Fifteen-year-old Kenisha Lewis has it all: good friends who also live to dance, a hot boyfriend headed for the NBA, loving parents and a bling-filled home in the burbs.
But all that changes when her dad drops a bomb: he wants a divorce--and his pregnant girlfriend is moving in. Suddenly, Kenisha and her mom are squeezed into her grandmother's small house in the city, and Kenisha's sharing a bedroom with a cousin she barely knows. Could she hate her life any more? Yeah. Because her boyfriend dumps her, her friends are acting weird and her mother is getting more and more depressed. Time for Kenisha to push the pause button on her life and take a long, deep breath...
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|Title of eBook: Pushing Pause|
|Release Date: 10-01-2007|
|Publisher: Kimani TRU|
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“You know when you have this strange feeling that some-thing’s up and you just can’t shake it? Well, I’ve had that feeling for, like, a month now. It’s weird. I’m waiting for the other shoe to drop but I haven’t even heard the first one yet.”
One thing you need to know about me is that I don’t do the status quo thing and for that reason, my mom and I argue, my dad and I argue, and my boyfriend and I argue, but one thing that’s set in stone, I can count on them no matter what to always give me my way. You see, that’s because bottom line is, it’s all about me, Kenisha Lewis.
I’m cool and all, they say I’m spoiled, pampered, whatever, I’m just like my mom, but make no mistake, I handle my business. I love to dance and I dance everything, jazz, modern, tap, even a little ballet, but mostly I dance hiphop. Dance is the one thing in my life I can count on and I’m good, real good.
I go to Hazelhurst Academy for Girls in Northern Virginia. It’s right across the bridge from D.C. so we can, like, look out the window and see the for real world. My school is all right, I guess. Seriously preppy, but that’s okay sometimes. Right now it’s summer, Tuesday, August-something, hot like somebody kicked open a furnace door and just left it.
So, up until a while ago my candy-ass life was perfect. At least that’s what everybody thought from the outside looking in and I just let them think it ’cause up until then it was kind of true. It wasn’t a never-ending extreme shopping spree or anything like that but I was seriously cultivating my significance. I had the perf...