Love Black Love: Thoughts and Texts about Love, Romance, and Relationships

Thoughts and Texts about Love, Romance, and Relationships

Him Cover Image
By Pierre Alex Jeanty, Sarah Plamondon (Editor), Celia James (Cover Design by)
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ISBN: 9781949191004
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Published: Jeanius Publishing LLC - August 16th, 2018

The best-selling poet of HER & HER Vol. 2 returns with a different voice, on a different path, but with the same mission.


Truly Madly Royally (Point Paperbacks) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338332728
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Published: Point - July 30th, 2019

"The Princess Diaries meets Meghan and Harry in this swoony rom-com!" -- In Touch Magazine

Zora Emerson is not here to play. She's enrolled in a prestigious summer program, and is ready to use what she's learning to change the world (or at least her corner of New Jersey, for now).Zora's not expecting to vibe with any of her super-privileged classmates.


Pride Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781432879099
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Published: Thorndike Striving Reader - September 9th, 2020

Pride and Prejudice gets remixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street.


Whether or not you believe in fate, or luck, or love at first sight, every romance has to start somewhere. Now readers can indulge in their love of meet-cute moments with a YA short story collection from some of today’s most popular YA authors. A diverse cast of characters and situations means that this collection has something for every reader looking for feel-good fun.


Pride: A Pride & Prejudice Remix Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062564054
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Published: Balzer + Bray - December 17th, 2019

In a timely update of Jane Austen's Pride and PrejudiceNational Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi skillfully balances cultural identity, class, and gentrification against the heady magic of first love in her vibrant reimagining of this beloved classic.


No Heaven for Good Boys: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399591969
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Published: Random House - January 26th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • Set in Senegal, this modern-day Oliver Twist is a meditation on the power of love and the strength that can emerge when we have no other choice but to survive.


The Secret Lives of the Four Wives: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061946387
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 5th, 2011

African-born poet Lola Shoneyin sheds a fascinating light on the little-known world of polygamy in modern-day Nigeria, in her powerful and thought-provoking debut novel, The Secret Lives of the Four Wives (previously titled The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives). Fans of The 19th Wife and HBO’s Big Love will be enthralled by this


The Meet-Cute Project Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534473522
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - January 12th, 2021

“A sweet and honest rom-com that you don’t want to miss.” —Rachael Lippincott, New York Times bestselling author of Five Feet Apart

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before meets Save the Date in this sweet, hijinks-filled rom-com about a teen girl who will do whatever it takes to find a date for her sister’s wedding.


Happily Ever Afters Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062982834
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 5th, 2021

Jane the Virgin meets To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before in this charming debut romantic comedy filled with Black Girl Magic. Perfect for fans of Mary H. K. Choi and Nicola Yoon, with crossover appeal for readers of Jasmine Guillory and Talia Hibbert romances.


Wrath: A Novel (The Seven Deadly Sins #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982142926
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Published: Gallery Books - January 5th, 2021

The award-winning author of The Personal Librarian, Lust, Envy, and Greed delivers an unforgettable story of a marriage caught at the crossroads of passion and rage.

Chastity Jeffries and Xavier King come from very different backgrounds, though they have one thing in common: they’re both living with family secrets.


No One Is Coming to Save Us: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062472991
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Published: Ecco - February 6th, 2018

*WINNER OF THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR DEBUT NOVEL*

*THE INAUGURAL SARAH JESSICA PARKER PICK FOR BOOK CLUB CENTRAL*

*SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 WILLIAM SAROYAN INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR WRITING*

*SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 WILLIE MORRIS AWARD FOR SOUTHERN FICTION*


How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316536981
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 2nd, 2021

In the tradition of Zadie Smith and Marlon James, a brilliant Caribbean writer delivers a powerful story about four people each desperate to escape their legacy of violence in a so-called "paradise."

In Baxter’s Beach, Barbados, Lala’s grandmother Wilma tells the story of the one-armed sister.


