For Precious Jones, 16 and pregnant with her father's child, miraculous hope appears and the world begins to open up for her when a courageous, determined teacher bullies, cajoles, and inspires her to learn to read, to define her own feelings and set them down in a diary.
"A True Dose of Reality . . ."
An electrifying first novel that shocks by its language, its circumstances, and its brutal honesty, Push recounts a young black street-girl's horrendous and redemptive journey through a Harlem inferno. For Precious Jones, 16 and pregnant with her father's child, miraculous hope appears, and the world begins to open up for her when a courageous, determined teacher bullies, cajoles, and inspires her to learn to read, to define her own feelings, and set them down in a diary.
"Too bad it's abridged"
Callie had always been giving and trusting, willing to do anything for her husband, Jared. From dropping out of college to pay for his education, to signing over her business to him, to even accepting his mistress, Megan.... But everyone has a breaking point. Determined to gain her freedom, Callie reestablished her partnership with an old friend and went back to the job that started it all...the only work she was good at: an adult phone operator. She had her goal in sight until Waylan called her line and totally shook up her world.
In The Kid, best-selling author Sapphire tells the electrifying story of Abdul Jones, the son of Push's unforgettable heroine, Precious. A story of body and spirit, rooted in the hungers of flesh and of the soul, The Kid brings us deep into the interior life of Abdul Jones. We meet him at age nine, on the day of his mother's funeral.
"The worst book ever!!!"
Dev Tollen is a man with a dark past and an even darker soul. More than that, he's a gay wereleopard. He has never had the Dreaming and never met his true mate. But one night the Dreaming does come and reveals his lover, an African man named Montsho, also an alpha black wereleopard. Montsho will fight their love and their destiny. Dev will do all he can to win his beloved's heart and keep him by his side always.
Victor, an undead vampire, has fled to another planet in the future to survive, for Earth is now poison to his kind. Na'lesa has been alive for eons, the last of her race - drastically changed - now she lives a life as a living vampire. One night they both run into each other over some prey. Two lonely people: they find love, sex, and blood, and not necessarily in that order.