Around the Way Girls

11 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 291 ratings

Around the Way Girls Publisher's Summary

There's a saying in Brooklyn that if you come from my part of town, you're from around the way. Around the Way Girls is a fast-paced look at the life of some street-smart women who think they know it all but are about to get the lessons of their lives.

©2004 Angel M. Hunter, La Jill Hunt, Dwayne S. Joseph (P)2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
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  • Book 1

    • Around the Way Girls

    • Around the Way Girls, Book 1
    • By: La Jill Hunt, Angel M. Hunter, Dwayne S. Joseph
    • Narrated by: Honey Jones
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    There's a saying in Brooklyn that if you come from my part of town, you're from around the way. Around the Way Girls is a fast-paced look at the life of some street-smart women who think they know it all but are about to get the lessons of their lives.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not my cup of tea

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-23-17

    Regular price: $24.47

  • Book 2

    • Around the Way Girls 2

    • By: La Jill Hunt, KaShamba Williams, Thomas Long
    • Narrated by: Honey Jones
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    There's a saying in Brooklyn that if you come from my part of town, you're from around the way. Well Lyric, Juicy, and Precious are all from around the way. They all live in Crown Heights, one of the most notorious sections of Brooklyn, but to them it's just a place they call home. Around the Way Girls 2 is a fast-paced look at the life of some street-smart women who think they know it all but are about to get the lessons of their lives.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ummmmm......

    • By Anonymous User on 07-26-17

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  • Book 3

    • Around the Way Girls 3

    • By: Alisha Yvonne, Thomas Long, Pat Tucker, and others
    • Narrated by: Honey Jones
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    There's a saying that if you come from my part of town, you're from "around the way". Around the Way Girls 3 is a look at the life of some street-smart women who think they know it all but are about to get the lesson of their lives.

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  • Book 4

    • Around the Way Girls, Book 4

    • By: Roy Glenn, La Jill Hunt, Dwayne Joseph, and others
    • Narrated by: iiKane
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    There's a sayin' that if you come from my part of town, that you're from around the way. Around the Way Girls 4 is a look at the life of some street-smart women who think they have the world in the palm of their hands but are about to find out that things aren't always what they seem.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Definitely enjoyed it

    • By Anonymous User on 03-23-18

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  • Book 5

    • Around the Way Girls 5

    • By: Erick S. Gray, Mark Anthony, Tysha
    • Narrated by: Veronica K. Jackson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    What if you were raised to be a hooker and, worst of all, your father was your pimp? In "Keepin' It in the Family", this isn't just a nightmare for the Collins daughters, this is reality. Raised without the guidance of their mother, Diamond, Essence, and Chanel were forced onto the streets at a very young age. They were expected to make that money by any means necessary or face the wrath of their daddy, Dallas Collins. Can the girls band together to free themselves from Dallas?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • WORST ONE THUS FAR

    • By Jonnelle on 11-22-17

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  • Book 6

    • Around the Way Girls 6

    • The Around the Way Girls Series
    • By: Mark Anthony, Meisha Camm, B.L.U.N.T., and others
    • Narrated by: Ida Belle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Following in the successful footsteps of its predecessors, Around the Way Girls 6 features three popular authors presenting their versions of the tough, street-smart girls that everyone loves.

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  • Book 7

    • Around the Way Girls 7

    • By: Chunichi, Karen Williams, B.L.U.N.T., and others
    • Narrated by: Ida Belle
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Following in the footsteps of its successful predecessors, Around the Way Girls Seven showcases three popular Urban Books authors and their versions of some very tough, street-smart girls. Nina and Mouse are a couple just trying to survive the hater nation. Only problem is Nina's a little paranoid when it comes to other women, and Mouse is usually guilty as charged. Fed up with Mouse's cheating, Nina begins to creep a little herself, but will her revenge blow up in her face?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Refurbished stories?

    • By Shaniqua on 12-22-17

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  • Book 8

    • Around the Way Girls 8

    • By: Meisha Camm, Buck 50 Productions, Tina Brooks McKinney, and others
    • Narrated by: Ida Belle
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    In "Got Me Twisted", New York diva Ebony Queen heads south after her mother's murder and tries to reinvent country bumpkin Reshunda - but it won't be easy! In "Arrested Development", Kelly joins the police force to get in the good graces of her love interest, Dante - but what happens when her brother gets out of prison and finds out her boyfriend is the same cop that brought him down? And in "Greed", Jackie and her parents escaped the projects and now live the high life - but what's going to happen to her if they get murdered?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Wth??!!

    • By Cbreezy on 02-19-18

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  • Book 9

    • Around the Way Girls 9

    • Around the Way Girls series, Book 9
    • By: Ms. Michel Moore, La'Tonya West, T. C. Littles, and others
    • Narrated by: L. Steven, Stevie Washington, iiKane
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Urban Books' popular Around the Way Girls series is back, bringing readers more dramatic tales about the lives of some tough, resourceful women who can hold their own when things get rough on the streets. Growing up poor and biracial, Shannon never quite fit in. Not truly accepted by either side of her family, the confused teenager turns to the one thing that loves her back unconditionally - the streets. With a bottle of liquor at her side and a worthless mentality in tow, Shannon allows the local strip club and the pole to become her new family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good book! It kept me intrigued!

    • By Andhi M. on 04-27-18

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  • Book 10

    • Around the Way Girls 10

    • The Around the Way Girls Series, Book 10
    • By: Ms. Michel Moore, Racquel Williams, Marlon P. S. White, and others
    • Narrated by: Stevie Washington, Ida Belle, Mea Wilkerson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Around the Way Girls 10, like its predecessors, is a fast-paced look at the lives of some street-smart women who think they know it all but are about to get the lessons of their lives. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible narrator

    • By lil lady on 11-06-18

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  • Book 11

    • Around the Way Girls 11

    • By: Treasure Hernandez, Clifford "Spud" Johnson, India Johnson-Williams, and others
    • Narrated by: L. Steven Taylor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Around the Way Girls 11 is a fast-paced look at the lives of some street-smart women who think they know it all, but are about to get the lessons of their lives. "Meal Ticket" by Treasure Hernandez: After the tragic death of Yanna's husband at the home of his longtime mistress, Yanna's teenage son is forced to step up and fill his father's shoes as the household's sole meal ticket. The straight-laced student soon links up with an unlikely partner in crime. Also featuring "Party Girls" by Clifford "Spud" Johnson and "Do or Die" by India Johnson-Williams.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This narrator gives me life!

    • By Kimberly on 08-15-18

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