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Bestsellers in African American

March 5, 2015
  1. Americanah
    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  2. The Sacrifice
    by Joyce Carol Oates
  3. The Good Lord Bird
    by James McBride
  4. Giovanni's Room (Vintage International)
    by James Baldwin
  5. The Girl Who Fell from the Sky
    by Heidi W. Durrow
  6. Open City
    by Teju Cole
  7. The Sellout Signed Edition
    by Paul Beatty
  8. A Lesson Before Dying (Vintage Contemporaries)
    by Ernest J Gaines
  9. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (Vintage)
    by Ayana Mathis
  10. Giovanni's Room
    by James Baldwin
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African American

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

New Arrivals
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  1. Gangsta Divas New Mass Market $7.99
  2. Obsession 3: Bitter Taste of Revenge New Trade Paper $14.95
  3. Carl Weber Presents Ride or Die Chick 3 New Trade Paper $14.95
  4. The Favorite Son New Trade Paper $15.00
  5. Scandalous Betrayal New Mass Market $7.99
  6. Someone Like You New Hardcover $31.95

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Jacquelin Thomas

The biblical story reworked as a ?cunning?(RAWSISTAZ Reviewers) contemporary romance of sin and salvation?from the Essence bestselling author. Small town Georgia girl Jessie Belle just met her ticket out of town: a trusting pastor starting a prosperous... (read more)

Recently Arrived Used
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  1. Push
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  2. Americanah
    Used Trade Paper $10.95
  3. The Good Lord Bird Signed Edition
    Used Trade Paper $9.95
  4. 32 Candles
    Used Hardcover $8.95
  5. Go Tell It on the Mountain (Vintage... Used Trade Paper $10.50

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Urban Life
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Respect the Jux

Frank Matthews

MEET CAT In Jamaica . . . he learned the art of the “jux”: robbing people by studying their everyday movements. By the age of eight, Cat was shoplifting and purse-snatching. By ten, he had his first gun. At fifteen, he committed his first... (read more)

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Loyalty Among Friends

Pat Tucker

What would you do if you found out your friend was having an affair with your other friend’s husband? One woman must navigate love, marriage, cheating, and lies in this steamy, drama-fueled novel from bestselling authors Pat Tucker and Earl Sewell.... (read more)

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Page from a Tennessee Journal

Francine Thomas Howard

It is 1913, shortly before the start of the First World War, and Annalaura is alone again. Her gambling, womanizing husband has left the plot they sharecrop in rural Tennessee ? why or for how long she does not know. Without food or money and with her... (read more)

Contemporary Women
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Aftermath: A Snapped Novel

Tracy Brown

When Misa Atkinson confesses to the murder of Steven Bingham, her sisters brother-in-law, for doing the unthinkable to her son, everything is turned upside down. Misa now faces jail time and the loss of her son forever, and his drug lord brother... (read more)

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Mary B Morrison

"New York Times"-bestselling author Morrison and "Essence"-bestselling author Noire collaborate on this too-hot-to-handle novella that proves there's nothing more powerful than a woman bent on seduction and revenge.... (read more)

Mystery and Detective
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True to the Game (True to the Game Trilogy)

Teri Woods

Gena falls in love with Quadir, a millionaire associated with the cartel. Both soon find themselves caught up in the vicious yet seductive world of drugs and money, only to find that success in this game is no easy win.... (read more)

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Retribution: Deep Throat Diva 2


Retribution: Deep Throat Diva 2, the highly anticipated sequel to Deep Throat Diva, picks up where the novel Big Booty left off. And deception has never been more delicious . . . Pasha Allen is back. And she’s on a mission. To uncover the names of... (read more)

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  1. Americanah
    Used Trade Paper $10.95
  2. The Sacrifice Used Hardcover $18.50
  3. The Good Lord Bird
    Used Hardcover $10.50
  4. Giovanni's Room (Vintage International)
    New Trade Paper $14.00
  5. The Girl Who Fell from the Sky
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  6. Open City
    Used Trade Paper $10.95
  7. The Sellout New Hardcover $26.00
  8. A Lesson Before Dying (Vintage...
    Used Trade Paper $4.50
  9. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (Vintage) Used Trade Paper $10.95
  10. Giovanni's Room Used Trade Paper $9.95
  11. Ruby
    Used Hardcover $17.50
  12. Welcome to Braggsville Sale Hardcover $18.19
  13. Rose Gold (Easy Rawlins Mysteries) New Hardcover $25.95
  14. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
    Used Hardcover $10.95
  15. Song of the Shank Used Trade Paper $12.50
  16. Go Tell It on the Mountain Used Trade Paper $10.50
  17. The House Girl
    Used Hardcover $10.50
  18. Home
    Used Trade Paper $9.95
  19. Your Face in Mine Used Hardcover $23.00
  20. Push
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  21. Americanah
    New Hardcover $26.95
  22. Disgruntled New Hardcover $26.00
  23. Nevada
    New Trade Paper $17.95
  24. Black No More (Modern Library) Used Trade Paper $7.50
  25. Black Water Rising
    Used Trade Paper $6.95

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