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  • The help [downloadable ebook]

    The help2009

    by Kathryn Stockett

    (2,152,680)

    Summary: In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town...  more »

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  • Murder in G major [CD book]

    Murder in G major2017

    by Alexia Gordon (read by Jessica Carroll )

    Series: Gethsemane Brown Series - #1

    (1,050)

    Summary: When classical musician Gethsemane Brown accepts a teaching position in the remote Irish countryside, she stumbles into a paranormal murder mystery.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F GORDON

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

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  • Our nig, or, sketches from the life of a free black

    Our nig, or, sketches from the life of a free black2009

    by Harriet E Wilson

    (2,430)

    Summary: Frado, a mixed-race girl abandoned by her white mother after the death of her black father, takes a job as a servant to a lower middle-class white family in the North, only to encounter a world of abuse and abandonment.

    BOOK

    Call #: F WILSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The way forward is with a broken heart

    The way forward is with a broken heart2000

    by Alice Walker

    (1,474)

    BOOK

    Call #: F WALKER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A blessing & a curse

    A blessing & a curse2017

    by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

    Series: Sinners And Saints Series

    (256)

    Summary: "First ladies of the Baptist church and sworn frenemies Rachel Jackson Adams and Jasmine Cox Larson Bush are stunned to learn they may have more in common than they thought--like who's their...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BILLINGSLEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Cane River

    Cane River2002

    by Lalita Tademy

    Series: Tademy Family Chronicles

    (46,094)

    BOOK

    Call #: F TADEMY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Cane River [downloadable ebook]

    Cane River2001

    by Lalita Tademy

    (46,094)

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  • God don't make no mistakes

    God don't make no mistakes2012

    by Mary Monroe

    Series: God Don't Like Ugly Series

    (905)

    Summary: Best friends Annette and Rhoda find their lives in turmoil as Annette tries to balance her new found love life as she tries to reconcile with her husband Pee Wee and discovers a devastating secret...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MONROE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How Stella got her groove back

    How Stella got her groove back1996

    by Terry McMillan

    (8,826)

    BOOK

    Call #: F MCMILLAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The twelve tribes of Hattie

    The twelve tribes of Hattie2012

    by Ayana Mathis

    (36,568)

    Summary: The story of an African American family held together with a mother's grit and monumental courage.

    BOOK

    Call #: F MATHIS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The twelve tribes of Hattie [downloadable ebook]

    The twelve tribes of Hattie2012

    by Ayana Mathis

    (36,568)

    Summary: The story of an African American family held together with a mother's grit and monumental courage.

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  • The twelve tribes of Hattie [downloadable ebook]

    The twelve tribes of Hattie2013

    by Ayana Mathis

    (36,568)

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  • The twelve tribes of Hattie [downloadable audiobook]

    The twelve tribes of Hattie2012

    by Ayana Mathis

    Summary: In 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and...  more »

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  • The story hour : a novel

    The story hour : a novel2014

    by Thrity N Umrigar

    (8,274)

    Summary: An experienced psychologist, Maggie carefully maintains emotional distance from her patients. But when she meets a young Indian woman who tried to kill herself, her professional detachment...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F UMRIGAR

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Before you suffocate your own fool self [downloadable ebook]

    Before you suffocate your own fool self2010

    by Danielle Evans

    (3,133)

    Summary: Fearless, funny, and ultimately tender, Evans's stories offer a bold new perspective on the experience of being young and African-American or mixed-race in modern-day America.

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  • The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman [downloadable audiobook]

    The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman2006

    by Ernest J Gaines

    (11,928)

    Summary: This is a novel in the guise of the tape-recorded recollections of a black woman who has lived 110 years, who has been both a slave and a witness to the black militancy of the 1960s. Gaines has...  more »

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  • The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

    The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman1972

    by Ernest J Gaines

    (11,902)

    Summary: A 110-year-old black woman reminisces about her life, which has stretched from the days of slavery to the black militancy and civil rights movements of the 1960s.

    BOOK

    Call #: PB GAI

    Location: Adult Paperbacks

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Decadence

    Decadence2013

    by Eric Jerome Dickey

    (1,094)

    Summary: Sequel to Pleasure. Nia Simone Bijou embarks on a quest to enhance her artistic gifts through heightened sensory experience, Hollywood-style. Four years have passed since the events of Pleasure, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F DICKEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fortune & fame

    Fortune & fame2014

    by Victoria Christopher Murray

    Series: Jasmine Larson Bush And Rachel Jackson Adams Novels

    (357)

    Summary: Jasmine Cox Larson Bush and Rachel Jackson Adams have been through a lot together--from fighting for their husbands to become the head of the American Baptist Coalition to getting mixed up in a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MURRAY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The black market

    The black market2018

    by Kiki Swinson

    Series: Black Market (Kiki Swinson)

    (106)

    Summary: Misty Heiress steals drugs from a pharmacy, just trying to help her cousin in constant pain, but the plan snowballs into dealing opioids and Misty and her cousin Jillian are in real trouble.

