I learned through the people in this book that life is much more complicated than that.
This wonderfully written book reads like a fiction page-turner, even though the story and characters are real.
The main characters of the book are Jessica and Coco, two girls looking for love on the streets of the Bronx.
The author comes from Leominster, Ma. I lived and went to high school there so that was a bonus. And I was born and spent the first 12 years of my life in the Bronx. Read morePublished 20 days ago by lisa paris
This book wasn't what I anticipated - very shocked by how the first pages grabbed my attention.Published 27 days ago by shari bakker
This very long-winded story chronicles a couple generations of families caught up in the cycle of poverty, drug addiction, violence, and general criminality. Read morePublished 29 days ago by DXN-Schuylerville
Brilliant research and compassionate tone. Should be required reading for high school and college students. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nicole
Awesome read, so real for me coming from the inner city! Love the insight of the mentality which is the root of actions!Published 1 month ago by 1st LadyW
I was amazed at the amount of time and effort the author went to be able to tell the story of these people. Read morePublished 1 month ago by S. Oakes
I found this book hard to read because it so incredibly sad to know that there is a debased culture like this in our society where innocent children really don't stand a chance. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Robyn