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Stealing Candy by Allison Hobbs - Book Review

Allison Hobbs got me with this book and when I say got me, I was in shock and awe at the very first page. She took the stories of these three girls and took me through a very dreary story of what happens when you are in the wrong place at the wrong time. To me this story was very dark with hint of hope as you see Gianna's character not just be the first victim but for me the main character of this story because you saw her at her best as well as at her worst.

You meet Gianna at the start of this book trying to escape from her captor, Bullet.  Side note though, I don't hate his character because he wants to snatch girls, I couldn't stand his character because of his innate stupidity.   When Gianna does escape, you would think that she would find help somewhere, but it turns out that NOBODY helps her or sees the danger that she is in.  When Bullet does capture her he takes her back and thus from here the story of Stealing Candy begins.

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Fancy by Vanna B - Book Review

From the start this character's name is Fancy.  There is a reason behind her nickname and why it stuck it with her. You see this young girl who looks like she has everything going for her.  She has friends, nice clothes, looks very comfortable in her curvaceous body and brings the confidence right along with it.  But underneath that exterior is a woman with a hurt past and a more hurtful presents.  I like to introduce you all to Maribel.  A twenty nine year old who was breaking her back trying to be her nickname, Fancy.  She didn't get like this on her own, her whole mindset by a young cat named Shawn who ended up becoming her best friend.

So fast forward to now and Fancy is living it up with three friends every night and taking the bus home right after.  No one, not even her best friends know the truth about her until she comes across Aaron. When you first meet Aaron, he honestly sounds like a genuine guy.  He accepts all of her and their relationship moves pretty fast.  Everything seems well until Fancy sees his real colors and ends up right back where she doesn't want to be.  Through this downfall, she found her best friend Shawn who helps Fancy get back on her feet.

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Afterburn by Zane - Book Review

I read this book back in college, but as I was sifting through the books that I wanted to read it again, my mind automatically went to this book.  Besides Ashley and Jaquavis, Zane has been my favorite author for a very long time and this book was the first time I read something different in a love story that wasn't linked to the drug game.  This book made me believe in love again and had me in tears each time.  From the start, you meet the character of Rayne way back in the teenage days and you basically see her family and friend settings and just how she is living and its ok but it could be better.  Because of Rayne's mother, Rayne grew up quick and put up with a lot of things but she stayed true to herself.  To me, she sounded like a typical girl with that best friend and that high school crush on boys well at least one.

Still in the teenage days, you meet the main character Yardley and his boys Dwayne, Felix, and Mike.  You actually meet them at a time where Yardley is still a virgin which I found interesting because no book I have read has really took it back the far, but I see why.  

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Stories to Excite You by Ken Divine & Anna Forrest- Book Review

Now, I have always loved my short stories by Zane and she will always be the queen in my eyes.  This book holds a close second to me though because it was just as erotic and proably more raunchy than just about any book that I read.  It had boldness, sex appeal, all mixed in with just the right amount of love to make each story in this book come to life as if it was really happening.  I just had one question for these authors.  Where do they live so that I can move into this complex community.   There were a lot of short stories in this book that I am not going to name them all.  You are just going to have to read the stories and see for yourself how good of a book this is, but here are some of my favorite reads from this book.

Jackie:  if you have real feelings for someone, don't let the moment pass you by.

Sow Her Oats, Plant His Seeds:  Secrets, secrets and what do you know more secrets.

Birthday Celebration: She got a birthday to remember.  I was jealous

Beautiful Music:  a different take on love & sex

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Gangsta Divas by Denesha Diamond - Book Review

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The drama continues to unfold in Gangsta Divas by Denesha Diamond.  I don't know how long we are going to keep this up, but I'm always hyped up when another Diva book comes out.  Of course, all your favorite characters are back and are coming back more ruthless than ever when it comes to being on top of the street game.  The one gang, the cripettes make an appearance in this book and you actually get a few questions answered.  Willow is making a statement, Leshelle gets what she always wanted, and Tashara is letting her love for Profit rule all.

The book picks up right where the Street Divas left off and Lucifer's life is flipped upside down when one minute she is professing her love and the next she is losing her love and gaining some hope at the same time.  With Fat Ace gone, there is a power struggle between Lucifer and her brother, but that doesn't last long because Lucifer is not having it. She knows she controls all the power of the Vice Lords and she is not about to fight for it.  Her brother does take too long trying to realize that.

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