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F BENNETT Brit
Twin sisters, inseparable as children, ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white.
F BUTLER Octavia
Dana finds herself repeatedly transported to the antebellum South, where she must make sure that Rufus, the plantation owner's son, survives to father Dana's ancestor.
F CARTY- WILLIAMS Candice
After a messy break up from her long-term white boyfriend, Queenie seeks comfort in all the wrong places.
F EDUGYAN Esi
Unexpectedly chosen to be a family manservant, an 11-year-old Barbados sugar-plantation slave is initiated into a world.
F EMEZI Akwake
A tender, potent, and compulsively readable novel of a Nigerian-Indian family and the deeply held secret that tests their traditions and bonds.
F MORRISON Toni
Wealthy hotel owner Bill Cosey finds his life compromised by his troubled past and his feelings about a spellbinding woman.
F REID Kiley
A story about race and privilege is centered around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer.
F WASHINGTON Bryan
Mike is a Japanese American chef and Benson is a Black day care teacher. They've been together for a few years, but now they're not sure why they're still a couple.
M ABDUL-JABBAR Kareem MYCROFT 1
Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock’s older brother, is pulled into a mystery of his own.
M CLARK Tracy CHICAGO 1
Former cop Cass Raines stumbles across the dead body of a respected member of the community.
M COLLETTE Abby ICE 1
It's not easy to juggle a new business while solving a crime, but Wyn is determined to do it.
M WALTER Mosley EASY 1
1948, Los Angeles: Easy Rawlins accepts the assignment of finding Daphne Monet, a blonde singer.
Sci-Fi and Fantasy
FAN CALLENDER Kacen ISLANDS 1
An ambitious young woman with the power to control minds seeks vengeance, in a Caribbean-inspired fantasy world embattled by colonial oppression.
FAN JAMES Marlon DARK 1
Myth, fantasy, and history come together to explore what happens when a mercenary is hired to find a missing child.
FAN JEMISIN N.K. GREAT 1
In the dark underbelly of New York City there is an ancient evil, threatening to destroy the city and her six newborn avatars.
SF OKORAFOR Nnedi BINTI 1-3
Binti is the first of her people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University.
F JACKSON Kosoko
A chance to rewrite their ending is worth the risk in this swoony romantic comedy.
R JENKINS (pb)
When the school she has set up is destroyed and targeted, Valinda runs for her life--and straight into the arms of Captain Drake LeVeq.
F ROCHON Farrah
When a live tweet of a horrific date reveals the unscrupulous dealings of an internet catfisher, three duped women make a pact to invest in themselves for six months, prompting one to pursue a dream career.
F DICKEY Eric
This book focuses on a close-knit group of four friends as they struggle with their own demons, drama, and desires.
A collection of essays explores the complexities and paradoxes of being Black in America.
Writer and performer writes with her sister Lacey Lamar with humor and heart to share absurd anecdotes about everyday experiences of racism.
Roxane Gay has written with intimacy and sensitivity about food and bodies, using her own emotional and psychological struggles.
Draws on extensive national research to outline an empowering blueprint for ending voter suppression, reclaiming identity, and reshaping politics
The compelling, inspiring, funny coming-of-age story, set during apartheid and after.