Overview

There's nothing sweet about turning sixteen as three friends will soon find out. Fifteen-year-old Sade Washington has been harboring a secret from her two best friends, Crystal Jackson and Dena Bradford. Her secret is threatened to be revealed when she discovers she's pregnant. Once Sade's secret is out, it causes a wedge between her and her mother Joyce. Distraught at her mother's reactions, Sade toils with a love/hate relationship with her. Joyce struggles with keeping peace in her household. The relationship ...
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SADE'S SECRET

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Overview

There's nothing sweet about turning sixteen as three friends will soon find out. Fifteen-year-old Sade Washington has been harboring a secret from her two best friends, Crystal Jackson and Dena Bradford. Her secret is threatened to be revealed when she discovers she's pregnant. Once Sade's secret is out, it causes a wedge between her and her mother Joyce. Distraught at her mother's reactions, Sade toils with a love/hate relationship with her. Joyce struggles with keeping peace in her household. The relationship between her daughter and live-in boyfriend, Calvin has her in an emotional turmoil. Joyce is determined to make their home a happy one by any means necessary. Sade attempts to have a normal teen life, but as she turns sixteen, reality hits her head on. She must make choices that will not only affect her future, but that of her unborn child. Sade's Secret takes the reader on an emotional ride as it deals with a strong subject matter and the dynamics of mother-daughter relationships.
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Editorial Reviews

amazon.com - K.C. BOYD
The Wahida Clark Presents YA series just keeps getting better and better.
The author Sparkle let's the reader know that something is not right with the relationship between the protagonist, Sade and her mother's boyfriend Calvin within the first page of the book. Sparkle, just shy of her 16th birthday on the surface looks like a normal teen. She attend a performing arts high school, a talented singer/dancer and has many friends. K.C. Boyd, Library Media Specialist
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015691610
  • Publisher: Wahida Clark Presents Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/25/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 301
  • Sales rank: 738,901
  • File size: 965 KB

Meet the Author

Shelia M. Goss has over thirteen books in print. She's the Dallas Morning News and Essence Magazine Best-Selling author of: Ruthless, Delilah, Savannah's Curse, My Invisible Husband, Roses are Thorns, Paige's Web, Double Platinum, His Invisible Wife, and Hollywood Deception.

Shelia not only writes fiction for adults, she writes young adult books. The Lip Gloss Chronicles series consists of four books: The Ultimate Test, Splitsville, Paper Thin, and Secrets Untold.

She's also the recipient of three Shades of Romance Magazine Readers Choice Multi-Cultural Awards and honored as a Literary Diva: The Top 100 Most Admired African American Women in Literature.
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