Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of AUGUST 2018.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
August 2018
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CAMPAIGN FOR HIS HEART - Joy Avery
The Cardinal House (Book #2)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Former foster kid Lauder Tolson is running for North Carolina state senate, but his bachelor status makes him look less than family oriented. He needs a lady love-just for the campaign. The ideal candidate is childhood nemesis Willow Dawson. But he once broke the beauty’s heart and barely has her vote! Still, to fulfill her own dream, she agrees. Suddenly, they’re a devoted couple in public. But neither expects how hot it gets in private.
ROOM SERVICE - Rochelle Alers
The Innkeepers (Book #3)
Kensington Books/Dafina
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
MAINSTREAM FICTIOM
New Yorker Jasmine Washington had a successful interior design business, a high-powered marriage, and a chance at motherhood-until her perfect husband betrayed her big-time. Now starting from scratch, the Asian and African-American stunner is tackling a lifetime opportunity: co-managing her friend’s new luxury inn about to open in the Garden District. The last thing Jasmine needs is romance. New Orleans' most eligible bachelor, investment banker Cameron Singleton, begs to differ.
UNCONDITIONALLY MINE - Nadine Gonzalez
Miami Dreams (Book #2)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer: 
Shirley Fleming |  Rating: A
CATAGORY ROMANCE
Event planner Sofia Silva is hiding a big secret. No one can know that her engagement to her lying, cheating fiancé is over. Until she meets gorgeous, wealthy newcomer Jonathan Gunther. Jon moved to Miami for a legally sinful life of waterfront property, convertibles and no emotional entanglements. When he invites Sofia to lie low at his house, their undeniable attraction explodes…but will her dilemma ruin their chance at forever?
PATH TO PASSION - Nana Prah
The Astacios (Book #2)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer:
Leslie Whitfield |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Heir to his family’s global empire, branding genius Miguel Astacio turns everything into marketing gold. Only his best friend’s sister seems immune to his magic touch. Until Tanya Carrington comes to him to save her floundering nightclub. Miguel is ready to rectify past mistakes. But will his supreme sacrifice win the heart of the woman he loves?
A DUKE BY DEFAULT - Alyssa Cole
Reluctant Royals (Book #2)
Harper Collins/Avon Impulse
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
New York City socialite and perpetual hot mess Portia Hobbs is tired of disappointing her family, friends, and-most importantly-herself. An apprenticeship with a struggling swordmaker in Scotland is a chance to use her expertise and discover what she’s capable of. Turns out she excels at aggravating her gruff silver fox boss…when she’s not having inappropriate fantasies about his sexy Scottish burr.
THE OUTSIDE CHILD - Tiffany Warren
Kensington Books Dafina
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Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell |  Rating:  A
MAINSTREAM FICTION
All of Chenille Abrams’ dreams came true the day she married NFL star Brayden Carpenter.  He’s the down-to-earth, loving, and protective man she never thought she'd find. And with her own successful career, Chenille plans to be more than just a famous athlete’s wife. She's determined to balance work, marriage, and motherhood, as the couple awaits their first child . . .
ELECTION DAY - Keith Thomas Walker
Decades: A Journey of African-American Romance (Book #8)
KeithWalkerBooks
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Despite legal efforts to integrate schools, black students continue to struggle with separate and unequal environments in 1970. Leo Davis, an ambitious mayoral candidate, seeks to close a dark chapter in Overbrook Meadows’ history, but the opposition is fierce. Falling for his campaign manager was never part of the plan. Leo and Carla must fight for their love, their safety, and the future of their beloved city.
THE LIAISON - D. Camille
The Book Club (Book #3)
Sable SiStars Publishing
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
The infamous Book Club from the Sable Inn series is back! Tiffany, Debra and Nadia decide to exchange their Book Husbands for real life mates, and go on a quest to find love with their very own heroes. Come visit the small town of Grayling, where black love, black life and laughter abound while the trio utilizes some of their book knowledge to land their Prince Charming, and live out their very own fairytales.
