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FICTION / African American / Women

  • Author:
    McMillan, Terry
    Summary:

    After leaving her two young sons with her mother, Betty Jean, Trinetta disappears. BJ already has her hands full dealing with her other adult children, two opinionated sisters, an ill husband, and her own postponed dreams-all while...

  • Author:
    Cole, Alyssa
    Summary:

    Sydney Green starts a Brooklyn walking tour and finds an unlikely assistant in her neighbor Theo. But their deep dive into history quickly becomes a dizzying descent into paranoia and fear.

  • Author:
    Oates, Joyce Carol
    Summary:

    When a fourteen-year-old girl is the alleged victim of a terrible act of racial violence, the incident shocks and galvanizes her community, exacerbating the racial tension that has been simmering in this New Jersey town for decades.

  • Author:
    Roby, Kimberla Lawson
    Summary:

    The Reverend Curtis Black hasn't spoken to his son, Matthew, in over a year. Then there's Dillon Whitfield-Curtis's long-lost-son-who has settled in as a member of the Black family. As jealousy builds and secrets pile up, both of Curtis...

  • Author:
    Johnson, Brandi
    Summary:

    When her brother is killed, Trouble, who has everything she could ever want because of her brother and his "complex occupation," embarks on a mission of revenge that involves seducing the enemy and then killing him.

  • Author:
    McFadden, Bernice L.
    Summary:

    Sherry has struggled all her life to understand who she is, where she comes from, and, most importantly, why her mother slapped her cheek one summer afternoon. The incident has haunted Sherry, and it causes her to dig into her family...

  • Author:
    Jackson, Brenda
    Summary:

    In the wake of a devastating teen pregnancy that left her childless and heartbroken, Vashti Alcindor left Catalina Cove, Louisiana, with no plans to return. Now, over a decade later, Vashti reluctantly finds herself back in her hometown...

  • Author:
    Giddings, Megan
    Summary:

    Lena Johnson drops out of college to support her family and takes a job in the mysterious and remote town of Lakewood, Michigan. On paper, her new job is too good to be true. High paying. No out of pocket medical expenses. A free place...

  • Author:
    Hurston, Zora Neale
    Summary:

    A collection of stories about love and migration, gender and class, racism and sexism that proudly reflect African American folk culture. Brought together for the first time in one volume, they include eight of Hurston's "lost" Harlem...

  • Author:
    Jackson, Brenda
    Summary:

    When Ashley Ryan's girlfriends surprise her with a getaway to beautiful Catalina Cove, she gets the shock of her life when she encounters her husband, Devon, a man thought dead by everyone for three years, but apparently suffering...

  • Author:
    Mason, J. D.
    Summary:

    Jordan Gatewood made a huge mistake when he put his hands on Lonnie Adebayo, thinking he could get away with it, but he made an even bigger mistake by not making sure she was dead before he left that house. Now Lonnie's back for revenge...

  • Author:
    Antoinette, Ashley
    Summary:

    "One of the biggest names in Urban-fiction, Ashley Antoinette, is back ... An intense start to this new series with characters that are real and genuine. It's a story about love, trying to put the past behind and moving on...

  • Author:
    Antoinette, Ashley
    Summary:

    Butterfly is the first novel in an all new series by New York Times bestselling author Ashley Antoinette! "Run away from the boy that gives you butterflies, he's going to break your heart." Morgan Atkins had been told...

  • Author:
    Roby, Kimberla Lawson
    Summary:

    Celine's marriage is at a crossroads when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. As her relationship deteriorates and Celine worries that she'll be left to endure cancer treatment alone, comfort and support come in the form of her best...

  • Author:
    Roby, Kimberla Lawson
    Summary:

    Life is close to perfect for Charlotte and Curtis Black, except that their son Matthew's girlfriend, Racquel, is eight months pregnant, and Racquel's mother, Vanessa, and Charlotte can't stand each other.

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