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E'steem: Little Girl Lost
Price: Free! Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Little Girl Lost! When E’steem finds Melissa, a lost little girl wandering around Times Square, she runs afoul of Brimstone Jack, a demon pimp out to get a payday at the child’s expense. Can the Devilish Diva beat back Jack and his exotic army of demon dancers and help the lost little girl get back home?
Summarized & Analyzed "We Need New Names"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,870. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The story opens in Zimbabwe. Darling happens to be ten years old at the beginning of the novel. She finds it difficult to navigate a world of degradation and chaos with her friends. In the later part of the novel, she is a teenager in the Midwest United States.
How Granny Defeated the M.O.B.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,020. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016 by WoolysWagon ePublishing. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Jesse House feels he’s a failure. Maybe he is. Growing up on Detroit’s East Side in the 60s and 70s, his life was nothing if not eventful. From avoiding the local M.O.B. to trying to figure out who his own family was, Jesse was nearly always confused. If you lived life in his shoes, would you have been any different?
Long Distances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Three thousand miles. That's how far Nate has to drive to get to Los Angeles, to satisfy the dreams of his wife Della and find a new life for them and their daughters. Coretta Scott King honor author Jewell Parker Rhodes develops an expansive narrative within the length of a short story of a man getting closer to a new home, but farther from his true self.
Bayou Teché
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Mira longs to return to the bayou, to sit on her grandma's lap again and watch the fireflies dance through the air. But she ran off with Charlie, and now she's trapped in a high rise apartment with a wailing baby who shares his name. Can she resist becoming a prisoner in her own home, her own marriage, and her own life? From Coretta Scott King honor author Jewell Parker Rhodes.
Episode 6 of 7 - Nail It: Breaking into the Black Elite (Revelations)
Series: Nail It: Breaking into the Black Elite - 7 Episodes. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Episode 6 of 7 Will secrets, lies, and double crossings keep the Kyles on the outside of the city's powerful social network looking in? Or, when it comes to entering the world of the black elite, do they have what it takes to NAIL IT?
Episode 4 of 7 - Nail It: Breaking into the Black Elite (Unwrapping Holiday Secrets)
Series: Nail It: Breaking into the Black Elite - 7 Episodes. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Episode 4 of 7 Will secrets, lies, and double crossings keep the Kyles on the outside of the city's powerful social network looking in? Or, when it comes to entering the world of the black elite, do they have what it takes to NAIL IT?
Episode 3 of 7 - Nail It: Breaking into the Black Elite (De-BUST, then a Debut)
Series: Nail It: Breaking into the Black Elite - 7 Episodes. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Episode 3 of 7 Will secrets, lies, and double crossings keep the Kyles on the outside of the city's powerful social network looking in? Or, when it comes to entering the world of the black elite, do they have what it takes to NAIL IT?
Notch- War in the Bronx
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
When Notcholous (Notch) left Jamaica for New York as a troubled teen, he went there for a better life and to escape a life of crime. But New York, as he found, is no bed of rose.
Ready Reference Treatise: Between the World and Me
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
“Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates was first published in 2015. The book is in the form of a letter that the author happens to have written to his teenage son.
"Salvage the Bones" Summarized & Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The author had lived through the Katrina. When she realized how easily that huge storm had receded from public consciousness, the author decided to write this novel.
"Let the Circle Be Unbroken" Summarized & Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The book was the winner of the Coretta Scott King Author Award in the year 1982. Most of the reviews received by the author were highly positive.
Isis: Power of the Princess
Price: $2.99 USD. 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
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 Guides: 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.
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

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