Ain't No River
by Sharon Ewell Foster.
70-something Meemaw is keeping company with GoGo, a much younger
retired football player, and her granddaughter is going to put a
stop to it. Christian fiction.
Any Way the Wind Blows
by E. Lynn Harris.
Deceit, bed-hopping, and scandals are revealed as jilted bride Yancey
Harrington Braxton and resident bisexual playboy John Basil Henderson
continue their adventures.
by Angela Benson.
While doing community service at a Christian charity, Cecelia finds
herself falling in love with the young director. Christian fiction.
by Eric Jerome Dickey.
Sexually confused Nicole must decide between a successful male author
and beautiful Ayanna.
by Aaron Roy Even.
In 1930s small-town Virginia, an aging caretaker and his sister
kill a white sheriff who is acting on orders to turn them off their
by Lalita Tademy.
Historical fiction based on four generations of the author's family.
by Melinda Haynes.
16-year-old Hezekiah Sheehand leaves his abusive home and heads
to Chalktown, where residents communicate only by writing on chalkboards.
Child of God
by Lolita Files.
An incestuous relationship begins unraveling for two generations
of a Tennessee clan, as they cope with homosexuality, voodoo, and
by Michele Andrea Bowen.
The new preacher of the Greater Hope Church discovers that the church
leadership is running a call-girl service out of a local funeral
by Evelyn Palfrey.
Life is complicated for Audrey. Her husband is having an affair
with a man, her son is on trial for murder and she falls for his
*The Day Eazy-E Died
by James Earl Hardy.
Top model Raheim Rivers copes with fatherhood and relationship problems,
while he secretly awaits test results for his HIV status.
by Mat Johnson.
A product of a dysfunctional family, Kenzie struggles to overcome
alcoholism. At her dying father's bedside, she finds forgiveness
and ultimately, recovery.
Fire in Beulah
by Rilla Askew.
The intertwined lives of blacks and whites during the Tulsa race
riot of 1921.
by Timmothy B. McCann.
Careers, pride, and smoldering infidelity mar the lives of two couples
struggling to decipher their puzzling relationships.
4 Guys and Trouble
by Marcus Major.
Promises made to a dying friend forever bind these four fraternity
The Future Has a Past
by J. California Cooper.
Four stories about women who discover the transforming power of
by David Anthony Durham.
In 1870s Kansas, a 15-year-old runs away from home and joins a murderous
band of cattle thieves.
God Don't Like Ugly
by Mary Monroe.
After enduring years of sexual abuse at the hands of her mother's
tenant, Annette and her friend Rhonda decide he must be stopped.
Got to be Real: Four Original Love Stories
by E. Lynn Harris et al.
"Sex in the City" from the male point of view.
Guys in Suits
by Van Whitfield.
Simon and Stuart, two lovelorn Lotharios, are in their 30s and ready
to commit, but somehow the ladies aren't materializing.
by Tajuana "TJ" Butler.
Leo, a successful rapper, treats Nina well, but she still can't
forget Maurice, a promising basketball player who cheats and flies
into jealous rages.
The Haunting of Hip-Hop
by Bertrice Berry.
A contemporary music producer buys a haunted house in Harlem, and
confronts his ancestral spirits who don't like the messages in his
by Reginald McKnight.
An anthropologist doing research in Senegal, Bertrand faces his
unresolved conflicts about race and sexuality.
Hot Johnny (And the Women who Loved Him)
by Sandra Jackson-Opoku.
Who is Hot Johnny and why do women love him so? Eighteen women,
from his grandmother to a lover twice his age, recount their stories.
*House of Light
by Joyce Carol Thomas.
Dr. Abyssinia Jackson is blessed with the power to mend bodies and
by Whitney Terrell.
Clarissa, a white judge's daughter, turns up dead after dating ex-con
Booker Short. He becomes the prime suspect.
I Wish I Had a Red Dress
by Pearl Cleage.
After five years of widowhood and hard work, Joyce Mitchell is ready
for some fun and romance.
It's a Thin Line
by Kimberla Lawson Roby.
Siblings Gina, Sydney and Rick come together around the crisis of
their mother's stroke.
