Monica has just discovered she is not able to conceive, and her husband, Nate, wants a divorce so he can start the family he's always dreamed of. However, he does not want Monica to get half of his considerable fortune, so he hatches a plot that will cause her to violate the fidelity clause of their prenuptial agreement. Will he be able to... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Essence best-selling author RM Johnson's follow-up to his popular Million Dollar Divorce is an explosive, sexy novel filled with betrayal. Now that they are together, Monica wonders if the younger Lewis is the right man for her. Lewis senses Monica drifting and promises to get his life and career in order. But scheming ex-husband Nate is just as... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Starting with a bang and never slowing down, this shocking novel concludes Essence best-selling author RM Johnson's provocative trilogy. Now that Nate Kenny has ex-wife Monica back in his arms, it's time to give marriage a second chance. Yet those plans are shattered when Nate and Monica are gunned down in their home. Nate recovers, but Monica... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Invisible Life Trilogy
The remarkable first novel by a young, gay, black author who fashioned a deeply moving and compelling coming-of-age story out of the controversial issues of bisexuality and AIDS
Law school, girlfriends, and career choices were all part of Raymond Tyler's life, but there were other, more terrifying issues for him to confront. Being black was tough... Read more
A stunning, contemporary Black southern gothic novel about what it means to be a poor woman in the God- fearing south. The perfect audiobook if you loved The Other Black Girl and Luster.
“Every page, every scene, every sentence of Monica Brashears’s debut novel House of Cotton dazzles and surprises. An intense, enthralling, and deeply satisfying... Read more
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“Lola Jaye's heart-rending story thoughtfully explores the lives of two children from two eras who experience emotional trauma at a young age. I thoroughly enjoyed learning about Celestine and Lowra's internal struggle and their resilience in the face of such difficult issues. Jay's novel encourages readers to understand the plights of those who... Read more
From American master James Lee Burke comes a novel set in Civil War-era Louisiana as the South transforms and a brilliant cast of characters—enslaved and free women, plantation gentry, and battle-weary Confederate and Union soldiers—are caught in the maelstrom.
In the fall of 1863, the Union army is in control of the Mississippi river. Much of... Read more
Love is a game of chance in this romantic suspense novel by New York Times bestselling author and American politician and activist Stacey Abrams, writing under her pen name, Selena Montgomery.
Dr. Raleigh Foster, an operative for a top-secret intelligence organization, knows that her undercover work has its risks. So she doesn't hesitate when... Read more
Three Black women are linked in unexpected ways to the same influential white man in Stockholm as they build their new lives in the most open society run by the most private people.
Successful marketing executive Kemi Adeyemi is lured from the US to Sweden by Jonny von Lundin, CEO of the nation's largest marketing firm, to help fix a PR fiasco... Read more
Hustler's Wife: Book #1
The high priestess of the hood, Nikki Turner, is back with the novel fans have been feenin’ for: the sequel to her #1 bestselling novel, A Hustler’s Wife.
Des, Virginia’s slickest gangsta, is about to become a dad when he is charged with the murder of his own attorney. But with Yarni, his gorgeous wife (and a brilliant lawyer), now calling the... Read more
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“Deacon King Kong centers around an uncharacteristic event life in the projects in 1960's New York City. McBride’s highly energetic story encompasses a multitude of characters that circle the Five Ends Baptist Church, where his main character, Sportcoat, is a Deacon. Sportcoat is a hard-drinking, odd-job handyman that lost his wife two years ago... Read more
Hold You Down is an edgy novel from rising star Tracy Brown about the perils of love and the ties that bind…
New York City. Late 1980s to early 1990s.
Mercy and Lenox Howard have always only had each other. Growing up on the mean streets of Harlem with an absentee mother meant that they had to have each other's backs. Now young, smart mothers they... Read more
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“This book blew me away. Through intimate letters to his son, Jacob reconciles with the man he could have been. Daniel Black creates a stunning work on ancestral heritage, history, family, and the legacy of being a Black man in America. Read more
GOD: Book #1
The riveting first book in the acclaimed God series sweeps readers back to the streets, porches, and parlors of civil rights–era Ohio to bring to life the beginning of an enduring friendship between two girls from opposite sides of the track …
Annette Goode is a shy, awkward, overweight child with a terrible secret.
Frightened and ashamed,... Read more
From New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey, “one of the most successful Black authors of the last quarter-century”* comes a novel about the how one chance meeting can change everything in this thrilling, sexy tale of star-crossed lust.
They say the love of money is the root of all evil, but for Ken Swift, it's the love of a... Read more
A Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Seen on the Today Show
“If you like Practical Magic… you will love Black Candle Women.” —Jenna Bush Hager
Named a Best Book of the Month by: Shondaland, MS. Magazine, TODAY.com, Reader’s Digest, Katie Couric Media, AARP Sisters, Goodreads, BookRiot
A warm and wry family drama with a magical twist about four... Read more
Black Girls Must Die Exhausted: Book #1
“It’s a good thing that this is only the first book of a trilogy, because after getting to know Tabitha, you won’t want to leave her at the end. . . . Written intimately as if you’re peering into the mind of a close friend, this book is a true testament to the stresses on women today and how great girlfriends (and grandmothers) are often the key... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Summer Beach: Book #2
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe View cohost and three-time Emmy Award winner Sunny Hostin spirits readers away to the warm beaches of Sag Harbor in the second novel of her bestselling Summer series.In a hidden enclave in Sag Harbor, there’s a close-knit community of African American elites who escape the city for the beautiful beaches of... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
An Instant New York Times bestseller / An Oprah’s Book Club Pick
In the spirit of The Known World and The Underground Railroad, an award-winning “miraculous debut” (Washington Post) about the unlikely bond between two freedmen who are brothers and the Georgia farmer whose alliance will alter their lives, and his, forever
In the waning days of the... Read more