Girls From da Hood 8

Girls From da Hood 8

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by Treasure Hernandez, Natalie Weber
     
 

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Urban Books' popular Girls From da Hood series is back, bringing readers more dramatic tales about the lives of some tough, resourceful women who can hold their own when things get rough on the streets.

Gabby Davenport spent the first fifteen years of her life in the suburbs, living a privileged and sheltered existence. When her mother dies unexpectedly, she…  See more details below

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Urban Books' popular Girls From da Hood series is back, bringing readers more dramatic tales about the lives of some tough, resourceful women who can hold their own when things get rough on the streets.

Gabby Davenport spent the first fifteen years of her life in the suburbs, living a privileged and sheltered existence. When her mother dies unexpectedly, she is forced to move from her middle class neighborhood into Cumberland Projects in Brooklyn. Gabby's life will never be the same.
Mika, the queen bee of the projects, doesn't appreciate the arrival of this private-school good girl. Mika and her posse are on a mission to make Gabby's life miserable, and things only get worse when Mika's "friend with benefits" B-Waite decides he wants to make Gabby his girl. Mika is ready to go to war to win back her man, and she doesn't care who she has to take down in the process.

Keisha, Shawna, and LaRhonda are best friends forever, as the saying goes. Nothing will tear apart this tight trio—or so they think.
When Keisha steps out of her box to become more of her own person, tension builds among the girls. In the eyes of her trusted friends, her lifestyle has become questionable. What happens when her secrets and desires are revealed?
Shawna's life is just starting to look up. She's been hired at a major record label, and she's making enough money to move out of the projects for good. When her good news is met by fake smiles, Shawna gets a new perspective on how her girls really feel.
LaRhonda sees each of her friends moving up while she's still struggling in the confines of the ghetto. After she gives birth to her second child by the age of eighteen, she feels like her dreams are out of reach. Her growing jealousy isn't easy to hide. What will happen when her misery wants company?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781622861453
Publisher:
Kensington
Publication date:
08/01/2013
Series:
series , #8
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
373,430
File size:
944 KB

Meet the Author

Treasure Hernandez was incarcerated in a United States penitentiary. Upon her release, she moved to Atlanta with her daughter. She is working on future projects for Urban Books.

Natalie Weber is the sister-in-law of New York Times bestselling author Carl Weber. She resides in New York with her family. She is currently working on her next novel for Urban Books. She can be contacted through Facebook under "The Author Natalie Weber'' or theauthornatalieweber@gmail.com.

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