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Quick Guide: Sonny's Blues
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
It is one of the earliest works of James Baldwin. The story has remained highly popular with academic circles and educational institutions. It is a favorite of college anthologists. It is said to be one of the most widely read short stories.
Wander.Stop
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Nikki True. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Where do you go when there is nowhere else to go? In this coming of age story Benny, a 16-year-old dope boy from Oklahoma City is ready to change his life around. But as soon as he tries to leave his former life behind an unforeseen accident plus a chance encounter with a young prostitute has him at facing a tough decision to either commit to change or fall back into old habits.
Ready Reference Treatise: Tell Me a Riddle
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Through this book, the author seems to be very clearly providing a voice to the voiceless. She also shows marginalized stereotypes as complex individuals.
Gods Will But My Choice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
His mother left and took his sister never to be heard from again, and his stepmother resents his presence so he had to grow up fast. He has a plan for this summer-detailing cars with his friends and hanging out with the new girl in town. But one day that all comes crashing down. Tired, he runs away thinking things have to get better. Little does he know things are about to get a whole lot worse.
Under My Skin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Sparks fly when Image Consultant Morgan Cox meets her new client Derek Wynters. He thinks she’s shallow and she thinks he needs a major makeover. Working together seems near impossible. But unexpected attraction between the two creates an even bigger problem - how to keep a professional distance when all they want to do is stay up-close and personal.
Teammates
Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Teammates is the story of two childhood friends who end up on very different paths, one to stardom, the other to infamy. Set in the author’s old high school and the neighbourhood where he grew up, it is an emotional and all-too familiar tale about the temptations of the inner city and the efforts of young men to both defy stereotypes, and to live up to them... by any means necessary.
Stepford Mandingo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,050. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
After an ugly breakup with her fiancé, Brianna’s sister, Yvette introduces her to a man with the perfect personality and supermodel looks. But there’s only one catch…Quinn isn’t quite what he seems. Meanwhile, Jelani enters the picture. He shares her passion for the arts, but he has real flaws. Computer love sparks inconceivable drama as Brianna struggles to decide between Quinn and Jelani.
A Girl Can Only Take So Much
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Ginger wants Dwayne to do right by her, but his life of pimping and drug dealing keeps getting in the way. It doesn’t help that he’s extremely abusive. She’s already been through so much in the past. From being raped and abused, all she wants is someone to love her. She loves Dwayne no matter what, but she’s also in love with Tamont. Will she be able to leave Dwayne for good
Behind Closed Doors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Life is full of woe. But when it comes to Ramona it seems like fate has dealt her very bad hand. Pitfall after pitfall Ramona can barely stay afloat. Join Ramona as she fights for not only her life but her sanity. Will she land on her feet? Or will she succumb to her circumstances like her enemies intended.
27 Yards An' Runnin'...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,020. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Shadows of the past shape who we are and can hold us back. We move forward while standing still. 27 Yards An’ Runnin’… is the story of a young man wondering what his life means and where it is going. Running on equal parts optimism, fatalism, cynicism and wonder, we navigate Soondie’s world, love and life. Follow young Soon as he narrates his story.
Onyx Dripped in Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Lola Bandz. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Sometimes people take love for granted and thats the case for the young, free Black. Having a ridah' wasnt enough he wanted more but once he found out that having just her was enough it was too late. Kamille is in the world trying to hide from love but gets bitten by it in the process. Running from her past she falls in love with her future, Marshawn a.k.a 9ne and she loves everything about him
Ready Reference Treatise: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The story revolves around John Singer who can neither speak nor listen. The novel details his life and the people he comes across in a 1930s mill town in the state of Georgia, in the United States.
Deuces And Tres
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Brandon Jefferson, Jr. has it all. Loving parents and best friends that he can't possibly do without. Only in his senior year of high school he prepares to embark on the road to manhood but hits a snag along the way. Nothing could prepare him for the arrival of his cousin and the things that the psychopath has in store for the family.
Pipe Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,420. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Sometimes, life doesn’t deliver a happily ever after… In Pipe Dreams two urban youth get pulled into the drug game. One leaves it alone forever, but the other is lured back because of the fast money and material possessions that seem to come so easily. In this story, you will witness how the greed for money will sever a friendship and see how fast pipe dreams quickly turn into nightmares.
Black Honey: Queen Keyshia's Marijuana Ville
Price: Free! Words: 40,090. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The year is 2056, and the planet earth has become the leader in the fashion and entertainment universe. Whatever earth did, the rest of the galaxy followed. The trend sweeping the galaxy was called core essence enhancement. This made it possible for the average person to actually become their favorite pop star! A wonderful invention, but what happens when people use their CE's to commit crimes?
Literature Help: The Contender
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The story of the novel revolves around Alfred Brooks, a seventeen years old black boy. Alfred happens to be a school dropout. He lives with his Aunt Pearl and her three daughters in Harlem, New York City.
She was a Friend of Mine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Delphine Publications. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
In part two of She Was a Friend of Mine, three years have passed since the disappearance of her brother and the mysterious fire, which took her family. By happenstance, Shi meets T-money, who walks her right into the center of the Bay area’s drug game.
Chogan Finds His Mate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Chogan is a man who enjoyed his freedom until while in bear from got caught in a trap on Kimi's property. Kimi who only just came back to her family home was surprised to find a naked man in her blackberry patch. They weren't prepared for what happens in their life next.
The Profit
You set the price! Words: 43,700. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Ariel wants to be a megastar. But as her career begins to soar, Ariel realizes that the price of fame is not money. Can Ariel stay at the top or will she realize that she really can't afford stardom after all?
Literature Help: Seize the Day
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The book was written in 1950s which was a kind of formative period during which the middle class in the United States was being created.