This was a reality based book of how a real love story could truly be. I read this book a very long time ago. The Colors of Love What type of lover are you? Didn't look at the published date of this book when I started it so I didn't realize it wasn't a newer release. The Colour of Love. This couple were attracted to each other but in this book they were not passionate about each other they just wanted to be together. A sanctuary for those needing refuge. We’d love your help. Race is also impacted by wealth and class, as poor Afro-Brazilians with light skin are still considered negra and wealthier Afro-Brazilians with darker skin are considered morena. A time when i was actually dating a white cop. This bar none, is the best love story I've ever read, be it interracial or otherwise. That being said, I don't know of any woman who would just go along with the regularly scheduled program after finding out she was betrayed in the worst way by someone so close to her. A … I really enjoyed reading it as a teenager and I thank Kitt for exposing me to interracial romances as a teenager as well. Critical reviews of The Color of Love: Racial Features, Stigma and Socialization of Black Brazilian Families are mostly positive. However, overall Kettler praises the book as he states, "In summary, the reader is delivered a cynical though decidedly interesting summary of how racial and phenotypic ideals perpetuate within Brazilian families.”[5], Winner of 2016 Section on the Sociology of Emotions Outstanding Recent Contribution (Book) Award at the American Sociology Association. Thanks Sandra I look forward to reading more of your books. The book ends with a conclusi Part II contains four chapters. This is the first interracial romance I read, and it still resonates today, even after 15 years. I HATE GAIL SO MUCH. I liked the book but It was more cerebral than romantic . This couple were attracted to each other but in this book they were not passionate about each other they just wanted to be together. Normally, I really like them. The Colours of Love series includes four more books: Uncovered and Unleashed, which follow Grace and Jonathan's story. And Seduced and Surrendered, which detail new couple, Sophie and Matteo's steamy affair. I like that they didn't make that a point and it was implied. That novel caused me to do a marathon read of all of Ms. Kitt's novels. Since this was written more than 20 years ago the social pressures against Leah and Jason’s relationship were a bit dated but the insights into their feelings made it seem like a contemporary romance. I felt this was more a story of how society view I/R relationships. Color of Love was the first interracial romance for me where the Black characters were simply complicated human beings with brown skin who had not internalized racism. By having him be an arse to Jason, that's exactly what Ms. Kitt did...not to mention the affair with Leah's sister. The love sorry was interesting but I didn’t like the authors negative view of black men. The Color of Love (The Color of Heaven Series Book 6) - Kindle edition by MacLean, Julianne. In his 1973 book entitled, Colours of Love, where Lee explains the six love types and assigns a color to each. That entire situation was totally unrealistic to me. The last section of Part 1 addresses how stigma and differential treatment damages the psychological well-being of Afro-Brazilians. It was difficult to be drawn into this acclaimed 1995 interracial romance, in part because the "telling rather than showing" style is so different from most romances being written today, and in part because the heroine is so utterly lacking in self-esteem (and the narrative doesn't present this as a problem to be overcome). 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