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4.17  ·  Rating Details ·  18 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
School is out and summer fun is in! When Kera catches Manny in a big fat lie, its sink or swim for their relationship. For Manny, it's sinking fast. For Kera, she's already swimming to shore to someone more interesting, Shane.
However, when she learns that Shane is a runaway things get really hectic. Kera finds herself keeping secrets from Dymond and Porsha. When they find
Paperback, 133 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Precioustymes Entertainment
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Dec 30, 2008 Nardsbaby Reader rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: teens or parents with teens
Shelves: teens
Friendship On Fire

Into its third episode, Platinum Teen Series presents Runaway. Readers are formally introduced to Kera. It's the summer time and although Kera is taking enrichment classes and working, she already knows that it's going to be scorching where her and her girls, Dymond and Porsha, are concerned. To add a little flavor to the mix, the tantalizing three have an additional friend, Solimar, a Latina that they've inducted into their clique.

Is it a match made in heaven, or a curse? At
Feb 01, 2008 Hayden rated it it was ok
The writing in this book could be better:

"For the first time in a long time I really saw myself, not just my reflection, I mean I saw Kera. I was stacked and beautifully blossomed in the body department, like that of a young woman."

But. It's exactly the kind of book that we need so many more of--short, fast-paced, with a storyline teens are actually likely to be interested in. In particular, it's nice to find a book about African American teens that doesn't focus on teen pregnancy/parenting or d
Aug 18, 2008 OOSA rated it liked it

He loves me. He loves me not. Manny, Kera's boyfriend, has her running an emotional gamut. Caught in yet another uncompromising situation, Kera must decide of Manny is worth all the heartache. In the meantime, Kera meets Shane. He's the exact opposite of Manny. But there's one problem - he's a homeless runaway. As others find out about Shane's predicament, will Kera stand behind him? Can Shane trust Kera? Can Kera trust Shane?

Runaway, book three, is an overall decent read. I can'
Jan 08, 2010 Taniya rated it really liked it
this book is very interesting what i have learned from this book is to make sure you choose the right boyfriend because in my book Manny is cheating on Kera and she let it go the first time but she got tired of it so they broke up and now she like this boy named Shane. But of course Manny is mad so he had his friends La'mell and Jason set her up and Shane seen it and got mad at her so they argued and then her cousin Dymond comfronted her and told her wat happend and she realiazed it and went out ...more
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It was shocking to read how a young teen girl would take in a homeless boy, by sneaking him in to shower and feed him. I dont think I read anything else like this...
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