Below is a list of Special African-American books on sale during the month of MARCH/APRIL 2020. Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
April 2020
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SUGAR COATED LOVE - Joy Avery
Carnivale Chronicles Series
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
To help a good friend out of a bind, advertising manager Finley Cooper volunteers to accompany pastry chef Cassius “Cash” Warren to Chicago for the Chi-Flavor Afro-Caribbean Carnivale. They're prepared for everything, except the sweet mischief in store for them.A road trip. An overwhelming attraction. Several days in close quarters… What’s the worst that could happen?
THE SWAN - Aja
Carnivale Chronicles Series
She Loves Words Publishing
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
After years of working on her self-confidence thanks to a friend and therapy, Nova Bradford finally decides albeit reluctantly, to embark on a school reunion cruise to tropical paradise where she will come face to face with her former classmates that taunted her every day. What she doesn't expect to find is Mikhail Luther, alone ...  and not the same young man from school. What follows seems unlikely, but it's also the thing they both need ...
CONCRETE ISLAND - Anita Davis
Carnivale Chronicles Series
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Professor Starr Night is a woman with a cause. Her goal is to make sure there’s a crowd at the Afro-Caribbean Carnivale she’s helped bring to Chicago. Meeting an ambitious community activist may be just what she needs to spread the word. Except, their first meeting doesn’t exactly go as planned.
MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE - Kelsey Green
Carnivale Chronicles Series
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Feisty tomboy, Sasha Allen, is blunt, bold, and knowledgeable about everything outdoors. Given her job with Kathan’s Sporting Goods - and her new comfort equipment line, CS Lave and Luxury - Sasha is building a reputable career around everything she loves. However, when walking complication, Trent Hansworth, becomes entangled in more than her business, she must determine whether work and play are as mutually exclusive as she always thought.
SUMMER KISSES - Sherelle Green
Carnivale Chronicles Series
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
When Trista St. Paul gets the opportunity to leave her home in St. Lucia to work on one of the largest Afro-Caribbean Carnivale’s to hit the streets of Chicago, she jumps at the chance to bring some island flavor to the city. Even better, she gets to work with one of her closest friends too. Maceo is everything she’s never wanted in a man, which makes him the best guy-friend a girl could ask for!
NEVER LETTING GO - Sheryl Lister
Carnivale Chronicles Series
SL Books
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
When journalist Asia Montgomery took her wedding vows, she meant them. Yet, somewhere along the way, things changed. With her marriage crumbling all around her and her trust shattered, she fears it may be too late to save it. She takes refuge at a tropical resort to figure out her next steps, but doesn't count on Jamal following her there...or his persistence.
CHASING AFTER LOVE - Suzette Riddick
Carnivale Chronicles Series
Heart 2 Heart Publishing
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Nancy Redmond’s professional life is on point. It’s her personal life that could use a major overhaul. Selling her business and relocating from the midwest to the east coast, Nancy is determined to get a fresh start and prove to herself that she doesn’t need a man to fulfill her.
LOVING TAYLOR - EJ Brock
Carnivale Chronicles Series
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
After seeking the therapy he needed, Lieutenant Taylor is learning how to cope with his childhood trauma. It is allowing him to express his love for Octavia, and Chrystal. It is also allowing him to be loved by both of them, in their own way. They say that love conquers all, but does it really? Even though he is on the mend, there are still a few phobias he has not overcome. One being loud noises! Octavia and Chrystal knows this!
MOVE YOUR BODY - Stephanie Nicole Norris
Carnivale Chronicles Series
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Kickstart Dance Studio owner Tatiana Anderson is excited about her squad's upcoming competition at the Afro Caribbean Carnivale. Practicing day and night has her team in tip-top shape, and she's confident they will take home the win. That is, until she discovers the rival dance studio across the street is who they'll be facing off against.
HURRICANE LOVE - Keith Kareem Williams
Carnivale Chronicles Series
Amazon Digital Services
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Gwen Goodwin and Rowan Browne cross paths and try to rekindle the romance that had once burned white hot. While they try to figure out if they truly do belong together, they get caught in a fight for survival against Mother Nature when a category five hurricane slams into the island. Will this ordeal bring them closer and will they both survive the devastation?
CANDIDLY YOURS - Reese Ryan
Carnivale Chronicles Series
Sinfully Sweet Publishing
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE (Available 1st May)
Layla St. John has the talent, creativity, and drive to start her own clothing line. What she lacks is capital, because she's spent most of her savings bailing her younger siblings out of trouble. Still, when world-famous photographer Quincy Johnston-her youngest brother's oldest friend-wants to feature her in a photography series about carnival culture around the world, Layla's first response is no. She's happier behind the scenes. But when Quincy promises to help her get funding for her business, she reluctantly agrees to work on his project.
MAKE ME YOURS - Angela Seals
Carnivale Chronicles Series
Amazon Digital Services
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Jaide aka JoJo Jackson is a five time, Grammy Award winning pop singer. She’s let fame and fortune deter her from love because men tended to fall at her feet in admiration. Which usually meant, their love - better yet - their lust, was nothing but the fake kind. In all honesty, she adores the attention and she’s never had to work for anything in her life. Little does she know, Aden Campbell has been waiting to bring the big time singer down a notch.
IRRESTIBLE TEMPTATION - Elle Wright
Carnivale Chronicles Series
Elle Wrights Books
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Emerie Cole is at a crossroads. After a humiliating break-up with her trifling boyfriend, Emerie is forced to find a new home. In the interim, she decides to go to her brother’s place to figure out her next step. Only she’s not alone. One minute, she is trying to forget about the years she’d wasted with one man. The next, she’s kissing the man who starred in too many teenage dreams to count-her brother’s best friend.