    BOOK

    Call #: F SWINSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lady in the lake : a novel

    Lady in the lake : a novel2019

    by Laura Lippman

    (18,175)

    Summary: "The revered New York Times bestselling author returns with a novel set in 1960s Baltimore that combines modern psychological insights with elements of classic noir, about a middle-aged housewife...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F LIPPMAN

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Lady in the lake [CD book] : a novel

    Lady in the lake : a novel2019

    by Laura Lippman

    (18,188)

    Summary: "The revered New York Times bestselling author returns with a novel set in 1960s Baltimore that combines modern psychological insights with elements of classic noir, about a middle-aged housewife...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F LIPPMAN

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lady in the lake [eBook] : a novel

    Lady in the lake : a novel2019

    by Laura Lippman

    (17,920)

    Summary: "The revered New York Times bestselling author returns with a novel set in 1960s Baltimore that combines modern psychological insights with elements of classic noir, about a middle-aged housewife...  more »

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  • Beloved [eAudio]

    Beloved2006

    by Toni Morrison

    (323,311)

    Summary: Recently named the Best work of American fiction in the last 25 years by the New York times book review. First published in 1987, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Beloved has become a modern...  more »

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  • Quantico rules

    Quantico rules2003

    by Gene Riehl

    Series: Puller Monk Series

    (411)

    BOOK

    Call #: F RIEHL

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sally Hemings : a novel

    Sally Hemings : a novel2009

    by Barbara Chase-Riboud

    Series: Sally Hemings Series

    (1,356)

    Summary: The story of the love affair between Thomas Jefferson and his quadroon slave, that lasted thirty-eight years, until his death in 1826.

    BOOK

    Call #: F CHASE-RIBOUD

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Jubilee

    Jubilee2016

    by Margaret Walker

    (4,617)

    Summary: A novel based on the life of the author's great-grandmother follows the story of Vyry, the child of a white plantation owner and one of his slaves, through the years of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

    BOOK

    Call #: F WALKER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ironheart. Book 1, Those with courage

    Ironheart. Book 1, Those with courage2019

    by Eve L. Ewing

    (457)

    Summary: Riri Williams, the armored hero called Ironheart who took the comics world by storm, takes center stage! When a group of world leaders is held hostage by one of Spider-Man's old foes, Riri must step...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL IRO

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Beloved [eBook] : a novel

    Beloved : a novel2004

    by Toni Morrison

    (323,316)

    Summary: Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave...  more »

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  • American spy [eAudio] : a novel

    American spy : a novel2019

    by Lauren Wilkinson

    (16,583)

    Summary: Marie Mitchell, a Cold War FBI intelligence officer, joins an undercover task force to undermine Thomas Sankara, the revolutionary Communist president of Burkina Faso, who she secretly admires and comes to love, in a novel inspired by true events.

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  • American spy [eBook] : a novel

    American spy : a novel2019

    by Lauren Wilkinson

    (16,583)

    Summary: Marie Mitchell, a Cold War FBI intelligence officer, joins an undercover task force to undermine Thomas Sankara, the revolutionary Communist president of Burkina Faso, who she secretly admires and comes to love, in a novel inspired by true events.

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  • Kindred

    Kindred2003

    by Octavia E Butler

    (97,975)

    Summary: Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BUTLER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The secret life of bees

    The secret life of bees2002

    by Sue Monk Kidd

    (1,113,029)

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old Lily and her companion, Rosaleen, an African-American woman who has cared from Lily since her mother's death ten years earlier, flee their home after Rosaleen is victimized by...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F KIDD

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The secret life of bees [CD book] : a novel

    The secret life of bees : a novel2001

    by Sue Monk Kidd (read by Jenna Lamia)

    (1,113,032)

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old Lily and her companion, Rosaleen, an African-American woman who has cared from Lily since her mother's death ten years earlier, flee their home after Rosaleen is victimized by...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F KIDD

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The secret life of bees [Playaway] : a novel

    The secret life of bees : a novel2006

    by Sue Monk Kidd

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old Lily and her companion, Rosaleen, an African-American woman who has cared from Lily since her mother's death ten years earlier, flee their home after Rosaleen is victimized by...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F KIDD

    Location: Adult Playways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Nothing more dangerous [eBook] : a novel

    Nothing more dangerous : a novel2019

    by Allen Eskens

    Summary: "After fifteen years of growing up in the Ozark hills with his widowed mother, high-school freshman Boady Sanden is beyond ready to move on. He dreams of glass towers and cityscapes, driven by his...  more »

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  • Nothing more dangerous : a novel

    Nothing more dangerous : a novel2019

    by Allen Eskens

    (4,176)

    Summary: "After fifteen years of growing up in the Ozark hills with his widowed mother, high-school freshman Boady Sanden is beyond ready to move on. He dreams of glass towers and cityscapes, driven by his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ESKENS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Friends & foes

    Friends & foes2013

    by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

    Series: Jasmine Larson Bush And Rachel Jackson Adams Novels - #2

    (561)

    Summary: Two female rivals in the American Baptist Coalition continually try to one-up each other, until one of them is accused of murder and the other may be the only one who can help hunt down the real killer.

    BOOK

    Call #: F BILLINGSLEY

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The help [CD book]

    The help2009

    by Kathryn Stockett (read by Jenna Lamia )

    (2,152,610)

    Summary: In a time when the civil rights movement is in full force, three women, Minny, Aibileen, and Skeeter, start a movement that puts them all at risk. They show the town that, whether black or white, women can unite.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F STOCKETT

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The help

    The help2009

    by Kathryn Stockett

    (2,152,720)

    Summary: In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STOCKETT

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details