I’ve got to say, I’ve been blown away by the response my novel GUESTLIST has gotten since its release. People are enjoying the book, posting rave reviews on Amazon and Goodreads, and hitting me up on Facebook to let me know how much they liked it. It truly means a great deal to me, and I thank each and every one of you.
However, one thing I didn’t expect was my readers’ longing for a sequel. It’s somewhat surprising to me that folks want one because I’d always felt like the story was told in its entirety. Then again, when people connect with the characters in a novel, they don’t want the story to end. They want to continue to follow the characters’ journeys, wherever they may lead.
Sex and the Sequel?
Look, it’s no secret that I love Sex and The City. I was a faithful viewer of the program during its run on HBO, I’ve spent lots of money on DVDs and tie-in merch, I fantasized heavily about both Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon (What? Miranda’s misandry is sexy), and I was at the cinema on May 30 at midnight with all of America’s white women when the movie came out earlier this summer. So, it upsets me to no end to learn that Warner Bros. — who engulfed New Line much like Galactus would love to engulf the Earth — has decided to move forward with a sequel. It’s enough to make a black man blaspheme. Continue reading
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