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Friday, January 2, 2009
My Life Is A Movie by David L. ( 4 out of 5 stars) ****
Kayla Brown is a 17-year-old high school senior who believes the world revolves around her. With the senior spring dance and graduation fast approaching, Kayla has a lot on her plate. Things get complicated when Kayla gets involved with a man that's much older than her named Ellis. Everyone but Kayla thinks there's something suspicious about him including her best friend Tamika. Tamika is focusing on getting good grades and going to college. Tamika is also involved in a relationship with the high school's star athlete Donovan. A series of tragedies pushes Kayla and Tamika into an adult world that neither is ready for. They will have to find out if their friendship will truly stand the test of time. My Life Is A Movie is a poignant story by David L. David L takes readers into the sometimes confusing world of a teen growing up in Brooklyn 1988. From Jordache jeans to pinstripe Adidas, you will definitely be transported back to a time where things were usually less complicated. Kayla and Tamika are very different and likeable characters that readers will be able to relate to on some level. There are plenty of valuable lessons and real consequences in this novel that people should pay close attention to. This story also shows how making the wrong choices early in life can have a dramatic impact on one's future. My Life Is A Movie is an edgy, cautionary tale that will keep you glued to the pages until the very end. David L has once again penned a novel that is thought-provoking and entertaining!
Reviewed by Radiah Hubbert for Urban Reviews