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If Ever You Should Wonder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
According to 39yr old mother of two, Alina, she had the perfect life. Her Marriage, her children, and her home were all perfect. However; everything is not as it seems… Alina’s life though picture perfect on the outside was volatile and rotting on the inside. While she did her best trying to make everyone believe her life was perfect her home was crumbling and had been for years.
Isis: Power of the Princess
Price: Free! Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Rematch! Convicted for causing an inter-realm incident, Nemesis escapes house arrest on Olympus and goes on the run on Earth. Hoping to prevent injury to mortals and property damage, Zeus asks Isis to go on a diplomatic mission find the fugitive goddess and bring her back to Olympus to face justice for her crimes
Broken
Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Relationships always start out rosy in the beginning, but they never last that way. What used to be love had turned into regret — to the point that Marissa often despised being around Nathaniel. This relationship had grown stale, boring, and sometimes depressing, and Marissa wanted out. Is the grass really greener on the other side?
The Urban Griot
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
In the tradition of West Africa, the land of our ancestors, the Griot was the village storyteller. His job was to to keep the old folks alive when they had crossed over to the other side. In America, we had lost our voice because of slavery, but it has been found again. The Urban Griot takes up that mantle with three short stories of the African American experience.
Americanah | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Adichie’s Americanah is an enlightening, yet educational epic, based on the lives of Ifemelu and her childhood boyfriend, Obinze. The story spans three countries, America, Nigeria and the UK, while highlighting the issue of race and the oft-romanticized view of the West. It also shines a light on the nature of corruption in Nigeria and how it affects its citizens.
Ready Reference Treatise: Bronx Masquerade
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
As the story opens, all of these characters are or will be enrolled in the same English class. Having joined that English class, all of them believe that they are unique and they have their special thoughts and ideas with them, but it does not prove to be so.
No Hiding Place
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
In the maternity ward of a Brooklyn, New York City hospital immigrant parents hold on to their newborn child and wonder about the life he'll lead. As new arrivals from Haiti and the Dominican Republic, they try to understand what awaits their infant son based on their past. Through memories we're taken on a fast-paced journey within personal stories and a political history seldom talked about.
Una Milla en Tus Zapatos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Precious, esposa de un distribuidor, es una mujer muy conservada que está viviendo la vida. La trabajadora Kara, soltera y luchando, está haciendo lo que puede para pagar las cuentas. Entra a la apuesta que Precious propone. Vive a su manera y trata de conseguir a un hombre. Pero cuando la propuesta de Precious no sale como esperaba, ¿su estatus como chica principal importará en absoluto?
Before I Black Pt.5- Peace, War, & Revolution
Series: Before I Black. You set the price! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
This is definitely a story from the other side of the gun. When people think of injustice, the disenfranchised, and often trivialized voices of minority victims, it is usually from behind a protective glass so to speak, so as to not step too close to the dangers. Here I've attempted to weave together a vivid picture of social injustice for any and all that dare to get close. Thank you for reading.
Before I Black Pt. 4-Carmichael & Calloway
Series: Before I Black. Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
This is definitely a story from the other side of the gun. When people think of injustice, the disenfranchised, and often trivialized voices of minority victims, it is usually from behind a protective glass so to speak, so as to not step too close to the dangers. Here I've attempted to weave together a vivid picture of social injustice for any and all that dare to get close. Thank you for reading.
Before I Black Pt. 3-Caged Bird A Singin'
Series: Before I Black. Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
This is definitely a story from the other side of the gun. When people think of injustice, the disenfranchised, and often trivialized voices of minority victims, it is usually from behind a protective glass so to speak, so as to not step too close to the dangers. Here I've attempted to weave together a vivid picture of social injustice for any and all that dare to get close. Thank you for reading!
Before I Black Pt. 2 - Malcolm's X
Series: Before I Black. Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
This is definitely a story from the other side of the gun. When people think of injustice, the disenfranchised, and often trivialized voices of minority victims, it is usually from behind a protective glass so to speak, so as to not step too close to the dangers. Here I've attempted to weave together a vivid picture of social injustice for any and all that dare to get close. Thank you for reading
Zaid: An Urban Tale
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Twenty-Five year old Zaid has just been released from prison and hopes to reunite with Amiah, the mother of his child. After a shocking event, Zaid's life is forever changed and he is faced with his most difficult challenge yet. Note: This is a short story of approximately 2,100 words or 10 pages.
I Do 2!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Denise and Andre are back from their lavish honeymoon in the Bahamas. Denise has kept her sanity to spare her own feelings, by remaining naive to Andre’s infidelity to play out her happy ending.
Before I Black- Pt.1 Langston Reigns
Series: Before I Black. Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
This is definitely a story from the other side of the gun. When people think of injustice, the disenfranchised, and often trivialized voices of minority victims, it is usually from behind a protective glass so to speak, so as to not step too close to the dangers. Here I've attempted to weave together a vivid picture of social injustice for any and all that dare to get close. Thank you for reading!
Ready Reference Treatise: The Help
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
It is the author’s first novel. After the publication of the book, there was appreciation from the critics and reviewers from around the world.
#Rikers
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jenna and Ariana are on the way to visit their friend Nicole. They've been friends for years and the more they hang out with Nicole, the more drama seems to follow.
Quick Guide: Sonny's Blues
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays · Study Gudes: English Literature · A Quick Guide. 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: $0.99 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.

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