John Henry Days
by Colson Whitehead.
The legend of John Henry and the Industrial Revolution are juxtaposed
against the life of a contemporary black journalist and the Digital
by Billy Dee Williams and Rob MacGregor.
What happened when Calloway uses his psychic ability to help investigate
a cult leader suspected of unleashing a lethal virus? A sequel to
The Justus Girls
by Slim Lambright.
Three women meet again at the funeral of a "sister." They
rediscover love, laughter and kinship.
Little Boys Come from the Stars
by Emmanuel Dongala.
Coming of age in the Congo, as told by 14-year-old Matapari, a boy
born two days after his twin brothers.
by Raphael Confiant.
Adelise learns to detach her spirit from her body when she is raped
repeatedly by the overseer of the cane fields.
by Mike Gayle.
Benjamin is terrified of making a commitment to marriage, but his
girlfriend of four years has issued an ultimatum.
*Nappily Ever After
by Trisha R. Thomas.
Venus Johnson, in her mid-30s, cuts her long, processed hair, kicks
her boyfriend to the curb, and starts living for herself.
by Maxine Clair.
In 1950s Kansas, single mother October Brown gives her new baby
to her childless sister, and then realizes what a terrible mistake
she has made.
A Reason to Love
by Marcia King-Gamble.
While running her friend's dating service, Coffee Mates, Niki unexpectedly
*The Red Moon
by Kuwana Haulsey.
In modern-day Kenya, Nasarian dreams of living abroad and writing,
but her brother wants her to be circumcised and take her place in
traditional tribal life.
Reinventing the Woman
by Patty Rice.
Ignored by her parents as a child, Camille, a battered woman, struggles
to escape a violent relationship.
Resurrecting Mingus: A Novel
by Jenoyne Adams.
Mingus Browning, the daughter of biracial parents, is torn between
a sensitive and stable white policeman and a sexy, but erratic,
black television producer. "A passionately erotic novel."
The Root Worker
by Rainelle Burton.
A voodoo priestess convinces a mother that her 11-year-old daughter
is responsible for all of the family's misfortunes.
by Christine Lincoln.
A collection of twelve linked tales looking at life in the rural
by Karen E. Quinones Miller.
After being shot and beaten, Regina decides to turn her life around,
but her past casts shadows on her future.
Sex and the Single Sister
by Maryann Reid.
Five successful young women look for brothers and rank them by their
suits and cars.
Shades of Jade
by Gloria Mallette.
Marissa is dating four married men. When one of their wives threatens
to kill her, she is forced to examine her choices.
by Louise Meriwether.
Glenda and Mark fall in love, but he comes with baggage: an estranged
wife, a son and haunting memories of Vietnam.
The Shirt off His Back
by Parry "Ebony Satin" Brown.
Single father Terry Winston fights to retain custody of his twin
girls when their mother returns after an eleven-year absence.
by Jacquelin Thomas.
Discovered in her backwater Georgia congregation, Deborah struggles
to keep her faith surrounded by the temptations of sex and money.
Soul Mates Dissipate
by Mary B. Morrison.
Jada and Wellington are soulmates. Will his color-conscious mother
derail their romance?
Soulcatcher and Other Stories
by Charles Johnson.
Twelve short stories illustrate the brutality and terror of slavery
by Victoria Christopher Murray.
Jefferson betrays Kyla and their marriage vows. Can their faith
repair this union? Christian fiction.
*This Side of Eternity
by Rosalyn McMillan.
Poverty, racial strife, mental illness and addiction make survival
all the more difficult for five siblings after the death of their
West of Rehoboth
by Alexs D. Pate.
Intrigued by the mysterious Uncle Rufus, 12-year-old Edward collects
clues and discovers the truth about the old man's violent past.
What You Owe Me
by Bebe Moore Campbell.
A black woman's dreams of a successful cosmetics empire are dashed
by the betrayal of her white business partner.
Where I'm Bound: A Novel
by Allen B. Ballard.
Escaped slave Joe Duckett leaves his wife and two sons when he joins
a black regiment during the Civil War.
The Wind Done Gone
by Alice Randall.
A retelling of Gone with the Wind from a slave's perspective.