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Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction

By: McMillan, Terry

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: September 1990

Seller ID: 79581

ISBN: 0140116974

Condition: Used - Good


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The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader (Portable Library)

By: Lewis, David Levering

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: June 1995

Seller ID: 104811

ISBN: 0140170367

Condition: Used - Good


Gathering a representative sampling of the New Negro Movement's most important figures, and providing substantial introductory essays, headnotes, and brief biographical notes, Lewis' volume--organized chronologically--includes the poetry and prose of Sterling Brown, Countee Cullen, W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson, and others. View more info

Bedroom Bully

By: N/A

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Pocket: January 2009

Seller ID: 120902

ISBN: 1615239545

Condition: Used - Good


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Tales from a Troubled Land

By: Alan Paton

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Scribner: November 1995

Seller ID: 61260

ISBN: 0684825848

Condition: Used - Good


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If Only You Knew

By: Alex Hairston

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harlequin Kimani Sepia: February 2004

Seller ID: 120983

ISBN: 1583143955

Condition: Used - Good


From the author of Love Don't Come Easy, comes an engaging story centering an aspiring young artist who has to choose between his career ambitions and his quest for true love. Jamal King is a twenty-five year old visual artist from Baltimore not only looking for love but looking for ways to promote his ambitious art career. After being involved in an eighteen-month relationship with Jessica, he begins to realize that she isn't his Ms. Right, and subsequently, the death of a beloved relative leads to the discovery of a deep, dark family secret that makes Jamal question everything he's ever know... View more info

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The Color Purple

By: Alice Walker

Price: $7.48

Publisher: Mariner Books: May 2003

Seller ID: 70941

ISBN: 0156028352

Condition: Used - Good


Celie is a poor black woman whose letters tell the story of 20 years of her life, beginning at age 14 when she is being abused and raped by her father and attempting to protect her sister from the same fate, and continuing over the course of her marriage to "Mister," a brutal man who terrorizes her. Celie eventually learns that her abusive husband has been keeping her sister's letters from her and the rage she feels, combined with an example of love and independence provided by her close friend Shug, pushes her finally toward an awakening of her creative and loving self. View more info

The Color Purple

By: Alice Walker

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington Square/Pocket Bks: June 1983

Seller ID: 121036

ISBN: 0671526022

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Kindred Spirits (Arabesque)

By: Alice Wootson

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Arabesque: June 2004

Seller ID: 20922

ISBN: 1583145370

Condition: Used - Good


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Dangerously In Love

By: Allison Hobbs

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Strebor Books: January 2006

Seller ID: 121002

ISBN: 159309048X

Condition: Used - Good


In "Dangerously in Love," a stripper, a desperate housewife, and a sexually addicted husband take fatal attraction to a new level -- and reveal the extreme risks of falling in love. Chanell Lawson, aka Sensation, is a premiere exotic dancer who is sick and tired of sex industry. She finally is ready to exchange her pole-dancing routine for a more traditional life. When she meets her ideal catch, however, Chanelle begins to suspect he has a dark side and soon fears that the man of her dreams may be her worst nightmare. After three years of marriage, Dayna Reynolds believes getting pre... View more info

A Family Wedding (Silhouette Special Edition)

By: Angela Benson

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Harlequin: February 2006

Seller ID: 120946

ISBN: 0373285531

Condition: Used - Good


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Careful of the Company You Keep

By: Angie Daniels

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dafina: September 2008

Seller ID: 120938

ISBN: 0758217471

Condition: Used - Good


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A Mighty Love

By: Anita D. Diggs

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Kensington: February 2004

Seller ID: 120981

ISBN: 0758202326

Condition: Used - Good


Mel and Adrienne Jordan had the kind of marriage most couples only dream about. Mel had abandoned his womanizing ways to settle down with the smartest, sexiest woman he'd ever met--and had absolutely no regrets. Neither did his wife. Between caring for their infant daughter and tending to their small but lovely home in New York City, Adrienne didn't have time to think about the singing career she'd pursued and then abandoned years ago. Landing a recording contract had once been her greatest ambition--but she hardly ever thought about it anymore. Life was that good. But then one day a fire swee... View more info

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Denzel's Lips

By: Anita D. Diggs

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dafina: October 2006

Seller ID: 120989

ISBN: 0758210515

Condition: Used - Good


Welcome to Hercsville, Long Island, where four women find that temptation has its price... Asha Mitchell Seabrook's husband may be rich, but he can't seem to satisfy her insatiable appetite for money--or sex. Dr. Penelope Brewster is a successful psychologist who tries to keep the children of Hercsville's power elite out of trouble, while battling her own demons. Glamorous soap opera actress Nancy St. Bart is nursing some dangerous obsessions, and Denzel is just one of them. Shareeka Ellison's millionaire husband has turned into a man she doesn't know anymore--and he just might destroy everyth... View more info

