• The Water Dancer: A Novel

    The Water Dancer: A Novel

    Coates, Ta-Nehisi

    The celebrated author of Between the World and Me (2015) and We Were Eight Years in Power (2017) merges magic, adventure, and antebellum intrigue in his first novel.

    Format: Book - 2019 First edition

    Holds: 179 on 316 copies

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  • Hitting A Straight Lick With A Crooked Stick: Stories From the Harlem Renaissance

    Hitting A Straight Lick With A Crooked Stick: Stories From the Harlem Renaissance

    Hurston, Zora Neale

    Featuring eight lesser-known stories, a collection of Harlem Renaissance tales by the revered folklorist and author of Their Eyes Were Watching God explores subjects ranging from class and migration to racism and sexism. (NoveList Plus)

    Format: Book - 2020 First edition

    Holds: 66 on 215 copies

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  • Heaven, My Home

    Heaven, My Home

    Locke, Attica

    The redoubtable Locke follows up her Edgar-winning Bluebird, Bluebird (2017) with an even knottier tale of racism and deceit set in the same scruffy East Texas boondocks.

    Format: Book - 2019 First edition

    Holds: 17 on 66 copies

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  • Over the Fence

    Over the Fence

    Monroe, Mary

    Depression-era Southern bootleggers, Milton and Yvonne Hamilton, discover their neighbors are involved in dubious businesses themselves and threaten to blackmail them in order to hide their own dirty secrets. (NoveList Plus)

    Format: Book - 2019 First Kensington Hardcover Edition

    Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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  • Such A Fun Age: A Novel

    Such A Fun Age: A Novel

    Reid, Kiley

    The relationship between a privileged white mom and her black babysitter is strained by race-related complications.

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 417 on 311 copies

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  • The Revisioners: A Novel

    The Revisioners: A Novel

    Sexton, Margaret Wilkerson

    A conjure woman who escaped slavery obliquely guides her descendants in 2017 New Orleans.

    Format: Book - 2019 First hardcover edition

    Holds: 63 on 18 copies

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  • Property Of The State

    Property Of The State

    Swinson, Kiki

    A young woman who is serving time for killing her abusive boyfriend must survive a prisoner-abuse conspiracy. (NoveList Plus)

    Format: Book - 2020 Undetermined First Kensington hardcover edition

    Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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  • The Mothers: A Novel

    The Mothers: A Novel

    Bennett, Brit

    The tangled destinies of three kids growing up in a tightknit African-American community in Southern California.

    Format: Book - 2016

    Holds: 2 on 22 copies

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  • The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead: Stories

    The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead: Stories

    Benz, Chanelle

    A wide-ranging debut collection that spans time, genre, and place

    Format: Book - 2017 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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  • The Voices of Martyrs

    The Voices of Martyrs

    Broaddus, Maurice

    A collection of the author's short stories exploring different experiences of the African diaspora encompassing past, present, and future. (NoveList)

    Format: Book - 2017

    Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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