Hey Girl! Check out these new releases from April 15th-21st.
Give her Love. Give her Power. (Hussle & Heart Book 1) by Grey Huffington
Even bad boys are capable of having good hearts.
The Hussle and Heart series, dedicated to the late Nipsey Hussle, travels to the slums of Channing City and places a magnifying glass on the lives of the biggest hustlers with the biggest hearts.
Rhyme & Reason by Nia Forrester
“Maybe friendship is all that’s realistic for us right now.”
With those words, Zora ended their long-distance relationship, shattering Deuce’s vision of a life with the only woman he’s ever loved. But after months of silence, he thought he was over it. He’d moved on, hadn’t he? And as far as he knew, she might have done the same. Now Zora is back from California, and he’s thrown into an immediate tailspin. Nothing’s changed.
She’s the one, the only, his rhyme, and his reason …
But this ain’t no college romance.
There are serious, grown-folks’ obstacles standing in the way, and the other woman in his life isn’t even the half of it.
And sometimes growing up might mean moving on …
Over a few short summer weeks, Deuce and Zora will have to decide whether the great love they shared in the past, is enough of a foundation to build a future.
He’s Just a Friend by J. Nichole
She said he’s just a friend.
But could he be more?
What if they took it there and there wasn’t chemistry? Or if her feelings were stronger than his?
Or maybe his were stronger than hers?
Could they return to best friend status — you know, if it didn’t work?
Josiah was willing to risk their friendship for more. Brooklyn was hoping they’d never have to return to being just friends.
Do friends make the best lovers?
Read He’s Just a Friend today.
Forbidden (Forbidden Trilogy Book 1) by Tiye Love
What happens when the man you can’t live without is your husband’s brother?
On the eve of their tenth wedding anniversary, Kameron and Aaron Youngblood plan to renew their vows. They seem to have the perfect life and are the very definition of “couple goals.” Yet Kameron feels uneasy about her relationship but can’t figure out what’s missing. Until Bakari, Aaron’s hot younger brother, arrives in town for a job interview, bold in his attraction toward his sister-in-law.
Kameron finds herself hopelessly drawn to him again like she was all those years ago when they first met. Now that he’s back, Bakari is determined to get Kameron to risk it all for him—even if it means losing his brother forever…
Trust A Broken Heart by Ivy Simone
After enduring the tragic loss of his pregnant fiancée and her daughter, Blyss “Bebe” Blakemore vowed to never replace her with loving another woman. And because of that, his heart rejected the idea of love. Consciously, Bebe embraces a life of singlehood and enjoys the benefits of being a bachelor.
No attachments, no risk, no expectations, and no disappointments.
However, the universe shifts, stars align, the moon gives a nod, and the sun smiles blessing Bebe’s soul with a glow that persists until it’s hard to ignore. Someone has captured his heart in a grip so tight, sometimes he finds himself checking to see if it’s still beating when she’s not around.
Surrounded by women vying for his attention, only one has that ability to make him question if he ever felt true love before; even for his beloved Miki. Is it Stefani, the annoying baby mother; Nephia, the beautiful dance teacher; his eccentric next-door neighbor, Nola; Keyma, the one that slipped away, or someone else from his past that shakes things up by her presence?
Will he be able to let go of the pain of the past and learn to trust his once-broken heart when it tells him he’s ready, or will his reservations cause him a loss to love again?
You Don’t Deserve My Love by Nychol Munroe
Tawfiq has been dating Benazir—more like wasting her time—for the past three years. As a full-time blogger who focuses on love and relationships, Benazir often wonders how it is so easy to give others advice while her own relationship struggles to stay afloat.
While some relationships bend under the pressure of infidelity, that isn’t the case for Tawfiq and Benazir. A previous relationship that left Tawfiq scarred, coupled with unresolved issues with his mother, have left him with a crippling fear of commitment.
Benazir is hopeful that things will work out—she isn’t ready to accept anything else. Knowing Tawfiq’s capability to be the perfect mate, her love for him won’t allow her to quit, but just when it seems they’re on one accord, his commitment issues cause him to push her away just as quickly as he reeled her in. On the brink of dismantling their attachment, Benazir is faced with the decision to stick it out or leave the love of her life behind.
What happens when love is inevitable, but commitment is out of reach? Will Tawfiq finally get over his fears and commit to Benazir? Or, will his fear of commitment be the driving force that tears them apart?