Denzel's Lips

By: Anita Diggs

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Dafina: January 2006

Seller ID: 120897

ISBN: B003TPZT2M

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PP Between Goodbyes

By: Anita Richmond Bunkley

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Kensington: August 2010

Seller ID: 83974

ISBN: 0758252994

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Black Gold: A Novel

By: Anita Richmond Bunkley

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Dutton: February 1994

Seller ID: 117685

ISBN: 0525937528

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The Street: A Novel

By: Ann Petry

Price: $7.30

Publisher: Mariner Books: March 1998

Seller ID: 33219

ISBN: 0395901499

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I Left My Back Door Open: A Novel

By: April Sinclair

Price: $4.00

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: May 2000

Seller ID: 120984

ISBN: 0380732807

Condition: Used - Good


Chicago deejay Daphne "Dee Dee" Dupree is sassy and successful--but a series of catastrophic relationships has left her gun-shy. Now with her own life and the lives of those closest to her seemingly coming apart at the seams, she's going to have to leave the safe cocoon of her broadcasting booth to face her world, her secrets, and a new promise of mature love fearlessly and head-on. View more info

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Joy Comes In The Morning

By: Ashea S. Goldson

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Urban Christian: July 2010

Seller ID: 120965

ISBN: 1601628609

Condition: Used - Good


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The Cartel

By: Ashley JaQuavis

Price: $7.48

Publisher: Urban Books: December 2008

Seller ID: 52955

ISBN: 1601621426

Condition: Used - Good


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Blanche among the Talented Tenth

By: Barbara Neely

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: September 1995

Seller ID: 85523

ISBN: 0140250360

Condition: Used - Good


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Blanche on the Lam (Crime, Penguin)

By: Barbara Neely

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: February 1993

Seller ID: 85524

ISBN: 0140174397

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Singing in the Comeback Choir

By: Bebe Moore Campbell

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Berkley: June 1999

Seller ID: 20946

ISBN: 0425166627

Condition: Used - Good


Witty, warm, wise, and wonderful, this new novel takes us into the lives of two unforgettable women: Maxine, who thinks she has it all, and her grandmother Lindy, a once-brilliant singer who's about to give Maxine a lesson in faith, commitment -- and comebacks... View more info

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What You Owe Me

By: Bebe Moore Campbell

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Berkley Books: September 2002

Seller ID: 66227

ISBN: 0425186318

Condition: Used - Good


Sweeping across fifty years of family, friendship, betrayal, and reconciliation, this is Bebe Moore Campbell's most ambitious achievement yet. View more info

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Sweet Summer

By: Bebe Moore Campbell

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Ballantine Books: May 1996

Seller ID: 83977

ISBN: 0449149846

Condition: Used - Good


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What You Owe Me

By: Bebe Moore Campbell

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Putnam Adult: August 2001

Seller ID: 120893

ISBN: 0399147845

Condition: Used - Good


Los Angeles, 1945: When Hosanna Clark, newly arrived from the farm fields of Texas, befriends Holocaust survivor Gilda Rosenstein, she opens the door to a new life for them both. Using Gilda's knowledge of cosmetics and Hosanna's energy and determination, they begin producing a line of lipsticks and lotions for black women. The two are more than partners: They are dear friends.Then Gilda suddenly disappears, taking all the assets. Hosanna is doubly betrayed: financially ruined and emotionally bereft. When, years later, she passes away, her small cosmetics company dies with her. But Hosanna ... View more info

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Remember the Alimony

By: Bethany True

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Dorchester Publishing Company: January 2007

Seller ID: 10397

ISBN: 0843957883

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Love, Lies, and Consequences

By: Blake Karrington,Genesis Woods

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Urban Renaissance: November 2018

Seller ID: 111943

ISBN: 1945855754

Condition: Used - Good


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River, Cross My Heart: A Novel (Oprah's Book Club)

By: Breena Clarke

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: October 1999

Seller ID: 26441

ISBN: 0316899984

Condition: Used - Good


Five-year-old Clara Bynum is dead, drowned in the Potomac River in the shadow of a seemingly haunted rock outcropping known locally as the Three Sisters. River, Cross My Heart, which marks the debut of a wonderfully gifted new storyteller, weighs the effect of Clara's absence on the people she has left behind: her parents, Alice and Willie Bynum, torn between the old world of their rural North Carolina home and the new world of the city, to which they have moved in search of a better life for themselves and their children; the friends and relatives of the Bynum family in the Georgetown neighbo... View more info

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River, Cross My Heart: A Novel (Oprah's Book Club)

By: Breena Clarke

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: October 1999

Seller ID: 54592

ISBN: 0316899984

Condition: Used - Good


Five-year-old Clara Bynum is dead, drowned in the Potomac River in the shadow of a seemingly haunted rock outcropping known locally as the Three Sisters. River, Cross My Heart, which marks the debut of a wonderfully gifted new storyteller, weighs the effect of Clara's absence on the people she has left behind: her parents, Alice and Willie Bynum, torn between the old world of their rural North Carolina home and the new world of the city, to which they have moved in search of a better life for themselves and their children; the friends and relatives of the Bynum family in the Georgetown neighbo... View more info