New Release Books by Crystal Hubbard

Crystal Hubbard is the author of Marvelous Mabel (2022), The Stories of My Life (2016), The Story of Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe (2018), Majaribio ya Imani (Tempting Faith) (2012) and other 18 books.

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Marvelous Mabel

release date: Jan 01, 2022
Marvelous Mabel
"A picture book biography highlighting the early years of African American figure skater Mabel Fairbanks, who later became an Olympic coach and was inducted into the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame"--

The Stories of My Life

release date: Mar 16, 2016
The Stories of My Life
In this collection of chilling tales, survivor''s guilt drives a young woman to take a life, an unusual woman serves a just dessert to a serial rapist intent on making her his next victim, and an old-timer recalls the night he and two friends took lethal action to save the life of the child he loves.

The Story of Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe

release date: Jan 01, 2018
The Story of Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe
The "Story" chapter-book line debuts with this action-packed tribute to Arthur Ashe, one of the most compelling athletes and humanitarians of the twentieth century.

Majaribio ya Imani (Tempting Faith)

release date: Apr 03, 2012
Majaribio ya Imani (Tempting Faith)
Mwandishi wa habari za burudani Faith (Fortunata) Wheeler anajua siri ambayo inaweza kumpa umaarufu mkubwa Hollywood. Kwa bahati mbaya siri hiyo inaweza kumuharibia umaarufu wake mkubwa msanii nyota Zander Baron. Nyota mpya kabisa anaechipukia kwa kasi wa filamu za ngumi waHollywood Zander ana kila sifa ambazo mwanaume yeyote angependa kuwa nazo – na mwanamke anazovutiwa nazo. Mtanashati, ana akili, huruma na mcheshi. Zander ana hewa ya ajabu ambayo inamfanya alete mshawasha wa kutaka kumjua zaidi. Hakuna mtu anayejua ukweli kuhusu asili na pengine hata jina lake halisi. Isipokuwa Fortunata. Fortunata anajua kila kitu kuhusu mwanaume huyu aitwaye Zander Baron, kwa sababu alishawahi kuwa na uhusiano naye wa kimapenzi usiku mmoja wa ajabu na kusikitisha walipokuwa bado vijana katika mji mdogo wa Booger Hollow, Magharibi mwa Virginia. Faith anamfahamu alivyo na zaidi ya hapo anamjua Zander ni nani. Akijawa na mipango ya kumfichua , Zander anatafuta kila mbinu ya kumnyamazisha. Anatumia uwezo wake wa akili , muonekano wake, uchangamfuwake na njia zote kumshawishi afiche siri yake, lakini maafa yanapoikumba tena Booger Holow, Zander anagundua ukweli kwamba hawezi kuishi bila ya mwanamke huyu – ni ufunguo wa kuaw na Fortunata.

Game, Set, Match, Champion Arthur Ashe

release date: Sep 01, 2016
Game, Set, Match, Champion Arthur Ashe
A biography of African American tennis champion Arthur Ashe, a pioneering minority athlete known for his character, sportsmanship, and activism in social causes such as civil rights and HIV/AIDS awareness. Includes an afterword, author''s note, and ph

A Twist of Hate

release date: Mar 18, 2016
A Twist of Hate
"Golden boy" quarterback Camden Dougherty''s involvement with smart and pretty new senior Siobhan Curran starts a chain of events that leads his self-proclaimed best friend, Michael Littlefield, on a path of jealous fury that results in terror for the whole school, particularly Siobhan, on opening night of the last school play. Failing to acknowledge his own role in his troubles, Michael focuses his rage and vengeance on the one person he blames for the losses of his friend, his starring role in the play, and his school, while demonstrating the insidiousness of prejudice and violence. Without providing easy solutions to difficult issues, A Twist of Hate is a timely and thoughtful illustration of the failure of personal accountability as well as the curative powers of hope and love.

King Melvin

release date: Mar 26, 2016
King Melvin
Felix Nayland, the biggest nerd at Prescott High School, rises to the height of popularity when he starts dating Tess Cullor, the lead singer of a band on the verge of stardom. Too happy to discard his "king of the melvins" crown, Felix risks the loss of the people he most cares for when he allows his newfound social status to change everything Tess loves about him.

