for So Good
those who can't get enough of women's contemporary popular fiction,
first-time novelist Venise
Berry keeps it coming!"
"Berry's novel opens the front door and greets
the reader with a genuine smile of welcome...tracing characters who
are real and appealing enough to demand a sequel."
"Berry will undoubtedly be recognized for her contribution to
the African American fiction writers' library shelf and for good
"Venise Berry's debut novel, So Good, which offers a
page turning peek into the lives of three thirtysomething friends
struggling to find independence, financial success and true love in the Chocolate
is right on time."
Passionate and full of life... unforgetable... sure
to win over the hearts and minds of readers everywhere."
Crusader Urban News
Good explores the ups and downs, gives and takes, changes and
compromies that people go through in order to create a love that is
-- so good.
Karif, a confident and sucesssful business woman, is getting married
to Christian Ologbo, a traditional, Nigerian man. Their story is
about the cultural differences they must deal with which includes
mother, Iyoma, who is so unhappy about the marriage that she refuses
to attend and, cousin Sylla who pushes family ties to the
limit, and the girl back home, Kiara, who Chris was supposed to
Mead went to college to find a good man and she met Roger who
finishing law school at Georgetown. They have been married for ten
years, with a five-year old daughter Kim, and Danielle has suddenly
begun to feel like she missed something. When she gets involved with
her young assistant at work, she soon learns that the grass is
is Danielle's younger sister and Sundiata's best friend. She is
only one who is not married and her biological clock is banging.
When she meets Walter at Sundi's wedding she is intrigued by his
Lisa and Walter's whirlwind six month romance culminates in marriage,
then she has to deal with who he is versus who she thought he
is usually demanding, motivating or frustrating
Love is often irrational, painful and unpredictable
Love is sometimes impulsive, oppressive or destructive
But when it's right.... Love is So Good!