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  • Cubiclesby Camika Spencer

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 6.99

    New from the Blackboard -bestselling author of When All Hell Breaks Loose : When some old secrets make office politics spiral out of control, three women will have to decide how far they?re willing to go to climb the corporate ladder. At first glance, you couldn?t find three women more different than Margaret, Faulkner, and Joyce. Margaret is almost... more...

  • Lemon Cityby Elaine Meryl Brown

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.95

    In this wry fiction debut, Elaine Meryl Brown plunges lucky readers into a gripping narrative of small-town hijinks and big-time hearts. Rule Number One: Never marry an Outsider. If you do, the boll weevil will bite you back. Rule Number Two: If you can?t be honest, you might as well be dead. Nestled in the foothills of Virginia?s Blue Ridge... more...

  • Sisters and Husbandsby Connie Briscoe

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99

    Ten years have passed since Sisters and Lovers, and Beverly, now 39, is engaged to Julian, a man her family and friends agree is the epitome of a great catch: he's gorgeous, loyal, trustworthy, successful, and very much in love with her. Since this is Beverly's third engagement in the past five years, after breaking off the previous two at the last... more...

  • Christmas in the Hoodby Nikki Turner

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.95

    BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Nikki Turner's Heartbreak of a Hustler's Wife. The undisputed queen of hip-hop fiction, #1 Essence bestselling author Nikki Turner unwraps a talented new collection of writers with raw urban stories to jingle your bells this season. Christmas in the Hood presents fresh talent alongside shining ... more...

  • St. Famousby Jonathan Dee

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.00

    Abducted by young African-American Victor Hartley in the middle of a riot, aspiring writer Paul Soloway becomes a reluctant hero at the center of a racial maelstrom. By the author of The Liberty Campaign. more...

  • The Shade of My Own Treeby Sheila Williams

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.95

    Beloved author Sheila Williams beautifully captures the bittersweet humor and vivid adventures of women who survive the worst life can toss at them?and fight back to claim their right to be free, to be themselves, and to live in . . . The courage to change doesn?t come easy. When Opal Sullivan walks out on an abusive husband after fifteen years,... more...

  • Something to Die Forby Travis Hunter

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.95

    Nasir Lassiter is a college basketball star with a promising future?until a murder rap lands him in prison with a life sentence. Without hope, Nasir shuts down. But after five years he?s suddenly free and surprised to see how much the outside world has changed. He discovers he has a daughter, Brandy, who believes her father has been away in the army... more...

  • Clotelby William Wells Brown

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    William Wells Brown's Clotel or, The President's Daughter is often considered the first novel an African-American. When the book was published, Brown himself was legally the property of someone else within the United States, having escaped from slavery in Kentucky when he was younger. In the story President Thomas Jefferson and his former mulatto... more...

  • Single Momby Omar Tyree

    Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 7.99

    "I had become something else, some different kind of woman, and a different kind of human. What kind of a woman could not cry? I even tried to force myself to cry again, and could not do it. I shed not one tear." After more than ten years of raising her two sons alone, Denise Stewart finds herself again involved with both of her sons' fathers as... more...

  • Numbersby Dana Dane

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.00

    Even as a young teenager, Dupree ?Numbers? Wallace had a keen mind for math. Whether he was getting good grades on his math tests or adding up the change he earned making grocery runs for his mom and neighbors, Numbers came out ahead more times than not. When Crispy Carl, the flyest pimp in the hood, gets wind of the young man?s gift, the old cat... more...