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Publisher's Summary

Tyson Gibbs used to be a straight-A student. Following behind his cousin, Craig, he ends up on the streets of Lawrenceville hustling and selling drugs and anything he can get his hands on. Tyson, also known as Ty on the streets of Lawrenceville, has been carrying a family secret for some years.
Tyson decides to make peace with his sexuality, but some boys from the hood have a hard time warming up to the idea that one of their homies could possibly be gay.
Craig ends up in jail.
Tyson drops out of school, and all the family secrets start coming out of the woodwork.
©2014 Michael McCain (P)2015 Maximize Publishing Inc.
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3 out of 5 stars
By ILoveMyAudibleKindle on 05-27-16

Part 2 please.........

Is there anything you would change about this book?

Yes. The direction provided for the narration. The length

What do you think your next listen will be?

By this author, it will be The Risk and Foolish.

What didn’t you like about Steve Ryan’s performance?

The narration seemed forced. The breathy, hoarse, attempt and sexy delivery distracted for the story greatly. The incorrect emphasis on certain words made it appear that the sentence was ending when in fact it was not. I kept thinking the narrator's throat HAS to be sore. I would also have expressed the power of enunciating your words. There seemed to be an issue with pronouncing words that had an "x" in them i.e. expect, exactly. The author's grammatical errors were read as well. So the errors in word usage were highlighted.

I think with more practice under his belt and a good director this narrator has potential. I look forward to this growth.

Was Hood Booty worth the listening time?

Absolutely. It was an interesting story that I think has legs. Thugs or wannabe thugs on the DL love it. I love to get insight on what motivates one to act or not on lust/nature, etc. I would love for more character development and backstory. I felt like this was just a small "taste" of a story with huge potential.

Any additional comments?

I read the story first and found it entertaining -errors and all. However, after listening to the story, my review declined. Choosing the right narrator can make a break a story. Reading the story I envisioned masculine baritones for a few of the characters. Below is the review I provided after reading the book PRIOR to listening to it.

"Good story. A story I look forward to seeing what happens. The author's mind is a wonderful thing. There were a few issues: timeline consistencies, several grammatical errors, but the story was so interesting I almost didn't notice them. Proofread so the errors don't detract from the story.......and a good story it was sir"

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5 out of 5 stars
By Hattie on 04-22-16


Would you listen to Hood Booty again? Why?

Yes, this was an amazing audio book. Don't want to spoil it though.

What other book might you compare Hood Booty to and why?

None this book is truly one of a kind!

Which scene was your favorite?

The entire book!!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The first line really...Overall it's a great book hard to choose my most memorable part.

Any additional comments?

Will listen to again MOST DEF!

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