Blessings

9 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 374 ratings

A Second Helping Publisher's Summary

Author Beverly Jenkins was named one of the top 50 African-American writers of the 20th century and has earned numerous awards for her powerful fiction.

After divorcing her faithless husband, Bernadine Brown put her newfound millions to good use reviving the small Kansas town of Henry Adams. Now a local diner named the Dog and Cow could use a facelift, but Bernadine has plenty of other distractions to worry about. Chief among these, her former husband has rolled into town looking for a second chance.

©2010 Beverly Jenkins (P)2010 Recorded Books
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  • Book 1

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  • Book 2

    • A Second Helping

    • A Blessings Novel, Book 2
    • By: Beverly Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Myra Lucretia Taylor
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 26

    After divorcing her faithless husband, Bernadine Brown put her newfound millions to good use reviving the small Kansas town of Henry Adams. Now a local diner named the Dog and Cow could use a facelift, but Bernadine has plenty of other distractions to worry about. Chief among these, her former husband has rolled into town looking for a second chance.

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 3

    • Something Old, Something New

    • By: Beverly Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Myra Lucretia Taylor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 24

    In Something Old, Something New, Lily Fontaine and Trent July are finally planning their wedding. But when well-intentioned neighbors - including Bernadine, the town fairy godmother - insist on inflating the intimate gathering into the event of the decade, Lily and Trent start wishing they'd simply eloped.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible

    • By Shawty Moore on 04-20-18

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 4

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  • Book 5

    • Heart of Gold

    • By: Beverly Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Myra Lucretia Taylor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    Henry Adams has had its fair share of drama ever since Bernadine Brown bought the town with her divorce settlement. Now just when things are starting to settle down, it’s about to get crazy again ...Cephas Patterson doesn’t just want to be left alone - if you dare step onto his property, he’ll meet you with a shotgun and a warning to stay away from his gold. He reminds Zoey of the lonely time she spent living on the streets, so she quietly begins leaving him small offerings.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By KIM SMITH on 04-11-18

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 6

    • For Your Love

    • A Blessings Novel
    • By: Beverly Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Myra Lucretia Taylor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    Mayor Trent July and his wife, Lily, are enjoying life as newlyweds and embracing the challenges and joys that come with being adoptive parents to two wonderful boys. But being a father has inevitably forced him to think about his own birth mother. Raised by his grandmother, Tamar - and, in many ways, the good people of Henry Adams - Trent was blessed with a childhood full of love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As always...the stories in the Blessings series

    • By Trina on 08-25-17

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 7

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  • Book 8

    • Chasing Down a Dream

    • A Blessings Novel, Book 8
    • By: Beverly Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Lynnette Freeman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 68

    Tamar July has never had a great relationship with certain members of her family. But when her cousin calls her with the news that she's dying and wants Tamar to plan the funeral, she's shocked but is willing to drop everything for her. After a horrendous storm, Gemma finds a young boy and his little sister walking on the side of the road. When Gemma contacts Social Services to try to become their foster mother, she's told a white woman cannot foster African-American children. In the midst of these trials, Jack and Rocky are trying to plan their wedding.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Debbie on 07-10-17

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 9

    • Second Time Sweeter: A Blessings Novel

    • Blessings Series, Book 9
    • By: Beverly Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Lynnette Freeman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 38

    Malachi “Mal” July has run into trouble in the past. With a reputation as a player, he’s now a recovering alcoholic and has made progress in redeeming himself in the eyes of his family and the citizens of Henry Adams, Kansas. He’s turned his diner into a profitable business, and mentors the town’s foster kids. And he’s even staying true to one woman - Bernadine Brown. But all it takes is a moment of pride to blind Mal to his blessings - a moment that makes him betray his friends and family, and lose Bernadine’s trust and love. Will he ever be able to win her forgiveness?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this book and this imaginary town.

    • By Mp Austin-charles on 09-13-18

    Regular price: $23.95