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Celebrate MLK Day with These Irresistibly Compelling New Releases.

The American Queen by Venessa Miller - A Novel Based on a True Story that shares the unsung history of a Black woman who built a kingdom as a refuge for the courageous people who dared to dream of a different way of life.



James by Percival Edwards - A Novel Reimagining Adventures of Huckleberry Finn through A mesmerizing epic that reimagines the past to explore the true nature of freedom, told from the enslaved Jim's point of view.



Ours by Phillip B. Williams - A mesmerizing epic that reimagines the past to explore the true nature of freedom.




Women of the Post by Joshunda Sander - A Novel Inspired by True Events that brings to life the heroines who proudly served in the all-Black battalion of the Women’s Army Corps in WWII.



You Get What You Pay For by Morgan Parker- Essays traces the difficulty and beauty of existing as a Black woman through American history.



The Queen of Sugar Hill by ReShonda Tate - A Novel of Hattie McDaniel, one of Hollywood’s most prolific but woefully under appreciated stars—and the first Black person ever to win an Oscar.



A Love Song for Ricki Wilde by Tia Williams - A free-spirited florist and an enigmatic musician are irreversibly linked through the history, art, and magic of Harlem.



Of Greed and Glory In Pursuit of Freedom for All by Deborah G. Plant - A personal exploration of America’s obsession with continuing human bondage.



Neighbors and Other Stories by Diane Oliver - A story collection that follows various characters as they navigate the day-to-day perils of Jim Crow racism.



Great Expectations: A Novel by Diane Oliver - A historic presidential campaign changes the trajectory of a young Black man’s life.



The House of Plain Truth: A Novel by Donna Hemans - A lyrical, lush, evocative story about a fractured Jamaican family and a daughter determined to reclaim her home.



MADNESS: Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum by Antonia Hilton. A page-turning 93-year history of Crownsville Hospital, one of the nation’s last segregated asylums.



The House of Broken Bricks: A Novel by Fiona Williams - As the seasons change and the cracks let in more light, the family might just be able to start to heal.



REDWOOD COURT by DéLana R. A. Dameron. A debut about one unforgettable Southern Black family, seen through the eyes of its youngest daughter as she comes of age in the 1990s.



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