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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 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.

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.

"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 vanishing half —Bennett, Brit, author.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 2 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...

Cane River —Tademy, Lalita, author.

Follows four generations of African American women from slavery to the early twentieth century as they struggle for economic security and the future of their families along the Cane River in rural Louisiana.

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 blacker the berry —Thurman, Wallace, 1902-1934, author.

"Emma Lou Morgan's skin is black. So black that it's a source of shame to her not only among the largely white community of her hometown of Boise, Idaho, but also among her lighter-skinned family and friends. Seeking a c...

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

The 2020 National Book Awardnominated 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 Da...

Room service —Alers, Rochelle, author.
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2018
Availability: 2 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.

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...

A pinch of ooh la la —Swindle, Renée.
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2015
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Abbey Ross runs her own bakery known for visually stunning wedding cakes. But her love life has gone stale. Her failed relationship with a womanizing art forger might have something to do with that. Nevertheless, it's ti...

Luster —Leilani, Raven, author.
Book On CD
2020
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Edie is stumbling her way through her twenties, sharing a subpar apartment in Bushwick, clocking in and out of her admin job, making a series of inappropriate sexual choices. She is also haltingly, fitfully giving heat a...

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...

Cane River —Tademy, Lalita.
Large Print
2001
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Explores the lives of four generations of African American women: a family saga that sweeps from the early days of slavery through the Civil War into a pre-Civil Rights South.

Josephine Baker's last dance —Jones, Sherry, 1961- author.

"From the author of The Jewel of Medina, a moving and insightful novel based on the life of legendary performer and activist Josephine Baker, perfect for fans of The Paris Wife and Hidden Figures. Discover the fascinatin...

The inheritance —Alers, Rochelle, author.

"Corporate attorney Hannah DuPont-Lowell always pictured herself returning to New Orleans to retire-just not yet. But after her Manhattan company abruptly lays off its staff, there's no better place to figure out a next ...

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