Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’
 
 
 
Eric Jerome Dickey
 

Genevieve By Eric Jerome Dickey

Genevieve is brilliant and beautiful. Her husband has a thriving career. Together, they have a beautiful home in Los Angeles. Together, they’re crazy in love. Then one day a family tragedy brings Genevieve back to her Ala...
 
Eric Jerome Dickey
 

Drive Me Crazy By Eric Jerome Dickey

An ex-con tries to make good while an old flame tries to make trouble in this smart, gritty and gripping novel by Dickey. Driver spent two years in lockdown to spare his gay albino brother, Rufus; these days he’s a chauff...
 
Allison van Diepen
 

Snitch By Allison van Diepen

Julia swore she’d never join a gang—but for Eric, she’ll risk everything. Now in trade paperback with a new cover, a gritty novel from the author of Street Pharm. Lines are clearly marked at South Bay High School. It’s mixed te...

 
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EMAKO BLUE by Brenda Woods

Who was Emako Blue? She was beautiful and good-hearted. She was Monterey’s best friend. She was the only girl Jamal cared about, the one who saw through his player act. She was the one who understood the burden of Eddie’s famil...
 
Kirkton Moore
 

Saving Our Own by Kirkton Moore

This urban fiction novel is straight up street with violence, money and sex! These twelve ghetto-tough kids are keeping it real in the mean streets of Watts. But Mr. Teech will break all the rules in an attempt to change their ...

 
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The School on 103rd Street by Roland S. Jefferson

When Dr. Elwin Carter is confronted in his Watts clinic by two boys terrified by the brutal murder of their friend, his investigations lead him far beyond the usual suspicions of drugs and gang violence to an apocalyptic discov...
 
Alisha Yvonne
 

AROUND THE WAY GIRLS 3: DOUBLE TROUBLE by Alisha Yvonne, Thomas Long, and Pat Tucker

There’s a saying that if you come from my part of town, that you’re from around the way. Around the Way Girls 3: Double Trouble is a look at the life of some street-smart women who think they know it all, but are about to get t...
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A COMPTON CHICK by Alex Tyson

Sixteen-year-old Jackie Smalls father has just walked out on his family. Leaving Jackie and five other siblings to be raised by their single mother. In addition, Jackie has just found out that she is pregnant and her baby daddy...
 
Angel M. Hunter
 

FAKING IT by Angel M. Hunter

Essence bestselling author Angel M. Hunter is back with emotional story of Layla Simone, a young woman who’s always living her life for others. Layla’s your daughter, your sister, your best friend, and in many ways, she could b...
 
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HOLD U DOWN by Keisha Ervin

Robbing men, getting money and living lavishly is all they know. For Unique a.k.a. Nique, Kiara, Kay Kay and Zoe, tomorrow isn’t promised, love doesn’t exist and men ain’t shit. Stealing cars is their hustle and their way of do...