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About The Book


The Book

Afro-Bougie Blues is a collection of twelve original, engaging, and occasionally edgy short stories that dig into the souls of ordinary black women and men meeting life’s challenges with courage and care. Newlywed Alexis considers her past abortion after having a miscarriage. Rodney, an Army veteran, subdues his war memories with alcohol. As Bessie loses weight, she watches her marriage crumble around her. Derek reflects on his pre-teen daughter’s complicated questions about love. Deirdre complicates her marriage when she falls in love with a jazz singer. Watch as the protagonists find their way, find love, or find themselves amid the chaos. Explore the world of Afro-Bougie Blues. An extraordinary assortment of stories awaits you. Dig in.