Wednesday, September 20, 2006

A New Addition to the Line Up

No ... not a new book, but a new Web site to add to our total.

The new site is called Cyber Read.

So now to list the places where AIJAN's eBook can be found it's just a matter of your shopping preference:

AIJAN site
Cyber Read
DPP Store


Sunday, August 27, 2006

Press Release

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2006-08-26 08:00:00

Divine Truth Press Announces Imminent Release of its Inaugural Title

''Age is Just a Number.'' Is It Really That Simple?
Refreshing Newcomer Explores the Offerings of the Online Dating Arena for Christians. (Rumor has it that age restrictions are not a deterrent ... anymore.)

(PressMethod) - WHITEHALL, PENNSYLVANIA - August 26, 2006 - A bright new voice in creative non-fiction, D.S. White is the author of "Age is Just a Number: Adventures in Online Dating - Volume I" (Divine Truth Press September 2006; Paperback; $9.95). Spurred on by the Lulu Blooker Prize Contest of 2006 and backed by her online following; Dee welcomed the advent of the blook (blook: book based on a blog) with open arms. This blook series takes the reader on a multi-volume, two-year virtual adventure in the name of love.

MEET DIVINE: female, thirty-seven, slaphappy, young at heart, self-employed; an online newbie, living in New York. She is fresh out of a long-term relationship and has completed the two-year mandatory wound-licking I-hate-men mourning period. Unfortunately for Divine, someone neglected to inform her that dating has been upgraded to new millennium level. But maybe she shouldn't worry ... hemlines aren't the only things that have gone up.

Thirty-somethings are premium dating material now ... at least for the twenty-year-olds ... Divine's experiences are the basis for the serial memoir I call
Age Is Just a Number, a lens through which to view the world of online dating.

Praise for Age is Just a Number:

"If there is one word to describe the musings of this delightful first-time author it would be "refreshing." D.S. White is refreshingly honest, refreshingly funny, and refreshingly human. I feel as if I've just discovered a long-lost friend or relative. Readers will relate to the absolutely real words and thoughts that decorate the pages of this "blook" (the first I've ever read, by the way), and will come away from their read with insight to their own hearts and lives."

-Kathi Macias, author of seventeen books, including the bestselling women's devotional A Moment A Day, the popular Matthews & Matthews detective series from Broadman & Holman (Obsession, The Price, and The Ransom), and her latest novel, Emma Jean Reborn

About The Author:

D.S. White: active aunt, corny Christian, dutiful daughter, faithful friend, proud parent, and sassy sibling. She is the founder of, a resource site for sufferers of abuse, rape and mental illness. She has lived in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Maryland, New York and now resides in Pennsylvania.

To schedule an interview or an event with D.S. White, please use the "Contact us" link at


D.S. White
Divine Truth Press
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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Cast Down, But Not Destroyed

Articles, Essays and Short Stories of a Bipolar Abuse Survivor.

In conjunction with the Community Web site Dee411. The author issues an encouraging message to survivors and those in abusive situations.

It not a new story it has been told time and time again and needs to continually be told.

In many cases, silence is considered acceptance therefore macabre acts are continually perpetuated throughout America. This is one instance where there are no boundaries of race, gender or social status or financial bracket--abuse knows no boundaries.

Therefore we have to keep the pressure on and PUSH:

  • Pray
  • Until
  • Something
  • Happens

Also included is a resource section with hotlines and websites of agencies and organizations that aid the abused.

Reflections: Celebrating the Trials, Tribulations, and Triumphs in Everyday Life

Inspirational essays from the heart and soul of the author.

"Celebrating the Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs in Everyday Life"

In today's climate of rush, rush, hurry, hurry, we seldom take a moment to enjoy the here and now. We seem always to be working an hour ahead, a day ahead, a week ahead and so forth.

With her move from the bustle of New York to the countryside of Pennsylvania, D.S. White was forced to slow down, smell the roses, listen to the crickets and appreciate the authentic smell of nature.

The results of her down time? The realization that life moves on whether we actively participate or not. Her resolution?

  • To learn from what was

  • To live in the here and now

  • To trust God for her tomorrows.
Collected here for the first time are the most beloved articles, essays and short stories chronicling her road to peace, her renewed joy in life and acceptance of herself.

Love Quest: Looking For Love in Cyberspace

A look at cyber dating from the viewpoint of a Thirty-something, African American, Christian Female.

This book introduces a world outside the parameters of day-to-day life that exists unbeknownst to most. It has its own language, rules and atmosphere. It offers a freedom that can be addictive, exhilarating or dangerous for the uninitiated.

This book is not an attempt to justify or endorse cyber dating, however it may be used as a reference. In the author's humorous style it:

  • Introduces Internet lingo

  • Points out common and not so common pitfalls

  • Reviews several sites

  • Provides a comprehensive list of dating sites

  • Offers bonus introductory chapters of Age is Just a Number: Adventures in Online Dating - Volume I; as well as

  • A resource section for victims of abuse, rape or incest and sufferers of bipolar disorder. (They too inhabit the cyberworld).