Alive and Unharmed

release date: Mar 14, 2016
Alive and Unharmed
Surviving the truth almost kills them. Living the lie is far worse. Drugged and carried off to a dilapidated homestead in central Missouri, 18-year-old Christopher August Daley III - St. Louis''s spoiled, snobby "Billionaire Boy" - finds himself at the mercy of kidnappers greedy for ransom and brutal for sport. Literally caught in the wrong place at the wrong time, Reece Wyndham is abducted along with Christopher. The popular, athletic and pretty teenager has nothing in common with Christopher, who uses his very worst personality traits to keep Reece safe. The traumatic event brings Christopher and Reece closer, but in the aftermath of their rescue, it is Reece''s strength and caring that saves Christopher from his living nightmare.

Million Dollar Girl

release date: Mar 12, 2016
Million Dollar Girl
When sitcom star Logan Maddox enrolls at Prescott High School to live his senior year as a "normal" teenager, his presence sends the school into a frenzy -- with one exception. Introverted Emy Okiwe, a bookworm with a penchant for photography is unimpressed with the handsome young celebrity. Assigned to tutor him, Emy builds a friendship with Logan, drawing him into her quiet world of school and family, which becomes Logan''s refuge from constant media attention and his materialistic parents. When Hollywood comes knocking with a prized movie role and a million dollar payday, Logan is forced to make a decision: pursue his dream of furthering his acting career or abandon the happiness he''s found with Emy.

The Tower of Solitude

release date: Aug 01, 2013
The Tower of Solitude
Prince Philippe eagerly embarks on a quest for adventure, yet he has one problem: he has no idea what to do or where to go. He encounters a peculiar stranger who sets him on the path to The Tower of Solitude, which has been the substance of rumour and legend for most of Philippe''s life. Philippe''s odyssey is rife with peril, the worst being the King of the Red Trolls, violent, bloodthirsty creatures situated between the prince and his goal. Philippe makes friends along the way in Artus, a magnificent stallion, and John, an irascible English goat. With courage, tenacity, and the power of friendship on his side, Prince Philippe experiences the adventure of a lifetime in The Tower of Solitude, the second fairy tale by bestselling and award-winning author Crystal Hubbard.

The Blacksmith's Daughter

release date: Jul 31, 2013
The Blacksmith's Daughter
As his thirtieth birthday looms, King Austyn must marry or forfeit his throne to his first cousin, the diabolical Lord Wolftraap. Marcelline, the eldest of the Blacksmith''s daughters and keeper of the family forge, reluctantly competes for the king''s hand, for with it, comes a prize with the power to save her dying sister''s life. A king in need of marriage and a maiden in need of a miracle will do whatever it takes to preserve the well being of the people they love. Perhaps, and if they are lucky, their wishes will come true in The Blacksmith''s Daughter, the first fairy tale by award-winning and bestselling author Crystal Hubbard.

Burn

release date: Sep 17, 2011
Burn
Cinder Wyatt wants only one thing—a chance to start over. A new life seems pos- sible when she moves across the country to the quiet town of Webster Groves, Missouri. Cinder finds an ally in Giancarlo Piassanti, an ex-Marine turned martial arts instructor whose private lessons teach Cinder more than simply how to defend herself. But just when Cinder thinks she no longer has to look over her shoulder, her past nightmare returns and threatens her new life. . .her very life.

Mr. Fix-It

release date: Sep 01, 2008
Mr. Fix-It
Awl''s well that ends well? On the eve of her acceptance of the Torchbearer Award, an industry award for the romance writer who best represents the genre, Khela Halliday reveals the deepest, darkest secret of her heart: she doesn''t believe in love. Not at first sight, second glance, everlasting or springing eternal. But love might just be in Khela''s future when handsome handyman Carter Radcliffe helps her save face during the award''s weekend ceremonies. Alluring, intelligent and delightfully wacky, Khela interests Carter more than he''d like. Women typically only wanted one thing from him, and rarely was it the one thing he wanted to give. Through Khela''s books, Carter finds the tools to unlock her impenetrable heart, all the while wondering if he can raze his own defenses to let her into his.

