Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of FEBRUARY 2022. Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
February 2022
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CAROLINA BUILT - Kianna Alexander
Gallery Books
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating:  A
FICTION (Historical)
A vivid and moving novel based on the incredible life of real estate magnate Josephine N. Leary-a previously untold story of passion, perseverance, and building a legacy after emancipation in North Carolina. Josephine N. Leary is determined to build a life of her own and a future for her family. When she moves to Edenton, North Carolina from the plantation where she was born, she is free, newly married, and ready to follow her dreams.
THE FUTURE KING - Kiru Taye
The Royal House of Saene (Book #8)
Love Africa Press
BUY
Reviewer:  Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Prince Azikiwe didn’t get the ‘Player Zik’ moniker by chance. Life is for living, and rules are boring. Then his older brother jilts his betrothed and abdicates his royal title. Suddenly the constrictive crown prince title is thrust upon Zik, and his partying days come to an abrupt halt. The least of his worries, though. Now, he contends with the scorned, furious bride chosen for him and a nation at risk of falling into anarchy. Does he have what it takes to become the future king?
ETHAN - Delaney Diamond
Family Ties (Book #1)
Garden Avenue Press
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Reviewer: 
Cheryl McNeil |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Sometimes love isn’t enough…At the age of seventeen, Skye Thorpe lost her parents and yearns for a family of her own, and she’s certain Ethan Connor is the one to give it to her. After all, they’ve been together for seven years. One night, she broaches the subject of marriage and learns the devastating truth. Ethan has no intention of marrying her.
THE SHOE DIARIES - Darby Baham
The Friendship Chronicals (Book #1)

Harlequin Special Edition
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Reviewer: 
Shirley Fleming | Rating:  B+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
From the outside, Reagan “Rae” Doucet has it all: a coveted career in Washington, DC, a tight circle of friends and a shoe closet to die for. When one of her crew falls ill, however, Rae is done playing it safe. The talented but unfulfilled writer makes a “risk list” to revamp her life. But forgiving her ex, Jake Saunders, might be one risk too many…
THE DUST BOWL ORPHANS - Suzette D. Harrison
Bookouture
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell | Rating:  A++
FICTION (Historical)
The dust cloud rolls in from nowhere, stinging our eyes and muddling our senses. I reach for my baby sister and pull her small body close to me. When the sky clears, we are alone on an empty road with no clue which way to go…
IN SEARCH OF A PRINCE - Toni Shiloh
Bethany House Publishers
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Reviewer: 
Diertra Thomas |  Rating:  A+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE (Inspirational)
Brielle Adebayo is fully content teaching at a New York City public school and taking annual summer vacations with her mother to Martha's Vineyard. But everything changes when her mom drops a bombshell--Brielle is really a princess in the island kingdom of lr Ilé, off the coast of Africa, and she must immediately assume her royal position, since the health of her grandfather, the king, is failing.
HER HOMETOWN HERO - Jacquelin Thomas
Poke Island (Book #2)
Harlequin Heartwarming
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Reviewer: 
Jennifer Copeland | Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Wounded marine Trey Rothchild has returned to Polk Island. People call him a hero, but will he ever feel that way after losing his team? Reuniting with high school crush Gia Harris buoys his spirits. Though she’s focused on making her physical therapy clinic a success-and avoiding romance with patients-Gia can’t bear watching the former athlete sit on the sidelines of life. Could helping Trey recover include loving him fearlessly?
DOCTOR FIX-IT - Mel Walker
Doctors of Eastport
Independently Published
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(24 February
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Angie has learned the hard way that breaking rules come at a cost. This is why she has maintains a strict line separating her personal life from her professional one. A line she’s had no issues maintaining until she crosses paths with him. He’s the mysterious stranger with the bedroom eyes and the ability to have her consider things she thought were unattainable. A fun filled evening opens up a world of possibilities until he unexpectedly appears at her hospital.
UNFORGETTABLE LOVE - Tiye Love
Unforgettable (Book #4)
Independently Published
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Reviewer:
Jennifer Copeland |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Since their divorce seven years ago, Trevor has not had contact with the headstrong and beautiful Sabria. Now in a twist of fate, she’s back in the city and accuses the former Mayor and family friend to the LaSalles of a crime. And despite her role in the upcoming trial that could ultimately destroy the friendship of the LaSalles and the other powerful family in the city, the Toussaints, Sabria is determined to get her ex-husband back.