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  • Harlem Shuffle

    A Novel

    From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, a gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns, and rip-offs set in Harlem in the 1960s."Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked..." To his customers and neighbors on 125th street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably priced furniture, making a decent life for ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Personal Librarian

    **The Instant New York Times Bestseller! A Good Morning America* Book Club Pick!“Historical fiction at its best!”*A remarkable novel about J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identity and pass as white in order to leave a lasting legacy that enriched our nation, from New York Times bestselling authors Marie Benedict and ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Luster

    A Novel

    by Raven Leilani ...
    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEARA BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: NPR, O Magazine, Vanity Fair, Los Angeles Times, Glamour, Shondaland, The New York Times Book Review, Boston Globe, Buzzfeed, Kirkus, Time, Good Housekeeping, InStyle, The Guardian, Literary Hub, Electric Literature, Self, The New York Public Library, Town ... ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Earthseed

    The Complete Series

    series Earthseed
    A multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winner’s powerful saga of survival and destiny in a near-future dystopian America**.**One of the world’s most respected authors of science fiction imagines an apocalyptic near-future Earth where a remarkable young woman discovers that her destiny calls her to try and change the world around her. Octavia E. Butler’s brilliant two-volume Earthseed saga offers a ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • Silencer

    by Marcus Wicker ...
    “Tough talk for tough times. Silencer is both lyrical and merciless–Wicker’s mind hums in overdrive, but with the calm and clarity of a marksman.”—Tim Seibles, author of One Turn Around the Sun and finalist for the National Book AwardA suburban park, church, a good job, a cocktail party for the literati: to many, these sound like safe places, but for a young black man these insular spaces don’t ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • One Christmas Wish

    A Novel

    series Catalina Cove #5
    "Brenda Jackson writes romance that sizzles and characters you fall in love with."—Lori Foster, New York Times bestselling authorIt’s Christmas in Catalina Cove, a time of promise and second chances. But when you’re starting over, love is the last thing you’re wishing for…Vaughn Miller’s Wall Street career was abruptly ended by a wrongful conviction and two years in prison. Since then, he’s ... Read more

    $5.99 USD


  • Song of Solomon

    by Toni Morrison ...
    series Vintage International
    **An official Oprah Winfrey’s “The Books That Help Me Through” selectionWith this brilliantly imagined New York Times bestselling novel, Toni Morrison transfigures the coming-of-age story as audaciously as Saul Bellow or Gabriel García Márquez.**Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Seven Days in June

    by Tia Williams ...
    **A REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK!AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**Named A Best Book by USA Today • Harper’s Bazaar • Oprah Daily • PopSugar • Shondaland • The Los Angeles Times • Bustle • Good Housekeeping • PureWow • CBS News • People • BuzzFeed • Reader’s DigestNamed A Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by CNN • Essence • Travel + Leisure • She Reads • • Scary MommySeven days to... ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Parable of the Talents

    series Earthseed #2
    Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel: The powerful and compelling sequel to the dystopian classic Parable of the SowerLauren Olamina was only eighteen when her family was killed, and anarchy encroached on her Southern California home. She fled the war zone for the hope of quiet and safety in the north. There she founded Acorn, a peaceful community based on a religion of her creation, called ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club)

    A Novel

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this #1 New York Times bestseller chronicles a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. The basis for the acclaimed original Amazon Prime Video series directed by Barry Jenkins.Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. An outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is on the cusp of ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Parable of the Sower

    series Earthseed #1
    A New York Times Notable Book: In 2025, with the world descending into madness and anarchy, one woman begins a fateful journey toward a better future.“A stunner.” —Flea, musician and actor, The**Wall Street JournalLauren Olamina and her family live in one of the only safe neighborhoods remaining on the outskirts of Los Angeles. Behind the walls of their defended enclave, Lauren’s father, a ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Transcendent Kingdom

    A novel

    by Yaa Gyasi ...
    **NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK! • Finalist for the WOMEN'S PRIZEYaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national best seller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama.**Gifty is a sixth-year PhD candidate in neuroscience at the Stanford University School of Medicine studying reward-seeking ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $11.99 USD

