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Chapter 12

Book / Young Adult

November 18, 2017

Reads: 425

Shelves: 1

A collection of short stories revolving around the following premise: In this world the rules are apparent to all who inhabit it. We are ruled by the laws of the jungle and natural selection for it is “Eat or be eaten” and that “Only the strong will survive.” You mortals… Read More

Chapter 3

Book / Young Adult

November 17, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

Three teenage friends have always believed that a little chaos never hurt anyone. Oh, and if you do it right, you can talk your way out of anything. But when one friend starts keeping secrets and the rest of the group are faced with harsh realities of life, tension grows… Read More

Chapter 34

Book / Young Adult

November 17, 2017

Reads: 84

Shelves: 1

"HATE. It has caused a lot if problems in this world, but it has not solved one yet." -Maya Angelou Harmony Waters has grown up in the big city of Atlanta, surrounded by diverse streets, malls, stores, and schools filled with different people from all corners of the world. But… Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 16, 2017

Reads: 4

Shelves: 1

The beginning of the book starts off as this average girl named Diesa living an average life. Until suddenly things go wrong and she commits suicide later in the book. And the rest of the book talks about her afterlife (what she's thinking, what she sees, whats happening). Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 15, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 2

Four streetwise Caribbean-American teens from Brooklyn seek fame and fortune in the gritty 1970's music scene. The band makes questionable decisions while riding the roller coaster of burgeoning fame. They struggle with finding that secluded path to certain stardom and million dollar success. Eventually, the fate of the band takes… Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 15, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 2

Sonya Love grapples with crushing grief and just anger at the death of her big brother, an innocent young Black man gunned down by a White police officer. Struggling to understand what happened, Sonya loses her joy of singing and decides to give up on her future. But an unlikely… Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 15, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 2

Carlos Alejandro Alza, a teen migrant from Guatemala, is no match for the Mexican gangs and corrupt coyotes. He is poorly armed, equipped with only his late father's small fishing knife and an enduring innocent heart. Yet somehow, through a long and treacherous journey, Carlos comes of age, blossoming into… Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 15, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 2

Now a young woman, Felicia Robinson, ponders her violent past in the dark confines of prison. She experiences a glorious encounter with the Divine that leads her on a journey of self-reflection, forgiveness and inner peace. Eventually, Felicia is changed for the better and despite her angry childhood and dismal… Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 15, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 2

The fraternal bond of twin brothers is tested by the announcement of their parents' impending divorce. Mr. and Mrs. Dareem talk tearfully of separating their teenage sons - taking one to America while leaving the other at home in Barbados. Yet despite the burdens of school exams, a threatening bully… Read More

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Shelves: 2

My name is Marisol Vega. I am Latina. Beautiful. Mesmerizing. A young mermaid filled with intrigue and power. A thinker of profound truths. A speaker of words like stone and fire. …My words burn within me like boiling cauldrons. At night, when I rest on my small bed next to… Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 15, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 2

The SWAT swarm Mona Blaise’s house like heavily armed black bees to a honeycomb. With bated breath, they wait for the take down. The notorious Mona Blaise, drug kingpin, is defeated and finally shut down. Mona is indeed arrested, tagged, booked, and chained. Yet she accepts her fate with a… Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 15, 2017

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Shelves: 1

Raina Calyx, a recent high school graduate, is excited about her once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. She was just accepted to a prestigious university with a full scholarship! Her dreams of becoming a chemist are finally coming true. But her mother, a stern, formidable woman, has refused to let Raina go. Both mother… Read More

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Shelves: 2

Loosely based on the 2010 Haitian earthquake, The Evolution of Max Fresh is a poignant tale of tragedy and triumph. Max Fresh, a teen amateur soccer star, experiences the worst natural disaster to devastate his island in centuries. He suffers familial loss, physical disability, and tremendous heartache. Miraculously, his heart… Read More

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The Queen prays to the gods for her first and only girl child. The gods readily grant her wish conditioned upon her payment of a great sacrificial price. Sadly, the Queen pays this price after her infant daughter is captured by French slave merchants. The Queen's girl child continues on… Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 15, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

Davanté's heart sinks to the lowest of depths. He cannot lose his mother now. He is only seventeen years old. He has not learned enough about life to be on his own. He does not know how to live. He is still hiding his artistic talents out of fear of… Read More

Chapter 5

Book / Young Adult

November 15, 2017

Reads: 412

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

Life continues after the end of the world as a group of survivors struggle to claim back their safety. Read More

Chapter 22

Book / Young Adult

November 15, 2017

Reads: 266

Comments: 1

Shelves: 4

Ellie's life was nothing to be desired. After being blamed for the murder of her parents and a few other locals, she found herself on a cross-country bus trip full of other teenagers just like her: criminals with a hidden talent that got them in big trouble. Ellie soon learns… Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 15, 2017

Reads: 136

Shelves: 1

Farley Jameson was born with the magical gift of seeing the future. As he would say, he lives a “pretty sweet” life. To his friends, he’s the most prepared seventh grader in school. No one can get away with tricking him or bullying him. And if it rains, he’s sure… Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 14, 2017

Reads: 12

Shelves: 1

Hey y'all! This is Chapter 1 of my first book, Chronicles of Catland! Please excuse the egregious punnery. Enjoy :) Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 13, 2017

Reads: 7962

Comments: 20

Shelves: 11

monster ?m?nst?/ ...an inhumanly cruel or wicked person. That's what her father was; what he expected his daughter to be. But even when being raised in a world where only monsters survived and thrived, she could never entwine it with her nature. No one knew the real girl behind all… Read More