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Urban Fiction


Date, Location

Street Lit Discussion Group

This popular street lit discussion group meets monthly at the Powell Branch Library to talk about current and popular titles in contemporary urban fiction.

Pick up a copy of the current title at Powell Branch Library. Refreshments.

Current Titles

Give Him Back - December 18, 2018 by B.M. HardinGive Him Back - December 18, 2018  
Hardin, B.M.
How far would you go for love?Before, Lava thought that she had life all figured out. The man, five kids, a good job and a big house.And then, two years ago, her husband told her about his affair. But she stayed, waiting, hoping that he'd notice her still there. But we don't always get what we want. And once she realized that her husband was in love and having a baby with someone else, she burned with envy, feeling a rage that she never felt. Lava realized, that her husband's mistress, had no plans on giving him back. So, she was going to have to take him. The question was, how was she going to do that?Lava came up with a crazy plan to get rid of her competition. Only the plan backfires, horribly, leaving her praying and wishing. That she'd just divorced him and walked away, but now it was too late. She's desperate, guilty, and unsure of her fate.But....What is it that she's missing? What secret didn't she see? What LIE was right in front of her? Who was really her worst enemy?
The Forgotten Wife - February 26, 2019 by Lakisha  JohnsonThe Forgotten Wife - February 26, 2019  
Johnson, Lakisha
All Rylee wants is her husband's attention. She used to be the apple of Todd's eye but no matter what she did, lately, he was just too busy to notice her. She could not help but wonder why. Then one day, an unexpected email, subject line: Forgotten Wife and little did she know, it was about to play a major part in her life.They say first comes love then comes ... a kidnapping, attacks, lies and affairs. Someone is out for blood but who, what, when and why?Secrets are revealed and Rylee fears for her life, when all she ever wanted was not to be The Forgotten Wife.