“A brilliant writer. I love her work. The characters are so real, so rich and fleshed out so well. You hit the nail on the head with these women. Can I have the rights to the movie?” -Mother Love, TV and Radio show host of The Mother Love Show | TheMotherLoveShow.com

“I started to skim through this book, but now I cannot put it down. This is an incredible book that all women must read.”  -Lexi, talk-show host of The Lexi Show as seen on The Word Network | ForeverLexi.com

“I read The Goody Box Book and applied the tips. After years of failed relationships, heart breaks and disappointments, I made a few changes to my dating practices and attracted a wonderful man. We just celebrated our first wedding anniversary! If I found love in the pages of this book, then you can too!”  -Carmen W. B.Carmen's Testimonial

“Coleman lays the hard-hitting arsenal out in the open in this refreshing and looong-awaited new spin on an ageless battle to tame the flesh! The Goody Box Book is not just a novel, but a woman’s must-have, must-READ handbook full of great teachings and insight on reaching personal and relational fulfillment. The Goody Box Book will have you pledging heart-gasm before orgasm!”  -Dr. Vivi Monroe Congress, author of Manna for Mamma and The Bankrupt Spirit | DrViviMonroeCongress.com

“I haven’t read a book in over ten years, but I read The Goody Box Book in two days! This book is an excellent addition to my new beginning in life.  I am tired of the drama, consequences and repenting associated with dating. You have fully educated me on men and brought my confusion to a halt! I completely understand now. Thank you, Valerie!”  -Valreca R.

“I thank God for Valerie J. Lewis Coleman who unselfishly released The Forbidden Secrets of the Goody Box — audible whispers of the Holy Spirit. Golden nuggets (truths) of relationship counseling, neatly sandwiched between candid conversations only shared with friends, offer a healing balm for persons hiding behind broken hearts and shattered dreams. I once was blind, but now I see… I once was trapped, but now I’m free.”  -Andrea Attaway-Young, author of The Secret Treasure | AYoungDreamer.com

“I praise God for Valerie. She tackled information about relationships that are often unaddressed. Purchase The Goody Box Book as a reference for yourself or a gift for someone else.”  -Marsha Beasley, radio-talk-show host of Gospel ConneXion

“Normally, I avidly read non-fiction, but The Forbidden Secrets of the Goody Box was not fiction for me. I started reading the book on the bus on my way home from the Girl Get It Together conference and almost missed my stop. I could not blink or lift my head up to see where I was. I did not care because the book was captivating. I could relate to each character. I saw myself, friends, family, co-workers, acquaintances, fellow bus passengers you name it. There must be more. I could not put it down. I wanted more. For me, The Forbidden Secrets of the Goody Box goes beyond the relationships between men and women as sexual beings. I feel that I can use the lessons from this book in interpersonal relationships across the board. I see this book as an excellent teaching tool on how humans deal with one another period. I love how the author teaches life lessons without preaching and without being judgmental. I love how she presents her case without shoving it down the reader’s throat. I like how she dealt with the sensitive matter of sex without being obscene or explicit, thus respecting and expanding her audience. Valerie J. Lewis Coleman, we are ready for more.”  -Nozipo G.

“First, let me say thank you for reminding me to keep the box “closed” – LOL. Second, let me thank you for the writing. I must admit I was not sure what to expect, although the snippet was an excellent preview. I, at first, believed that it was to be more informational – somewhat like Harvey’s Act….Think... But the way that the characters were woven was exemplary and the way it ended! That explains my delay in responding after finishing…I was not speaking to you, my feelings were hurt! When is the next book coming out? I have to know what happens… Let me know! I want my preview copy!

Lessons learned upon completion: ANY relationship takes time and nurturing for it to grow in a HEALTHY manner. This includes my relationship with God, self and others! I can’t leave the opportunity for someone else to do the ‘work’ for me and me to expect the benefits of that work. Excellent work! Thank you!”  -April K.

“I finished the book…Woo hoo! I couldn’t put it down. EXCELLENT JOB!! I’M A LOVER OF THIS BOOK!!! You touched on many relationship situations females have experienced. I know this will be a best seller and more importantly, it will help the ladies. The advice will open the eyes of women on how important it is to ‘lock that box’ and get a better understanding of men. At times, I hollered out laughing and people looked at me like I was crazy. I love when a book has me so into it that I forget my surroundings. Once again, GREAT JOB! I already recommended The Goody Box Book and will be passing it on to my nieces to read. They need to understand at a young age to ‘lock that box!!’”  -Miracle T.

“Val, I so enjoyed The Goody Box Book. You did an awesome job. I could hardly put it down. I felt empowered and encouraged. Sherry showed me confidence as she held her ground. Debra’s character showed me that you don’t have to give up all of you. I learned from Rachel that communication is key and if problems go unaddressed, temptation can come. I was enlightened by the different types of men. I can’t wait to read The Goody Box Book sequel. Keep up the good work!”  -LaToya M.


“Valerie, I LOVED The Goody Box Book! Finished it earlier this week and then re-read it immediately and finished again last night. As I read the book, it was easy for me to see each of the characters as someone I could know and interact with. I learned the most through Debra. Her journey was enlightening and I’ve already started labeling the predators! The Goody Box Book is a must read for ALL women and men can get something from it too. Now please, please, please tell me there is a sequel in the works…”  -Tamarus S.

“Val, you had me laughing yesterday! I love your humor; never knew. Proud of you and the endeavors God has you doing to change lives. Yeah, Val!”  -Stephanie W.

“Finished The Goody Box Book and got mad because I finished it too quickly! I really enjoyed the book and could see myself all through it. Time to make a change and do things differently. Tired of the same old same old. I plan to go back and read The Goody Box Book again, but this time with a highlighter! Wonderful job!”  -Stacey F.

“Hi, Mrs. Val. We spoke at the credit union the other day and I got my copy of The Goody Box Book. I’m almost done with it already. GREAT BOOK!!! A serious page turner that’s both funny and informative. And I told my husband that he has to start taking our daughters on dates.”  -Dana S.

“I so love The Goody Box Book. It is awesome!!”  -Carolyn G.

“OMG!! I can’t put the book down!! Lord, have mercy. You have me thinking. I am so thankful for a man’s perspective on what men really think about women. The Goody Box Book will be a number-one bestseller that every woman needs to read. Congrats!”  -Theresa H.

“Ladies, Go purchase The Forbidden Secrets of the Goody Box now at TheGoodyBoxBook.com! The book that truly tells you ‘what your father didn’t tell you and what your mother didn’t know!’”  -Sharonda G.

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