Black Lotus 2: The Vow Cover Image
By K'Wan
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ISBN: 9781617757679
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Published: Akashic Books - November 3rd, 2020

After the death of a police officer, assassin Kahllah (aka the Black Lotus) is forced out of retirement in an attempt to clear her name while outrunning a mysterious enemy.


Homie: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781644450109
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Published: Graywolf Press - January 21st, 2020

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR POETRY
FINALIST FOR THE 2021 NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR POETRY

Danez Smith is our president


Life After Death: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982139131
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - March 2nd, 2021

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
INSTANT USA TODAY BESTSELLER

The long-anticipated sequel to Sister Souljah’s million copy New York Times bestseller The Coldest Winter Ever.

Winter Santiaga hit time served.


Honey Girl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778311027
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Published: Park Row - February 23rd, 2021

Named Most Anticipated of 2021 by Oprah Magazine * Marie Claire * Ms. Magazine * E * Parade Magazine * Buzzfeed * Cosmo * The Rumpus * GoodReads * Autostraddle * Brit & Co * Refinery29 * Betches * BookRiot and others

A LibraryReads Pick

"HONEY GIRL is an emotional, heartfelt, charming debut, and I loved every moment of it."


How to Fail at Flirting Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593101902
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Published: Berkley - December 1st, 2020

"A warm romance that bursts with realism and celebrates the symbiotic power of love and healing.”―Entertainment Weekly

#1 LibraryReads Pick
Indie Next Pick

One daring to-do list and a crash course in flirtation turn a Type A overachiever’s world upside down.


The Worst Best Man: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062909879
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Published: Avon - February 4th, 2020

USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

"A romantic comedy that's fun and flirty, young and fresh." – PopSugar 

Named one of the Best Romances of 2020 by EW, Cosmo, OprahMag, Buzzfeed, Insider, and NPR! 


Destiny's Embrace (Destiny Trilogy #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062032652
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Published: Avon - January 29th, 2013

Award-winning romance author Beverly Jenkins offers up another high-stakes historical romance that is sure to make you swoon.


Get a Life, Chloe Brown: A Novel (The Brown Sisters #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062941206
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Published: Avon - November 5th, 2019

“Absolutely charming... a flawless balance of humor, heat, sweetness, and depth, and I loved every page.” – Helen Hoang, USA Today bestselling author of The Bride Test

USA TODAY BESTSELLER


Forbidden Promises Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781335013248
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Published: Hqn - February 25th, 2020

What do you do when you want the one person you can never have?


All About Love: New Visions (Love Song to the Nation) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060959470
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 30th, 2018

The acclaimed first volume in feminist icon bell hooks' "Love Song to the Nation,”  All About Love is a revelation about what causes a polarized society and how to heal the divisions that cause suffering. Here is the truth about love, and inspiration to help us instill caring, compassion, and strength in our homes, schools, and workplaces.


Rafe: A Buff Male Nanny Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781724106506
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Published: Independently Published - September 27th, 2018

All Dr. Sloan Copeland needed was someone to watch her kids. What she found was the man of her dreams.


An Extraordinary Union: An Epic Love Story of the Civil War (The Loyal League #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496707444
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Published: Kensington - March 28th, 2017

An Entertainment Weekly TOP 10 ROMANCE BOOKS OF THE YEAR
Bookpage TOP PICK
Kirkus BEST BOOKS OF 2017
Vulture TOP 10 ROMANCE BOOKS OF 2017
Publishers Weekly BEST BOOKS OF 2017
A Booklist TOP 10 ROMANCE FICTION 2017


Wench: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061706561
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Published: Amistad - January 25th, 2011

Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez is startling and original fiction that raises provocative questions of power and freedom, love and dependence.


Long Shot (Hoops #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781732144309
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Published: Scribechick Media, LLC - March 22nd, 2018

A FORBIDDEN LOVE SET IN THE EXPLOSIVE WORLD OF THE NBA...


