Author David Weaver. He’s a man whose name rings bells in every spectrum of the urban literature world because his imprint on the industry is just that paramount.
An authoring genius and publishing mogul, Weaver’s tenacious gift has catapulted him to the pinnacle of the book field. From Bankroll Squad to Broken Crayons Still Color, you know a David Weaver project when you read it.
The captivating plots. The gripping characters. Every detail–whether minor or massive–of a David Weaver story is all more of the reason why his work will forever serve as a legendary staple in Black fiction.
The iconic wordsmith has taken his life lessons and turned them into best-selling stories that are now classics in the game.
To this day, Weaver continues to stay creatively sharp, leaving us all on the edge of our seats for the next release.
Take a look at some of our favorite David Weaver books below!
BROKEN CRAYONS STILL COLOR
Multi-platinum rapper Devin has it all. Money, cars, fame, women— he’s living the life of a rockstar. As with anything in life, all good things come to the end of its cycle, and God takes you off of a path so that you can begin anew. Devin stops getting booked for shows, and it causes a ripple effect on his life. Now unable to take care of his family, he turns to heavy drug use to take his mind off of the pain. When the money stops flowing, all of the love that he thought was genuine, doesn’t exist at all.
Scandal after scandal surfaces on all of the major blog sites, allegations and rumors, liens from the IRS, and now rumors of his ties to murder-for-hire plots has him mentally defeated. It’s just him against the world until he meets and helps Ashlon when she too was down and out. A good girl with problems of her own, Ashlon understands him in a way that nobody else cares to. She vows to do all she can to help him the same way that he helped her when nobody else would. The question is… can Devin escape his spiraling rollercoaster of drug and alcohol addiction enough to help himself? Can he defeat his demons and pull back to reality long enough to accept help? Or will the devil continue to break and take him under? Certified tear-jerker based on a true story.
This is a story of addiction and redemption, of overcoming some of life’s most overwhelming obstacles with the help of God and his most qualified angels.
Blood is thicker than water, but money is thicker than blood in this juicy page-turner! The college-educated, street-certified members of the crew find themselves learning the ultimate lesson!
The Bankroll Squad rules the underworld with an iron fist. The women in the squad are willing to ride or die for their principles and everything that they stand for. When their leader; Malcom Powers, switches up on them and marries a white woman, will jealousy allow the women to continue to ride or die for the drug kingpin? Or is his wife the only woman he needs? Is she prepared for the life that comes along with being married to a kingpin? Will she ride or die through thick and thin? An action-packed emotional thriller that grabs your heart and never let’s go. A ride you will never forget.
THE MAFIA WIFE
Although Ayoki loved her husband, there were secrets she held that she could never bring herself to mention. Mentioning such secrets could possibly ruin what she considered the perfect marriage to the perfect man. She was a prophetess after all, a woman who could see into the lives of strangers but was unable to see into the lives of her loved ones. She was a well-respected woman of the church– There was no reason to bother her husband about secrets of her past. He had other things to deal with.
Zaedan loved his wife dearly, just as much as she loved him– but like her, he had a multitude of secrets that he wouldn’t dare bother her with. There was no need to sit around and discuss details about him running a ruthless crime family. There was no reason to discuss vicious murders, threats, and robberies that him and his crew put forth in the city. She had better things to deal with. Besides… he wasn’t going to do it forever. An epic love story about the root of all failed friendships and relationships: secrets. Sometimes life will throw us a test that we must pass in order to move on from. In the event that we fail, life will then bring us the same test in a different form until we show that we’ve learned the lesson. There is no avoiding the test. Even if we leave, the test will then be passed to other family members. No matter what, the tests have to be passed.
THICK GIRLS NEED LOVE
If your whole circle has secrets, is that really your circle? And if you think that pain is love, why do you hate when they hurt you? If your blood can’t keep it real, do they go in the dirt too? Sometimes revenge on your enemies takes patience… Then is patience still a virtue?
Avion is married to who he believes will absolutely without a doubt be there forever. He’s friends with who he knows for sure will ride for him whenever. When he crosses paths with his high school crush, he had so much he could tell her- but she had been hurt so many times that she was overly careful.
In matters of the heart, physical attraction only serves as a daily introduction. Once introduced to the person, you must then deal with them, their spirits, their personalities, them as a person. Oftentimes, the person hates the person they’re dealing with. Avion learns the true value of the word “love,” and just why it can’t be tossed around lightly.
Sharo learns that even though she had been hurt in the past and felt like she would never need another man, that it was ok, and always going to be ok. No matter how angry or upset, or how much of an independent woman she was, no matter how thick of a shell she had wrapped around her heart, she still had to realize that in a world full of hatred… Thick Girls Need Love.
PATRON ON ICE: THE FIRST COUPLE OF THE TRAP
Iclyis, better known as Ice; considers herself a professional booster. She’s highly skilled in the art of finessing the shelves of whatever store she decides to walk in. She’s able to easily snatch several six-figure items right under the nose of the salesperson without them even noticing. All is good, except she wants to upgrade her hustle so she could get more money. Reecy Pooh is Ice’s best friend, and Rhondo’s girlfriend. She’s been doing licks with Ice for years, and they have it mastered as a tandem. Money isn’t the issue, however, as she’s finding out that her greatest difficulties reside with her thinking that another man, a savage robber, could provide to her what her dope-dealing boyfriend, Rhondo, failed to.
Patrick, aka Patron is a hardworking man with a landscaping company. He’s also Ice’s most loyal customer, buying items from her that he doesn’t even need just because of the crush he has on her. Situations arise that put his loyalty to the test, and he’s forced to make some difficult decisions. Jose, Patron’s best friend, and an illegal immigrant from Mexico, has helped him start his landscaping company from scratch– risking deportation every day, he fights daily to provide a better life for his family back in Mexico. He’s doing well until both of their worlds come crumbling down.
A classic street-lit novel with betrayal and surprises popping up from around every corner. Cleverly written and laced with the slow-burning aggression of a passionate ride-or-die love story. Stacks on deck, Patron on Ice.
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