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Red Island House
Red Island House

Shay has become a reluctant mistress of a sprawling household, caught between her privileged American upbringing and…

 In every mirror she's Black
In every mirror she's Black

Three Black women are linked in unexpected ways to the same influential white man in Stockholm as they build their new…

 What the fireflies knew
What the fireflies knew

A coming-of-age novel told from the perspective of an eleven-year-old over the course of a single summer, as she tries to…

Black Girls Must Be Magic
Black Girls Must Be Magic

Discovering she's pregnant--after she was told she may not be able to have biological children--Tabitha throws herself…

Cherish Farrah
Cherish Farrah

Seventeen-year-old Farrah Turner is one of two Black girls in her country club community, and the only one with Black…

Miss Pearly's Girls
Miss Pearly's Girls

Four estranged sisters must return to rural Arkansas when their mother is diagnosed with a terminal illness.

When I'm Gone, Look for Me in the East
When I'm Gone, Look for Me in the East

A young monk has been handed a daunting task: He must find the reincarnation of a legendary lama within the great sweep…

Like A Sister
Like A Sister

No one bats an eye when a Black reality TV star is found dead--except her estranged half-sister, whose refusal to believe…

Promise Broken
Promise Broken

Two teenage girls struggle to survive their senior year in the Brick City of Newark, where gangsters battle for power,…

 A spy in the struggle
A spy in the struggle

One successful lawyer must decide whether to put everything on the line to right the deep inequities faced in one under-…

Sleep Well, My Lady
Sleep Well, My Lady

Hard-hitting talk show host Augustus Seeza has become a household name in Ghana, though plagued by rumors of lavish…

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois
The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois

Ailey, the daughter of an accomplished doctor and a strict schoolteacher, embarks on a journey through her family's past…

My Monticello
My Monticello

Johnson wrestles with questions of racial identity, post-racial society, and the legacies of slavery in this short story…

As the Wicked Watch
As the Wicked Watch

After moving from Texas to Chicago, a crime reporter becomes frustrated with the lack of coverage of a series of murders…

Mrs. Wiggins
Mrs. Wiggins

The daughter of a prostitute mother and an alcoholic father, Maggie knew her only way out was to marry someone upstanding…

The Unbroken
The Unbroken

Touraine is a Sand: one of many children kidnapped by Balladaire and raised to be soldiers willing to live and die for…

 When stars rain down
When stars rain down

After the unthinkable happens, the black community simmers like an unwatched pot. Can there be peace with the white folks…

Summer on the Bluffs
Summer on the Bluffs

A self-made Black millionaire invites her three goddaughters for a last Martha's Vineyard summer--at the end of which one…

The Personal Librarian
The Personal Librarian

The story of Belle da Costa Greene, J. P. Morgan's personal librarian-who became one of the most powerful women in New…

We Are Not Like Them
We Are Not Like Them

A novel about the lifelong bond between two women, one black and one white, whose friendship is indelibly altered by a…

 All Her Little Secrets
All Her Little Secrets

Everyone has something to hide. Ellice Littlejohn seemingly has it all, but everything changes one cold January morning…

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