The Awesome Girl's Guide to Dating Extraordinary Men

  • by Ernessa Carter
  • Narrated by Janina Edwards
  • 12 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Four women. Two years.A friendship to last a lifetime.The only things that Sharita, Thursday, Risa, and Tammy have in common are their disastrous love lives. But the year three of them turn 30 will be different, they swear!Sharita, a plump and conservative accountant wants to make partner at her firm and find the man of her dreams. Thursday, the daughter of a formerly chart-topping political rapper, wants to stop being a serial one-month stander, and settle down into a stable life with a stable boyfriend. Risa, a skinny and audacious electronica punk rocker, wants to finally land an album deal, which she feels is the only way to win back the heart of her on-again-off-again closeted girlfriend. And after getting fired as the spokesmodel for her family’s hair company, sweet and gorgeous Tammy wants to prove that she has what it takes to make it on her own. None of these women get what they want, but over the course of two years, they get exactly what they need. And that proves to be the best thing after all.


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Once again, Ernessa Carter has spun what seemed to be a "how to get a man guide" to an insightful, bold tale of relationships: girlfriends, daddy/momma/daughter, men, self. At first listen, I was tempted to confuse this book with the shallow urban black literature (all Black lit ain't created equal)-young women struggling with careers while tryna' look good and bandage all the bad feelings with a man, any man, wondering why "a good black man is hard to find" ignoring the lowest common denominator (namely, she!), but I degress... This is NOT that story. Ernessa Carter digs into the complexities of relationship dynamics (across the board) in an honest and clever way leaving us once again with the awesome charge of being authentically and wonderfully ourselves. She invites us to risk, share, love and learn in our journey to become our better selves and along the way, there's a chuckle but mostly an "ahhh haa".

Well done my dear sister, I look forward to more of your tales SOON!

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- Danee C Jones-Mitchell "Audible Enthusiast who loves to read but can't keep my eyes open long enough to enjoy a hard copy!"

Love this author...

I'm in love with Ernessa as an author. She made me LOL in 32 Candles and literally cry, laugh and shake my head in this choice. You will love her writing if you want to be entertained and touched by a message all at once. I forced myself to stretch this book out over 3 days because Amazon credit prices are sky high lol. But I would have finished in one day's sitting, easily.
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- A. Endre "sianna'z mom"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-24-2013
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio