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Payback Is a Mutha
Payback Is a Mutha
by Wahida Clark
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Clark, author of "Every Thug Needs a Lady," 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.... (read more)

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Fly Betty (Harlem Girl Lost Novels)
Fly Betty (Harlem Girl Lost Novels)
by Treasure Blue
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IN THE MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR A YEAR ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY THERE IS a secret society of women that few are privy to. All of these women are vying for one thing - an opportunity to live a luxurious, lavish lifestyle by snagging a rich and famous singer... (read more)

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Dirty Jersey (Kimani TRU)
Dirty Jersey (Kimani TRU)
by Phillip Thomas Duck
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From zero to hero What's cool at Eric Posey's high school? A player's swagger, a baller's style, and game enough to catch every girl. Unfortunately, Eric is seriously uncool—unlike his popular sister, Kenya, who sings like an angel. But forget the... (read more)

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Never Say Never
Never Say Never
by Dwayne S. Joseph
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Love is a battlefield for three women who are fed up with their current relationships. Now Resa, Carmen, and Erica are about to take the bull by the horns and take what they want. But getting a groove back won't be without its challenges.... (read more)

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Wide Open
Wide Open
by S. K. Collins
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Chelsea loves a good hustler, but things get complicated when she cheats on her boyfriend with his biggest rival in this shocking novel set in the mean streets of Washington, DC. Young, sexy, and happy to flaunt it, Chelsea always wins in her pursuit of... (read more)

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The Way It Works (Rapid Reads)
The Way It Works (Rapid Reads)
by William Kowalski
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Walter Davis is young, handsome, intelligent, dynamic and personable. The product of a bi-racial marriage but abandoned by his father as a young child, he prides himself on three things: his drive to succeed, his fine clothes and never having been late... (read more)

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16 Years 2 Life
16 Years 2 Life
by Gia Parker
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Jaydah was a young girl born into a single family home to a loving strong mother, dedicated to instilling discipline into her young children. From a young age she had adult responsibilities. Her brother Dee had moved out to live with other relatives and... (read more)

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Animal II: The Omen
Animal II: The Omen
by K'wan
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Secrets are revealed, sides are chosen and bodies are dropped…it’s on! After being thought dead, Animal resurfaces on the streets of New York to keep true to his promise, and make it rain blood over Harlem. All those who had wronged him would... (read more)

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Blood of My Brother II: The Face-Off
Blood of My Brother II: The Face-Off
by Zoe Woods
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What will Roc do when he finally finds out the true identity of Solo? Will the bloodshed come from his own brother Lil Mac? Solo finally has to face his brother, and the consequences can be deadly.... (read more)

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Dark Diversions: A Traveler's Tale
Dark Diversions: A Traveler's Tale
by John Ralston Saul
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In Dark Diversions, acclaimed author John Ralston Saul stages a black comedy of international proportions that takes the reader from New York to Paris to Morocco to Haiti in the 1980s and 1990s. When he’s not encountering dictators in Third World... (read more)

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Survivin' Tha Game
Survivin' Tha Game
by Leila Jefferson
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Babydoll Babydoll couldn't have been happier when her mom tells her she's divorcing her husband and the two of them are returning to Oakland, CA. From the various visits over the years, Babydoll longed to be apart of the city life she had a small taste... (read more)

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Permanent Freedom (08 Edition)
Permanent Freedom (08 Edition)
by Curdella Forbes
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Universal themes of love, death, sex, and migration are explored in this collection of short stories, which effortlessly weave together to form a compelling narrative about the integrity and folly of the human spirit. As each character comes to a... (read more)

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Love Is Love
Love Is Love
by Ricardo Sinclair
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In Love Is Love, Ricardo Sinclair gives his readers a good sense of the story's angst and what they can expect from its beginning pages as they jump into the lives of his well developed characters-imperfect people touched by their own personal demons... (read more)

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Hell's Diva: Mecca's Mission
Hell's Diva: Mecca's Mission
by Anna J.
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This thrilling, fast-paced novel from an "Essence"-bestselling writer introduces readers to a young woman who must choose between leading a life of righteousness--or walking down a dark path.... (read more)

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Lament in the Night
Lament in the Night
by Nagahara Shoson
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Lament in the Night collects two remarkable novellas by the author Shosun Nagahara, translated from the Japanese for the first time. The title novella, originally published in 1925, follows itinerant day laborer Ishikawa Sazuko as he prowls the back... (read more)

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Exile Classics #09: A Season in the Life of Emmanuel
Exile Classics #09: A Season in the Life of Emmanuel
by Marie-claire Blais
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Following the life of newborn infant, Emmanuel, this great contemporary novel of Quebec exposes a painful history central to the new consciousness that emerged in the 1960s known as “the quiet revolution.” The story of Emmanuel and his 15... (read more)

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Thug Lovin'
Thug Lovin'
by Wahida Clark
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Tasha and Trae, the hood's favorite couple, are still together following the events of Thug Matrimony. Even with their relocation to sunny Los Angeles, the drama of New York cannot be escaped. From running a nightclub to dealing with models, shady... (read more)

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Soon After (Urban Christian)
Soon After (Urban Christian)
by Sherryle Kiser Jackson
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From a fresh voice in Christian fiction comes a tale of a search for an arsonist that proves that what is done in the dark will indeed come to light.... (read more)

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Turned Out
Turned Out
by Angel M. Hunter
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A couple decides to add some spice to their relationship, but they end up with more than they bargained for.... (read more)

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Feenin'
Feenin'
by Sereniti Hall
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Tanisha Hopkins a.k.a. Tiny dreams of living the glamorous life by any means necessary. A bona fide, certified, authentic material girl in every sense of the description, Tiny is Feenin to live life fast and furious and has found the perfect man to make... (read more)

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