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When the Reckoning Comes: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780063035041
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 3rd, 2021

A haunting novel about a black woman who returns to her hometown for a plantation wedding and the horror that ensues as she reconnects with the blood-soaked history of the land and the best friends she left behind.


Island Queen: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063002845
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Published: William Morrow - July 6th, 2021


“Riveting and transformative, evocative and immersive...by turns vibrant and bold and wise, discovering Dorothy’s story is a singular pleasure.”--The New York Times


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Luster: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250798671
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Published: Picador - June 8th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR


Summer on the Bluffs: A Novel (Summer Beach #1) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062994172
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Published: William Morrow - May 4th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller!

The View cohost and New York Times bestselling author Sunny Hostin dazzles with this brilliant novel about a life-changing summer along the beaches of Martha's Vineyard.


Revival Season: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982133306
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 25th, 2021

The daughter of one of the South’s most famous Baptist preachers discovers a shocking secret about her father that puts her at odds with both her faith and her family in this “tender and wise” (Ann Patchett, author of Commonwealth) debut novel.

Every summer, fifteen-year-old Miriam Horton and her family pack themselves tight in their old minivan and travel th


Dead Dead Girls (A Harlem Renaissance Mystery #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593199107
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Published: Berkley - June 1st, 2021

“In this terrific series opener, Afia evokes the women’s lives in all their wayward and beautiful glory, especially the abruptness with which their dreams, hopes and fears cease to exist.”--The New York Times

The start of an exciting new historical mystery series set during the Harlem Renaissance from debut author Nekesa Afia


Hell of a Book Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593330968
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Published: Dutton Books - June 29th, 2021

A READ WITH JENNA TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK


Juneteenth (Revised) (Vintage International) Cover Image
By Ralph Ellison, Charles Johnson (Preface by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593314616
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

“Ellison sought no less than to create a Book of Blackness, a literary composition of the tradition at its most sublime and fundamental." —Henry Louis Gates, Jr., TIME
 


Sorrowland: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374266776
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Published: MCD - May 4th, 2021

A triumphant, genre-bending breakout novel from one of the boldest new voices in contemporary fiction

Vern—seven months pregnant and desperate to escape the strict religious compound where she was raised—flees for the shelter of the woods. There, she gives birth to twins, and plans to raise them far from the influence of the outside world.


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Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250252692
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 1st, 2021

A New York Times Notable Books of 2020

Like Ocean’s Eleven meets Drive, with a Southern noir twist, S. A. Cosby’s Blacktop Wasteland is a searing, operatic story of a man pushed to his limits by poverty, race, and his own former life of crime.


Skye Falling Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984801609
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Published: Random House - June 22nd, 2021

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK - A woman who's used to going solo discovers that there's one relationship she can't run away from in this "endearing and hilarious" (BuzzFeed) novel, a probing examination of the complexities of family, queerness, race, and community


Juneteenth: A Novel Cover Image
By Ralph Ellison, John F. Callahan (Introduction by), Charles Johnson (Preface by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593242100
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Published: Modern Library - May 25th, 2021

The radiant, posthumous second novel by the visionary author of Invisible Man, featuring an introduction and a new postscript by Ralph Ellison's literary executor, John F. Callahan, and a preface by National Book Award-winning author Charles Johnson