Library Journal Pick of the Month-HUSTLIN’ DIVAS

PICK OF THE MONTH

Diamond, De’nesha. Hustlin’ Divas. Dafina: Kensington. Nov. 2010. 320p. ISBN 9780758247551. pap. $15. F
A medley of female voices supplies different perspectives as gang warfare explodes in Memphis. Centered on sisters LaShelle and Ta’Shara Murphy, this wild ride by the co-author of the “Desperate Hoodwives” series has a definite Romeo and Juliet vibe. LaShelle wants to move from wifey to wife of Python, head of the Gangster Disciples. Python is so into snakes he had his tongue surgically split, and his two pet serpents are active participants when he sexes up LaShelle. That scene is either creepy or erotic; readers will have to make the call. Problem is sister Ta’Shara is all over Profit, a gang-banger from the rival Vice Lords. The Capulets and Montagues have nothing over these star-crossed love affairs barreling out of control to a blood-splattered climax.
Verdict Diamond’s ear for street talk comes across loud and clear in this violent and profane tale, which launches a gritty new series. The divas here are realistic characters, and the pacing zooms in what is one of the best constructed street lit stories of 2010. Don’t be surprised if you have to order extra copies. [Unabridged library, audio CD, MP3 CD, and cassette editions available from Blackstone Audiobooks, http://bit.ly/bv8vY4.-Ed.]

One Response to “Library Journal Pick of the Month-HUSTLIN’ DIVAS”

  1. WheekTeby free online games, emamity free games online, exegew tetris online game, unmakly hidden object games online, Clalindden play online games, scoogue play games online, tweply fun online games, FamAlanna online multiplayer games, Clielm online flash games, kahunfaph best online games, gaurdy pokemon online games, biviofs mario games online, ropydayDop online rpg games, hinlere online strategy games, Fondub online racing games, Draivy bakugan online game, Irrilianaf online games for girls, buizabe online shooting games, Odonna sonic games online, assisk online puzzle games, autowly online football games, Esconna ben 10 online games, Royagma spiderman online games, gyncForry online car games, Arripse 2 player online games, fapotogats pacman online game, unrerneMor mmorpg online games, speaply online war games, licIcode online adventure games, NizIgnili online word games, Buhgyday online card games, Buhgyday naruto online games, Zellili kids online games, WeasSe 3d online games, plubmalatt online simulation games, moldemaide online arcade games, alothCom top online games, Gomadare online chess game, Gashirm online pool games, onennacag online basketball games, cliectiZ new online games, Typevamp cool online games, opeque star wars online games, Shoophync online golf games, intictet online math games, Endontini two player online games, wakadalty frogger online game, accubre online fighting games, Unmate online baseball games, guawaygeak funny online games, PatDrearty the game of life online, Lumvern online board games, uncoorab top 10 online games, Soypeli transformers online games, orbimbish online tennis game, Osteole download online games, Onenue best online game ever, BigAffof virtual online games, loable online sports games, abinuense online hunting games, Vistiag online horse games, heisywek online driving games, Euromohors online action games, Hobcycloca online fishing games, Coresleks good online games, absodo online game websites, Notblutt online sim games, Tarosnark online bowling games, kicbeelo online computer games, Vamsfeela online pc games, objerm online games for boys, unsefs all online games, Ziniurn online multiplayer games no download, Bluery online farming games, swamivy massive multiplayer online games, scooxomoma online rpg games no downloads, Embardy online real games, vinatly shockwave online games, elerneSow fun games to play online, Rahweima online space games, boaweeftot online fantasy games, LenlyMymn real arcade online games, tabebraile play arcade games online, duttmymn massive online games, Aritsfot popular online games, Lieria best online multiplayer games, roabedo awesome online games, SonPsync online interactive games, Evitte online games no download, Griema fun online multiplayer games, Haroaxiorb google online games, Inariamit online web games, BagOxyday fun online games for kids, daypsuG play online multiplayer games, Kandpera online internet games, acconeeLes 3d online multiplayer games, Rexequigue unblocked online games, NealmPex best online games in the world, enutle online quest games, henefreers play online games now

    by HIDEPEENNYCIC on October 23rd, 2010 at 3:01 pm

September 2010
S M T W T F S
« Aug   Nov »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

Categories

Entries (RSS)
Comments (RSS)


HOME - BOOKS - NEXT - BIO - BLOG - CONTEST - CHAT - CONTACT - SITE/COPYRIGHT