Read an excerpt.

Age is Just a Number

"Age is just a number." Is it really that simple?

Divine's journey of self-discovery is an often unbelievable, and at times achingly sad recounting of her shellshock upon reentering the world of dating after a fourteen year absence. On the journey she discovers online dating Web sites, IM, and chat rooms. In her journal, she reveals her bewilderment as she tries to navigate the new "dating rules" that allow twenty year olds to feel emboldened enough to approach thirty-seven year olds with the line "age is just a number."

Over time, her dilemma becomes one of needs versus values, as Divine discovers how far she will push the line before it snaps… or she breaks.Journey with Divine as she encounters the good, the bad, the ugly, the calorically challenged, the mentally challenged, the financially deficient, the spiritually inconsistent, the freaky, the delusional, the lonely and more…

Read an excerpt, check out our reviews and/or our upcoming releases.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Summer Book Scavenger Hunt!

Hi Folks,

Have I got a gift for you! A chance to test your Internet savvy and win some books as well.

Fellow author, Trista Russell of sponsors three separate scavenger hunts. Forty authors, forty books and three chances to win!

The only stipulation, you must join her mailing list in order to participate. So hurry up and join and happy hunting to ya!


Summer Book Scavenger Hunts

The scavenger hunts will be held on:

July 12th, August 16th, and September 13th

Participants will search the Internet to answer the 20 questions that will be listed below (websites will be provided with the questions) on July 12th and also sent via e-mail in the Ebony Authors newsletter. The first person to return to this webpage and enter all of the correct answers will receive 10 books. The second person will receive 3 books, and the third 2 books. All books are signed and will be mailed directly from the authors. Books titles and authors listed below.


#1 You must be on the mailing list to participate. If not,
click here to join!

Scavenger Hunts Book List

  • A Dream Come True, by Michael T. Owens

  • Age is Just a Number: Adventures in Online Dating, by D.S. White

  • Backroom Confessions, by Rose Jackson-Beavers

  • Blind Temptations, by Lesley Hal

  • Caught Up, by Deatri

  • Changing Faces, Changing places, by Sydney Molare

  • Daddy's Girl, by Linda D. Wattley

  • Devil In The Mist, by Diane Dorce

  • Diary of a Street Diva, by Ashley Jaquavis

  • Dirt Ball Bad, by Lesley Nowlin

  • Dirty Little Secrets, by Joy King

  • Every Woman Needs a Wife, by Lissa Woodson

  • Fatal Desire, by Jessica Tilles

  • Going Broke, by Trista Russell

  • How to Get Over Him and Learn From Your Mistakes, by Honilovee

  • If I Ruled the World, by Joylynn Jossel

  • KARMA, by Hashim Conner

  • Lawd Mo Drama, by Tina McKinney

  • Love Me Carefully, by A.C. Arthur

  • Love, Pleasure and Pain, by Corlis Martin

  • Make You Love Me, by Latonya Williams

  • Mistaken Identity, by Sylvia Hubbard

  • Mode One: Let The Women Know What You're REALLY Thinking, by Alan Roger Currie

  • My Invisible Husband, by Shelia Goss

  • My Woman His Wife, by Anna J

  • Peace In The Storm, by Elissa Gabrielle

  • Second Time Shame on Me, by Erica N. Martin

  • Sooner or Later, by Cheryl Talley Moss

  • The Art of Walking through Fires, by Beverly Welch

  • The Mayor's Wife Wore Sapphires, by Marti Tucker

  • The Party, by Saundra E. Harris

  • The Product, by Marcus A. Parker

  • The Rotation, by Jackie Young

  • The Roux in the Gumbo, by Kim Robinson

  • Two's Enough Three's A Crowd, by Brenda M. Hampton

  • When Death Comes a Knockin', by Vanessa Johnson

Saturday, July 08, 2006


Hello and welcome to the Divine Truth Press Blog. We are a new voice in the publishing arena and we intend to go where no man or woman has gone before when it comes to the daily issues of life.

So stick with us and hang in there for the ride. But before you go ... here's a poem that we feel expresses what we're about:

There's a new kid on the block
with a voice that really rocks
she's opening closets
and airing out laundry
Me oh my ... now there's the quandry:

Is that relief you feel?
or ever present shame.
because the thing she mentions
is calling out your name
Daring you to work past
the bubble of discomfort
the habitual reticence
that is your very essence.

But wait, she says
Please don't you worry
That discomfort you feel
is only temporary
But the end result
will be oh so rewarding
So embrace disclosure
Battle with forgiveness
As you taste the ambrosia
the elixir of healing
dispensed from the vine
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