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Section 8 Audiobook

Section 8: A Hood Rat Novel

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Publisher's Summary

Taught by her drug-addict mother to get hers by any means necessary, Tionna's heart is cold, but she holds a warm place in it for Duhan, the father of her two sons, her on-again-off-again boyfriend since they were teenagers, her knight in shining armor. But with Dunham behind bars and everything she loves seized, she finds herself starting over in the same neighborhood that she swore she'd never return to. With her best friends, Gucci, Boots, and Tracy, she finds herself rediscovering her old life and suddenly begins to wonder if she's really cut out to be a prisoner's wife.

©2009 Urban Audio Books (P)2009 Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC

What the Critics Say

"K'wan continues his popular Hood Rat series with yet more of what his readers expect: action, murder, betrayal, sex, more action, familiar faces, and a few surprises." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Jennifer 12-01-12
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    "This book will have you checkin' for K'wan!"

    This book gets all credit for starting my love affair with Urban Fiction! Once I began listening, I was instantly intrigued. I had no idea there were books like this! I had fallen out of reading and had only truly gotten back into it due to the writer's strike on TV. One day I decided to take chance a story called Section 8 and was blown away! I love how each chapter tells its own story all the while leaving you with a tidbit of info to keep in mind as the plot thickens. This story seemed to just unexpectedly pull you in each characters own triumph and dilemma and make you want to know more about their story whether it be good or bad. My favorite character was Gucci just because she was so down to earth and loyal. The interaction between her and her girlfriends felt real because K'wan truly made them individuals, flaws and all. Oh and this character Animal was the epitome of what I want in a boyfriend in my head lol. This was a great read/listen and once I was done, I had Welfare Wifey's next on deck! This may be the first book offered by the very talented author on audible.com, but it is merely scratching the surface when it comes to K'wan's catalog. Ya'll need to see about that man!!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer Dallas, TX, United States 01-11-11
    Amazon Customer Dallas, TX, United States 01-11-11
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    "Good but the Sequeal is Better!"

    I actually listened to the sequel Welfare Wifeys first before I realized that there was a book before it. This is a good listen but the narrator just didn't live up to the job that the Welfare Wifeys narrator gave. I still suggest this book because it gives you more insight on the charactors which I enjoyed.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    ann coleman LEWISVILLE, TX, US 09-23-10
    ann coleman LEWISVILLE, TX, US 09-23-10 Member Since 2011
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    "Nice Surprise!"

    It took a minute for the writer to introduce all the characters, but once that was out of the way it was a very good listen, I got to where I would sit in my car and continue to listen after I got to my destination, I really enjoyed this one, I had alot of laugh out loud moments!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Charisse 06-07-16
    Charisse 06-07-16 Member Since 2014
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    "The narrator was the worst!!"

    I love all of K'wans books I must say first, and I normally love the narrators but this one I DISLIKED!! She kept stumbling on words and you can here when she was shuffling her papers!! Bring Cary back!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Tangulia Miami, FL, USA 06-25-10
    Tangulia Miami, FL, USA 06-25-10
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    "Truly a HOOD tale!"

    This was a great listen! I wished it would have more a storyline ending so that the listeners know what happens to the characters. I loved "Animal" in this story. All in ALL it was was s good story.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Lavie 08-14-16
    Lavie 08-14-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Narrator fell short"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Section 8 to be better than the print version?

    I don't know.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Narrator failed to bring the characters to life.


    What didn’t you like about Napiera Groves’s performance?

    Stumbled too much. Read almost textbook style. If she intended to read the novel the way she did it jut is not my taste. I really tired to follow her style but it just didn't appeal to me.


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    J. Torres-Purifoy CA 07-21-16 Member Since 2014

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    "Not best narration"

    The narrator sounds like she was drunk or hella tired especially towards the end of the book. Story was good.. But definitely Hood

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    AJ 07-11-16
    AJ 07-11-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Love the Hood rat Novels"

    the characters are well developed from other stories and it is random chaos. I love it! narrator does a good job, but I love Cary Hite!!!

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    Doniesha 05-13-16
    Doniesha 05-13-16
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    "I love it, he's the best at what he does!!"

    Entertainment at it's greatest!!! When I get to the end I always wish to hear more. I know every great thing comes to an end but luckily he has more great novels...

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    ziggy 10-10-15
    ziggy 10-10-15
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    "The narrator sucks"

    I loved the story but the narrator was horrible.. I like how k'wans books intersect with each other..

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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