CAPPUCCINO KISSES - Yahrah St. John
The Draysons: Sprinked With Love (Book #4)

Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: B+
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Triple chocolate cupcakes can help get a girl through the tough times-especially after Mariah Drayson's dream marriage ends in heartbreak. Now the gifted baker has been handed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: running the Seattle branch of her family's legendary Chicago patisserie. The competition is stiff. Until high-end coffee importer Everett Myers comes up with a sinfully tempting proposition.
HIS LOVING CARESS - Candace Shaw
Chasing Love (Book #4)
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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Reviewer: 
Shirley Fleming |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Instead of falling apart when her childhood sweetheart chose his music career over marriage, Elle Lauren fled to Paris to study fashion design. Her stunning wedding gowns now give other brides the happily-ever-after she didn't have. Ignoring Braxton Chase's long-distance apologies has been easy. But meeting him once more stirs the deep longings and desires that a decade has not erased.
Below are a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of JUNE 2016.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on PRINT | EBOOK to purchase.
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EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART - Kianna Alexander
The Gentlemen of Queen City (Book #2)     
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Lina Smith-Todd is a winning bid away from owning a piece of musical history. The auction heats up when she discovers that her chief competition for a piano owned by Thelonious Monk is the man who once shared her bed. But the priceless baby grand isn't all that the seductive, supremely confident musician intends to possess. Rashad MacRae wants a second chance to be with Lina.
I ALMOST FORGOT ABOUT YOU - Terry McMillan
Random House/Crown
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Reviewer: 
Beverly Jackson  |  Rating:  A
MAINSTREAM FICTION
Dr. Georgia Young's wonderful life--great friends, family, and successful career--aren't enough to keep her from feeling stuck and restless. When she decides to make some major changes in her life, quitting her job as an optometrist, and moving house, she finds herself on a wild journey that may or may not include a second chance at love.
SAPPHIRE ATTRACTION - Zuri Day
The Drakes of California (Book #8)     
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Reviewer:
Janet Caldwell |  Rating: A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Real estate mogul Ike Drake Jr. likes women the way he likes his cars-polished, sophisticated and reliable. Quinn Taylor, meanwhile, is as fiery and unpredictable as the red Corvette she drives. From the moment she roars into Paradise Cove, music blasting, they're like oil and water. And when a judge rules that Quinn must work off the damages in Ike's office after she broadsides his sedan, the tension between them escalates…before exploding into raw desire.
A LITTLE HOT CHOCOLATE FOR MY SOUL - Niomia Brown Davis
Sammie Ward/Gail Hamilton/Dominique LeSane/Tanisha Johnson
Harlequin Kimani/Romance
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Triple chocolate cupcakes can help get a girl through the tough times-especially after Mariah Drayson's dream marriage ends in heartbreak. Now the gifted baker has been handed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: running the Seattle branch of her family's legendary Chicago patisserie. The competition is stiff. Until high-end coffee importer Everett Myers comes up with a sinfully tempting proposition.
ANY TIME YOU NEED ME - Farrah Rochon
Moments in Maplesville (Book #7)
Nicobar Press
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Reviewer: 
Janet Caldwell |  Rating: A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
It’s been a decade since Aubrey Laurent left Maplesville shrouded in scandal. Intent on taking the music industry by storm, she moved to Los Angeles to chase her dreams of becoming a pop star. But life has thrown nothing but sour notes her way. Now Aubrey has no choice but to return to her hometown and face the people who scorned her. And the ex-boyfriend whose heart she broke.
VENGEFUL VOWS - Parker J. Cole
eLectio Publishing
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A
CHRISTIAN FICTION
Daffodil Simmons is a spider, and all the world is her fly. Her latest scheme for revenge against the two men who abandoned her-her father and her former lover-seems to be going as planned until...It’s a battle of wits against a powerful foe. Will Daffodil gain the revenge she craves? Or will she be trapped by her own threads?
THE BULL - D. Camille
The Black Lands (Book #2)     
Sable SiStars Publishing
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Reviewer: 
Brenda Larnell  |  Rating: A
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
His business…Lance Johnson is about his business. As a self-made entrepreneur who grew up on the streets of Detroit, he has made it his mission to support and protect his city. Lance is a stubborn, bullheaded player who lost his heart long ago to a sweet chocolate and caramel beauty. When Lance realizes that there is only one woman his heart desires, his player ways are put aside…but will they come back to haunt him?