Nikki Turner

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Not to be confused with Nicki Turner.
Nikki Turner
Born Richmond, Virginia
Occupation Writer, Novelist
Nationality American
Genre Urban fiction
Website
www.nikkiturner.com

Nikki Turner is an American author of urban fiction, dubbed by Trendsetter Magazine as the "Queen of Hip Hop Lit".[1] Her first two books, A Hustler's Wife and A Project Chick have sold about 150,000 copies as of 2005.[2]

Turner was born in Richmond, Virginia and has received a degree from North Carolina Central University.[3] She formerly worked as a travel agent, eventually quitting to become a full-time novelist.[4] Turner has stated that she began writing urban fiction as a way of showing the "dark side" of the street life beyond the "glitz and the glamor".[3]

Bibliography[edit]

  • A Project Chick (2003)
  • The Glamorous Life: A Novel (2005)[5]
  • Riding Dirty on I-95: A Novel (2006)[6]
  • Death Before Dishonor (2007)
  • Black Widow: A Novel (2008)
  • Street Chronicles Girls in the Game (2008)
  • Christmas in the Hood (2008)[7]
  • Ghetto Superstar: A Novel (2009)[8]
  • Relapse: A Novel (2010)[9]
  • Natural Born Hustler (2010)[10]
  • A Woman's Work (2011)[11]
  • A Project Chick II (2013)
  • The Glamorous Life 2 (2013)
  • The Banks Sisters (2015)

Girls from Da Hood[edit]

  • Girls from Da Hood (2006)
  • Girls From Da Hood 2 (2008)
  • Girls from da Hood 4 (2010)

Hustler's Wife series[edit]

  1. A Hustler's Wife (2002)
  2. Forever a Hustler's Wife: A Novel (2008)[12]
  3. Heartbreak of a Hustler's Wife: A Novel (2011)[13][14][15]

Unique[edit]

Note: This series was released as an e-serial from 2012 to 2014

  1. Unique (2014)
  2. Unique II: Betrayal (2012)
  3. Unique III: Revenge (2012)
  4. Unique IV: Love & Lies (2013)
  5. Unique V: Secrets Revealed (2014)
  • Always Unique (2014, collects stories I - V)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Queen Of Hip Hop Lit: Nicki Turner !!!". Juicy Magazine. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Literatura das ruas sai dos guetos dos EUA". Terra.com. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "A way to get her message out". Chicago Tribune. August 9, 2004. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "STRONG WORDS FOR A HIP-HOP NOVELIST". Sun Sentinel. May 28, 2006. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Review: The Glamorous Life". Booklist. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Review: Riding Dirty on I-95.". Booklist. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "BOOK REVIEW: Christmas in the Hood". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "Review: Ghetto Superstar". Booklist. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "The Word on Street Lit". Library Journal. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "Nikki Turner's Natural Born Hustler". Black Star News. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  11. ^ "GRIOT - "Nikki Turner Presents Street Chronicles: A Woman's Work"". Washington Informer. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  12. ^ "Review: Forever a Hustler's Wife". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  13. ^ "‘Heartbreak' can be addictive". Gainesville Sun. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  14. ^ "Review: Heartbreak of a Hustler's Wife". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  15. ^ "Review: Heartbreak of a Hustler's Wife". Library Journal. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 

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