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A CHRISTMAS PRAYER

$13.99

Alexis Fletcher hasn't had a merry Christmas in five years - not since her mother passed away. Every December she remembers the joy her mother brought to everyone during the holiday season and feels the pain of her absence, even more so now that she and...

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A HOUSE DIVIDED

$24.99

Life is close to perfect for the Reverend Curtis Black and his wife, Charlotte--except their son Matthew and his girlfriend, Racquel, are about to become parents at the tender age of eighteen. Even though Curtis and Charlotte wish Matthew could focus on...

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A KIND OF FREEDOM

$26.00

An ABA Summer/Fall 2017 Indies Introduce Selection "A brilliant mosaic of an African American family and a love song to New Orleans...written with deep insight and devastating honesty but also with grace and beauty." --Dana Johnson, author of Elsewhere,...

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AN UNKINDNESS OF GHOSTS

$15.95

"Rivers Solomon pulls you through a difficult journey that is shockingly real, while being utterly engaging as science fiction...It's refreshing to read a new writer who can manipulate such well known motifs, while churning out a story that still...

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ANOTHER BROOKLYN (PB)

$14.99

Book Testimonial: And Sister Jacqueline Woodson comes singing memory. Her words like summer lightning get caught in my throat and I draw her up from southern roots to a Brooklyn of a thousand names, where she and her three sisters learn to navigate a...

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BEST FRIENDS FOREVER

$20.00

Things are falling apart in the Richardson household. Angry arguments between Celine and her husband, Keith, have become routine. She resents that he's working long hours and staying out all night, and he accuses her of not giving him the attention he...

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BETSEY BROWN

$14.99

Praised as "exuberantly engaging" by the Los Angeles Times and a "beautiful, beautiful piece of writing" by the Houston Post, acclaimed artist Ntozake Shange brings to life the story of a young girl's awakening amidst her country's seismic growing pains...

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BINTI (BINTI #01)

$9.99

"Prepare to fall in love with Binti." --Neil Gaiman Winner of the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for Best Novella!Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution...

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BINTI: HOME (BINTI #02)

$14.99

The thrilling sequel to the Hugo and Nebula-winning Binti by Nnedi Okorafor It's been a year since Binti and Okwu enrolled at Oomza University. A year since Binti was declared a hero for uniting two warring planets. A year since she found...

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BLUEBIRD, BLUEBIRD

$26.00

A powerful thriller about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice from a writer and producer of the Emmy winning Fox TV show Empire. When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a...

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BROWN GIRL IN THE RING

$15.00

Committed to finding science fiction's voices of the future, Warner Aspect sponsored a search that attracted nearly 1,000 entries from around the world. We are proud to introduce the winner, Nalo Hopkinson: a novelist whose life ranges over a hemisphere,...

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DAMNIFICADOS

$15.95

Winner: 2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award, Fiction 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year, Multicultural Fiction Uses magical realism, revolutionary politics, and romantic adventure to bring to life a colorful community of squatters in an imaginary...