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Teenage Love Affair

4.6 of 5 stars 4.60  ·  rating details  ·  913 ratings  ·  82 reviews
From one of the most talented voices in urban teen fiction comes a vibrant, true-to-life novel about trying to balance family, school, and relationships in the hood.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by K-Teen/Dafina
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Teenage Love Affair is about a girl named Zsa-Zsa who gets hit by her boyfriend Ameen when ever she does something wrong, he cares for her and it's true love in her eyes.Everything gets confusing when her childhood love Malichi comes back into her life. With Ameen stalking her after there breakup and her love life with Malichi just taking off everything gets really complicated. Will Zsa and Malichis relationship last through all this drama or will he step like he did five years ago?
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Imagine what it must be like to have every Friday evening end with your father smacking your mother around. Sometimes the only way he would stop was when your mom called the police. Thankfully, you could grab your younger sister and flee upstairs with her to the safety of a good friends home. What does this mean for your future?

That is exactly what it was like for Zsa-Zsa and her sister Hadiah. But that was then and this is now. Zsa-Zsa is now 17 years old. Since the time when she was 12, her da
I hope Miss Simone keeps writing for young adults, She has so much useful information for abused young adults as well as abused adults, I originally ordered this book for my teen daughters but read it for myself, needless to say I loved it, It was funny and true. It's sad but abuse comes in many forms. Some women are blessed to get out of an abusive relationship, and others aren't so lucky,. I loved the message Miss Simone was sending out to young adults in this book.
So far this book is GREAT ! I canr put it down
i choose these book because a friend told me to read it because it was a good book. i also chose it because my friend who told me about it has the same taste of books like i do so i thought it was going to be a good book. the genre of the book is a long chaperter book and romance and abuse. the setting took more place at home and at school. The main character is Zsa-zsa she is a teen who can drive has her own car and who lives with sister and mom her dad died from cancer she has been living with ...more
Marissa H.
Teenage Love Affair:
We all know kids pick up habits from their parents and most of the time they can’t help it. They tell themselves they’ll never be like that, but then they recognize that same action or habit when they’re older. That’s exactly what Teenage Love Affair by Ni-Ni Simone is about.

Teenage Love Affair is a story about a girl named Zsa-Zsa, who lives in a very dramatic world. Her father gets drunk every Friday and brings home Chinese food, which Zsa-Zsa hates. When her father gets dr
This was the second time I tried reading this book. The first time, during the summer, a teen patron asked for the book and rather than put it on hold for her, I offered her my copy. This time I had to finish it because it's being considered for RI Teen Book Award list for 2012. It's a challenge reading this because of all the slang even though I'm used to hearing the kids at my library talk to each other. The message in it is a good one because it has to do with domestic families ...more
Asha Hedrington
Teenage Love Affair, was another great novel by Ni-Ni Simone. Like the others that I have read it is filled with the same suspense and intensity that keeps me interested from start to finish. Anyone, that reads this novel especially teens will fall in love with it as soon as they read the first page. Simone does an excellent job relating the protagonist, Zsa Zsa, to issues that many teenagers go through in the world. One of them being abuse. The over all moral of the story is the fact that every ...more
her boyfriend Ameen keeps on beating her but but then her last long friend came back and she still have feelings for him and at the end she was done with Ameen and went out with Malachi
Kayla Luckett
Teenage love Affair is the one of my favorite books i have ever read. As a teenager myself, I can really relate to the main character Zsa-Zsa. Having to look after her younger sibling while her mother works long hours, I know how it exactly how it feels.

I feel like i could become a part of the story, take her place and help her out with all the drama she goes through. Having your first love triangle at 17 can be veryyyyy life changing.

This book was full of unexpected twists and turns. Growing
This is a story of a seventeen year old African American girl named Zsa-Zsa. Zsa has always had family problems when she was growing up, for example, her dad would always get drunk on Friday nights and he would beat up her mother. Zsa's mother would always call the police on him but she never had the heart to press charges on him so she would bail him out of jail every time. Zsa hated Friday nights. Every time her parents fight Zsa would take her little sister and go to Malachi house and they s ...more
Kayla Hawkins
This book is about this girl who is a teenager and shes in an abusive relationship. She tries to leave the boy but she cannot help it. Then one day she sees this boy which was one of her old friends. She runs into him one day and after that day they started getting closer and closer. The girl's boyfriend was getting very jealous so they got into a fight and he hit her. That's when the girl got tired of being beat so she left him.
The girl and her old friend started going out and their relationsh
Well I just read this book in iss(jail lol) it will keep your attention. So zsa-zsa is a 17 year old girl in high school jut like everybody else. But on friday nights things at her home are much different from everyone else's home. Her dad has a drinking problem and always brings home Chinese food which she hates.Her dad often beats here mother. Her brother Derrick always leaves on friday nights because he know whats going to happen. Zsa-Zsa and her younger sister would always be woken up in the ...more
Tiffany Graham
to all the lady's out there don't allow a man to beat the living sense out of you. It dosen't matter if you hit him first don't be stupid think smart it doesn't matter if it yo ex....btw zsa-zsa was crazy for letting ameen beat her down and thought it would be okay if she ignored the sitituation. I felt bad for malachi he was being treated like a dawg in the mudd with the way zsa-zsa was actting...courtney a fool...asha the bestest bestfriend any girl wouldn't mind havin...ameen jus need 2 be in ...more
Kadejha 15
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Teenage love affair is one of my favorite books by ni-ni simone , she is a incredible author. This book really got to me though , threw out all her books.She learns how to be independant by herself because her mom is a crack head and she has to take care of her little siblings and still has a life of her own. This is why this is one of my favorite books.
Tiara Saddler
I really loved this book. This book is excellent for teenage girls and if guys are into this book. This book really takes your interest. Itas like when your reading this book you don't want to stop until the. this is also one of those books that if you are at the end of the book your upset that its just ended.
Da'Yonna Gunter
Another great book by none other than the ever so talented Miss Ni-Ni Simone wat can i say i wouldn't expect anything less from her...keep it up!
Ravenne Cooper
I don't usually read these types of books but it was definitely interesting. I couldn't stop reading and turning the pages.
This book is about a teenage girl names Zsa-Zsa who has seen abuse throughout her life. Her mother used to be beaten by her drunk father and she would cry to her best friend Malachi. But one day, she goes to see Malachi after witnessing another fight and she discovers that he has moved. Five years later, she has a rich boyfriend named Ameen who is very jealous and tends to
Sophia McCutchen
As much as i struggled getting through this book, i hated for it to end! I will definatley be reading more of ni-ni Simmone books.
Kabriea Haley
This book was so great. I love the characters in this book. It was so much about love and it was just great.
Tiaja Braziel
this is a really good book for young teenage girl i would tel anybody about this book
Akeirah Jordan
This book talks about a Teenage Love affair, Every grils first experience.
Regina taylor
i love it it made me cry i really love this book
Amanda Peebles
I couldn't even put it down!!!!
May 19, 2010 Nicole marked it as to-read
i never read it. waiting to read it
Oct 08, 2010 Cathy is currently reading it
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