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One of our recommended books for 2019 is Motherhood So White by Nefertiti Austin

MOTHERHOOD SO WHITE

Nefertiti Austin

When Nefertiti Austin, a single African American woman, decided she wanted to adopt a Black baby boy out of the foster-care system, she was unprepared for the fact that there…

One of our recommended books is Hieroglyphics by Jill McCorkle

HIEROGLYPHICS

Jill McCorkle

After many years in Boston, Lil and Frank have retired to North Carolina. The two of them married young, having bonded over how they both—suddenly, tragically—lost a parent when they…

One of our recommended books is The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester

THE PARIS SECRET

Natasha Lester

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Orphan comes an unforgettable historical novel about a secret collection of Dior gowns that ties back to the first female…

the gown

THE GOWN

Jennifer Robson

…Robson takes us inside the workrooms where one of the most famous wedding gowns in history was created. Balancing behind-the-scenes details with a sweeping portrait of a society left reeling…

GLORY OVER EVERYTHING

The year is 1830 and Jamie Pyke, a celebrated silversmith and notorious ladies’ man, is keeping a deadly secret. Passing as a wealthy white aristocrat in Philadelphian society, Jamie is…

Zora and Me

ZORA AND ME: THE CURSED GROUND

T.R. Simon

A powerful fictionalized account of Zora Neale Hurston’s childhood adventures explores the idea of collective memory and the lingering effects of slavery. “History ain’t in a book, especially when it…