Intercepted (Playbook, The #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451491954
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Published: Berkley - September 11th, 2018

Series in development with Starz & G-Unit Films and Television by 50 Cent and La La Anthony

One of NPR's Best Books of 2018
An Amazon Best Romance of 2018 Pick

An iBooks “Best of September” Pick
A GoodReads Best of the Month pick for September

One of Booklist's Top 10 Romance Debuts for 2018 


The Wedding Date Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399587665
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Published: Berkley - January 30th, 2018

A groomsman and his last-minute guest are about to discover if a fake date can go the distance in this fun and flirty multicultural romance debut by New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory—author of the Resse Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick The Proposal.

THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER
#5 LibraryReads Pick


The Boyfriend Project Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538716625
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Published: Forever - June 9th, 2020

A smart and delightful romantic comedy featuring fabulous female friendships and "a great love story." --Jasmine Guillory, bestselling author of Party of Two Samiah Brooks never thought she would be "that" girl.


Real Men Knit (Real Men Knit series #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984806505
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Published: Berkley - May 19th, 2020

"If you're looking for an easy charmer, this is the novel for you."—Shondaland
 
When their foster-turned-adoptive mother suddenly dies, four brothers struggle to keep open the doors of her beloved Harlem knitting shop.


Binding Shadows Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780997658262
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Published: No Inside Voice, LLC - March 26th, 2020

There are two rules: find a way to use your magic and never reveal it to anyone.


Let Me Love You Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781985648449
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - March 19th, 2018

Trying to put past hurts behind you is hard when your ex is a fool, but buoyed by child support and alimony, Jo Walker is moving forward with her life, pursuing a career, raising her little girl, and trying to live in peace. She believes she has all the bases covered in her world. But what about her heart?


A Taste of Honey Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765390042
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Published: Tordotcom - October 25th, 2016

A Taste of Honey is the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, Theodore Sturgeon, and Locus finalist novella that N. K. Jemisin calls "a love story as painful as it is beautiful and complex". Find out why Wired named it one of the 20 Best Books of the Decade!


Midnight: A Gangster Love Story (The Midnight Series #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781416545361
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - September 8th, 2009

New York Times bestselling author Life After Death, the hip-hop generation's beloved and most compelling storyteller, delivers a powerful story about love and loyalty, strength and family.

In her bestselling novel, The Coldest Winter Ever, Sister Souljah introduced the world to Midnight, a brave but humble lieutenant to a prominent underworld businessman.


Midnight and the Meaning of Love (The Midnight Series #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781439165362
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - October 4th, 2011

The New York Times bestselling author of Life After Death, delivers her most compelling and enlightening story yet about young, deep love, the ways in which people across the world express their love, and the lengths that they will go to have it.

Powerful and sensual, Midnight is an intelligent, fierce fighter and Ninjutsu-trained ninja warrior.


A Duke, the Lady, and a Baby: A Multi-Cultural Historical Regency Romance (Rogues and Remarkable Women #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781420152234
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Published: Zebra - June 30th, 2020

“Smart and witty . . . the perfect historical read.”
—Julia Quinn, #1 New York Times bestselling author

 
New York Public Library, Bookriot, Vulture, Time Out, and Overdrive Featured Book to Read After Bridgerton!


Waiting to Exhale (A Waiting to Exhale Novel #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451233424
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Published: Berkley - June 7th, 2011

The critically acclaimed novel about four women who learn how to carry on while leaning on each other from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back and It's Not All Downhill From Here.


The Other Woman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451211934
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Published: Dutton - June 29th, 2004

New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey presents one of his most intimate and emotionally resonant novels—a story about marriage, infidelity, and sweet and savage revenge.
 


No Holds Barred Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781987566888
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - April 4th, 2018

Love was no longer on the menu for Camilla Augustina. After her fianc calls off the wedding not once but twice, Camilla's had enough. In a brazen move, she takes a new position in the windy city of Chicago; leaving her parents, friends, and ex in a bittersweet goodbye.


Being Hospitable Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781692836092
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Published: Independently Published - April 24th, 2020

Wild Thoughts Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781940636702
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Published: Garden Avenue Press - August 9th, 2018

It started with a little white lie...


