{Awards} 49th NAACP Image Award Literary Work Winners

Last Night was the 49th NAACP Image Award (Non-Televised), this is where most of the categories I care about happen.~King Brooks Outstanding Literary Work -Fiction The Annotated African American Folk Tales by:Henry Louis Gates Jr. Outstanding Literary Work – Children Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by:Vashti Harrison Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/Autobiography Becoming…

{New Releases} Jan. 8-14, 2018

Urban Rage: The Revolt of the Excluded by:Mustafa Dikec A timely and incisive examination of contemporary urban unrest that explains why riots will continue until citizens are equally treated and politically included. In the past few decades, urban riots have erupted in democracies across the world. While high profile politicians often react by condemning protestors’…

{New Releases} Jan 1-7, 2018

A Delicate Affair (Decades: A Journey of African American Romance Book 1) by:Lindsay Evans Golden Worth is a proud southerner. But when some “good” Georgia boys threaten to lynch him, he runs north to Washington DC to make music and a new life for himself. He doesn’t count on falling for the untouchable Leonie Harper,…

{Excerpt} Josie and the Brood by:Jayde Brooks

The trick with her was not to make any sudden moves. And to pretend to be more incapacitated than he truly was. Probably not the way to start a relationship, but Chapman wanted to buy as much time with her as he could. Relationship. Is that he wanted with her? And just how was that…

{New Release} Dec 24-31, 2017

The Black Diamond Trilogy by:Brittani Williams Jealousy and greed create plenty of drama for Diamond. Even when she thinks she’s on her way to a happily-ever-after ending, she finds herself fighting against foes she never saw coming. Will her “I rule the world” disposition keep her on top, or will Diamond lose the things she…

{New Release} Week 50 (Dec. 4-10)

His Secret Son (The Westmoreland Legacy) by:Brenda Jackson Three nights with a Texan…and one pregnancy surprise! Only from New York Times bestselling author Brenda Jackson! The Texas rancher and navy SEAL who fathered Bristol Lockett’s son died a hero’s death…or so she was told. Yet when Laramie “Coop” Cooper strolls into her exhibit at an…

{New Releases} Week 48 (Nov. 20-26)

Wrath by:Cassandra Baker-Durham Wilson Calloway stopped believing in God a long time ago. Devastated after his father is killed in the line of duty he refuses to believe in a deity unable to stop a mad man’s bullet. Growing up he assumes the task of guardian and protector of his mother and two sisters. Natasha,…

{Book Attraction} Bad Men and Wicked Women by:Eric Jerome Dickey

Affairs of the heart can be lethal in New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey’s latest sensual novel. As a low-level enforcer in Los Angeles, Ken Swift knows danger, but nowhere does he feel it more than in his tangled romances. Divorced from one woman, in love with another, and wrestling with a strong…

{New Releases} Week 47 (Nov 13-19)

The Mother of Black Hollywood by:Jenifer Lewis Jenifer Lewis keeps it real in this provocative and touching memoir by a mid-western girl with a dream whose journey from poverty to Hollywood will move, shock, and inspire readers. Told in the audacious voice her fans adore, Jenifer describes a road to fame made treacherous by dysfunction…

{Excerpt} Wrath: Seven Deadly Sins by:Cassandra Baker-Durham

Baxter Reed waited until his wife’s body seeped beneath the surface of the water. The area smelled of high humidity and algae, making his sinuses drain to the back of his throat. He hated that he felt nothing. He had hoped to feel some release as he choked the life out of her. He waited…

{New Releases} Week 46 (Nov 6-12)

Bound To The Fire by:Kelley Fanto Deetz In grocery store aisles and kitchens across the country, smiling images of “Aunt Jemima” and other historical and fictional black cooks can be found on various food products and in advertising. Although these images are sanitized and romanticized in American popular culture, they represent the untold stories of…

{New Releases} Week 45 (Oct 30-Nov 5)

Deadly Rumors by:Cheris Hodges Elite investigator Zoe Harrington isn’t about to be fooled twice. She knows all the tempting by-any-means-necessary games FBI agent Carver Banks will use to close a case. So when he needs her help with a missing person case, she’s happy to charge him double the fee—and keep his sizzling moves at…