NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • A dazzling novel about a young Black woman who walks the streets of Oakland and stumbles headlong into the failure of its justice system—the debut of a blazingly original voice and "a soul-searching portrait of survival and hope" (Oprah Winfrey)
A “vivid, urgent debut” (Entertainment Weekly) that “recalls Zadie Smith’s masterpiece White Teeth” (Kirkus, starred review) and follows a young man faced with a fraught decision: escape a dangerous past alone, or brave his old life and keep the woman he loves
One of The Guardian’s Top 10 Debuts of the Year
A "glorious, humane novel" (The Observer) about the Egyptian revolution, taking us inside the battle raging between those in power and those prepared to lay down their lives in the defense of freedom—this globally-acclaimed narrative from one of the foremost writers in the Arab world is still banned across much of the region.
When Francine Ephesians Didwell loses the love of her life, she is forced to reconnect with her estranged family. She’s led two lives up until now, one with her evangelical charismatic family, and another of emancipated rebellion with her lover. Bereaved, Francine relocates to 1990s Venice Beach to start life over.
"Comic and terrifying and profound." --Rachel Kushner, The Guardian (Best Books 2021)
Beware of the company you keep.
K'wan's urban fiction coming-of-age novel, Promise Broken, is set in the gritty streets of Newark, New Jersey. The story follows seventeen-year-old Promise Mohammed as she attempts to uphold friendships and new relationships--even if they lead to her demise.
Nearly 15 years after her real-life inspired, blockbuster Wifey Series launched nationally bestselling author Kiki Swinson to stardom, this first installment in her sizzling spin-off series receives its mainstream paperback release.
FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST ELMET
“Stunningly clever . . . A deliciously spicy stew indeed.” —Entertainment Weekly
“A story about money and power, love and art, sex work and gentrification . . .
This hot, gritty first installment in Wahida Clark’s iconic New York Times and USA Today bestselling Payback series tells the story of a woman who thinks she has everything, but who really has everything to lose—starting with her best friend, and ending with her life…