Unforgettable Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781940636078
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Published: Garden Avenue Press - May 13th, 2014

She offered everything he never knew he needed...Ivy Johnson is stunned when Lucas Baylor makes an appearance at her family's event in Seattle. She hasn't seen him in nine years and never expected to again. Avoiding him is a must. She can't let him uncover her secret, but Lucas won't be denied.


Deeper Than Love Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781946302113
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Published: Garden Avenue Press - November 27th, 2019

Nina Winthrop knows exactly what she wants from life: to help the less fortunate, to get married, and to have a family. She's certain she's found the perfect man to help her achieve all of those goals. They want the same future, and best of all...he's not Reese Brooks.


A Passionate Love Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781940636313
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Published: Garden Avenue Press - September 20th, 2016

Simone Brooks and Cameron Bennett should not be together. She's a wealthy socialite looking for a suitable husband. A man with the right pedigree and an economic status that matches her own. He's part owner of the hottest nightclub in Atlanta with his siblings. Someone who loves cooking, the outdoors, and women, not necessarily in that order.


The Art of Endings (Secret #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9798638673437
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Published: Independently Published - April 29th, 2020

Silent Nights (Shorts #7) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9798632001595
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Published: Independently Published - April 16th, 2020

It's a career-making opportunity. Summer has an invitation to 'Black America's Wedding of the Decade' and wouldn't miss it for the world.


Lifted (Secret #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9798634002606
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Published: Independently Published - April 12th, 2020

Theirs was a love story, but no old-fashioned romance ...Tessa Denison knows who she is-she never has and as far as she's concerned, never will date men. Though she struggles with coming to terms with the loss of her parents at a young age and her very protective and overbearing brother, Trey, her sexuality and free-loving lifestyle have never given her a moment's pause.Tyson Clark is a screw-up.


Not That Kind of Girl (Shorts #8) Cover Image
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Published: Independently Published - April 24th, 2020

In the Nothing: A New Adult Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9798645396190
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Published: Independently Published - May 19th, 2020

Trinity doesn't know exactly how just yet, but she's determined to break free. From her aunt's oppressive household, from memories of her messed-up childhood, and out of her Southeast Washington DC neighborhood where everyone seems to be going nowhere fast.


Rhyme & Reason Cover Image
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ISBN: 9798639854767
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Published: Independently Published - May 4th, 2020

"Maybe friendship is all that's realistic for us right now."With those words, Zora ended their long-distance relationship, shattering Deuce's vision of a life with the only woman he's ever loved. But after months of silence, he thought he was over it. He'd moved on, hadn't he? And as far as he knew, she might have done the same.


Secret Cover Image
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Published: Independently Published - April 29th, 2020

Pink Slip Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781718019041
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Published: Independently Published - July 25th, 2018

Kierra was a poor poet looking for a job while she worked toward her dream of becoming a published poet. One day she accidentally becomes the personal assistant to married spies. For the last three years she's lusted after them, not very secretively, until finally she decides it's time to move on with her life and gives her notice.


A Cowboy to Remember (Cowboys of California #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496725400
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Published: Dafina - February 25th, 2020

An Oprah Magazine Best Romance Novel of 2020

In this brand-new series from award-winning author Rebekah Weatherspoon, a charming cowboy and his sleeping beauty find their modern-day happily ever after . . .

 


Rebel (Women Who Dare) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062861689
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Published: Avon - May 28th, 2019

The first novel in USA Today Bestselling Author Beverly Jenkins’s compelling new series follows a Northern woman south in the chaotic aftermath of the Civil War . . .


The Heat Seekers Cover Image
By Zane
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ISBN: 9780743442909
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Published: Atria Books - May 1st, 2003

A hot and sexy novel from the bestselling author of Addicted about the volatile, sensual escapades of two unforgettable pairs of lover.

They're sisters of the soul, two girlfriends hitting the clubs in search of that oh-so-rare commodity: single guys.


