Ghetto Superstar: A Novel

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One World, 2009 - Fiction - 262 pages
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The reigning queen of hip-hop lit, Nikki Turner, takes on the music biz in this tale of a young woman who risks everything to be a superstar.

Fabiola Mays was born to sing. She has a voice like honey and a body to match, but one heartbreaking setback after another threatens to derail her dreams of a recording deal. To make matters worse, it’s Christmastime, rent is past due, and the cops intend to kick her tight-knit family to the curb–until a small-town gangster comes to the rescue and offers them a place to stay.
Years pass, and Fabiola continues to play gigs and travel around the country hoping for another shot at fame. She’s long forgotten the gangster named Casino who bailed out her family once upon a time. But when Casino is shot, Fabiola feels that she must help the man who helped her family during their lowest point.

As Fabiola climbs the ladder of success, she is pulled between the spotlight and the street, trying to resist industry moguls who find the allure of fresh meat irresistible and the thugs from the shadowy side of the ghetto who threaten to keep her close.

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User Review  - divagirlicious - Overstock.com

Is the term I give to the title characters sis! And when you read this book youll know exactly what I meant by that! Nikki girlfriend there needs to be a sequel to this! How could you leave me hanging like that Read full review

There has to be a sequel

User Review  - nikwa21 - Borders

After reading this book I felt kind of angry because of the way it had ended, but all I can say is: I'M WAITING FOR THE SEQUEL!!! Read full review

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About the author (2009)

\Nikki Turner is the author of the New York Times bestseller Black Widow, the #1 Essence bestseller Forever a Hustler’s Wife, and the Essence bestsellers A Hustler’s Wife, The Glamorous Life, and Riding Dirty on I-95. The first two books in the Nikki Turner Presents line were published in 2008 by One World/Ballantine Books.

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