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REVIEW: THE BOSS BY AYA DE LEON (NYC LAUNCH PARTY 5/31!)

NEWS!  Aya de Leon is coming to New York City. Book Launch Party on Wednesday, May 31, 6-8pm at Sisters Uptown Bookstore & Cultural Center, 1942 Amsterdam Avenue at West 156 Street All welcome.

THE BOSS is book two in Aya de Leon’s Justice Hustlers series, but it stands alone.
Our street-smart heroine, Tyesha Couvillier, takes on takes on pimps, mobsters, drug pins and bad boy rappers in this sexy, scandalous and suspenseful sequel to UPTOWN THIEF.  De Leon has created memorable characters in a complex, fast paced, heart stopping novel that will grab readers front the first page to the last.
SUMMARY:  Tyesha is an ex-stripper, ex-thief turned sex worker advocate, who pulled herself out of the slums of Chicago and strip clubs of New York to become executive director of a woman’s health crisis center.  She is on top of the world, but one fateful act brings everything crashing down, and has her dodging bullets, mobsters and old enemies.  And, as if that were not enough, Thug Woofer, the m…

BOOK OF THE MONTH: SELF MADE BY NELY GALAN

When you live a rich life You feel Empowered, Self-reliant, Self-actualized, And Free. –Nely Galán


Inspiring. Empowering. Every woman should read this book--- from woman driving Uber to pay for her college education, to the Mom needing to support her kids, to the woman looking to get back into the job market, to the woman looking to make a change.
SELF MADE: Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant, and Rich in Every Way by Nely Galán challenges you to look deep within yourself and dares you to be better.  But this is not just a tell-don’t-show book. Nely has filled her book with exercises and charts that readers can ponder and complete at their own pace.  There are also wonderful portraits of other Latinas who have changed their lives and become self-made like Kathy Cano-Murillo (The Crafty Chica), Melissa Paz, Maria Villar and Monica Maldonado.
Nely boldly proclaims that Self-Made is a Movement for something, not against it.  “It is a movement that hits on every level: personal, communal, cultura…