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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Interview - Maré and Monica: The Best of Both Worlds by Gianni Shamari #erotica #authorinterview

What inspired you to become an author? 

From an early age I loved using my imagination to write about my favorite superheroes and TV shows on paper. Once I began sharing my stories with my friends and they bragged about how good they were, I felt that I could write awesome books too. My family and friends encouraged me to be an author.

Do you have a specific writing style? 

Fast-paced narrative.

Do you write in different genres? If yes which is your favorite genre to write? 

Yes, I write fantasy, poetry, and children's books. My favorite genre to write is urban fiction.

How did you come up with the title for your latest book? 

The collaborative album by R. Kelly and Jay-Z called “The Best of Both Worlds” was the inspiration for my latest novella and I felt the title fits the book perfectly. Maré and Monica are the best of both worlds!

Do you title the book first or wait until after it’s complete? 

I title the book first and then write the stories.

What books/authors have influenced your life? 

The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Whoreson, Pimp, and The Coldest Winter Ever are the books that influenced my life. Donald Goines, Robert Beck, and Omar Tyree are the authors that influenced me.

If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor? 

Kevin McGruder. He’s the author of the book “Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890 to 1920”. I have known him for over 25 years.

Can you share a little of your current work with us? 

Sure. Maré and Monica are not only best friends, but the greatest duo when it comes to pleasuring women. Dubbed the Best of Both Worlds, their epic threesomes have their lovers trembling from hot ecstasy that overwhelms them. They are the best when it comes to sex!

Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work? 

Donald Goines is my favorite author. What strikes me about his work is they’re gritty, uncensored and dealt with the harsh realities of urban life. His books felt real!

Who designed the cover of your latest book? 

Bo Mak. He did a phenomenal job with the cover! Thank you, Bo Mak!

If you could have one paranormal ability, what would it be? 


If you could keep a mythical/ paranormal creature as a pet, what would you have? 

A sultry mermaid.

If you could spend a day with anyone from history, dead or alive, who would it be, and what would you do? What would you ask them? 

I would spend a day with 14th century African emperor Mansa Musa. We would have dinner, explore New York City so he can see how black people are living and how much technology has advanced over the centuries. I would ask him how he would go about making Africa a global superpower in the 21st century.

Maré and Monica: The Best of Both Worlds
Gianni Shamari

Genre: Erotica

Publisher: Emerging Edge Publishing

Date of Publication: May 20, 2019


Word Count: 46,630

Cover Artist: bo_mak

Book Description:

Maré and Monica are the ultimate duo when it comes to pleasuring beautiful women. Dubbed the Best of Both Worlds, their pussy conquests are not only legendary, but epic! Adult film stars, glamour models and exotic beauties cannot get enough of the "Best of Both Worlds Experience" that leaves them trembling and writhing from the hot ecstasy that overwhelmed their luscious bodies.

The King of New York and The Predator are the greatest when it comes to sex.
These 18 short stories tell the tale of this dynamic duo's greatest sexual conquests and how they bonded over the years with each venture. Illicit trysts, hot lesbian action and explicitly dirty encounters are all in this collection of champagne erotica where it feels like you're in an action-packed erotic motion picture starring "Nature Boy" Maré and Monica "The Predator" Hershel. The Best of Both Worlds!

Excerpt  1

“If I were to make your favorite dessert, what would it be?”
“Oh, shit this is a hard one because I’m a serious fat ass at heart.” Honey laughed. “Honestly, I really LOVE homemade cinnamon rolls.”
“Great.” Maré continued. “I can make those. I have a roommate. Her name is Monica, nicknamed The Predator. She looks exactly like Ruby Rose. She’s cool! Don’t worry, we never had sex and she’s not my friend with benefits. Monica is my homie!”
“That’s good to know.” Honey said.
“Her specialty is cunnilingus.” Maré hinted.
Honey blushed. “Interesting… I hope I meet her.”
In less than an hour, they entered One57, nicknamed “The Billionaire Building”, and soon walked inside the duplex penthouse. After removing their sneakers, Maré put his arms around Honey’s waist and gave her a tour of the extravagant apartment that occupied the 89th and 90th floors. The 360-degree views of Manhattan, the open living and dining rooms, eat-in chef’s kitchen with a hidden ceiling TV, and home theater really blew her away. The lifestyle of the King of New York was something a woman like her can easily get used to.
After the tour, they walked inside Maré’s master bedroom that had stunning views of Central Park. Honey was still in awe of his $100 million pad that floated above Manhattan.
“Six bedrooms, 7 baths, library and one impressive art collection that I have ever seen,” Honey continued. “You really are the epitome of living your best life, Nature Boy!”

“I’m the king of the city that’s living on top of the world. My blessings always keep me in a great mood.”
“You know what I’m in the mood for?”
“I’m in the mood to do that dream scene with you.” She said, with a nuance of huskiness in her tone. “I want you now, Nature Boy!”
“Oh, yeah.” Maré licked his lips. “The best curve on a girl is her smile.”
Smiling, Maré clutched his muscular arms around her toned sweaty waist. They locked their lips in a French kiss, fondling each other along. The mood added erotic color to the cool ambiance of bedroom.
Monica looked leggy in her teeny black shorts as she entered the duplex. Her raven black short hair was groomed in a side-parted pixie cut that framed her pretty face. As she got closer to Maré’s bedroom, she could hear the sounds that hinted what was going on inside. Monica already knew that Maré was having a go with an eye candy.
“Sorry guys, I didn’t mean to intrude!” She said, gesturing up, as soon as the bedroom door closed behind her.
“Hey, what’s up?” Maré spoke up, laughing.
“I’m good. I just came back from a walk.” Monica continued. “I like when a beautiful honey is out with her man and she mean mugging me because she thinks I want her man. Silly! Never did she know I too adore her assets!”
Maré laughed again. “You’re damn true! This is my exotic goddess, named Honey.”
After an exclamation, they both exchanged smiles and greetings. Monica was about to leave the bedroom to take a shower until Honey said, “No, please stay! You’re so cute. Erm... mind if you watch us fuck?”
“Oh, really?” Maré was at the same time surprised and excited.

About the Author:

New York native Gianni Shamari coined the term “champagne erotica”, which is fast-paced erotic stories that captures the celebration of the champagne lifestyle with hip-hop flavor. He made his publishing debut with the erotic tale, "Another Best Erotic Night Of My Life" in the 2016 The Very Best of Bare Back Magazine anthology. Gianni has been writing for Bare Back Magazine for six years.
His novellas Monica Hershel: Predator on Top and His Highness, the Philogynist impressed many readers. Gianni Shamari recently released his third erotic novella, Maré & Monica: The Best of Both Worlds, which promises to be his best novella. He is currently working on a few projects that he plans to release in late 2019 and 2020.

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