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Nothing But Drama (Good Girlz #1)

4.27  ·  Rating Details ·  277 Ratings  ·  32 Reviews
The first book in an exciting and inspiring new series from national bestselling author ReShonda Tate Billingsley

Their lives are nothing but drama. . . .


Camille can't believe her bad luck when she's ordered to join a church youth group after hiding her boyfriend from the police. She'll bide her time if that's what it takes to get everyone off her back, but it's the last
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ebook, 288 pages
Published November 7th 2006 by Pocket Books
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Naiya Stewart
Book Shout Out

"Nothing But Drama," written by ReShonda Tate Billingsley is an outstanding book. It teaches life lessons as well as morals. "Nothing But Drama," is about four girls who are all going through different types of growing pains. When these four girls meet for the first time, things didn't start off on a good foot. Some girls were confused, tough as nails and society- darling. As the four girls embarked on their adventures together they learned how to appreciate their life and pare
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Gabriella BenHutta
The book Nothing But Drama is about 4 teenagers named Camille,Angel,Jasmine and Alexis.
The girls join to a church camp,every girl for her own reason.
Camille got into trouble because of her criminal boyfriend,Angel got pregnant and she is running away from her mother,Jasmine is acting tough but she has her own problems,Alexis got all the money in the world but even if her life look perfect it sure isn't.
At first the girls didn't like each other but over time with the help of Rachel their group l
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Reanna
May 18, 2009 Reanna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dear diary,

Hey this angle im just coming here today to tell you what
happen like OMG I don't no what to do my mom jus found
out I was pregnant and she's going crazy. She wants me

to give her up for adoption but I don't no. I told my baby

daddy that I was pregnant and he jus laughed at me and

violated me in front of his friend and every body called

me a hoe and said I had sex with every body so he's not

my baby girls daddy but I no he is. He took my virginity.

Well life for me is hard I been goi
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Kristina
Jun 18, 2012 Kristina is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Nothing But Drama by: ReShonda Tate Billingsley

This is an inspirational book about doing wrong things and aiming to fixing them, like with teen issues; with boyfriend drama and arguments with mothers and fathers. It’s interesting and motivational; and I think that it really helped me think about things that I’ve never considered before in my life. But it’s a good book, and a great read; and I'd recommend it to mostly teenagers who need some answers and inspiration. I thought that it was a good b
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Katrina Burchett
Rachel, the first lady of Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, founded Good Girlz Club, and Camille, Angel, Jasmine and Alexis all have different reasons for becoming a part of this community service group.
Honor Thy Mother and Father is the theme of this first book in Billingsley's Christian teen series. Camille seemed to be the only one who had a real problem obeying the Fifth Commandment, while it appeared that Angel (hurting & confused), Jasmine (angry & defensive) and Alexis (misund
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Akilah
Aug 14, 2008 Akilah rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I wanted to like this book. I really did. But the characterization is weak, the narration is awkward, and the plot is, well, kind of lame. I think most of that stems from the author choosing the least interesting character as the main POV character and only briefly delving into the lives of the character with the most drama. Also, I just didn't get why I should care at all about Camille and I definitely didn't get what she saw in her boyfriend. Not to mention I still don't get how the book clear ...more
Jeannie Hall
This book is about a girl named Camille whose life is filled with nothing but drama. After being with her boyfriend Keith whom she hasn't seen in a long time since he's got out of jail. Being so happy to see him she would sneak out at night to be with him and let him come over her house not knowing that he had a warrant out for his arrest. She was then sent to be in a church youth group which was a community service for her because she did not want to be there and it was a requirement. Although ...more
Kamaria.jones
Oct 26, 2012 Kamaria.jones rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Being that this was the first book i think it was great. It showed some lessons learned, and more. Camille is in a world of her own and is a world of drama herself. I think that they will stay friends through the whole good girlz series which is 7 books. I only was able to but 5 of them so hopefully i will get 6 of them to how the girls relationship will play out. But for this to be the first book, this book was not only wonderful but nothing but drama. It really expresses the life of what some ...more
Ingrid
Sep 08, 2009 Ingrid rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I liked this book and will be using it as the first book in my Teen Book Club for girls that I am starting this month. I will begin at my church and start going to the High Schools to see if I can do it there. This series is based in Houston and written by a Houstonian. I read the series of six books so far and enjoyed them all because they deal with real issues that teens are facing and will help to promote discussion about these issues in the group.
Dar'Nysha
Mar 27, 2013 Dar'Nysha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this series, I find myself relating to these different teenage girls on many levels. These lessons they learn as they go, are real life problems that happen every day. This author delivers in every book, teaching and preparing.
Minty McBunny
Jun 29, 2014 Minty McBunny rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014, june-2014
Someone had left this on the counter as I was checking out, so I picked it up in hopes that it might be something like the enjoyable Miracle Girls series. Sadly it was more of a morality after school special, written by an adult desperately trying to sound like a hip, urban teen and failing.
XOXO_arreic
This book was okay. Not all interesting but it did have alot of drama like the title says. Dont want to spoil the book so just read it to see what you think. I gave it a 3 star because it was a good book but not like the books I enjoy reading.
Jaiden emerson
Sep 01, 2010 Jaiden emerson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i think this is a really great book. it was about that you shouldnt do things that you know your parents would aprove of and making the right descions and always knowing that youll knoe that you have real anf good friends when you can count on them when you need them the most.
Mrs. Schatz
Aug 13, 2011 Mrs. Schatz rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very good realistic fiction. It's a series that will be great. I believe a lot of girls should read this--might get the message across about believing/loving/caring for themselves, learning self-confidence and how to deal with family relationships. Highly recommend it.
Sachki
Mar 07, 2011 Sachki rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a pretty good book with some lessons for teens. It is a series of this book this is my first one that I have read will read more. I would love to see this made into a movie. A good read highly recommened.
Linda
Feb 12, 2014 Linda rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing book!
I'm the type of person that hated reading, but this book just caught my attention, and I loved it. I'm in the fourth series and I Love It.
Charlene Skinner
The thing I learned from the book was that don't love someone because u might think there all good.But there not l
Nsikan Akpan
This was what I call a "nostalgic read" for me. I used to stay reading ReShonda Tate-Billingsley's books during math class in middle school. I am committed to reading the entire series again.
Wanda
Nov 13, 2007 Wanda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Teenagers/Young Adult
Perfect for troubled teens, This book is part of series. Also a Good read for Adults working with Young Adults and Teens
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ReShonda Tate Billingsley is a general assignment reporter for KRIV-TV, the Fox affiliate in Houston, Texas. She is the author of the nonfiction book Help! I've Turned Into My Mother! and three previous adult novels: My Brother's Keeper, for which she received the prestigious Gold Pen Award for Best New Author from the Black Writer's Alliance and the Nova Lee Nation Award from the Greater Dallas W ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Good Girlz (8 books)
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