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Book Review: Until The Death of Me by Shaunessy Blu


I usually don't read Street Lit, but I have to say that I enjoyed reading this. So much so that I went right on to the next book, because I just had to know what happened!

We have the main character Asha. A good person who just happened to have children with the absolute wrong man.

Then we have Prodigy whose a street boss with a good heart, and he wants to get out of the game.

It's a like/strongly dislike for me with the character Izaak. He rubbed me the wrong way, but he had some, if very few, ok qualities about him.

The book takes place in the projects of Illinois. It's written from the point of view of just about every character in the book, which is a nice setup to help the story move along.

Asha is awesome in the beginning. She has two kids and two jobs, and is an all around hard worker to make sure her and her babies get by. The father of her children, Brian, is beyond a total scumbag. Both physical and verbal abuse. I don't see how she put up with it for as long as she did! Her character is strong, and prideful.

Prodigy saves her when she is getting pounded on in public by Brian. Prodigy is the man your Mama tell you to stay away from, and on the other side of the coin, he's also the man you want to bring home to Mama. If that makes sense 😁 Drug dealer, but educated. Helps in the community. Good guy dealt a lifestyle he knows since being a kid.

So, Asha and Prodigy are the two main love interests, but it doesn't stop there. The love triangles in this one is a doozy. Does money and a good lifestyle really make people completely 180 their personality?  Do genes really run that deep? Can Asha and Prodigy maintain their love while he's in prison? The ending kept me guessing, because I thought for sure he wasn't the murderer! I didn't even feel like he had it in him to kill.



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