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Ready Reference Treatise: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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.
Literature Help: The Contender
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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.
Chogan Finds His Mate
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: 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.
Literature Help: Seize the Day
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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.
Unbreakable Bonds Part 1: Introduction to
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Price: Free! Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
When eighteen year old Torian Brooks left her small town to join the Air Force, she'd only hoped to escape the dark shadowing clouds of her mother’s damning prophecy and her father’s criminal legacy. On her journey, she found herself aligned with three other girls, Kimberly Christie, Raquel Richard, and Sabrena Benton, all fresh winged themselves navigating the same blue skies. As their journey
"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 by Mack Trimble. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
According to the author, Knowledge, prison has three classes of occupants: regular inmates, convicts and the elite few. And the latter are the ones that are the shakers and movers that make things happen. This first story, that is now within your hand, is one that is within the “good” category. And the principal character is one of the “elite few.”
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 by Claire Aldin Publications, LLC. 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.
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: 19,730. 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.
A Place Beside the King
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
A young prostitute attempts to come to terms with the death of her son as she prepares to testify against the man who killed him, her pimp who is also the child's father. As the trial plays out in court, she will be forced to deal with both demons of her present and past.
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