"Deftly written, with some of the best phrases in the business, Baggage Claim will make you feel like you’re spending time with old friends. Bravo to Talbert for this entertaining, well-crafted first novel."
– Quarterly Black Review
"Talbert's flair for storytelling and comedic timing make his debut novel a page-turner."
– Black Issues Book Review
"A hilarious, tell-it-like-it-is tale."
"Enormously entertaining. The novel successfully engages the reader with colorful characters that jump right off the pages with life, humor and a strong sense of identity."
"I cannot give Baggage Claim two thumbs up, I have to give it a resounding high five, low five, and any other fives I can come up with."
"David E. Talbert proves why he's a master at entertainment. Baggage Claim is a spirited tale, rich with hilarity at every turn. . . . An outrageously fun-filled ride."
– Lolita Files, author of Scenes from a Sistah
"Loaded with humor and fun. An endearing and lighthearted read filled with charming characters, engaging dialogue and clever writing."
– Jacquelin Thomas, author of The Ideal Wife
"With his flair for comedy, romance and inspiration, Talbert is sure to carve for himself a formidable niche in fiction. I never would have guessed he knows so much about women!"
– Suzanne de Passe, co-chairman of de Passe Jones Entertainment
"Fun, hilarious, and deeply entertaining. In a word . . . delightful!"
– Kimberla Lawson Roby, author of The Reverend’s Wife