Beacon Hills High: A Novel by Mo'Nique

By Mo'Nique

Entering into Millwood excessive, the "tightest" highschool in Baltimore, is all that is been eating thirteen-year-old F.A.T. (Fabulous And Thick, that's) Eboni Michelle Imes. while she's accredited, all that she will be able to take into consideration are 4 years of enjoyable along with her top pals, Michelle, Yolanda, and Charisse—the TTC (the Too Tight Crew). yet lifestyles has different plans for Eboni. whilst her father eventually lands his dream task, everyone seems to be excited—except Eboni. whereas Dad's new enterprise enterprise capability relocating the relatives to glamorous la, for Eboni it potential relocating clear of her acquaintances, her overwhelm Vincent, and every thing she has ever identified. an enthralling coming-of-age tale that offers with universal adolescent matters akin to physique photograph, being the "new woman" in class, and adjusting to a brand new local, Beacon Hills excessive is certain to resonate with not just Mo'Nique's younger fanatics, but in addition teenage ladies in every single place.

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I wish,” he gushes. ” Once we get to the gate, I observe all the people. Baltimoreans. My people. ” Yvette asks, turning to me. “I guess,” I lie. Though we are only four years apart, Yvette and I are as different as night and day. She is the spitting image of Mom, petite, the color of a Hershey’s Kiss and perfectly styled hair that falls just below her shoulders. Yvette looks like she belongs out West. For the flight, she has pulled together a faded pair of Baby Phat hip-hugger jeans, a tight white baby tee, and a sparkly pair of Steve Madden flats.

In my room, I lie back on the bed and gaze at the pretty fern in the terra-cotta pot. Dear God, I may have just met my first West Coast friend. She seems really cool. She also seems a lot older than me even though we’re the same age. Thankfully, she’s agreed to help me fix up my room. So far, so good! Oh, and what’s up with the parents? How does a black girl have white parents? Chapter 7 I t looks nice in here, honey,” Mom observes as she checks on my room-decorating. “Thanks. ” I step back to check out my handiwork.

Why did he finally come around, and how could he kiss me like that when he knows I have to go away? Boys. Why didn’t You make them so we could understand them? I wanted him to feel bad about me leaving. Why couldn’t he say, “Girl, I wish we could’ve 26 * Mo’Nique with Sher ri McGee McCovey kicked it and gotten to know each other better”? Or, “You were always fine as hell and let’s stay in touch and see if we can make something work”? I’m still a little pissed about all this moving stuff, but I have no choice.

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