Behind Her Voice by Susan Saunders
Young, beautiful and lost, Natalie was living the life that her mother thought was best for her, however she has always wanted to live her own life and follow through dreams, but she’d do anything to keep her mother happy. You never know what a best friend is until you lose the only friend you have, the death of losing her mother led her in a different direction. Natalie has always known what her voice was capable of, but without the support that she wanted and needed from her mother to fulfil her dream she took a different route in life until that route came back around again.
What’s more to life than being your very own boss? Karlos Torres wasn’t the average hood guy, behind his name represent a lot of power. Karlos was a well-known street hustler, a single word doesn’t have to leave his mouth, his personal image itself spoke for him. Him and his partner Rico earn to be at the top by hustling, those two together can conquer the world. From the neighborhood corner boys, slanging dope to becoming successful men with a legal business.
Having it all together on the outside was one thing for Karlos, the pain on the inside won’t allow him to move on from his past and be happy. Natalie is hurt and lost but doesn’t come with baggage. What happens when these two-cross paths? Will Karlos ever get over his past and allow happiness into his life?
Get ready for all of the hidden secrets to be unleashed.
Any and Everything for Love by Monica Walters
Sometimes, life isn’t fair due to no fault of your own. Keonshay Collins knows that feeling all too well. Being the second born child of eight, she knows that she doesn’t have to experience failure to learn a lesson. Her mother continuously shovels her responsibilities of child rearing onto Keonshay, despite the fact that she’s only a twenty year old college student. Learning to navigate through those difficulties, Keonshay has taken the responsibility to raise her younger siblings, teaching them how to be respectable and responsible. Just when things begin to really fall apart, Keonshay is approached by her crush, who leaves her reeling with emotion. As Kace tries to come on strong, she continues to pull away, embarrassed about her current struggles.
Some people seem to have it all. That is the perception people got when they looked at Kace Moses. He’s good-looking, smart, wealthy, and can shimmy like no other at the Kappa step shows. Following his parents’ guidance has been engrained in him. He knows what he wants out of life but hasn’t quite found who he wanted to be the love of it, until he sees Keonshay. Observing her for months, he decides to approach her. That same day he realizes that he has taken on a lot, but his heart refuses to let him move on without her.
Through life’s challenges, Keon and Kace struggle to conquer every obstacle thrown their way. While in their hearts they feel they would do any and everything for love, will there ever come a time when enough is enough? Will they have the strength to hold on to their destinies or will the love and preservation of others in their lives pull them apart?
In Need of Your Love by Asia Monique
“I thought this marriage was only for convenience, but now I find myself fighting for my one true love…” -Rowan
Cataleya Thomas has been dealt the short end of the stick her entire life. With a mother who only has regard for herself, she was left to raise herself. She graduated college top of her class, but with nothing to show for it, she feels as though it was a waste. At thirty, she’s drowning in debt, working a job she hates, and to make matters worse, she’s facing eviction after her mother once again puts their livelihood in jeopardy. Then in walks the man who broke her heart just six months earlier with a plan to fix it all. His idea—a marriage of convenience.
Rowan Mitchell has it all: money, cars, and his pick at any woman he wants. Tragedy strikes, and it sends his life in another direction. A promise to his sister, just seven years earlier, makes him an instant dad after a drunk driver takes the life of her and her husband. He’s now responsible for his niece, Rayleigh, and though he has no idea how to raise a child, he has a bigger issue at hand: his parents. With a custody battle on his hands, his lifestyle becomes the focal point of their case. A run-in with Cataleya at a bar sparks an idea that could save them both, but in the end, he finds himself fighting for something else—her love.
The Passion We Share (Limited Love Book 2) by ShanicexLola
He had everything he needed and could get his hands on anything he’d ever wanted. Still, I wanted to save him.
…because bad boys need love too. The forbearing, unrelenting, limitless kind.
Breaking Dawn (Love Under New Management Book 1) by C. Monet
Dawn Theron is a self-made woman with the confidence of a thousand women dwelling and flowing through her veins. Being the owner of the hottest strip club isn’t easy when you have men coming attempting to tarnish something they didn’t create. While running her business, she is also tasked with raising her son. She’s focused on getting everything she wanted. Love is around the corner waiting to knock on her door, but she doesn’t plan on answering.
Andre Caine has his eyes set on Dawn’s business but isn’t prepared for the fight ahead. Walking in he thinks this will be an easy move until he meets Dawn face to face. She’s unfiltered and not afraid to let him know who’s the boss. He’s now tasked with keeping it strictly business or fighting a love like he’s never imagined.
Both Dawn and Andre are unsure where this meeting will go but one thing for sure is he plans to break Dawn down either to love her or take her business. The choice is hers. Will Dawn let her guard down? Will Andre back off when he finally gets to know her?
