Posts Tagged ‘Teen Urban Fiction’
 
 
 
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SPIN IT LIKE THAT by Chandra Sparks Taylor

Sixteen-year-old Jasmine Richardson has a love for music. When She gets on the turntables, her gift for spinning and rhyming earn her admiration and respect. She’s also talented academically, but her parents disapprove of their...
 
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THE PLEDGE by Chandra Sparks Taylor

If you really loved me, you’d… Raised in a strict household, sixteen-year-old Courtland Murphy never had a date. But that was before the guy of her every dream – basketball star Allen Benson – asked her. She’s gone from never-b...
 
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FIRST SEMESTER by Cecil R. Cross

James “JD” Dawson grew up in the hood, but left a life of violence three thousand miles behind to make something of himself at the University of Atlanta. But when the freshman got off to a fool’s start – kicking it with his new...

 
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FAST FORWARD by Celeste Norfleet

How did Kenisha Lewis’s life go from near perfect to sheer chaos in just a few months? Coping with family tragedy is tough enough without getting kicked out of private school and sent to the local public school, where she’s for...
 
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HOW TO SALSA IN A SARI by Dona Sarkar

First, Issa Mazumder’s nerdy boyfriend dumps her for popular Latina princess Cat Morena – as if Cat even likes him. She just hates Issa. And for good reason: Issa finds out that her mother not only has been dating Cat’s dad, bu...

 
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Myself and I by Earl Sewell

Lately, Keysha feels like a magnet for trouble—especially boy trouble. Her last love interest turned out to be a major fraud, and her ex, Wesley, refuses to accept that they’re finished. Swearing off relationships and concentra...
 
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Q & A: Shelia M. Goss

Tell us a little about yourself. How did you get started writing? The Lip Gloss Chronicles is my first young adult series. I am the author of six women’s fiction books. Besides writing, I love to read, travel and meet new peopl...
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Baby Girl by Lenora Adams

All I can say is that I never thought it would come to this. I never thought I would run away. For some reason I thought you, of all people, would see and know. Sheree has always been a tough girl, able to take care of herself....