Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of JULY 2017.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
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IT STARTED IN PARADISE - Nicki Night
The Chandler Legacy (Book #1)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell |  Rating:  B+
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Stunning, sensual Puerto Rico is the perfect place to combine business with pleasure. Yet Chloe Chandler can't indulge her attraction to Donovan Rivers when they cross paths at a convention. Heir to an exclusive Long Island venue, Donovan is vying to host the same A-list gala that her parents' restaurant hopes to gain. And as events director for her family's empire, Chloe and her loyalty are being tested by an intense longing for a man who's determined to win both her…and the client.
A MIAMI AFFAIR - Sherelle Green
Millionaire Mogules (Book #2)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer: 
Alicia Aaron |  Rating:  B+
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Corporate raider Joshua DeLong is at the top of Miami's list of most eligible bachelors, and happy to stay there. Always playing to win in the boardroom and the bedroom, he intends to shake up the refined Millionaire Moguls. Josh has big plans for their next benefit-especially once he meets the charity's beautiful, buttoned-up PR director, Becca Wright.
PRINCE EVER AFTER - A. C. Arthur
The Royal Weddings (Book #3)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Playboy prince Roland DeSaunters is ready to live up to his royal legacy-by betting on his future. Winning the beautiful Valora Harrington in a poker game is a scandal waiting to happen. Lucky for him, Val has no intention of getting involved with the younger brother of the man to whom she was once engaged. But after sharing an earth-shattering kiss with Val, Roland is the one swept off his feet.
HOME TO WICKHAM FALLS - Rochelle Alers
Wickham Falls Weddings (Book #1)
Harlequin Special Edition
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Reviewer: 
Alicia Aaron |  Rating:  C
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Nothing could draw Sawyer Middleton back permanently to the town he left behind years before. Or so he thinks, before he meets his sister's best friend. As soon as he matches wits with gorgeous, gregarious teacher Jessica Calhoun, Sawyer realizes he's got a lot to learn about friendship…and love.
PLAYING WITH TEMPTATION - Reese Ryan
Pleasure Cove (Book #1)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer: 
Susan Plummer |  Rating:  B+
CATEGORY ROMANCE
North Carolina pro footballer Nate Johnston built his reputation on talent, drive and good sportsmanship. But a devastating recent loss derails his team's shot at winning the championship…and Nate's career when a compromising video goes viral. In need of a miracle, the star wide receiver feels ambushed when his brother enlists media consultant Kendra Williams to do damage control. The reignited desire for the woman he once wanted to spend forever with can only cause Nate deeper heartache.
A HOUSE DIVIDED - Donna Hill
Kensington Dafina/Fiction
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MAINSTREAM FICTION
Journalist Zoie Crawford had to leave New Orleans to finally make her own life. Her grandmother, Claudia, inspired her to follow her dreams-just as her mother, Rose, held on too tight. But with Claudia's passing, Zoie reluctantly returns home, where the past is written in the lonely corners of the bayou and the New South's supercharged corridors of power. And there she discovers a stunning, painstakingly kept secret-
LOCKED IN TEMPTATION - Brenda Jackson
The Protectors (Book #3)
Harlequin/HQN
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Reviewer: 
Alicia Aaron |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Police detective Joy Ingram's connection to elite security expert Stonewall Courson is instant. Undeniable. Electric. But her commitment to protect and serve has always come first. Everything else is secondary-especially when she uncovers an underground surrogate baby-making ring. Joy can't risk a distraction during the most important case of her career, not even one as sexy as reformed ex-con Stonewall.
CHASING DOWN A DREAM - Beverly Jenkins
A Blessing Novel (Book #8)
Harper Collins
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
MAINSTREAM FICTION
Tamar July has never had a great relationship with certain members of her family. In fact, she’d characterize it as a “hate/hate relationship.” But when her cousin calls her with the news that she’s dying and wants Tamar to plan the funeral, she’s shocked but is willing to drop everything for her.
LOVE BLOOMS - Jamie Pope
Hope & Love (Book #2)
Kensington Dafina/Romance
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
An unstable childhood and a bad marriage have left Nova unable to trust anyone-especially herself. She'd do anything for her young son, but feels she'll never be a good enough mother. She's got major talent as a stylist and makeup artist, but big-time success would mean leaving the safety of Martha’s Vineyard and the only family she has left. Still, she needs to kick-start her life in a new direction. The last thing she needs is her childhood frenemy, Tanner Brennan, confusing her even more.
THE RAM - D. Camille
The Black Lands Series (Book #5)
Sable SiStars Publishing
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
Corvus Shaw is the last of the Negus to marry, but he’s prepared. The King of land deals and property in the city of Detroit, Corvus has earned his reputation as both a business man and a playboy. However, he’s sat aside his womanizing ways to prepare for his Little Goddess. On his journey, Corvus finds out that Miracles really do exist… A precarious land deal, a beautiful smile and manifestations lead to one beautiful package…inside and out.
BEAUTIFUL - Sylvia Hubbard
HubBooks Literary Service
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Reviewer: 
Shirley Fleming  |  Rating: B
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Madison wanted more than anything to be beautiful and meeting a tall, handsome stranger was the answer to her prayers. Yet, was meeting the stranger all a ploy to steal her valuable research? Or did he really love her? She must discover the truth, but will she survive or lose herself and everything she has worked for.
SOMETHING NEW - Lena Hart
Brides of Cider Bend (Book #2)
Maroon Ash Publishing
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
When small town mechanic Damian Carson comes to Savvy Williams' rescue--again--he is determined to make their encounter a bit more memorable than the last. Yet, when a rousing kiss results in an unforgettable night, Damian soon finds himself caught in a bogus engagement with the lovely southern belle.
BELIEVE IN ME - Alexandria House
The Strickland Sisters  (Book #2)
Pink Cashmere Publishing
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
More than a year after leaving her unfaithful husband, Renee Mattison is ready to move on, but how can she move on from someone who refuses to let go?  Lorenzo Higgs is handsome and magnetic with a past that would send most women running, not to mention a little emotional baggage. Renee knows she should be afraid of Lorenzo, but the only thing that frightens her is the possibility of another broken heart.