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A Little Bit of Karma

Meet Shannon and Jay Lovejoy--the rich and successful power couple who seem like they've got it all. But after three…

When No One Is Watching

Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her neighborhood seems to change every time she blinks. To hold onto her…

The Secret Women

Elise, Carmen, and DeeDee meet in a yoga class. The women discover they all have one thing in common: their mothers have…

Saving Ruby King

When Ruby King's mother is found murdered in their home in Chicago's South Side, the police dismiss it as another act of…

Real Life

Wallace is an introverted African-American transplant from Alabama. A series of confrontations with colleagues, and an…

Everywhere You Don't Belong

A darkly funny and heartfelt debut novel about what it means to grow up young and black on the south side of Chicago when…

The Coyotes of Carthage

Dre Ross has one more shot. Despite being a successful political consultant, his aggressive tactics have put him on thin…

The Awkward Black Man

In The Awkward Black Man, Mosley overturns the stereotypes that corral black male characters and paints subtle,…

The Death of Vivek Oji

One afternoon, in a town in southeastern Nigeria, a mother opens her front door to discover her son's body, wrapped in…

Love After Love

After Betty Ramdin's husband dies, she invites a colleague, Mr. Chetan, to move in with her and her son, Solo. Over time…

Tiny Imperfections

At thirty-nine, Josie Bordelon's modeling career as the "it" black beauty of the '90s is far behind her. Now director of…

My Mother's House

When Lucien flees Haiti with his wife and their three children to New York City, he does so hoping for reinvention and…

The Business of Lovers

All is fair in love and lust in New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey's tale of two brothers, four women,…

The House of Deep Water

River Bend, Michigan, is the kind of small town most can't imagine leaving, but three women couldn't wait to escape. When…

Little Family

A powerful novel about young people living at the margins of society, struggling to replace the homes they have lost with…

Telephone

After an unsuccessful field trip to the desert, geologist-slash-paleobiologist Zach Wells returns home to find that his…

So We Can Glow

Forty-two short stories exposing the glossy and matte hearts of girls and women in moments of obsessive desire and…

Africaville
Africaville

Set in a small Nova Scotia town settled by former slaves, [the novel] depicts several generations of one family bound…

The Deep
The Deep

The water-breathing descendants of African slave women tossed overboard have built their own underwater society-and must…

The Old Drift
The Old Drift

Exploding with color and energy, The Old Drift is a testament to our yearning to create and cross borders, and a…

The Vain Conversation
The Vain Conversation

The lynching of two couples in 1946 Georgia told by three characters who experience it: Victim, Bertrand Johnson, witness…

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