Melanin Be Poppin

Tar Baby (2)

It’s going down on November 01, 2018. The release of my 3rd book, “Tar Baby.” Is a fictional read for young adults.

The authors of “The Ghetto Blues” are back and we are dedicating this book to all the beautiful melanin poppin young girls that were(are) constantly teased and ridiculed because of their Creator’s given hue. We are turning the negative tone about skin complexions around and setting the dialog for strong, confident, fierce, beautiful, and respectful girls and young women.

Tar Baby is a two-part series and will be available on Amazon, Kobo, Google Play, and from the authors(Tammy and Tahirah Brooks).

Here’s a description (down below) of  “Tar Baby” and it is available for pre-sale on Amazon. Click the link for more information or to pre-order.

Tianna Thompson is an adolescence trying to find her way in a world where her skin complexion is the center of attention.
She’s ridiculed by classmates and even her own family because of her dark chocolate skin.
The name calling starts in elementary school and gets worse in high school.

Tasha is Tianna’s bestfriend and has had her back since elementary school fighting against the bullies. Tianna and Tasha have a lot in common such as, they both are known as Tar Babies.

Tasha has an older brother, Jackson that’s secretly in love with Tianna. But Jackson isn’t the only guy that wants Tianna. Her male friend, Jamal who is on his way to the NBA will stop at nothing to convince Tianna that he’s the man for her present and future.

Tianna loves both Jackson and Jamal, but she loves one as a friend and the other as a lover.
Will Tasha end her twelve-year friendship with Tianna if she finds that her bestfriend is in love with her brother?
Will Tianna chose between her heart or friendship?



Tammy Campbell Brooks is a native of San Antonio, Texas where she resides with her husband and two children. She enjoys reading, writing, and studying American history as hobbies. The Ghetto Blues is her debut book written about true events that occurred in her life. The successor of The Ghetto Blues novel, "Daddy Issues" is set to be released in 2019.

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