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Sheisty (Sheisty series, #1) (Sheisty series #1)

4.38 of 5 stars 4.38  ·  rating details  ·  1,847 ratings  ·  36 reviews
Epiphany Wright, Keisha Moore and Shana Scott spent their teenage years as the best of friends growing up in the hood of Southside Jamaica Queens. Now as adults, their friendship is put to the test when envy, built up animosity, hidden betrayal and the bad boys in their lives cause havoc. Every day becomes a struggle to keep the clique tight. Every day something beats agai ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 1st 2004 by Triple Crown Publications (first published January 31st 2000)
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Kitani
Epiphany, Keisha and Shana are best friends that chose different paths as they got older. Epiphany basically believed you had to pay to play. With Shana you couldn't really knock her hustle but the way she handled certain situations were uncalled for. Keisha was the most level headed of the three but along the way caught herself in some mess. Smitty did Epiphany wrong but she set herself up in that situation. Just when it seemed Epiphany thought she would be settling down she found out what C-Go ...more
Jocelyn
The book I read is called Sheisty by T.N Baker. This fiction book takes you on a bumpy ride! Three bestfriends are tearing apart because of men and money, that's all it takes. Trust is taken away and tension grows!
Keisha,Epiphany and Shana were bestfriends since they were teens now that they've grown up to be older adults everything starts to change. All these girls want is Sex, Money and Men! Keisha gets pregant by the love of her life and puts her family before anything, while Epiphany and S
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Kayla Hawkins
This book is about three girls who grew up together in New York. They all had different lifestyles but somehow they became friends. Their names are Keisha, Epiphany, And Shana they have been best friends since they were little. Keisha grew up with an alcoholic mother and she had two little sisters. Keisha doesn’t have the same father as her two little sisters and her childhood wasn’t that great. Most of the time when Keisha’s mother would get drunk she would stay at Epiphany’s house, which was l ...more
Bob Schnell
I will give any genre a shot and this was recommended to me as a classic of urban fiction. Let's just say that I am obviously not the intended audience and I found no redeeming value or literary quality to the story, characters, style or tone. At least I can say I tried.
Stacey Price
This was the first book that I have read by this author and when I started reading it I wasn't sure that this was the book for me but as I got into it this book was great and I must say I can't wait to read the second book.
Steph
some people will look you dead in the face and lie so make sure you are prepared
Angel Hicks
sheisty

Some of the things could have been avoided if the girls would have stuck together .. Ephihany annoyed me she was all about self and didn't value her friendships. She thought she was better then everyone else .. Keisha is the only one who seems like she having a good relationship going on but somehow she manages to screw it up .. Shana girl is letting a man from jail rule her selling her hopes and dreams and using her to get back on . Tanya just wants to be loved ..
Aaliyah Wilson
May 07, 2011 Aaliyah Wilson is currently reading it
sheisty was a over all a pretty good book, it told the story of what happens to some women that grow up in the project. the mane characters were three women named Epiphany wright, Keisha Moore, and Shana Scott that as kids were best friend but as adults the still remain friend but they want the same bound.
epiphany wright is what most people would call a free spirit, she does and says most thing without thinking about it. she tell people how she really feels no matter who they are except the man
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Sherrall
Can a teenage friendship survive adulthood. In my opinion, T.N. Baker has written a very realistic coming of age tale that happens to take place in the hood. Close friends since their teens, Epiphany, Keisha, and Shana are now grown up, but with their hood mentality accompanying the young women into adulthood, their morals and values are rather skewed.

The love of material possession, men of dubious character, and plain greed test the friendship.

There is a cliffhanger ending with a preview of boo
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Emily
It was hard to tell if this book was good, bad, or in between. The lack of basic editing was so distracting I couldn't focus on the plot.
Williams Nicki
The book tittle was right Sheisty as they want to be Chastity was ruining my nerves E was a hoe and dirty Shana shady and Keisha mad me mad with her dumb self
Krystle Meadows
This book here....
Lesa Divine)
What can I say. Love this book dang picked it up this morning done with it before bed time I just couldn't put it down. I have to get Still Sheisty now. Shana omg this girl had 2 different lifestyles one with a chick on her back then K.C all about what he going to do to C-God when he get out. Now Keisha had her cake and eating it to. I just can't wait to see what happens with her and Tucker in Still Sheisty. But, I had to give it for E that girl was all about her S**t at the end. Giving it to T. ...more
Dee Cherry
These 3....This book had the perfect title to describe Epiphany, Keisha & Shauna. I must say these females have a lot going on in their lives. T.N. Baker provided a good storyline & short descriptive chapters that made for a good read. Looking forward to reading Still Sheisty to see what additional drama these 3 provoke in others lives.
Ericka Powell
Omg . . . I Need to Go to The Library and Get The Second one.! This Was Great . . . Always Smething New. Alot of Surprises, but I've Read so Many Books like This so Some Things Were Obvious.
Yanisha
May 04, 2009 Yanisha rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: ANYONE WHO CAN HANDLE THE LIFE STYLE OF A GHETTO GIRLS WHO GREW UP IN DRAMA
GREAT BOOK, SPEAKS THE TRUTH ON THE STREETS AND HOW THINGS HAPPEN IN THE GHETTO. THIS BOOK REALLY PUT A CHECK ON MY SURRONDINGS AND MY COMPANY
Danielle M
This book was sooooo good I read it in one day, the characters are off the hook and the way it ends will have u on the edge of your seat
B
wow! with friends. like these who needs enemies...'bout to read #2, because it can't end like that!!
Barbie
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Kellee
I read this book so long ago that I can't remember anything about it or how much I liked it.
Alonzo
Oct 20, 2010 Alonzo added it
This was a good book! i think the front cover of the book is what made me wannna read this book..!
Tanaya Byrd
Dec 20, 2007 Tanaya Byrd rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everyone who hates the non-realistic school books
This book was phenomanal! I LOVED IT!!!!!! its not like regular books
Jessica
To not give a f*ck about anything or anybody.Get it however I can.
JazzyRacquel
This Book Is Soooo Gooood ! I Can Not Wait To Read Part 2 ! ...more
Dora
Dayum finished the book in one day too good to put down
Mr. Pe Mr. Pe
this is a great book and i recommend it to everyone
Stacey Price
This was a good book I really enjoyed it.
Shayla
Jul 05, 2008 Shayla added it
da best book loved it 4 life ...more
Jolene
love love it..one of my favorites..
Shalawn
Okay. Lots of grammatical errors.
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