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Nikki Turner

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Nikki Turner has been called the "Queen of Hip Hop Lit" and is the author of four bestselling novels: A Hustler's Wife, A Project Chick, The Glamorous Life, Riding Dirty on I-95, Forever a Hustler's Wife (which hit the USA Today and Essence bestseller lists), as well as the forthcoming Black Widow (May 2008). In 2007 she published a novella under 50 Cent's G-Unit book line, Death Before Dishonor, which 50 Cent optioned for his production company. Turner is the editor of the short story series Street Chronicles. The first in the series, Tales from da Hood was soon followed by Girls in the Game and Christmas in the Hood - the first holiday themed street lit book ever published. Also, her "Nikki Turner Presents" book line under One World/Ballantine will debut in June 2008 with Gorilla Black by Seven. She is currently accepting submissions for "Nikki Turner Presents." She lives near Richmond, VA.

Genres: Urban Fiction
Nikki Turner recommends
The Rolexxx Club (2006)
(Rolexxx Club, book 1)
Méta Smith
"Meta Smith comes into the hip-hop lit game with a grand slam."
The Naked Truth (2006)
(Gangster Girl)
"Chunichi is the bomb! I'll read anything she puts out."

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