Before I Wake

Before I Wake

Julian Foster / Jun 02, 2020
Before I Wake Sixteen year old Ketasia Ke Ke M Singleton thinks she has it all figured out trading her body for weed and head bread to keep up appearances on her block When Ke Ke catches the eye of Cry a mid leve
  • Title: Before I Wake
  • Author: Julian Foster
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 168
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Sixteen year old Ketasia Ke Ke M Singleton thinks she has it all figured out, trading her body for weed and head bread to keep up appearances on her block When Ke Ke catches the eye of Cry, a mid level, lesbian drug dealer, she finally sees a chance to step up to the next level and learn how to make some steady paper Though Ke Ke s need to appear in charge of herselfSixteen year old Ketasia Ke Ke M Singleton thinks she has it all figured out, trading her body for weed and head bread to keep up appearances on her block When Ke Ke catches the eye of Cry, a mid level, lesbian drug dealer, she finally sees a chance to step up to the next level and learn how to make some steady paper Though Ke Ke s need to appear in charge of herself leads to a quick rise in social status, her temper and misused intelligence also leave a wake of destruction in her path, putting her life and the lives of those she loves in danger Will she wake up before it s too late Told with unflinching rawness, Before I Wake is at once a devastatingly and profoundly believable portrait of the psychological and emotional nuances of a sixteen year old girl in the gauntlet of the inner city I would like to introduce you to This author may be new to the literary scene but writes like a seasoned vet His vivid imagery puts the reader right in the action on the pages will be around from now on He s got next Sa id Salaam Author of the Dope Girl series Julian Foster is a novelist from Rochester, New York He began his writing career as a spoken word artist under the stage name Tearz, performing with his group The Vagabonds Julian has been in gangs, gone to jail, and has now come full circle He hopes to bridge people from different walks of life through the power of the written, visual, and performance arts.
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      • Julian Foster

        Julian Foster is the pen name of an author and word artist from Rochester, New York He also does spoken word under the name Tearz His group is called the Vagabonds and they have released two poetry CD s.He has won the gold medal in the local NAACP Act So competition two years in a row and competed at the national competition in poetry and dramatics Source


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    1. This is a local author and set locally, so admittedly I m biased But Before I Wake is simply one of best psychological novels I ve read in some time Ke Ke is a vivid portrayal of a 16 year old girl living perpetually on the edge in a nightmarish whirl of drugs, degradation, and near constant violence Like most teens, she is impulsive, materialistic, arrogant, and entitled yet also lacks the boundaries and safety net of a stable home life, good neighborhood, a promising future, and supportive aut [...]


    2. A Standalone in ways than one.Before I Wake is a standalone in a variety of ways that make it a MUST READ In this coming of age tale, Ketasia aka KeKe is a teen and like most teens shes trying to find herself and weed through all the different elements of hood life Drugs, Sex, Money or a lack thereof, friendship, loyalty, betrayal and loss But its hard for KeKe to navigate her way to adulthood without proper guidance to make the right decision she constantly makes the wrong ones From men, to mo [...]


    3. Intriguing and full of surprises I can relate to this story of a young girl growing up in the ghetto Using her body to get what she wants Ke Ke went through life the wrong way and paid the ultimate price for being young and dumb Well written and excellent details


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