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Williams, KaShamba

Overview
Works: 16 works in 39 publications in 2 languages and 2,418 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Urban fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction 
Classifications: PS3623.I55826, 813.6
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Publications about KaShamba Williams
Publications by KaShamba Williams
Most widely held works by KaShamba Williams
Driven : a novel by KaShamba Williams( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Nasir, a young man tormented by his past and caught between street life and fatherhood, must choose between doing the right thing or falling under the influence of his vengeful mother and insecure girlfriend
Around the way girls 2 by KaShamba Williams( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
There's a saying in Brooklyn that if you come from my part of town that 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 like it's predecessor Around the Way Girls is a fast paced look at the life of some street smart woman who think they know it all but are about to get the lessons of their lives. Lyric Crenshaw has been playing the game so long that she's mastered it. Her motto has always been to use what you got to get what you want. With a face and a body like hers, the possibilities are endless. But when a love struck co-worker teaches her otherwise and she meets a man that sees right through her, she may just have to open her eyes and see that winning the game ain't everything. If Juicy Brown were to die today, her Obituary would read, "Another Welfare Recipient Bites The Dust, but things have got to change. She may agree with some of the rumors buzzing around the neighborhood about her but one, is straight up scandalous! And she's about to clear it up by any means necessary. Precious Paine, a ghetto jewel haunted by memories of a troubled childhood. Her and her crew have the game on smash, but trouble lurks around the corner. Can the love of a good man make Precious leave behind her hustle in the streets or will she become another victim of inner city life that's marked for self-destruction? These questions and many more will be answered in this high-energy urban street saga
Girls from da hood 3 by KaShamba Williams( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Presents three short novels in which Fire and Marcy plot revenge on the person who almost killed their mother, strippers Latisha and Lexi get involved in a money-making scheme that goes horribly wrong, and R&B diva Star tries to protect her secret life
At the court's mercy by KaShamba Williams( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
A young man haunted by his past and torn between street life and fatherhood just wants a normal life with his son and new fiance, but his choices go from bad to worse
Girls from da hood 2 by KaShamba Williams( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Presents three short novels in which Africa Evans depends on the wrong man to help her out, Harmony finds herself leading a double life, and Unique lives up to her reputation as a hoodrat
Blinded : a novel by KaShamba Williams( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Mona Foster is a young ambitious teenager determined to escape a life of poverty and shame. Being the first person in her family to gain a high school diploma, she has set the tone. Her prominent future becomes so nebulous that she turns to the streets for guidance and support. She soon realizes that this "life" of fast money and frivolous behaviors has not only plagued her, but other family members as well. Suffering the same issues that were handed down from previous generations. In spite of their failed attempts to overcome, she's determined to triumph once again. The question is "Can she turn this negative situation around?" Or, will she remain "Blinded."
Grimey by KaShamba Williams( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Yatta is determined to find out who is responsible for the death of her little sister, and the first suspect on her list is her ex-boyfriend Cam
Dymond in the rough by KaShamba Williams( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Dymond finds herself the only one in her crew without a boyfriend, until Kyle Banks comes along and she finds herself lying to her mother in order to be with him
The ab-solute truth by Juwell( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
When Porsha's boyfriend Abdul decides to tell the truth about a certain something the girls would like to keep private, Kera, Porsha, and Dymon anxiously wait to see what the repercussions will be
Runaway by Juwell( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Starting her freshman year without a boyfriend, Dymond faces pressure from members in her peer group--Kera and Porsha--who already have boyfriends, so when she meets Kyle Banks, she is quickly smitten with him
Mind games by KaShamba Williams( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Best kept secret by KaShamba Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Porsha is still trying to piece herself back together after her and Abdul's breakup while at the same time confiding in someone who betrays her trust
Blinded : an urban tale! by KaShamba Williams( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
If only eye's knew : a novel by KaShamba Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Asu nante mienai ( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Around the way girls by KaShamba Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A fast-paced look at the life of three street-wise women who think they know it all...but are about to get the lesson of their lives. A truly high-energy urban street saga that examines the extreme highs and lows of these powerfully drawn women
 
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Alternative Names
Precious
Williams, Kashamba
Williams, Precious
ウィリアムズ, カシャンバ
Languages
English (37)
Japanese (2)
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