Arlene Brathwaite Youngin'

ISBN 13: 9781425700386

Youngin'

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Brian Moore is suffering a mid-life crisis at the age of eighteen. His life revolves around getting money. For him, that means armed robberies and stick-ups. He has baby mama and baby mama family drama. The only thing stable in his life is his fiancée, Sonia. She’s a college student with a relentless passion to make it out of the hood with or without Brian. For the first time in his life, Brian can’t straddle the fence. He has to make a decision. Will he be loyal to the streets which raised him and made him who he is today? Or will he be loyal to a girl who is promising him a better tomorrow?

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About the Author:

Author Arlene Brathwaite, born and raised in Albany, N.Y., is the founder and operator of Brathwaite Publishing. She attended Sage College where she majored in Computer Science. In 2006, She propelled herself into the literary world with her debut novel, Youngin’. Her status as an author not to be taken lightly was cemented with the follow up to Youngin’. Ol’ Timer. In a span of five years, Arlene has written and published four more novels (In The Cut, Paper Trail, Soul Dancing, and Darkest Before Dawn). Arlene is also co-owner of The Book Club (an urban café, located in downtown Albany, in the Coliseum mall).

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What plays out on the pages of YOUNGIN is anyone s guess. At first, I thought it was somewhat of a typical read, but there are unexpected plot twists, which engages the reader. Written in the third person, author Arlene Brathwaite has penned a street novel that seems all too realistic. She incorporates a bevy of various characters to create subplots to roll along with the overall drama of the story. If you re a fan of street fiction, YOUNGIN is not to be overlooked. Reviewed by Nedine Hunter --RAWSISTAZ Literary Group

It has been too long before I made it clear to the world that I'd finish reading. I did so within a few hours. The last that I laughed outloud & saw the vivid imagery was of The Coldest Winter Ever. I am deeply inspired in a spider web of ways. You don't even know. I want to thank you for being a women amongst those whom are competitive, classify my status, etc. -willing to allow me to breath a spec of the air you are beginning to breathe. That says so much of you. Am I worthy?...we'll see how proud you'll be, if you is what you see in me!!!! --Egypt Hill

I really loved the book and yes I read it in about 4 hours.. I cannot wait to read the sequel. --Linda Edwards

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