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Williams, KaShamba

Overview
Works: 22 works in 57 publications in 2 languages and 2,353 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Urban fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Arranger
Classifications: PZ7.J99, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Publications about KaShamba Williams
Publications by KaShamba Williams
Most widely held works by KaShamba Williams
Girls from da hood 2 by KaShamba Williams( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 364 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
Around the way girls 2 by KaShamba Williams( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 307 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 299 libraries worldwide
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
Driven : a novel by KaShamba Williams( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 290 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
At the court's mercy by KaShamba Williams( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 254 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
Blinded : a novel by KaShamba Williams( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 183 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 )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 138 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 )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 136 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 109 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 84 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 77 libraries worldwide
Best kept secret by KaShamba Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 35 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
Around the way girls 2 by KaShamba Williams( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A fast-paced 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
Girls from da Hood by Mark Anthony( file )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
In the third installment of the runaway hit series Girls from da Hood, street-fiction veterans KaShamba Williams and Mark Anthony are joined by newcomer MadameK as they turn up the heat with fiery stories that will leave the reader breathless. KaShamba Williams returns with those feisty Brooklyn gals Fire and Marcy as they find out what life in Miami has to offer them. It couldn't have been easy for them as they watched their mother's heroin abuse take her to a near-death experience. No matter what others thought of their mother, Fire and Marcy loved her to death, loved her enough to put their own lives on the line to stand up against the men that committed such a gruesome act. Miami's heat won't be enough to stop "Brooklyn's Finest" from getting revenge the sweet and simple way.Stripping in one of the hottest clubs in the country affords you a nice "hood rich" living. Well, that's how it is for Latisha Lovely and her roommate, Lexi. With nothing but money on their minds, the two agree to take part in a more lucrative hustle than stripping. But when things start to turn bad, Latisha and Lexi must decide their own future in "Snakes or Snitches."In "Star Quality," R&B diva Star Marshall is the envy of every woman and the desire of every man. However, her superstar status doesn't come without problems. Onstage and in the studio, she is a puppet, controlled by her record company, manager, and the whims of her fans. But behind closed doors, Star turns the tables, engaging in a secret life that, if exposed, could cost her everything-including her sanity
Girls from da hood 2 by KaShamba Williams( file )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
From one bad choice to another, Africa Evans leans on love as an escape from her dilemma. But, for this girl from da hood, tough love may prove detrimental to her well-being. Leading the double life of good girl/wanna-be bad girl, Harmony hooks up with Nikko, the son of a notorious hustler and hood legend. He introduces her to a whole other side of the game. Unique's conniving mind hasn't changed a bit since the old days in the hood. She'll do anything she can to get what she wants. She believes that a man will take care of her, and if he doesn't, then she will just take it by any means necessary
Blinded : an urban tale! by KaShamba Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
If only eye's knew : a novel by KaShamba Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
SOUTH-AFRICA Alexandra Youth Choir : South-African Choral ( file )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Unravelings by KaShamba Williams( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2017 in No Linguistic Content and held by 1 library worldwide
Precious pearls for students arabic-english by KaShamba Williams( Book )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Precious
Williams, Kashamba
Williams, Precious
ウィリアムズ, カシャンバ
Languages
English (51)
Japanese (3)
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