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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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The Grind: An Urban Tale of Honor and Deception
The Grind: An Urban Tale of Honor and Deception
by Bravo "dre" Marentz
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As Dre looked at his friends, little did he know that his days as a drug dealer were about to come to a bloody end. In this gripping novel, you will be thrown into the middle of a violent drug war. Dre, the leader of a ruthless gang, finds himself at war... (read more)

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Eastside: A Coming-Of-Age Story Set Amidst the Backdrop of the Gang Violence in the Early 1990s
Eastside: A Coming-Of-Age Story Set Amidst the Backdrop of the Gang Violence in the Early 1990s
by Caleb Alexander
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Eastside is a coming-of-age tale set among the backdrop of inner-city gang violence in the early '90s. Eastside is about mothers struggling and supporting one another as they match in a seemingly endless procession to the cemetary to bury their children.... (read more)

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Triburbia
Triburbia
by Karl Taro Greenfeld
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A group of fathers meets each morning at a local Tribeca coffee shop after walking their children to school. The sound engineer looks uncomfortably like the guy on the sex offender posters around the neighborhood; the memoirist is on the verge of being... (read more)

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Ritz Harper Goes to Hollywood!
Ritz Harper Goes to Hollywood!
by Wendy Williams
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New York Times bestselling author and radio and television personality Wendy Williams delivers a page-turning novel based on her alter ego—the divalicious radio DJ Ritz Harper. As the reigning “Queen of Radio,” Ritz Harper has... (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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If It Isn't Love (Urban Renaissance)
If It Isn't Love (Urban Renaissance)
by Dwayne S. Joseph
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A dying woman is determined to find the courage to stand up to her cheating husband and reconcile with her estranged children before she dies.... (read more)

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House of Failure
House of Failure
by William V. Fields
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House of Failure tells the story of K-Stone a L.A. gangbanger who struggles to find himself while surviving a mind frame and system that entraps many young men today. While incarcerated he experiences death, disloyalty, education, rape, relationships... (read more)

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The Ultimate Dilemma
The Ultimate Dilemma
by Jr. Willie D. Spears
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Keisha's Dilemmacontinues in The Ultimate Dilemma. During the summer after graduating from college, Keisha's complex life gets worse. Her high-school sweetheart Derek is in jail, and her ex-boyfriend Clarence has gotten her best friend Amber pregnant... (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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Caught in the Net of Deception
Caught in the Net of Deception
by Rose M. Jackson-beavers
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Caught in the Net of Deception Rose Jackson-Beavers and Edward Booker, authors of A Hole in My Heart, introduces us to Shawn, Mike, Alexis, Demetra, Kelly, and Karen in three powerful stories about teenagers facing danger from meeting strangers on the... (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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Essence of a Bad Girl
Essence of a Bad Girl
by Mz Robinson
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Essence Monroe went through great lengths to escape her sordid past and the lovers in it. Using extreme and deadly tactics she re-invented herself and now she's well on her way to a promising future. Not only is she engaged to Andrew Carlton, one of... (read more)

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Delphine Publications Presents: Between the Sheets
Delphine Publications Presents: Between the Sheets
by Tamika Newhouse
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Between the Sheets is filled with love, lust, and pleasure. From stories that captivate your imagination and curiosity to stories that are guaranteed to bring you overwhelming emotions. It features authors from across the nation from national best... (read more)

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Double Crossed
Double Crossed
by Darrien Lee
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From the "Essence"-bestselling author of "All That and a Bag of Chips" and "What Goes Around Comes Around" comes a riveting page-turner about an NFL coach who's forced to choose between his love and his freedom.... (read more)

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In My Hood #01: In My Hood
In My Hood #01: In My Hood
by Endy
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Desiree never ventured out much in her hood until she met and fell in love with Bilal. Their bond is so tight, it seems like they were made for each other. But when the couple witnesses a vicious double murder, their love is put through a grueling test... (read more)

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Triburbia
Triburbia
by Karl Taro Greenfeld
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Karl Taro Greenfeld, author of the acclaimed memoir Boy Alone, delivers a stylish first novel about a group of families in a fashionable Manhattan neighborhood wrestling with the dark realities of their lives. A book reminiscent of Tom Rachman's The... (read more)

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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
by Amaleka Mccall
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Murder, mystery, and indiscretions abound in this suspenseful page-turner from an up-and-coming urban lit author, concerning a heroic detective and two women in the porn industry who are all soon forced to deal with demons from their past.... (read more)

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Spoiled Rotten
Spoiled Rotten
by Brandi Johnson
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Johnson brings a fresh twist to the urban fiction genre with this compelling novel about a streetwise ghetto diva who falls in love with her brother's killer.... (read more)

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Push Comes to Shove (Zane Presents)
Push Comes to Shove (Zane Presents)
by Oasis
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A fast-paced tale of greed—Push Comes to Shove examines the pitfalls and struggles that an honest family faces to survive the perils of financial woes. The bills are due again for Greg “GP” Patterson, but this time, they wont get... (read more)

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