Skip to main content

Along Came a Savage

Along Came a Savage Along Came a Savage by Joe Awsum
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book started with a bang and ended with an explosion. I was all in from Chapter 1. TayTay a smart, resilient woman who grew up with a knowledge of the street life takes her college sweetheart and turns him into a multi-millionaire. He, in turn, betrays her and someone close to her sets her up to be destroyed.

Enter, Severe, one Savage that was going to shake up TayTay's world and help her get back on top or does he?  The author definitely knows how to grab a reader's, or in my case a listener's, attention.  First, he pulls you in by introducing a savage in the streets, then a savage in the bedroom and to top it all off he brings in a Savage with the voiceover, E.E. Gates aka Mr. Gates.

I was a goner between the writer's gritty and explicit storytelling and Gate's sexy baritone.  The story moved swiftly. The drama was intense.  The characters were developed and interesting. There were so many twists and turns that had me giddy there was no way I could choose just one.  Treachery was afoot at every turn. Who needs enemies with friends like Misha.  Am I right?  Then, along came a little savagery in the bedroom. (SN: The way Severe talked to TayTay 💦💦💦).  I appreciated the fact that the sex scenes held a purpose. I mean more than having me wanting to say "yes I'm you're B" when the questioned was asked lol.   They were not gratuitous and they helped to move the story along.  This story held elements of street and erotic fiction and the author married the two in a way that was believable.

How will TayTay handle the betrayal, the death, and the mayhem that has been caused by someone near and dear? Well, you'll have to read or listen to find out. But beware, there is a cliffhanger and I was left wondering who will be the Ultimate Savage when it's all said and done.  I eagerly await the release of the sequel.

Now let's get you that book. Click here, purchase and don't forget to leave a review.

Comments provided by
BC member @tblackallday
Content Creator | Founder @melanatedbookworm

View all my reviews


  1. Thanks for the love and support happy you enjoyed #Savageseason


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

The Audacity to be Divine: A Soul's Journey Towards Illumination

  FROM NYC HOUSEWIFE TO MODERN DAY SAINT "The Audacity to be Divine: A Soul's Journey Towards Illumination" -A Compelling Story of the Eternal Quest for Spiritual Truth in the Context of Our Time- This is the true story of Mary Mrozowski, an ordinary 1950s NYC housewife (turned divorcee and single mother) who became an extraordinary social activist, international organizer, and world-renowned spiritual leader. Written by her daughter Judith, " The Audacity to be Divine" is a revelatory tale of transformation, resilience, and unparalleled truth-seeking. ABOUT THE BOOK: Mary was a quintessential New York housewife living in the depth of despair. Bearing the secret of her family's tumultuous past, Mary reclaimed her truth and strove for redemption against all odds - transcending as a social activist, international organizer, and spiritual leader for the masses. Mary was able to transcend worlds. Having integrated Christian modalities with Eastern philosoph

Wives, Fiances, and Side-Chicks of Hotlanta

Wives, Fiances, and Side-Chicks of Hotlanta by Sheree Whitfield My rating: 2 of 5 stars Description Sasha Wellington has put herself on the fast track to success. Fresh out of college, she's got her career as a fashion designer and entrepreneur all planned out. Her only wild card is choosing which city to launch from. When fate points her to Atlanta, she sets out to make her dreams come true...  Before she knows it, Sasha's befriended by two rival BFFs. First, there's Norman, savvy stylist to Atlanta's stars, from the A-list on down. Then there's Paris, an outrageous personality with a questionable nightlife. Between their antics, Sasha's beyond grateful for her coworker, Casey. Married to an NBA player, Casey's got class. But there's more than meets the eye to being a baller's wife. And the more time Sasha spends among the movers and shakers, the clearer it gets that just like on reality TV, the truth lies behind-the-scenes. Stil

The Sound of Violet by Allen Wolf Book Tour Spotlight

The Sound of Violet  by  Allen Wolf       Publisher: Morning Star Publishing  Pub Date: September 21, 2021  Audiobook: TBD Purchase Your Copy Today!!            Amazon Link         Barnes & Noble Link        Signed Copies Link        Add to Goodreads Description - Desperate to find a soulmate, Shawn goes on one awkward date after another until he encounters the alluring Violet. He starts dating her, but his autism keeps him from realizing that she's actually a prostitute. Shawn thinks he's found a potential wife while Violet thinks she's found her ticket to a brand new life. This hilarious and dramatic award-winning story has been adapted into a major motion picture. “Entertaining, well-paced, and highly visual.” “Wolf, an award-winning filmmaker, has adapted this first novel from his own original screenplay, and its cinematic potential clearly shows. The high-concept narrative is entertaining, well-paced, and highly visual. It’s a charming, humorous, and hopeful tale.