L. Hawkins is a writer for Jirehis Publications where she authors books under the pen name ALm HLgh. She currently works as an Assignment Manager for a major broadcasting company in the Midwest. Earning a Bachelors in Communications from the University of Illinois, she went on to study for one year at the Graduate level, majoring in Urban and Regional Planning. Before beginning her writing and broadcast career, L. Hawkins worked as a Loan Officer for a financial institution, a teacher in the public sector, and as a marketing research liaison for various companies.
Taming The Golden Boys Of Central Highby Luvvenia Hawkins
Growing up can be hazardous to your health. Nevada Tate wasn’t trying to be bad on purpose; it just happened that way. She was the epiphany of Nerd Central; she was a genius who lacked social skills and it didn’t help that she was always the new kid in school and that she had skipped two grade levels. Face it, being 15 years old, brand new to a school… See more details below
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Growing up can be hazardous to your health. Nevada Tate wasn’t trying to be bad on purpose; it just happened that way. She was the epiphany of Nerd Central; she was a genius who lacked social skills and it didn’t help that she was always the new kid in school and that she had skipped two grade levels. Face it, being 15 years old, brand new to a school and a senior was like having “beat me” tattooed on her forehead.
Zai Robinson wasn’t trying to be the most popular boy in school. As a matter of fact he didn’t even like the attention; but what could he do—rich, a natural athlete with good looks; oh yea and he had the fast car to go with it. Who else could he date except the most popular and the cutest girl in school; of course that was Jennifer Ashley Taylor; oooh what a cliché name. So why didn’t this formula work like clockwork? Maybe because it comes a time in every teenager’s life when they have to accept they must live their own life and stop worrying about trying to fit in and be what’s expected of them.
So how do you negotiate growing up into being your own person while trying to balance damage control of your reputation and popularity? You do it day by day; one decision at a time until you’ve grown up. The problem is: when do you know you’ve grown up?
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Taming The Golden Boys of Central High: Volume I
You watched them fight as enemies and begin to like each other as friends
Summer of My First Time Volume II
You followed along as they learned about friendship, love, jealous and betrayal
Diary of a Teen Prodigy: The College Life Volume III
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