  • Corregidora

    by Gayl Jones ...
    series Celebrating Black Women Writers #1
    Here is Gayl Jones's classic novel, the tale of blues singer Ursa, consumed by her hatred of the nineteenth-century slave master who fathered both her grandmother and mother. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • When No One Is Watching

    A Thriller

    by Alyssa Cole ...
    An instant NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLER!"I was knocked over by the momentum of an intense psychological thriller that doesn’t let go until the final page. This is a terrific read." – Alafair Burke, New York Times bestselling author*Marie Claire's September Book Club Pick*Rear Window meets Get Out in this gripping thriller from a critically acclaimed and New York Tim... ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Kindred

    A Good Morning America 2021 Top Summer Read PickThe visionary author’s masterpiece pulls us—along with her Black female hero—through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now.Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Education of Nevada Duncan

    series Family Business
    Ride along with Carl Weber and C. N. Phillips for this fresh, enthralling spin-off to the Family Business series as the heir to a crime family finds himself targeted by an enemy and he’ll need more than his family by blood to save him…Nevada Duncan is the heir to the Duncan and Zuniga crime family fortunes, but before he can take the mantle of power, he has to be educated about the family business ... Read more

    $15.89 USD

  • Heart of Stone Book 3 (Angela&Brent)

    A Billionaire Second Romance, African American Romance

    series Heart of Stone Series #3
    Angela enjoys the single life—she can do what she wants when she wants, unapologetic about her lifestyle until a night of passion leads to a new role. Now, she must decide if she’s ready to leave her past mistakes behind.Brent is living a perfect new life, expanding his company, enjoying the dating scene. When he returns home, He never anticipated what came from the one night of passion.Brent’s ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Mistress for Hire

    by Niobia Bryant ...
    series Mistress Series #5
    The national bestselling author detonates an explosive, relentlessly shocking tale of betrayal, desire, and revenge as a dish best never served . . .She cheated with one of her best friends’ husbands—and turned scathing publicity into cash-money celebrity. But Jessa Bell has reformed. She’s trying to make amends to those she did wrong, and she’s started a successful business catching rich ... Read more

    $6.89 USD

  • Mama

    A Novel

    A “funny [and] touching” novel of an African American woman determined to triumph, by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Waiting to Exhale (Detroit Free Press).Mildred Peacock is fed up with poverty—and with the jealous rampages of her husband, Crook. When Crook runs over her foot with his ’59 Mercury, she finally kicks him out to raise her five kids on her own.Resourceful and sly, sassy ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • The Other Black Girl

    A Novel

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA Good Morning America, Esquire, and Read with Marie Claire Book Club Pick and a People Best Book of SummerNamed a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Time, The Washington Post, Harper’s Bazaar, Entertainment Weekly, Marie Claire, Bustle, BuzzFeed, Parade, Goodreads, Fortune<... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Invisible Man

    by Ralph Ellison ...
    series Vintage International
    Both a deeply compelling bestselling novel and an epic milestone of American literature.Originally published in 1952 as the first novel by a then unknown author, it remained on the bestseller list for sixteen weeks, won the National Book Award for fiction, and established Ralph Ellison as one of the key writers of the century.The book's nameless narrator describes growing up in a black community ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Sab

    Publicada en 1841, la novela se centra en la situación de esclavos y mujeres en la Cuba del siglo XIX a partir de la historia del protagonista, el esclavo Sab. ... Read more

    $2.91 USD

  • Their Eyes Were Watching God

    One of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching God brings to life a Southern love story with the wit and pathos found only in the writing of Zora Neale Hurston. Out of print for almost thirty years—due largely to initial audiences’ rejection of its strong black female protagonist—Hurston’s classic has since its 1978 reissue become perhaps the most ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Torn

    by Keisha Ervin ...
    Her female intuition told her he was a dog but yet and still she lent him her soul, gave him her heart and allowed herself to fall in love. Torn between infatuation, lust, denial and playing wifey, the only thing Mo knows for sure is that she's been through hell, survived nine years, three miscarriages, numerous flings, heated arguments and a few knock-down drag-out fights only to realize she is ... Read more

    $8.69 USD