“Yea, well beauty doesn’t mean nothing if you can’t afford the clothes to fit in and lived in the projects.”
Ok I am very excited to do this book review! Simply because as I stated before this is a local writer who published her book from my all time favorite app, Wattpad! So what I am reading is Down For Love by Jasmine Ciera with 235 pages. So let’s get into this plot! This story actually takes place in Gainesville Florida. It begins with a girl name Lovely James, she doesn’t have a farther in her life but she does have a drunken mother. Who beat her and made her do so many cruel things just to get money. Lovely was at the top of her game in school though, she made all A’s and was at the top of her class. Lovely was picked on because of what she wore and only had one friend who was surprisingly one of the most popular girls there. She looked out for Lovely and her name was Kandi. And then there is the big Clayton “Clay” Jewels the all around star. Basketball, football, big drug dealer and the son of the town mayor.
There is all the background info of this story. It is now about to be real! Long story short Clayton isn’t passing school and Lovely is the one appointed by the principle to tutor him, at this point she upset because she doesn’t know how it is going to benefit her. She soon finds out that she can receive a letter of recommendation from the mayor for all her college applications. Clayton’s mom takes Lovely in as her own and see the good in her. Her and Clayton slowly gains a relationship but the twist is what I can not tell you! There are many trials and obstacles in there relationship because of drugs, kidnappings, college, children, and even deaths of family members. PLEASE READ!