Blame It on Paradise

release date: Mar 04, 2008
Blame It on Paradise
Nothing comes between Jackson DeVoy and his briefs--his legal briefs, that is--until the ace attorney is sent to Darwin Island to secure the rights to a "miracle" weight-loss aid from the island''s enigmatic benefactor, JT Marchand. The last person the money-driven workaholic expects to find is Lina, an ebony goddess who seduces him on his first night. Forced to return to Boston without saying goodbye, Jack leaves Darwin convinced that his hasty exit is for the best. Never mind that he feels like he''s leaving behind true love and not just a lover. Lina turns up in Boston, her unexpected reunion with Jack generating a heat that makes it easy to forget feelings of abandonment and deception. Once she''s in Jack''s world, Lina finds herself falling in love with clam chowder, Sam Adams lager, and a man who''s convinced that money is the only thing worth living for. But when Lina awakens Jack''s longing for things money just can''t buy, he has to decide which means more to him: his wallet or his heart.

Suddenly You

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Suddenly You
Arriving at Raines-Hartley Hospital to care for her ailing grandmother, Cady Winters meets her match in Dr. Keren Bailey who, building a life without friendship, family, or love, finds his carefully structured existence thrown into chaos by this strong-willed woman. Original.

Everything In Between

release date: Dec 01, 2011
Everything In Between
Career-minded widow Zae Richardson and unfocused libertine Chip Kish couldn''t be more different. Zae, whose beloved husband died too young, holds on to his memory to shield herself from the pain of further loss. Veteran Marine Chip enjoys a string of emotionally empty relationships until he realizes the older woman worth his heart is the one who seems least attainable. Call it May-December and everything in between, Zae and Chip meet on common ground to discover that love is a force greater than the calendar, social status, politics and everything else in between.

Crush

release date: Mar 01, 2007
Crush
Sportswriter Miranda Penney knows all about men with balls and big sticks, but she hits all the wrong notes when she finds herself reluctantly falling for rock star Lucas Fletcher. No stranger to the pitfalls of dating a celebrity, Miranda would rather shun true love than risk having her heart broken by the one man with whom she might find it. The daughter of an African-American baseball player who frequently cheated on her beautiful, accomplished Brazilian mother, Miranda also bears the wounds of having been cheated on by the ballplayer she herself dated. Although she can''t deny her attraction to Lucas, Miranda can''t force herself to accept the love the handsome Welshman wants to give her. Their careers keep them surrounded by gorgeous, wealthy men and women of every color and description, but for Lucas and Miranda, when it comes to love, race doesn''t matter. . .but fidelity and trust do,and those are the two things Lucas is determined to teach Miranda to believe in.

Only You

release date: Nov 01, 2006
Only You
A meteoric rise to mediocrity in Hollywood not only forces Kyla Winters to return home to St. Louis, but it also shakes her confidence in all areas of her life -- particularly her desire to rekindle the torch she still carries for the man who proposed to her three years ago after a whirlwind six-week affair. Dr. Zweli Randall is more in love with Kyla now than he was when she shot down his proposal. When she unexpectedly moves back to St. Louis, he can see that she''s nursing a wound that won''t heal, one that makes it impossible for her to believe that he truly loves her. With an army of sisters and brothers-in-law taking sides and launching strategic assaults, Sunday dinner at the Winters house becomes the battleground on which Kyla and Zweli fight for mutual surrender. . . or mutual annihilation.

Game, Set, Match Champion Arthur Ashe

release date: Sep 01, 2010
Game, Set, Match Champion Arthur Ashe
A biography of African American tennis champion Arthur Ashe, a pioneering minority athlete known for his character, sportsmanship, and activism in social causes such as civil rights and HIV/AIDS awareness. Includes an afterword, author''s note, and photographs.

Always You

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Always You
After a woman uncovers a trade secret that may have led to her partner''s mysterious death, she joins forces with a coworker to uncover the truth . . . and winds up losing her heart. Original.

The Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby

release date: Jan 01, 2008
The Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby
"A biography of Jimmy Winkfield, who battled racism and other obstacles on the road to becoming one of horseracing''s best jockeys and, in 1902, the last African American to win the Kentucky Derby"--Provided by publisher.

Catching the Moon

release date: Sep 01, 2005
Catching the Moon
The spirited story of Marcenia Lyle, the African American girl who grew up to become “Toni Stone,” the first woman to play for an all-male professional baseball team.
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