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Overcoming the Odds: From War on the Streets in Louisiana to War on Terrorism in Iraq, How I Successfully Overcame the Odds by Dr. Antonio J. Webb
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 1 review)
"Overcoming the Odds" details the miraculous account of a boy who became more than anyone ever thought possible. From the rough streets of Louisiana to the war on terrorism in Iraq, the book realistically portrays the remarkable tale of dedication, discipline, determination that it took Dr. Antonio Webb to rise above his austere beginnings to achieve his goal of becoming a physician and surgeon.
Duggan by Montage
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life(4.86 from 21 reviews)
Spoken with honesty, Duggan tells the story of several individuals from different backgrounds and class whose lives are intertwined by one decaying neighborhood. Divided into six sections, Duggan is connected through content and theme: through race, struggle for identity and place, beauty, spirituality, hatred, and drugs. Now each individual is left to fight for their lives before it is too late.
Black Does Crack by Tasha Moore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,920. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Crescent La’fleur, a New Orleans native, reflects about the city where she was born and raised reminiscing about her upbringing. She recalls the slogan “Black don’t crack” and its prideful meaning in her community. Her trials in life convinced her that black did crack and was often tested. Crescent takes you on a journey of her life’s highs and lows.
Real Muslim Wives Of Philly by Elle Muslimah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In the city of brotherly love you’ll find a growing Muslim population flourishing in society. The outside images of women draped in Islamic attire and men wearing distinguished garments and beards are common. This tale of fiction goes beyond the outside image.
Chance Encounters - Preludes to Love & Death by Urban Fiction
Series: CHANCE, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 25,200. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life(4.17 from 12 reviews)
A broken and battered woman finds true love after years of mental and physical abuse at the hands of her psychotic ex. Dark secrets from the past threaten her new chance for happiness. Book Club 2.0
A Place Beside the King by Malik Will
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: 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.
ZipCodez 90002*90220 A Watts and Compton Tale by Aleta Williams
Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 28,980. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
SINATHA EMERSON - CHILD? by Angelia Vernon Menchan
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life(4.00 from 1 review)
Sinatha Emerson is a smart girl who is fighting for her life. Her mother Jackie loves her but loves her new husband more. What is a young girl to do in a situation like this? Does she have and advocate? And if she does will it matter? THIS IS SHORT, SHORT STORY!
All About Nikki-Three Episodes from the Sensational Second Season by Shawn James
Series: All About Nikki, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit(4.00 from 1 review)
Six months after moving to Los Angeles sixteen-year-old Nikki Desmond is adjusting to life on the west coast. As she starts a new semester at Beverly Hills High School, she’s resolving to make changes to overcome her surly racist and rude behavior. In episodes four through Six of the Sensational Second Season of this teen sitcom,
Untruths by Lakeisha Jones
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: 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.
Cindy's Glass Slipper & Cherry Thongz by Hassan Barry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,910. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A stripper from Dominica is having a tough time with a substance abuse problem, for starters. An somehow she finds herself in a emergency room with a dog bite. But that's not all she has to deal with. A Angel with a dirty face appears by her side. Asking is this seat taken? Except he's not an Angel but he just might be the one to help her save herself before its too late.
The Pride by Faydra D. Fields
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by SolaPress firstname.lastname@example.org. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman(3.00 from 1 review)
Four women have two things in common. They're all mothers, and the father of their children is the same man. On of the women convinces the other three that the four of them must pick up the slack where their children's father is unable.
A place called Serenity by HK Masara
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(3.00 from 1 review)
A gripping tale of a teenage girl named Katrina who is in search of a place where one is at peace with the world, who they are and those around them. A sad tale of loss, friendship, love, dreams and ambitions in the quest to find that place called serenity.