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5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
LaShanda Michelle, author of Sweeter Than The Honey
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Kamilah Wright has a lot on her shoulders for someone entering their senior year of high school. Not only does her mom expect her to raise the other seven children in their home, but sheâ€™s also required to turn a blind eye to her fatherâ€™s infidelity, as well as maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA in order to get the academic scholarship she desperately needs to attend college.
To complicate matters even more, sheâ€™s also a rape victim. The only person sheâ€™s told is her best friend, Eric, whom sheâ€™s secretly in love with. Through all of this, Kamilah convinces herself that she has everything under control.
That is until she meets Summer Freeman. The beautiful new girl at school, Summer introduces Kamilah to a lifestyle that sheâ€™s never known, including fashion, luxury, and alternative viewpoints that conflict with her Christian upbringing.
Pretty soon the love she has for her new friend evolves into something more, and Kamilah has to prove which love she will devote herself to. Will she stay in the same sex relationship that feels so right, or will she embrace the faith she didnâ€™t know meant so much to her?
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the idea and inspiration to write Sweeter Than The Honey?
LaShanda Michelle: Sweeter Than The Honey is actually a dream that I had. When Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… LaShanda Michelle, author of Sweeter Than The Honey