Loving Donovan

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Thorndike Press, 2003 - Fiction - 341 pages
49 Reviews
The first section of this unconventional love story belongs to Campbell. Despite being born to a broken-hearted mother and a faithless father, Campbell still believes in the power of love...if she can ever find it. Living in the same neighborhood, but unknown to Campbell until a chance meeting brings them together, is Donovan, the "little man" of a shattered home-a family torn apart by anger and bitterness. In the face of these daunting obstacles, Donovan dreams of someday marrying, raising a family, and playing for the NBA. But, deep inside, Campbell and Donovan live with the histories that have shaped their lives. What they discover-together and apart-forms the basis of this compelling, sensual, and surprising novel. A deeply thoughtful novel about hope, forgiveness, and the cost of loving Donovan, this is certain to be another bestseller from a supremely gifted author.

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I enjoyed Bernice's writing style. - Goodreads
The ending made me mad. - Goodreads
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Excellent love story, painful and moving. - Goodreads
I call this writer my friend, so unto the next novel. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Shayne - Goodreads

I never felt a connection between Donovan and Campbell as lovers so perhaps I shouldn't be totally surprised as to how they ended as a couple. I feel the story ended abruptly as if McFadden simply got ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nicole Allen - Goodreads

This book was sad. So sad. But it left something on my mind the dynamics of the family with both Donovan and Campbell were messed up. Lots of discussion that could be had. Read full review


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Bernice L. McFadden was born, raised, and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Published in the winter of 2000, her book Sugar" is still in print and recently celebrated its tenth anniversary. She also writes racy, humorous fiction under the pseudonym, Geneva Holliday.

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