once divorced, now widowed single mother of two on top of that. Thank God, the Lord built Paige Vanderdale to be able to bear all of those titles without becoming weary to the point of giving up....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • She's No Angel

    • By: E. N. Joy, Nikita Lynnette Nichols
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    Angel stumbles into church one day and ends up a First Lady when she catches the preacher's eye, heart and soul. She is unchurched, timid, shy; just a babe in Christ trying to figure out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Destiny Calls

    • By Denise on 12-19-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • And You Call Yourself a Christian

    • Urban Books
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Cindy CA Pereira
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 74

    As an all-out war takes place between Unique's birth mother and the woman who raised her, will Unique have any support while she fights for her life behind bars?...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book

    • By Slim on 07-12-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Love, Honor or Stray

    • New Day Divas, Book 3
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Sharell Palmer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Now that Deborah has finally let go of the past that haunted her for so many years, is she ready to grab hold of love? Find out....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • More Than I Can Bear

    • Always Divas Series, Book 2
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Youlanda Burnett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    In More Than I Can Bear, Paige must decide if she is going to allow herself to drown in the storms she finds herself in, or catch hold of the lifesaver God extends to her....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Book...need more Readers

    • By Tapikee Pittman on 10-28-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Perfect Christian

    • Still Divas Series, Book 2
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Sharell Palmer Schwarzer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    When Mother Doreen is proposed to by a pastor from her home town, she can't imagine turning down a gift from God....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I enjoyed this book

    • By Cha Cha on 06-08-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lady of the House

    • Book Three of the Forever Divas Series
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Cindy C. A. Pereira
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    A woman of the cloth would have to be certifiably nuts to agree to go on a reality dating show in order to find a husband....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Trying to Stay Saved

    • New Day Divas
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Sharell Palmer Schwarzer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Lorain is back from her sabbatical, and although God didn't reveal to her all that she wanted him to regarding her past, she refuses to just let things be....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'm still listening!

    • By Starr on 03-24-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • You Get What You Pray For

    • Always Divas Series, Book 3
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Sharell Palmer Schwarzer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Lorain has been a prisoner of her secrets for almost her entire life. At the age of 13 she managed to keep her pregnancy a secret....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love the story line

    • By Yolanda Wade-Lawler on 11-10-18

    Regular price: $19.95

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