Bebe Moore Campbell is the author of bestselling adult novels including Brothers and Sisters and What You Owe Me, and won a NAACP Image Award for literature for Your Blues Ain't Like Mine.
Campbell (Brothers and Sisters, 1994, etc.) continues her thoughtful exploration of contemporary black life, this time featuring a female TV producer torn between her upwardly mobile L.A. existence and the crumbling Philadelphia neighborhood where she grew up. Maxine McCoy, married, pregnant, and the executive producer of the high-profile Ted Graham Show, has to juggle her talk show responsibilities with caretaking, at long-distance, her aging grandmother, the once well-known singer Lindy Walker. Read full book review >