Lola

Lola

A Novel

Book - 2017
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"The Crenshaw Six are a small but up-and-coming gang in South Central LA who have recently been drawn into an escalating war between rival drug cartels. To outsiders, the Crenshaw Six appear to be led by a man named Garcia. but what no one has figured out is that the gang's real leader (and secret weapon) is Garcia's girlfriend, a brilliant young woman named Lola. Lola has mastered playing the role of submissive girlfriend, and in the man's world she inhabits she is consistently underestimated. But in truth she is much, much smarter--and in many ways tougher and more ruthless--than any of the men around her, and as the gang is increasingly sucked into a world of high-stakes betrayal and brutal violence, her skills and leadership become their only hope of survival. Lola marks the debut of a hugely exciting new thriller writer, and of a singular, magnificent character unlike anyone else in fiction"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Crown,, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780451496102
0451496108
Characteristics: 324 pages ; 25 cm

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I even feel like one star is a lot. I could not get into this. The writing is not that good. The story seemed interesting, but the protagonist refers to herself in the third person, and 9 chapters in is still talking about how her mom treated her. I got it already. It feels like filler, and the main story is getting glazed over. It just wasn't my style. I didn't finish it. It seemed like a waste of time when there are so many other books out there that I haven't read.

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