Kesia is a 24 year old writer from Washington,DC. She writes the stories she wants to read because Toni Morrison told us to. She uses words to hold a mirror up to society in hopes of finding, as Nikki Giovanni suggested, a different, if not better way to live.
This is the prequel to "My Girl Rachel". If you've read that one, you know that Rachel is a young mother who's boyfriend is in prison. In this story, readers will finally see that boyfriend, Jamari and will recive further insight as to why Rachel is the way she is.
Sweetenia has moved on from her childhood. She is married and has a daughter of her own. So she is shocked when her mother calls her after seven years of not speaking to reveal some shocking and sad news. This story is a woman who is also still a girl that will always be her mother's daughter.
Somalia and Eric are two frequenters of Petworth Library who manage to never cross paths until they are pushed together by the libraries new computer station. This is the story of young love on the corners of Kansas and Georgia Ave.