ReShonda Tate Billingsley
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ReShonda Tate Billingsley

I am a former news reporter and anchor, who now writes books full-time. I'm the author of 35-plus books and a mother to three. My sophomore novel, Let the Church Say Amen, has been made into a movie, directed by actress Regina King and produced by Queen Latifah's Flava Unit, Royal Ties Productions and Bobcat Films. (Oh, and I do make my film debut as well! Look for me in the church scene!)Honored to have won the 2012 NAACP Image Award for Say Amen, Again and been nominated again in 2013. I am also the cofounder of Brown Girls Books, a boutique publishing company with over 20 authors. I'm also a proud University of Texas at Austin graduate. Not only do I love writing, I love reading almost as much!

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    • The Book in Room 316

    • By: ReShonda Tate Billingsley
    • Narrated by: Will Blagrove, Almarie Guerra, Roger Casey, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    Number-one national best-selling and award-winning author ReShonda Tate Billingsley delivers another moving, evocative, and timely novel about how a small seed of hope can change the course of one’s life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I am still in awe!!!!

    • By sharonrich66 on 08-13-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • My Brother's Keeper

    • By: ReShonda Tate Billingsley
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Aja James hasn't had it easy. She has kept a close watch over her siblings ever since tragedy robbed them of their parents. Tired of carrying the weight of the world on her shoulders, Aja is ready for a change. Her best friend, Roxie, knows just what to do....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Let the Church Say Amen

    • Say Amen Series, Book 3
    • By: Reshonda Tate Billingsley
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Reverend Simon Jackson has always felt destined to lead and he's done a good job of it, transforming his small Houston church into one of the most respected and renowned in the region. But while the good Reverend's been busy tending his flock, his family's gone astray....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Addicting

    • By Lyric on 11-15-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Seeking Sarah

    • A Novel
    • By: ReShonda Tate Billingsley
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
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    From the time Brooke Green was seven years old, she has lived with the pain of losing her mother....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What's done in this he dark Always come to light!

    • By Barbara on 09-20-17

    Regular price: $17.00

    • What's Done in the Dark

    • By: ReShonda Tate Billingsley
    • Narrated by: Lisa Smith, Karen Pittman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237

    Felise is not the kind of woman to cheat on her husband - especially with her best friend's man....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By PB on 03-23-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Friends & Foes

    • By: ReShonda Tate Billingsley, Victoria Christopher Murray
    • Narrated by: Patricia R. Floyd
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 133

    Now that Rachel Jackson Adams’s husband has won the coveted position of president of the American Baptist Coalition, Jasmine Larson Bush has concocted a scheme....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Some can never stay out of trouble!

    • By Angel on 03-24-14

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Fortune & Fame

    • By: ReShonda Tate Billingsley, Victoria Christopher Murray
    • Narrated by: Patricia R. Floyd
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
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    Rachel and Jasmine know their own pasts are murky, but they’ll seem like choir girls when the secrets and sins of the others come to light....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By lady blair on 08-02-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Secret She Kept

    • By: ReShonda Tate Billingsley
    • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 271

    How far will you go to save someone you love and trust when they’ve kept a dangerous secret for years? That’s the question facing Lance Kingston, a successful Houston magazine executive....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By JALAYNE on 10-31-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Perfect Mistress

    • By: ReShonda Tate Billingsley
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 505
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 446
    • Story
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    Lauren Robinson knows exactly what it takes to be the perfect mistress. She had a front-row seat when she tagged along with her father on all of his extramarital trysts....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect depiction of a life lesson

    • By PB on 08-16-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • A Family Affair

    • By: ReShonda Tate Billingsley
    • Narrated by: Myra Lucretia Taylor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    Her dream of studying dance at Juilliard is within reach, but Olivia Dawson turns down the opportunity, choosing instead to stay with her ailing mother in the Houston projects where they barely make ends meet...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • OMG Awesome

    • By Bayah Baldwin on 04-16-16

    Regular price: $24.49

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