Books tagged: urban contemporary

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Open House 2
Series: Open House. Price: Free! Words: 15,220. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Urban
It's Open House at the Guitar Bar. Come in, sit down and relax. Have a drink, enjoy a meal or listen to some music. You might just find your new partner. A collection of short stories from a variety of writers.
You Can't Raise A Man: Book One (An Urban Romance/Drama 3-Book Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,020. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
BOOK 1 of 3 Three families, from three broken homes, with no fathers or male figures in their lives: all of them trying to make their place in the world.
Open House
Series: Open House. Price: Free! Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Urban
It’s Open House. The light’s on, the door’s open and the coffee’s hot. Come in, sit down, put your feet up, relax and indulge in a story or two. From the depths of outer space to the depths of the human soul, these writers explore common themes with unusual twists. An assortment of stories from an assortment of writers.
The Thinker's Guide to L.A.LALAND
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Some would describe scientists as aloof, nerdy, or even worse… poorly dressed. Maya Sanders fits none of these descriptions and is taking her university and L.A. by storm. With graduation rapidly approaching and a world of opportunity within her grasp, Maya must choose which path best suits her sensibilities: the intellectually satisfying field of science or the glitzy film industry.
Love's Deadly Masquerade
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,270. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Eric is Vanessa's first love... and possibly her last. After suffering abuse mentally, physically and sexually by the man she once believed was perfect, Vanessa makes an escape. But Eric won't rest until the last name on his murderous hit list is hers. Dive into this page turning psychological thriller centered around domestic violence and the toll it takes on a victim.
My Brother's Keeper
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 33,790. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The sequel to 'The Underwater God' is a tale of woe and grim misfortune, the sex, lies and sticky-tape of modern culture coming unstuck as the heroes of small-town life become their own worst enemy, feeding the monster and becoming the monstrous.
A Test of Loyalty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Told in first person, this is the story of three teenagers growing up in a bad neighbourhood in Canada's capital. Surrounded by poverty, drugs, sexual assault, peer pressure and prejudice, divided by race and religion, can they bond together to survive the unthinkable?
Like Water
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,450. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Welcome to the streets of Oakland, CA. Meet Alex and Jonah. Best friends since childhood: the poet and the professor, one black, one white. One dead –killed by police with a Taser to the heart– and one bereft, trying to figure out how to go on living…and how to find justice. A story of love and sudden violence. A story of a ghost and a city. A story for our times.
Chasing Forever
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
Fate rarely gives us a do-over, especially, in love but Gabriel is given exactly that. Can he succeed a second time in winning Sierra's heart? Sierra fell hard for Gabriel once, only to be left with a broken heart. Will she expose her heart to him a second time?
Your Guide to the Coolest Neighborhoods in North America
Price: Free! Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
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