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Can’t Get There from Here By Todd Strasser

“A powerful and disturbing look at the downward spiral of despair that remains too common for too many teens (School Library Journal).” Her street name is Maybe. She lives with a tribe of homeless teens—runaways and throwaways,...
 
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The Forbidden Culture by Ugmo Thomas

In a county jail in the late-sixties, a drug-addict meets a dominating guy who persuades the addict in taking a case with the promise that his girlfriend will send him money and he’ll be the first resident worker in a drug reha...
 
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High Stakes by Toshia Shaw

High Stakes is a gripping and fast paced drama guaranteed to expose the cunning and slick nature of the real,”Sin City,”giving you a peek inside the shrewd world, exposing the myth: What happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas. Shauna...

 
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JOSEPH by Shelia P. Moses

For Joseph Flood, life is tough. Tough because of Mama’s addiction to drugs and alcohol. Tough because daddy is away with the army fighting in Iraq. Tough because it looks like there’s no way out once you’re living in a homeles...
 
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THE FARM by Clarence Cooper Jr.

“So much of what we know of ourselves is a lousy God Damn lie.” Maintains the narrator of The Farm (1968). The audacious and supercharged novel by a writer of both prodigal gifts and tendencies toward self-destruction. The Farm...

 
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THE SCENE by Clarence Cooper Jr.

The Scene is an urban half-world of drug pushers and users, of pimps and prostitutes and narcotics detectives, laid bare in this explosive novel. From the Panic, the time of no dope, to The Man, who controls its ebb and flow on...
 
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PAPA DON’T PREACH by Thomas Long

On the streets of Baltimore it don’t get any more gangster than Nigel Hawkins. Nigel Hawkins sold drugs, pimped women, committed strong arm robbery all in the name of chasing that ultimate high. Fresh off a ten-year bid, Nigel ...
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WHERE THERE’S SMOKE by Terra Little

In the beginning, there was a drug dealer named Smoke, and Breanne Phillips was one of his most faithful customers. She was smoking crack to block out an existence she couldn’t escape from, and Smoke was hungry enough to take a...
 
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SNOW WHITE: A SURVIVAL STORY by Anna J.

You have to use what you got to get what you want. For Journey Clayton, this statement rings more true as she struggles under the weight of her mother’s cocaine addiction. She learns from a very young age that family doesn’t of...
 
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FROM THE EXTREME by Renea Collins

Throughout Rachael s life she was faced with various trials such as rape, molestation, physical and mental abuse. From the Extreme takes you into a life of a woman full of anger, pain and betrayal. She is forced to deal with th...