Taaji Rauf


Intense, but enlightening as a summer day. Taaji Rauf poured her soul and imagination into this sparkling debut collection of short stories. Rauf is committed to enlightening lives as a modern day griot. She is unafraid to shout, "Victory" because the sky isn't the limit anymore. As an author, visionary, and educator Taaji Rauf lives by the mantra, "Making Your Dreams a Reality!"

She is writing her first novel and her next collection of short stories. This has been an amazing journey for her. She wishes, hopes, and prays that you enjoy Before Life. In the near future you will be able to enjoy many, many more of her books. Taaji lives in Los Angeles, California, writing, teaching, and enjoying life.

Where to find Taaji Rauf online

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Where to buy in print


A Broken Vow
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Jocelyn grew up motherless after her mother died when she was very young. She thinks she has overcome the grief of losing her mother when she marries her college sweetheart. Grief holds her captive as she turns away from loving her children.
To Love in 1840
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
The fates of Star and Thomas became sealed the night they were born together on the same plantation. Man used slavery to keep them apart, yet divine intervention brought them back together on a North Carolina plantation next to the Atlantic Ocean. They rediscover each other and fall deeply in love.
Before Life: A Collection of Short Stories.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
A breathtaking and inspirational collection of short stories, that speaks to love, loss, purpose,and healing. This epic is armed with 8 short stories that ignite the discussion about out-of-wedlock blessings, parental envy, and real life urban crisis, family secrets, accented with 'emancipated' love. This book is engaging and humorous, taking readers on a courageous ride by using poetic prose.

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