The Other Side of the Pillow: A Novel Cover Image
By Zane
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ISBN: 9780743499323
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Published: Atria Books - July 28th, 2015

From the New York Times bestselling Queen of Erotica comes a novel about a testy love affair between a woman who’s had enough and a man who’s had it all.

Jemistry Daniels, the beautiful, intelligent, six-figures-a-year high school principal, suffered through one bad relationship after another.


Addicted: A Novel Cover Image
By Zane
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ISBN: 9781476706948
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Published: Atria Books - July 24th, 2012

Before there was E.L. James’s 50 Shades of Grey, there was Zane’s Addicted.


Vengeance: A Novel Cover Image
By Zane
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ISBN: 9781501108051
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Published: Atria Books - January 3rd, 2017

From New York Times bestselling author Zane comes a thrilling erotic novel, set in the same world of Addicted and Nervous, featuring a beautiful but emotionally damaged pop star hell-bent on vengeance against the people responsible for her traumatic past.

Decades after fleeing from Atlanta after an unspeakable trauma, Caprice Tatum returns to her roots—only


Purple Panties: An Eroticanoir.com Anthology Cover Image
By Zane (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781593091651
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Published: Strebor Books - May 6th, 2008

Zane, the New York Times bestselling author and Queen of Erotic Fiction, brings a new collection of lesbian erotica that will blow the sheets off beds everywhere.

What happens when "The Finest Man" you have ever laid eyes on is a woman?


Gettin' Buck Wild: Sex Chronicles II Cover Image
By Zane
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ISBN: 9780743457026
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Published: Atria Books - October 7th, 2003

From the Queen of Erotica, a smart, witty, and extremely sexy collection of short stories—the second volume to her highly successful Zane’s Sex Chronicles, the book behind the Cinemax series.

Scenarios run the gamut from committed, monogamous couples looking to experiment to wild, single sisters who form a very unconventional sorority.


Just As I Am: A Novel (Invisible Life Trilogy #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385469708
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Published: Anchor - February 15th, 1995

E. Lynn Harris's blend of rich, romantic  storytelling and controversial contemporary issues like  race and bisexuality have found an enthusiastic and  diverse audience across America.


Invisible Life: A Novel (Invisible Life Trilogy #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385469685
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Published: Anchor - February 15th, 1994

The re-issue of a remarkable first novel by a young, gay, black author who fashioned a deeply moving and compelling coming of age story out of the highly controversial issues of bisexuality and AIDS.


Not a Day Goes By: A Novel (Basil and Yancy Series #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400075782
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Published: Anchor - February 10th, 2004

John “Basil” Henderson has always played the field, both as a professional football player and as an equal opportunity lover. After retiring his jersey for a career as a sports agent, the dashing playboy is surprising everyone—including himself—by deciding to settle down and commit to his new love, Yancey Harrington Braxton.


Just Too Good to Be True: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385492737
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Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2009

A New York Times Bestseller Brady Bledsoe and his mother, Carmyn, have a strong relationship. A single mother, faithful churchgoer, and the owner of several successful Atlanta beauty salons, Carmyn has devoted herself to her son and his dream of becoming a professional football player.


And This Too Shall Pass: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385480314
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Published: Anchor - February 17th, 1997

A stellar quarterback, an ambitious sportscaster. What happens when rising stars collide?In And This Too Shall Pass, Harris takes us into the locker rooms and newsrooms of Chicago, where four lives are about to intersect in romance and scandal.


Stay with Me: A novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101974414
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Published: Vintage - July 10th, 2018

“Powerfully magnetic. . . . In the lineage of great works by Chinua Achebe and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. . . . A thoroughly contemporary—and deeply moving—portrait of a marriage.” —The New York Times Book Review
 


The Confessions of Frannie Langton: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062851802
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 23rd, 2020

This breathtaking debut, winner of the Costa First Novel Award, is a murder mystery that travels across the Atlantic and through the darkest channels of history. A brilliant, searing depiction of race, class, and oppression that penetrates the skin and sears the soul, it is the story of a woman of her own making in a world that would see her unmade. 


