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RIDE OR DIE CHICK 2 by J.M. Benjamin

According to Teflon Jackson, she has nothing else to live for. Having lost the only man she ever truly loved to the streets of Virginia, and with a child she gave up for adoption somewhere in the world, she can’t decide whether...
 
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SKI MASK WAY by Randy “Ski” Thompson

Isaiah “Ski” Thompson is a young man who plans to get his family out of the ‘hood with his basketball skills, but when he goes to college and things don’t turn out the way he hoped, he trades his hoop dreams for street dreams. ...
 
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PITBULLS IN A SKIRT by Mikal Malone

If you make it through the gates which house Emerald City, one of D.C. s deadliest projects, you ll run into four women with colorful ski coats and designer jeans. And if you don t belong, you ll quickly find out what they have...

 
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PITBULLS IN A SKIRT 2 by Mikal Malone

The four gangstresses you love return to Emerald City more glamorous than ever! A passionate encounter causes Mercedes more than she realizes. With her guards down, her life is eventually put on the line. Always the tough one, ...
 
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QUITA’S DAYSCARE CENTER by Gina West

Quita never pretended to run a professional center. So when her license gets revoked after a spiteful parent complains to the Office of Child Care Services, after her bad son Lil Goose is kicked out of the center, Quita feels r...

 
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GATHER TOGETHER IN MY NAME by Tracy Price-Thompson

Coming of age in the heart of crime-ridden Brooklyn, Shyne Blackwood is one in a set of triplets born into poverty and great tragedy. While his brothers are raised to seek a life of promise, Shyne’s path veers early on. A stree...
 
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GOT by D

There’s a young man living in the infamous Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. He is an orphaned college student trying to get through his sophomore year at age twenty-three, years behind the traditional undergraduates. His two ...
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CAKE by D

It’s less than six months after the events of Got and our nameless narrator has vanished off the Brooklyn grid only to end up in Atlanta, where he now lives with his ambitious but somewhat dim-witted cousin Durante. Flush with ...
 
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THE CARTEL 2 by Ashley and JaQuavis

The Cartel family runs Miami, and their loyalty to their organization runs deep, but when someone breaks the rules, things may be beyond repair. A snitch in the crew has dismantled the notorious Cartel, and now disloyalty threa...
 
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INDECENT PROPOSAL by Artist C. Arthur

Cally, Serena and Nola are smart, assertive women who are all on the “come-up.” They want things in their own way, and that goes for relationships. Each of them has a personal reason why a boyfriend would not fit into her life ...