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7CS BookClub Review-Never as Good as the First Time

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We will be discussing "Never As Good As the First Time" by Mari Walker Book Review Samai Collins has been a dutiful Christian for most of her life. Her world is turned upside down when she is in the middle of a divorce from her minister husband. Samai is also dealing with trying to find a job to support herself and her three children without any work skills. As she attempts to get her life on track, Samai is struggling with her own beliefs and the longing for a man's touch. When an old high-school crush Zane Blackmon comes back into Samai's life, he brings the wild excitement that she craves. But when Samai is suddenly led to a destructive path into the world of drugs, her life and the lives of her children are in danger. Will Samai be able to get her life back in order to save herself and her children? Never As Good As The First Time is a riveting debut novel by Mari Walker. Walker expertly leads the reader into the complex world of Samai Collins. What made this novel stand out was that Samai was just a regular woman that got lured into drug addiction by her boyfriend. You will see the downward spiral of Samai's life as her drug addiction gets out of control. Walker accurately describes how much in denial that Samai is in once she reaches her lowest point. Readers will find themselves pulling for Samai to turn her life around. There are some scenes in this novel that will really tug at your heart-strings. Never As Good As The First Time is a heart-wrenching page-turner that is a perfect start to Mari Walker's writing career. Reviewed by Radiah Hubbert for Urban Reviews