Idrissa Uqdah

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Idrissa Uqdah, a writer from New Jersey grew up in Philadelphia. Her early fiction and poetry were published in the 1970s. Idrissa spent some time in Black media in print and radio in Philadelphia and New Jersey before working in government communications for many years. She started writing book reviews for Flavah Reviewers and now is also featured on the The Romer Review; Black; and Blackexpression2005.  An avid reader for as long as she can remember she says; "Writing book reviews is the result of my book addiction and the reviews are my attempt at rehab."

Idrissa is also is a staff writer for BAHIYAH Woman Magazine. Her fiction was most recently included in the anthology; The Heart of Our Community published by Timeless Avatar Press this year and the recently released, Blended Families: An Anthology edited by Valerie Coleman and published by Pen of the Writer, LLC.

She currently provides communications services for churches and ministry groups. Idrissa is working on her novel; as well as a collection of short stories.

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Idrissa Uqdah has Written 63 Book Review(s) for
  1. A Woman’s Revenge by Tiffany L. Warren, Sherri L. Lewis, and Rhonda Mcknight
  2. An Inconvenient Friend by Rhonda McKnight
  3. Beautiful Ugly (Urban Christian) by Shelia E. Lipsey
  4. Beauty and the Beast (Noire Allure) by Deatri King-Bey
  5. Bounce by K.M. Jackson
  6. Brown’s Possession...A Family’s Progression by acVernon Menchan
  7. Business Unusual by Linda F. Beed
  8. Buying Time (Angela Evans Series No. 1) by Pamela Samuels Young
  9. Chasing the 400 by Sheilah Vance
  10. Children Of The Waters: A Novel by Carleen Brice
  11. Color Me Butterfly: A True Story of Courage, Hope and Transformation by L. Y. Marlow
  12. Come, Joy!: Songs from the Soft of Night by Bridgette Alyce Greathouse Wynn
  13. Cougar Tales by Evelyn Palfrey, Sandra Kitt, and Laura Castoro
  14. Deliver Me From Evil by Mary Monroe
  15. Felina’s Life and Loves: The Felix Women I by Angelia Vernon Menchan
  16. Forever An Ex by Victoria Christopher Murray
  17. Forever Sentimental Vol. III: Agape Love by Kenyatta
  18. From Dusk to Dawn by Niambi Davis
  19. Get Down: Stories by Asali Solomon
  20. Getting up and Getting on by MBridges
  21. Glorious by Bernice L. McFadden
  22. God Ain’t Blind by Mary Monroe
  23. Going Home by Evelyn Palfrey
  24. Gotta Keep on Tryin’: A Novel by Virginia Deberry and Donna Grant
  25. Harlem Godfather: The Rap On My Husband, Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson by Mayme Johnson and Karen E. Quinones Miller
  26. Held by Leslie Haskin
  27. Idoleyes: My New Perspective on Faith, Fat & Fame by Mandisa Hundley
  28. Is No Not Clear Enough For You by Angelia Vernon Menchan
  29. Judge Not! by Audrey Carter
  30. Jump at the Sun: A Novel by Kim McLarin
  31. Just Wanna Testify: A Novel by Pearl Cleage
  32. Love In A Carry-On Bag by Sadeqa Johnson
  33. Mama Dearest by E. Lynn Harris
  34. Mrs. Black? by Angelia Vernon Menchan
  35. Never Say Never by Victoria Christopher Murray
  36. Not Easily Broken: A Novel by T. D. Jakes
  37. Not Even If You Begged by Francis Ray
  38. Not Guilty of Love: The Jamieson (Vol 2) by Pat Simmons
  39. Once Is Never Enough by Margie, Gosa Shivers
  40. Orange Mint And Honey: A Novel by Carleen Brice
  41. Passin’ by Karen E. Quinones Miller
  42. Peony’s Daughters (Urban Soul) by Leceila Turnage
  43. Rooftop Diva: A Novel Of Triumph After Katrina by D.T. Pollard
  44. Samson by Jacquelin Thomas
  45. Secrets and Lies by Rhonda McKnight
  46. Secrets, Lies & Family Ties by Sylvia Hubbard
  47. Sinking Saints: Ten Reasons Why Judgment Must Begin in the House of God by Etta B. Harbin
  48. Sins Of The Mother: A Novel by Victoria Christopher Murray
  49. Sojourner’s Dream: A Novel by Angeline Bandon-Bibum
  50. Stages: (Part 1 Of The Stages Trilogy) by Malikah Reese Maccabee
  51. Strongholds (Blessed Trinity) by Vanessa Davis Griggs
  52. Sweet Georgia Brown by Cheryl Robinson
  53. Take Your Pleasure Where You Find It by J.D. Mason
  54. That Mean Old Yesterday: A Memoir by Stacey Patton
  55. The Boiling Pot of Injustice by Kelvin Bodley
  56. The Deal, The Dance, And The Devil: A Novel by Victoria Christopher Murray
  57. The Roux in the Gumbo by Kim Robinson
  58. The Seduction of Mr. Bradley by Minnie E. Miller
  59. Trading Dreams at Midnight: A Novel by Diane McKinney-Whetstone
  60. Uptown: A Novel by Virginia Deberry and Donna Grant
  61. Watercolored Pearls: A Novel by Stacy Hawkins Adams
  62. What If It Feels Good? by D. J. McLaurin
  63. What Mother Never Told Me by Donna Hill