Their Eyes Were Watching God Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061120060
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Published: Amistad - May 30th, 2006

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

“A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don’t know how to live properly.” —Zadie Smith


The Color Purple: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143135692
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Published: Penguin Books - December 10th, 2019

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Alice Walker's iconic modern classic is now a Penguin Book.


Giovanni's Room (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345806567
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

Set among the bohemian bars and nightclubs of 1950s Paris, this groundbreaking novel about love and the fear of love is "a book that belongs in the top rank of fiction" (The Atlantic).

In the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. 


El color púrpura / The Color Purple Cover Image
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ISBN: 9788466344074
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Published: Debolsillo - October 23rd, 2018

Nominada por los estadounidenses como una de las 100 mejores novelas en la serie de PBS The Great American Read.

Un clásico del feminismo y la lucha contra el racismo del siglo XX.


Jazz (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400076215
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

From the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner, a passionate, profound story of love and obsession that brings us back and forth in time, as a narrative is assembled from the emotions, hopes, fears, and deep realities of Black urban life.


Beloved (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400033416
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner: an unflinchingly look into the abyss of slavery. This spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.


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ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor - March 4th, 2014

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun—the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race, belonging, the overseas experience for the African diaspora, and the search for identity and a home.


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Published: Ecco - December 6th, 2016

“From the first page you know you're in the hands of an exceptional writer… I adored this book.” —Zadie Smith

“Sexy and radical and intimate.” —Miranda July

Named a Best Book of 2016 by VICE, Elle, Nylon, Publishers Weekly and NPR


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Published: Flatiron Books - September 2nd, 2014

The inspirational wisdom Oprah Winfrey shares in her monthly O., The Oprah Magazine column updated, curated, and collected for the first time in a beautiful keepsake book.


The Wait: A Powerful Practice for Finding the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love Cover Image
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Published: Howard Books - March 28th, 2017

In this New York Times bestseller, Hollywood power couple DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good candidly share their courtship and marriage, and the key to their success—waiting.

President/CEO of Franklin Entertainment and former Sony Pictures executive DeVon Franklin and award-winning actress Meagan Good have learned firsthand that some people must wait patiently for “th


In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - September 14th, 1999

“The most powerful spiritual healer, fixer, teacher on the planet.” —Oprah Winfrey

The #1 national bestseller from the host of the show Iyanla: Fix My Life on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) that answers the question: What’s love got to do with it in the meantime?

You know where you want to be, but you have no clue how to get there.


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ISBN: 9780060959494
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - December 18th, 2001

“A manual for fixing our culture…In writing that is elegant and penetratingly simple, [hooks] gives voice to some things we may know in our hearts but need an interpreter like her to process.”—Black Issues Book Review


Communion: The Female Search for Love (Love Song to the Nation) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060938291
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - December 24th, 2002

Renowned visionary and theorist bell hooks began her exploration of the meaning of love in American culture with the critically acclaimed bestseller All About Love: New Visions. She continued her national dialogue with the bestselling Salvation: Black People and Love.


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ISBN: 9781592405787
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Published: Avery - September 7th, 2010

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ISBN: 9780802124678
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Published: Grove Press - February 9th, 2016

"So many historical novels read like connect-the-dots puzzles or costume dramas, so one that is fresh, original and time-travels to an undiscovered past is a real discovery...Jam On The Vine stands on its own as a powerful coming-of-age novel, and it is also a sharp reminder of the critically important role played by the African-American newspaper in American history." --Ch


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By Jewelle Gomez, Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9780872866744
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Published: City Lights Books - March 29th, 2016

The Gilda Stories is groundbreaking not just for the wild lives it portrays, but for how it portrays them--communally, unapologetically, roaming fiercely over space and time.--Emma Donoghue, author of Room

Jewelle Gomez sees right into the heart. This is a book to give to those you want most to find their own strength.--Dorothy Allison


Black Love Signs: An Astrological Guide To Passion Romance And Relataionships For  African Ameri Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780684847832
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Published: Atria Books - February 11th, 1999

Turn the zodiac into your personal love potion!

