Below is a list of the African-American books on sale during the month of AUGUST 2021. Click on the title for our review of the book. Click on BUY to purchase.
August 2021
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THE DATING PLAYBOOK - Farrah Rochon
Boyfriend Project (Book #2)

Hachette Books/Forever
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(17 August)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
When a personal trainer agrees to fake date her client, all rules are out the window in this delightful romantic comedy from the USA Today bestselling author of The Boyfriend Project! When it comes to personal training, Taylor Powell kicks serious butt. Unfortunately, her bills are piling up, rent is due, and the money situation is dire. Taylor needs more than the support of her new best friends, Samiah and London. She needs a miracle
THE RESOLUTE PRINCE - Nana Prah
Royal House of Saene (Book #5)

Love Africa Press
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(30 July)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Prince Zareb Saene’s singular objective as the head of security is to protect the Royal House of Saene. Foiling an attempted assassination in the nick of time has debilitated his confidence and focus. That is until he meets headstrong Malika Ahvanti, who drills through his hardened shell and lands squarely in his heart. If only he could shake this unwarranted, illicit attraction towards her younger brother, the new fencing protégé that he’s training.
ONE MORE SECOND CHANCE - Nicki Night
The Blackwells of New York (Book #2)

Harlequin Desire
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(1 August)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Exes reunite at the wedding of the season in this she ended things with ex-fiancé Carter Blackwell, the last thing Phoenix Jones wants is to reunite with him at the year’s hottest destination wedding. But as the sensual tropical setting reawakens long-suppressed desire, a twist of fate forces Phoenix to walk down the aisle with Carter-as maid of honor and best man. She knows he’s used to sealing any deal. Will Carter seize this second chance and finally convince her to say I do?
RESCUED BY THE COLTON COWBOY - Deborah Fletcher Mello
The Colton of Grave Gulch (Book #7)

Harlequin Romantic Suspense
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(1 August)
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ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
Fiercely loyal, Soledad de la Vega would do anything to help her loved ones. So when her best friend, Annie, is murdered, Soledad vows to keep little Lyra safe-by running from a killer…and hiding out in Palmer Colton's barn. The cowboy has never really wanted a wife and kids of his own. Something about Soledad and Lyra, though, tugs at Palmer's heart like never before. Will he be able to keep his heart intact-even as he keeps them safe from a deadly threat?
SISTER IN ARMS - Kaia Alderson
William Morrow
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(3 August)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Grace Steele and Eliza Jones may be from completely different backgrounds, but when it comes to the army, specifically the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), they are both starting from the same level. Not only will they be among the first class of female officers the army has even seen, they are also the first Black women allowed to serve.
FOOLISH HEARTS - Synithia Williams
Jackson Falls (Book #4)

HQN Books
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(24 August)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Don’t miss Foolish Hearts, the next sexy and irresistible book in Synithia Williams’s Jackson Falls series featuring the Robidoux family!
THE FRIEND ZONE - Delaney Diamond
Quicksilver (Book #6)

Garden Avenue Press
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(30 July)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Dana and Omar have a great friendship, but it’s about to go through some drastic changes. When the dust settles they have a tough decision to make-stay friends and pretend none of that happened, or walk away from each other for good.
HER FOREVER FLING - Kimmie Ferrell
Rose Gold Press
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(24 August)
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CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Dr. Elijah Grayson isn’t looking forward to presenting at a medical conference. Until a chance meeting provides this cardiothoracic surgeon with the adventure he’s looking for. Spending the week exploring a picturesque French Caribbean island with a beautiful, smart, and intriguing woman reintroduces Elijah to emotions he hasn’t felt in a long time-if ever. Still, navigating a new long-distance relationship and a demanding career is challenging, but he will do anything for the woman who captured his heart.