Books tagged: urban books

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ZipCodez 90002*90220 A Watts and Compton Tale
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Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 28,980. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Shocking and uncensored sequence of events in the life of Debo and Lana growing up in two of Southern California's most notorious neighborhoods, Watts and the city of Compton, sparks issues and raises controversy. Gang banging, abuse, criminal activity, incarceration and coming to know the love and salvation of God's mercy describe in the gritty language of urban America has raised some eyebrows.
Pretty Money
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Ivy had it all in life. Once things hit rock bottom. She is out on the streets chasing" Pretty Money" getting raped, and beat on. Not realizing that the "Pretty Money" she adore so much is a home!
Darius and the Vanilla Funk
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Price: Free! Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Darius and the Vanilla Funk centers on the special relationship between fifth-grade teacher and student, and the strong bond they have formed. Darius Mitchell walks a bumpy road after leaving Mr. Cohen's class, hitting the streets as a gang member. It isn't until he is knocking on death's door, that Mr. C steps in to teach the final lessons.
The Legacy of Death: An Alexander Steele Investigation
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Series: Alexander Steele Mysteries, Short story. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Alexander Steele and the Legacy of Death Steele gets drawn into a 20 year old cold case when he buys the abandon building next door to his private club. When gold coins connected to a double murder from two decades ago begin to surface the body count also rises. Legacy of Death is the 3rd short story in the Alexander Steele Death Series.
Boyfriend # 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,620. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Tameka must decide between Eric, a boyfriend she has much in common with, and Caleb, a wealthy suitor who promises her the life of her dreams. Her choice becomes a deadly one, when Eric finds out about Caleb, and wants Tameka to set him up so that he can rob him.
Christmas In The Bottoms
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Series: Urban Stories ยท Buck Wile Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Christmas in the Bottoms--you’ll laugh like the Dickens. A very soulful and satirical version of the classic: A Christmas Carol. Narrated and commentated by a pair of jive talking "Dozens" Players named Madd and Dog2020 aka Maddog2020. It's a bit of fantasy and a bit macabre. Scrooge is the miser Ebenezer Jenkins who owns Glad Wrappings Funeral Home and BBQ joint. What's Cooking you may ask.
The Kickdown Girls
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
If you haven’t seen 'Attack the Block' or 'Shank' or perhaps don’t even know what these are, you are unlikely to understand or enjoy this book. For a large part of the population, especially in London and other major cities, there is an urban sub-culture which takes in gangsta rap and gangsta culture. It has its own language and set of rules. This is not cosy suburbia.
Fancy 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Determined to eliminate Maribel and their unborn child, Aaron is out for blood. He sets into motion another diabolical plan while Maribel prays to live a normal life. But after realizing she’s being stalked, she finds herself living in constant fear. Her dramatic past has returned to haunt her. Despite her efforts to keep her heart under lock and key, she finds herself in a deadly love triangle.
Deadly Reigns- Peaches' Story; The Takeover III
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The war has finally began, and is now in full swing. With Trap in the hospital clinging to her life, and Omar, Chesarae, and Joaquin all out of the picture, Peaches is engaged in a desperate struggle to survive. Hidden hands continue to manipulate the situation, as powerful forces around her unite to assure her destruction. The die has been cast, and all roads are leading up to a climatic battle.
Your Guide to the Coolest Neighborhoods in North America
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Price: Free! Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
If Charles Dicken's Pickwick vacationed with the writers of "Portlandia" they might pen this hilarious exploration of North America's undiscovered gentrifying 'hoods. From a magical stew in DC to Atlanta's artisanal cola, from San Francisco's weird starchitecture to NY's off-putting pop-up and New Orleans' gator-friendly hostelry, escape and laugh with intrepid gay travel writer Nate Molino