Jamaican Galby Marlene
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As far back as she could remember Sandra’s life has been a revolving door for family members to enter and exit, with promises that were never kept. The only one she knew that she could count on was her Grandmother. That was until her father, who has been absent for as many years as she could remember reappears and whisk her from her simple paradise of mango and guava trees in the tropics of Jamaica to the fast-moving, unfamiliar streets of New York. Looking forward to residing in a land of milk and honey with riches beyond her dreams, Sandra was apprehensive yet eager to begin her new life.
Not in a million years did she imagine that this new life would closely resemble a horrific Cinderella tale with a dark sinister twist, making her life a living hell. With each agonizing day in her new home bringing her closer to the brink of self-destruction, Sandra begins to wonder if she has the strength to withstand the crushing blows dealt by her so-called loved ones. Follow her journey as she is forced to find ways to dodge the bullets of the life she’s come to know and keep her past from destroying her future.
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- New World Publishing
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This book had me in tears, I felt all her pain and the desire in her heart for the love of her parent. Very emotional but well written and worth the time to read it. Thanks
This book is awesome. I couldnt put it down. My favorite character was Roslind. She always tried to find her way out and the msn if her dreams saves her. The book made me laugh and cry.
This is the best book i have ever read before. It takes you into a life of a girl that is strggling to love. About a girl who was taken from everything she knows iinto a strange land. At first she didjt fit in right or at home. Her stepmother emotionally and physicaly abused her. Her stepbrother tried numerous of times to rape her. When she reases high school she get a weight problem. Then she stats feeling ugly. She tried to commit suicide and failed. After everything her father did not want her ack a his house her only true brother forgot about her. So she goes in a group home. There she finds happiness and peace. She starts to have low selfesteem becse of the weight. She finds lovebut almost gave up because of ther stepbrother. This book takes you into a life that is jut amazing!there were times when i was fustrated with the main chrater because her relationship wo Ith J'shawn.... but you have to read to find out who he is :) thsi is truly an amazing book it made cry and laugh
I have read this boom several times it have you going through so many emoticons but it a good book!!!!
a tear jerker. very well written. enjoyed reading from cover to cover.