The Keysha Diaries, Volume One

Keysha's Drama\If I Were Your Boyfriend

By Earl Sewell
(Harlequin Kimani TRU, Paperback, 9780373091249, 480pp.)

Publication Date: March 26, 2013

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Do you know Keysha Kendall?

Enter the world of the Keysha and Friends series—for the first time, the two original stories in this compelling series are collected into one special volume.

Keysha's Drama

Sixteen-year-old Keysha Kendall is a judge's signature away from foster care when she's sent to live with the father she never knew. Suddenly she has her own room in his big fancy house, a high-powered stepmother and a popular half brother who can introduce her to all the right people at her new school. But Keysha can't forget where she came from and she won't let anyone else, either. Why should her father and his perfect family have it so easy when she and her mother had it so hard? So Keysha hooks up with a rough crowd and does whatever she wants…until what she wants changes really fast….

If I Were Your Boyfriend

How has Keysha gone from popular to social outcast? A girl she thought was her friend planted drugs on her, and Keysha got caught. Now all of the negative attention has turned everyone against her. At school, Keysha is stared at and whispered about, no one will talk to her, and the girl who ruined Keysha's reputation just laughs in her face. So when a guy with his own bad rep offers to help, Keysha has doubts. However, she soon realizes that Wesley Morris is more than just a hot guy—he is someone who has turned his own life around. Still, her family doesn't want him anywhere near Keysha. But Wesley isn't willing to walk away. He'll even risk everything to prove Keysha's innocence…and save their relationship.




About the Author

Earl Sewell attended Columbia College in Chicago where he studied screen and fiction writing. Earl’s YA novels in his Keysha and Friends series have made him a librarian and teen fan favorite. He currently resides in South Holland, Illinois, and is working on his next novel.




Praise For The Keysha Diaries, Volume One

"Sewell addresses some major social issues that confront young adults in a way that is both satisfying and nonthreatening. Readers are treated to nicely veiled and fully integrated lessons on the dangers of unprotected sex, teen pregnancy, drug addiction, and alcoholism, all woven into a story of romance, adventure, and yes, a little mystery."

-School Library Journal on MYSELF AND I

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