Posts Tagged ‘Street Lit’
 
 
 
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GORILLA BLACK by Seven

Bilal Cunningham has grown up in Richmond, Virginia’s meanest projects. His mother offers him little love but takes whatever cash Bilal can make to feed her alcohol-fueled life and the men she shares her bed with. Instead of dr...
 
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TALES FROM THE HOOD by Nikki Turner, Seven, The Ghost, Akbar Pray, and Y. Blak Moore

Essence magazine’s #1 bestselling author Nikki turner has earned her rep as “the Princess of Hip-Hop” with gritty urban novels like A Hustler’s Wife and The Glamorous Life. Now she lends her considerable street cred to this ant...
 
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PATTERSON HEIGHTS by Felicia Pride

Avery Washington has spent his entire life in Patterson Heights, a Baltimore neighborhood with a mean rep. It’s a good place to grow up—it has heart and soul as well as a few street hustlers, and plenty of solid families just l...

 
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MERCEDES LADIES by Sheri Sher

Growing up in the South Bronx during the 1970s, Shelly Shel doesn’t have it easy. Often left to fend for herself while her single mother works nights to support her and her eleven siblings, Shelly’s harsh reality does not stop ...
 
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LIFE AFTER WIFEY by Kiki Swinson

Nikki’s got some chilling information that can put a lot of dangerous people behind bars for life – including her new boyfriend Syncere. Nikki knows she’s sleeping with the enemy and that she’s gotta step up her game if she wan...

 
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GUNMETAL BLACK by Daniel Serrano

Tired of street life, ex-con Eddie Santiago has one simple, strictly legit dream: to head for Miami’s glittering shores and start his own salsa record label. But Chicago’s mean streets aren’t letting him go that easy. Two dirty...
 
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THUG LOVIN’ by Wahida Clark

They’ve got each other, an insane stash of cash, the hottest new club in Los Angeles, and a dream home life complete with newborn twins. Tasha and her ex-baller husband, Trae, have put New York – and its bad-news drama – far be...
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BABY BROTHER by 50 Cent and Noire

The seven Davis brothers made a promise to their mother on her deathbed: they would each make something of their lives. And they vowed they would watch over eighteen-year-old Zabu Davis, their baby brother. Intelligent, driven,...
 
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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. ...