Readers can’t get enough of K.L. Brady’s highly acclaimed and award-winning debut novel – the Winner of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Award for Multicultural Fiction and the Third Place Grand Prize Winner overall for fiction books.
A “Top Read” for OOSA Book Club
Reviewer’s Choice – Midwest Book Review
“Ladies, ladies, ladies…don’t walk, RUN to get your copy of this book! The Bum Magnet…happily blends surprise, humor, and wit into 294 pages of wonderful . . . This book is FABULOUS.” —Uptown Girl’s Harlem Book Club
“A hilarious, tell-it-like-it-is story . . . This novel screams perfection.” —AAMBC Book Reviews
“K.L. Brady’s journey of one woman’s dating woes and self-discovery was entertaining and real…funny and uplifting. Charisse’s sarcasm is a perfect smoke screen for her inner struggles and insecurities.” —OOSA Online Book Club
“K.L. Brady gives you reality checks in laugh-out-loud scenarios . . . Kudos!” —SistahFriend Book Club
Charisse Tyson’s got it all going on . . .
She’s a savvy, successful real-estate agent with a quick wit and a low tolerance for BS. Despite her dream house, luxury car, and appetite for life’s best, she seems to have her own special talent for attracting players—and, after 39 years, she's ready for a change.
A holiday meltdown following a breakup with yet another Mr. Wrong prompts her to read a magazine article that holds the promise of changing her forever. Just five simple steps to transform her tedious love life to the stuff of legends.
Her hilarious attempt to follow the illuminating wisdom snares her romantic life into entanglements she can’t imagine how to escape, but it’s her twenty-seven-year-old secret that threatens to keep her from finding "the one."
Charisse learns the hard way: Your past can be the anchor that holds you back...or the fuel that propels you forward. Will her questionable choices seal her fate?