ONE PERFECT MOMENT - A. C. Arthur
The Taylors of Temptation (Book #3)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
TV producer ava cannon is stunned to discover that the secret lover who briefly shared her bed is one of america’s most famous sextuplets. But dr. Gage taylor now shuns the spotlight. As they rekindle their sizzling affair, will ava have to choose between a game-changing career move and the man she loves?
PROMISE ME A DREAM - Wayne Jordan
Decades: A Journery of African-American Romance (Book #7)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Chandra Williams's dream of becoming an actress carries her from her home on Barbados to the bright lights of Broadway. But it's the 1960s, and her goal of gracing the stage is obstructed by the limited opportunities for black actresses. Driven to help end discrimination and inequality, Chandra joins the Civil Rights movement.
THE TYCOON'S SOCIALITE BRIDE - Tracey Livesay
In Love With A Tycoon (Book #1)
Entangled Press/Indulgence
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Reviewer: 
Susan Plummer |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE (Reissue)
To avenge his mother's mistreatment at the hands of her upper-crust employer, self-made real estate tycoon Marcus Pearson needs entree into their exclusive world.  When D.C. socialite Pamela Harrington comes to him for help, Marcus realizes the golden admission ticket he's been seeking has suddenly fallen into his lap.
PRETENDING WITH THE PLAYBOY - Tracey Livesay
In Love With A Tycoon (Book #2)
Entangled Press/Indulgence
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Reviewer: 
Susan Plummer |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE (Reissue)
Commitment makes you weak. It's playboy Carter Richardson's motto. The only exception to the rule is his aunt, and when Carter learns she's terminally ill, he rushes to her bedside. Filled with fear and guilt-and desperate to ease his aunt's mind-Carter does the only thing a guy could do...he panics and blurts out that he's engaged to his aunt's enticing protegée.
WILD THOUGHTS - Delaney Diamond
The Brooks Family (Book #3)
Garden Avenue Press
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Reviewer: 
Cheryl McNeil |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Lindsay Winthrop's weekly podcast on sex and dating has garnered thousands of listeners across the country, thanks to experience with a loving fiancé she's been with for years. Except, her husband-to-be doesn't exist, and now she's in a bind. With a book deal on the line, she has to find a man fast, and Malik Brooks might be just the man she's looking for
BLESSED BY MALAKAI - Sherelle Green
To Marry A Madden (Book #1)
Amazon Digital Services
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Reviewer: 
Leslie Whitfield |  Rating: B+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Every man has his weakness. For prominent painter and sculptor Malakai Madden, that weakness has always been women. Now, he’s finally ready to settle down and shower one woman with his love. There’s just one major problem. Overnight, he’s gained thousands of Twitter followers after his obsessive ex decides to leak some private information. To make matters worse, a well-known media source retweets them!
NEWS WITH CURVES - Iris Bolling
Siri Austin Entertainment
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
When investigative reporter, Rachel Fontaine stumbles into a story involving judges, our so called pillars of society, she has no idea it would lead to the discovery of modern day slavery or murder. Wade Tyson, of the Tyson Communication family, has no idea what he is walking into when he takes over as News Producer for Tyson Broadcasting. From his first encounter with the mouthy, opinionated, Rachel Fontaine, his life will be forever changed.
LESSONS IN LOVE - Sheena Binkley
Lessons In Love (Books #1)
Amazon Digital
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Reviewer: 
Jennifer Copeland |  Rating:  B+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Trina Dotson is a young woman whose career is on the rise, but her love life is a mess. After finding out her boyfriend is engaged to another woman, she tries to do everything in her power to get over him, including going on blind dates, speed dating, even making a profile on an online dating site. Although she’s trying her best to overcome a broken heart, none of those options have worked. With the help of her best friends Trent and Ashley, Trina soon realizes that she doesn’t have to look for love; she should let love come to her.