Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of SEPTEMBER 2017.  Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
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THE ONE THAT I WANT - Michelle Monkou
The Meadows Family (Book #4)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
Since learning he's part of the wealthy, powerful Meadows family, Professor Dresden Haynes has tried in vain to stay out of the spotlight-but it has inevitably found him. The only thing more difficult has been to stop filling his thoughts with visions of the gorgeous Laxmi Holder. A friend of his newly discovered relatives, ambitious, free-spirited Laxmi might just tempt the unruffled academic to let loose for once…
THE UNEXPECTED AFFAIR - Monica Richardson
The Talbots of Harbour Island (Book #4)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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Janet Caldwell |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
Determined to avoid relationships that will only end in painful breakups, Whitney Talbot makes a checklist of everything she wants in a life partner. Construction worker Lane Martin possesses a few of these traits-especially the tall, dark and devastatingly attractive part. But Lane has unavoidable baggage… He's divorced, with a teenage son. So why is Whitney still fantasizing about taking their mutual infatuation to the next level?
SWEET STALLION - Deborah Fletcher Mello
The Stallions (Book #10)
Simon & Schuster/Gallery Books
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Shirley Fleming |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
After scoring phenomenal success in Phoenix with her organic food co-op, Naomi Stallion is ready to introduce Vitally Vegan to her Utah town. But meeting her half siblings and the extended family she never knew isn't the homecoming she'd hoped for. And now a nasty bidding war over the property Naomi wants to buy pits the unconventional lifestyle coach against sexy, überconservative corporate attorney Patrick O'Brien.
LOVE IN LOGAN BEACH - Shirley Hailstock
House of Thorn (Book #1)
Harlequin Kimani Romance
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CATEGORY ROMANCE
The storm that devastated the town of Logan Beach also ravaged everything Rosanna Turner once knew. First she lost her childhood home. Then the Thorn family bought out the store where she comfortably worked for most of her adulthood. Rosanna isn't thrilled when eldest sibling David Thorn arrives in town, seeking her input before the grand reopening. Just like a Thorn, the man doesn't play fair. He's too charming, too gorgeous to resist…until she uncovers his secret agenda.
THE WAITRESS'S SECRET - Kathy Douglass
Sweet Brair Sweehearts (Book #2)
Harlequin Special Edition
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CATEGORY ROMANCE
On the run after a bad breakup, wealthy city girl Arden Wexford ends up stranded in small town Sweet Briar. When hunky chef Brandon Danielson comes to her rescue, offering shelter and a waitressing job until her car is fixed, she reluctantly accepts. But, wanting Brandon to like her for her, not for her money, she doesn't mention her rich roots. The closer they get, the harder it is to untell the lie.
BREAKFAST IN BED - Rochelle Alers
The Innkeepers (Book #2)
Kensington Books/Dafina
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MAINSTREAM FICTION
Sometimes you go in search of a new beginning. Other times, it finds you. Tonya Martin enjoys her job as a professional chef for a Wall Street bank, her East Harlem walk-up, and the freedom to live and love by her own rules-right up until the day she finds herself suddenly downsized. But a spontaneous trip to New Orleans opens up a new opportunity. With time on her hands and her daughter soon graduating college, Tonya has the chance to reach for her own long-cherished dream-opening a restaurant on her friend Hannah’s beautiful Garden District estate.
FIRST LOVE, SECOND CHANCE - Chanta Rand
Garden Avenue Press
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Nine years ago, cornerback and notorious playboy, Colt Emerson, walked away from a perfectly good marriage to the only woman he ever loved. She didn’t belong in his world of glamor and high-stakes opportunities. But now a chance encounter with a runaway teen convinces him there’s more to life than his own selfish needs. Despite his wealth and status, Social Services won’t consider him an acceptable candidate to adopt the kid unless he can provide a stable family environment. There’s only one woman Colt can trust to handle the job-his ex-wife, Shayla. To convince her he's a changed man, he'll have to go hard or go home.
EMBRACING FOREVER - Sheryl Lister
Once Upon A Bridemaid (Book #3)
Amazon Digital
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
After a string of failed relationships, and with three months left on the marriage pact she foolishly agreed to, Raven Holloway has just about given up on love. To take the sting out of her latest heartbreak, she does what she’s always done-seek consolation in the arms of her best friend, Bryson Montgomery. Only this time, comfort turns to white-hot pleasure and a night she can’t seem to forget. But the strong-willed physical therapist doesn’t want to ruin a friendship and isn’t ready to trust her heart again.
YOURS FOREVER - Sherelle Green
Once Upon A Bridesmaid (Book #1)
Amazon Digital
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARYY ROMANCE
Mackenzie “Mac” Cannon likes her men the same way she likes her coffee. Strong, dark, and flavorful. However, while most women were trying to drink the entire coffee pot, Mac was more of a Keurig kind of girl, opting to have frivolous casual flings as opposed to meaningful relationships.
HOPELESSLY FOREVER - Angela Seals
Once Upon A Bridemaid (Book #4)
Amazon Digial
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Hopeless romantic. Never did two words describe anyone more than Quinn Jacobs…or at least in her mind. Quinn refuses to believe that her fun-loving idealist ways and sentimental dreamer mentality can be mistaken for a creepy class A clinger.
BEYOND FOREVER - Elle Wright
Once Upon A Bridesmaid (Book #2)
Amazon Digital
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating:  A
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Ryleigh Fields has plans for her life that don’t involve weddings, marriage, or true love. Returning to her hometown is hard, but her agenda is clear: drink, eat, and leave as fast as she can. In that order. But when she stupidly agrees to a wedding pact with her besties and promptly runs into the one guy who could be a game changer, Ryleigh realizes that even the best laid plans can be derailed.
WHEN CURTIS MET PEARL - D. Camille
Fall Black in Love (Book #2)
Sable SiStars Publishing
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Brenda Larnell |  Rating: A+
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
When Curtis Met Pearl is a romantic tale of a love that shows the triumphs and terrors of living on Black Wall Street. This story is a tribute to the sweet, powerful, beautiful black love that once was....Curtis Kendall is an ambitious, tall, dark and handsome tailor who journeys to Greenwood, Oklahoma to live his dreams in the black Mecca known as “Little Africa.” As soon as he spots the beautiful doll, he knows that all he desires, can be found in this special place.