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"Native Son" Summarized and Analyzed
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Native Son” by Richard Wright was first published in 1940. It was originally the title of Nelson Algren’s first novel, “Somebody in Boots.” The story of that novel was based on a piece of doggerel about the first Texan.
Belly of the Beast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
A short story written from prison
The Once and Future Thug
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Short story about a teen and how he became the leader of his gang.
Almost Doesn't Count
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Doris refuses to allow the hard work that she has done in turning a young man's life around go to waste. With fierce determination, Doris assumes the responsibility for ensuring that Lorenzo’s infant son, Zelman, does not succumb to the pressures of urban life. Doris becomes adamant that giving up is no longer an option and almost doesn’t count.
Medusa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
When a bullied high school student turns to her mysterious neighbor for help, she ends up with a bigger and much more terrifying problem.
Why I Started Smokin' Cigarettes (or what happened th' night Daddy went to Hooter's to git some chicken wings)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Shaniqua Jones smokes like the proverbial smokestack, and was asked by a friend when and why she began smoking. This is her explanation.
Literature Companion: Monster
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 101 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 286. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
It is said that Dean Myers had a very troubled young age. Even as a young man, he struggled with his speech and it hindered him from expressing himself openly and completely.
Keep Your Friends Close (A Makaveli’s Prince Novella)
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Series: Makaveli's Prince, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,740. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
After parting ways with his crew, who want him to do one last job, and falling for his girlfriend’s sister, Cameron Hicks is in for a difficult summer.
E'steem: The Beast From The Bowels
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Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Bad Girl Gone Good! Good Girl throws down! After a desperate D’lilah is defeated by E’steem for fourth time, Lucifer recruits Umbuttra, the She-Beast from the Bowels of Hell to eliminate E’steem once and for all. But if the brutal beast kills E’steem in battle, Lucifer promises to give her D’lilah’s position as the second most powerful she-demon in all Hell.
Honey 14: Queens Of Valon
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Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Black Honey 14: Queens Of Valon is the mesmerizing tale of a time traveler sent back a thousand years to study his ancestors as they prepare for the alien threat that is heading their way. Trapped in a host body, Atreides can only do and say what the host body says and does. But something is wrong, because nobody in that time period is even aware of the threat. Can Atreides warn them in time?
Literature Help: Bastard Out of Carolina
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 71 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 250. Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
It is a semi-autobiographical novel. The story is set in the author’s hometown of Greenville, South Carolina. Ruth Anne “Bone” Boatwright is the narrator of the story. The story revolves around the central character and narrator, Bone, beginning with a conflict between Bone and Glen, her mother’s husband.
I Do?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,690. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
In life choices should be made precise according to what’s in your best interest. I do? Shouldn’t be words of question. In this love story will Denise Kennedy allow emotions to determine her fate, when she’s faced with having to make the biggest decision of her life? And if she does choose will she make the right one.
There Goes The Neighbourhood And Other Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A collection of three brand new short stories about characters young, old and in between. They are sons, brothers and fathers; good people, but they are human, and therefore flawed and ultimately misunderstood.
Untruths
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Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Angela Chase, seventeen-year-old high school student struggling to uncover a family secret. With the help of her boyfriend, Brandon Sturgis, she grows a voice that she never knew she had. Angela was fed constant lies by the only person she had as family, her father. After years of being kept from her mother, they finally reunite and uncover the truth that has kept them apart for so long.
E'steem: Demons Anonymous
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Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Bad girl gone good! Good girl needs help! Approached by the handsome rogue demon Claudius, E'steem is asked to speak at Demons Anonymous, his support group for demons who have left Lucifer's Legion. But when Lucifer and D'lilah learn about her plans to speak to his demons about Christ they plan to crash the party and crucify Claudius. Can Hell's former harbinger save Claudius' soul from the wrath
Dinoz Wears A Tux
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
Dinoz, a Nysasaurus, born to an Ostrich, enjoys skating, making friends by the tons at the Den. Hurdles come like the bully, Alex the bear; the older ostrich clan! He meets Dolphie, the dolphin and Dinoz has a hoot of a time! The icing on the tale is the underwater party thrown by his ‘bestest’ friend Dolphie and yes, Dinoz wears a tux, where everyone has a whale of a time!
GOOD MONEY (FLASH FICTION)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
All money ain't good money... See why.
Think Like a Hustler
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
What would you do to survive? On the streets, the answer to that question is anything. Kevin Richards, a young day to day hustler in the streets of Baltimore must do any and every thing to make sure he eats. The world of hustling is unforgiving, and one small slip could cost him everything. If hustling wasn't the worst of his worries Kevin has a small child at home in dire need of an operation.
Kingpin Wifeys Part 3
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
In King Pin Wifeys Part 3, Trey gets some very bad news that may change the way he operates his business. Chris and his brother Mike are out to get back at the people that robbed Chris. And Jada and Shamarie's love is further tested because he is running out of money. Jada returns home to see her mother and face some unresolved issues of her past and makes the biggest mistake any woman can make in
Kingpin Wifeys Part 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
In Part 2, all three women have big decisions to make. Starr is force to decide her future. Does she stay with Trey, the man she loves, who hasn't been the most faithful boyfriend? Jada's boyfriend, Shamari has just gotten locked up. Will he get out? Will she move on without him? Lani's ex-boyfriend Black is still being persistent as he vows to win his woman back. Will she give in to Black..