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Black Cake
Black Cake

Two estranged siblings must set aside their differences to deal with their mother's death and her hidden past.

The Thread Collectors
The Thread Collectors

In 1863, a young Black woman who embroiders intricate maps on repurposed cloth to help enslaved men flee and join the…

Two Parts Sugar, One Part Murder
Two Parts Sugar, One Part Murder

Receiving a surprise inheritance, social media expert Maddy Montgomery must live in her great-aunt Octavia's house in New…

Where Wild Peaches Grow
Where Wild Peaches Grow

Upon Nona's return to Natchez, a cautious reunion unfolds, and everything Nona and Julia thought they knew--about…

The Color Line
The Color Line

A haunting novel which intertwines the lives of two Black female artists more than a century apart, both outsiders in…

The Confessions of Matthew Strong
The Confessions of Matthew Strong

From the beginning, Allie had the clues: in a spate of possibly connected disappearances of other young Black women; in a…

The World We Make
The World We Make

Every great city has a soul. A human avatar that embodies their city's heart and wields its magic. New York? She's got…

Honey and Spice
Honey and Spice

Sharp-tongued Kiki has plenty of relationship advice to dispense, but when it comes to her own dating life, she guards…

The Birdcatcher
The Birdcatcher

Catherine is a renowned and celebrated visual artist, at work on the titular multimedia project and prone to sporadic…

Which Side Are You on
Which Side Are You on

How can we live with integrity and pleasure in this world of police brutality and racism? An Asian American activist is…

The Furrows
The Furrows

A young woman traverses the trenches of grief that have shaped her life.

Where We End & Begin
Where We End & Begin

Star-crossed lovers get a second chance at romance when they're reunited at a wedding in Nigeria.

Pride and Protest
Pride and Protest

An entertaining and politically charged retelling of Pride and Prejudice that tackles gentrification, prejudice, and the…

Harry Sylvester Bird
Harry Sylvester Bird

Harry leaves his racist and xenophobic parents in Pennsylvania and moves to Manhattan where he falls in love with a young…

How to Marry Keanu Reeves in 90 Days
How to Marry Keanu Reeves in 90 Days

Bethany Lu Carlisle is devastated when the tabloids report actor Keanu Reeves is about to tie the knot. What?! How could…

Witchful Thinking
Witchful Thinking

What does a witch do when life's a bore? You wish for something more. If wishes were fish, homebody witch Lucy Caraway…

Africa Risen
Africa Risen

A magnificent and wide-ranging anthology. A group of cabinet ministers query a supercomputer containing the minds of the…

Fake It Till You Bake It
Fake It Till You Bake It

A reality star and a cupcake-baking football player pretend to be a couple in order to save his bakery in this sweet and…

By Her Own Design
By Her Own Design

The story of Ann Lowe, a Black woman who created Jackie Kennedy's wedding dress.

Last Summer on State Street
Last Summer on State Street

A striking coming-of-age debut about friendship, community, and resilience, set in the housing projects of Chicago.

We Lie Here
We Lie Here

TV writer Yara Gibson is back to host her parents' twentieth-anniversary party and find the perfect family mementos for…

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