Do you always fall for Mr. Right -- only to discover he's Mr. Dead Wrong? Are you spinning your wheels trying unsuccessfully to woo the object of your desire? Have you been searching high and low for that certain "something" in your love relationships? Look no further -- because the key to finding your perfect soulmate is in the stars!


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ISBN: 9780593087275
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 27th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK


Milk in My Coffee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451194060
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Published: Dutton - July 1st, 1999

From Eric Jerome Dickey comes the New York Times bestselling book that stirred up controversy with its bold portrayal of racial identity and subtle understanding of sexual intimacy. 


Ordinary People: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631494819
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Published: Liveright - September 11th, 2018

A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Winner - South Bank Sky Arts Award for Literature
A Washington Post "Lily Lit" Book Club Selection
Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction, the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction, and the Rathbones Folio Prize


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By Yrsa Daley-Ward, Kiese Laymon (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780143132615
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Published: Penguin Books - September 26th, 2017

“yrsa daley-ward’s bone is a symphony of breaking and mending. . . . she lays her hands on the pulse of the thing. . . . an expert storyteller. of the rarest. and purest kind.” —nayyirah waheed, author of salt.

From the celebrated poet Yrsa Daley-Ward, a poignant collection of poems about the heart, life, and the inner self.


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ISBN: 9781617752728
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Published: Akashic Books - April 1st, 2014

Winner of the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction

Evaristo's confident control of the language, her vibrant use of humor, rhythm and poetry, and the realistic mix of Caribbean patois with both street and the Queen's English...fix characters in the reader's mind.
--New York Times Sunday Book Review


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ISBN: 9780143132622
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Published: Penguin Books - June 5th, 2018

Winner of the PEN Ackerley Prize • Longlisted for the 2019 PEN Open Book Award

“Devastating and lyrical.” —The New York Times


“Suspenseful and affecting.” —The New Yorker


Party of Two Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593100820
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Published: Berkley - June 23rd, 2020

A chance meeting with a handsome stranger turns into a whirlwind affair that gets everyone talking in this New York Times bestseller. 


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Published: Gadsden Publishers - June 14th, 2016

Two students, from different social backgrounds, in their final year at school come together to work on a science project. This story explores their home backgrounds, their feelings about each other and their changing relationship.


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ISBN: 9781784741396
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Published: Random House UK - July 1st, 2018

Translating as "initiation," kumukanda is the name given to the rites a young boy from the Luvale tribe must pass through before he is considered a man. The poems of Kayo Chingonyi’s remarkable debut explore this passage: between two worlds, ancestral and contemporary; between the living and the dead; between the gulf of who he is and how he is perceived.


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ISBN: 9781534441606
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 15th, 2020

An Instant New York Times Bestseller!
Winner of the Coretta Scott King - John Steptoe for New Talent Author Award

Filled with mystery and an intriguingly rich magic system, Tracy Deonn’s YA contemporary fantasy Legendborn offers the dark allure of City of Bones with a modern-day twist on a classic legend and a lot of Southern Black Girl Magic


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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

From award-winning and bestselling author, Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming-of-age story about two brothers, one who presents as white, the other as black, and the complex ways in which they are forced to navigate the world, all while training for a fencing competition.
Framed. Bullied. Disliked. But I know I can still be the best.


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Published: Penguin Books - January 28th, 2014

A “buoyant” and “rapturous” debut novel (The Wall Street Journal) about the transformative power of unconditional love


If I Had Two Wings: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781324005469
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 4th, 2020

Longlisted for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction
Finalist for the 2021 Aspen Words Literary Prize

Mingling the earthy with the otherworldly, these ten stories chronicle ineffable events in ordinary lives.


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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - May 19th, 2013

Words from a Wanderer, version two, is a timeless and beautiful collection of #anote2self affirmations. This book of gems was first published in 2013 as a collection of notes and love poems. For the three year anniversary, WFAW has been redesigned, re-edited and rereleased. It is now a book of 62 #anote2self daily affirmations that readers can carry with them easily.