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Black girls must die exhausted : a novel —Allen, Jayne, 1978- author.

After learning she might not be able to have children, thirty-three-year-old Tabitha Walker, a black woman planning to "have it all," watches her dreams dissolve and must rely on her two best friends to get through.

The secret lives of church ladies —Philyaw, Deesha, author.

"Explores the raw and tender places where Black women and girls dare to follow their desires and pursue a momentary reprieve from being good. The nine stories in this collection feature four generations of characters gra...

The vanishing half —Bennett, Brit, author.

"The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adu...

Hidden figures

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. his...

The vanishing half —Bennett, Brit, author.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 6 of 19

"The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adu...

Murder in G major : a Gethsemane Brown mystery —Gordon, Alexia, author.

"With few other options, African-American classical musician Gethsemane Brown accepts a less-than-ideal position turning a group of rowdy schoolboys into an award-winning orchestra. Stranded without luggage or money in t...

Once in a lifetime —Monroe, Mary, author.

"Free-spirited, living on the fly, Vanessa Hayes is still always down for traditional family holiday fun--until now. She's making her oft-delayed wish finally come true: Christmas in Paris, the glittering City of Lights ...

The love songs of W.E.B. Du Bois : a novel —Jeffers, Honorée Fanonne, 1967- author.

The 2020 National Book Award nominated poet makes her fiction debut with this magisterial epic - an intimate yet sweeping novel with all the luminescence and force of 'Homegoing', 'Sing, Unburied, Sing', and 'The Water D...

As the wicked watch —Hall, Tamron, author.

After moving from Texas to Chicago, crime reporter Jordan Manning becomes frustrated with the lack of coverage of a series of murders of black women and does everything she can to give the story the attention it desperat...

As the wicked watch —Hall, Tamron, author.
Large Print
2021
Availability: 4 of 10

After moving from Texas to Chicago, crime reporter Jordan Manning becomes frustrated with the lack of coverage of a series of murders of black women and does everything she can to give the story the attention it desperat...

The vanishing half —Bennett, Brit, author.
Book On CD
2020
Availability: 6 of 7

"The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adu...

The love songs of W.E.B. Du Bois a novel —Jeffers, Honorée Fanonne, 1967- author.
Book On CD
2021
Availability: 0 of 2

"The great scholar, W. E. B. Du Bois, once wrote about the Problem of race in America, and what he called "Double Consciousness," a sensitivity that every African American possesses in order to survive. Since childhood, ...

Every body looking —Iloh, Candice, author.

When Ada leaves home for her freshman year at a Historically Black College, it's the first time she's ever been so far from her family-and the first time that she's been able to make her own choices and to seek her place...

Passing —Larsen, Nella, author.

Irene Redfield, married to a successful physician, enjoys a comfortable life in Harlem. Reluctantly, she renews her friendship with old school friend, Clare Kendry. Clare, who like Irene is light skinned, 'passes' as whi...

Claudine

Claudine, a struggling mother working to raise enough for her six children by working as a maid in a wealthy home, meets Roop, a charming man who holds back his affections because of his own struggles.

Room service —Alers, Rochelle, author.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 3 of 3

"Heartwarming and seductive series follows four very different women risking second chances deep in the sultry heart of New Orleans"-- Provided by publisher.

The sound and the fury —Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.

By turns lyrical and dramatic, hilarious and heartbreaking, The Sound and the Fury is the tragic story of beautiful Caddy Compson and the dissolution of her family.

The inheritance —Alers, Rochelle, author.
Large Print
2017
Availability: 3 of 3

In bestselling author Rochelle Alers passionate, uplifting new series, four friends from very different backgrounds find new beginnings amid the sultry beauty of New Orleans Corporate attorney Hannah DuPont-Lowell always...

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