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February 1st: Share some of your favorite books written by Black authors or featuring Black characters.
In celebration of Black History Month, I’m sharing some of my favorite books written by Black authors that I read over the past year. I’ve also noted if the stories feature Black characters. Click book link for description and full review.
Wild Rain by Beverly Jenkins. Women Who Dare #2. m/f historical romance (U.S.), Main male and female characters are Black. Finished 1/18. ebook. Rating: B+
Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert. Narrated by Ione Butler. The Brown Sisters #3. Contemporary Romance. m/f. Main female character is Black. Multicultural & Interracial Romance. Finished 3/17. audiobook. Rating: A-
Deceptive Dime Store Demons by Shawntelle Madison. Flea Market Magic #2. Urban Fantasy. m/f. Finished 3/31. ebook. Rating: A-
The Girl with Stars in Her Eyes by Xio Axelrod. The Lillys #1. Contemporary Romance. m/f. Main female character is Black. Finished 4/17. ebook. Rating: B
The Dating Playbook by Farrah Rochon. The Boyfriend Project #2. Contemporary Romance. m/f. Main male and female characters are Black. Finished 8/15. ebook. Rating B+
A Thorn in the Saddle by Rebekah Weatherspoon. Cowboys of California #3. Contemporary Romance. m/f. Main characters are Black. Finished 9/24. Rating: B+
How to Marry Keanu Reeves in 90 Days by K.M. Jackson. Standalone. Contemporary Romance, rom-com. m/f. Main characters are Black. Finished 11/3 ebook. Rating: B
The Love Con by Seressia Glass. Standalone. Contemporary Romance. m/f. Main female character is Black. Finished 12/14. ebook. Rating: A-