This is the first part of the three-book series Love Under New Management. This will be a standalone series.
Best Laid Plans by B. Hollidae
After spending all her twenties attending the weddings of her close friends and peers and having nothing but bad luck in the area of love despite her best-laid plans, Spring decides she’s done with relationships. She’s skipping the love and marriage and headed straight to the baby carriage with the decision to get artificially inseminated.
But at a table in the farthest back corner of the reception venue of her best friend’s wedding, she meets the best man, Bilal, and they click over a mutual admiration for art and geek culture.
He’s not looking for a relationship. Even if he was, he just broke off an engagement two months before he was supposed to say “I do,” and he’s not willing to talk about it.
Huge red flag.
It’s easy for Spring to overlook, though. Not only is he a nice guy, but he sees past the woman that doesn’t need anyone to take care of her but wants to be taken care of anyway.
What they decide to start together is supposed to be casual, giving Spring a chance to enjoy the fun of a relationship as long as it will last before she carries out her baby plans.
However, slowly but surely, the line between casual and serious starts to blur, and Spring has to start thinking about the tough questions. Do she and Bilal really want the same things out of this? Does it really matter?
Just maybe, for once, what she plans for and what the universe gives her will be the exact same thing. And if it’s not, dare she hope for something better?
Til I Overflow by B. Love
It was ironic. Poetic Justice, maybe? Whatever the case, Rakeem Owens escaped the streets, and at his retirement party, his home was raided, and he was arrested for a crime he didn’t commit. After spending seven years in prison, he is given the opportunity of early release with two major stipulations – probation and volunteer work to give back to the community the Judge believed he took so much from. With no hesitation, Rakeem agrees, but when he finds out that he’ll be serving under Maliah Dixon… jail seems to be a better option.
It was karma. Fate, maybe? Whatever the case, Maliah Dixon is thrilled when she finds out Rakeem will be volunteering with her organization. She started it with her best friend before he went to jail, and it has been her main priority ever since.
Rakeem’s heart has been closed and guarded for years, and it will take more than a familiar pretty face and nice frame to soften him toward any woman. But Maliah is determined to not only fill him with her love but be cleansed in the overflow. There is one problem with both water and love, though. Both were soft enough to cleanse and give life yet hard enough to drown and destroy anyone or anything who stand in their way.
Friday Night Love (Days of Grace Book 1) by Tia McCollors
Zenja Maxwell was widowed in her twenties; she never thought she’d be a divorcée, too. Yet that’s the destiny she resigns herself to after learning of her second husband’s infidelity and kicking him out of the house. She plans a cruise with her best friend, Caprice, to take her mind off Roman and celebrate moving on with her life.
But Caprice won’t let her give up that easily, especially when Roman seems committed to reconciling. Caprice and her husband invite Zenja and Roman to Friday Night Love, a weekly event for couples. Zenja hesitates, but the promise of food and fellowship prevails. She figures she can put up with Roman for one night.
At the events, the women are issued a series of Bible-based challenges designed to help them cultivate respect for their husband. Zenja struggles at first; she isn’t even sure she wants to rekindle the relationship. But Roman is persistent in his pursuit of her, even when he discovers that she dallied with cheating herself. Through tragedies, triumphs, and trusted friends, the couple learns never to underestimate the Author of marriage when husbands and wives surrender to Him.
Pursuing the Plug 2 by Mercy B.
For the first time in life, Heavy, for the Jones’, is an understatement.
In the second and final installment of Pursuing the Plug, discover the depths of pain after losing everything you love. There hasn’t been a single situation that someone amongst the entire clan didn’t have a solution to. That was up until now. Up until the heavy hearts, loads, thoughts and losses. Join the first family as they begin to piece together the life that’s left within them with hope of a better tomorrow because almost anything is better than their yesterday.
A True Chance at Love by Shamira Nichole
Tru’ has suffered betrayal and heartbreak repeatedly. She learned not even your womb mate can be trusted. She takes her talent, packs up her voice, and finally takes a Chance on both love and music.
Chance finally has the woman he’s always wanted by his side. They are the most talked about couple in the world. But not everyone is happy for his new found love-life. In fact, someone is willing to risk it all to have a chance at love for themselves.
Roźe CEO of Star Talent Inc. she has teamed up with Lamonte Records and they are looking for the next hot artist. On the home front she is the wife of NFL player Pharaoh Moses. Roźe is having a hard time with Raoh always being on the road. She can’t seem to give him the one thing she wants, a baby.
Running back for the New York Giant Pharaoh Moses. He has it all, a powerful career, big house, fast cars, and a beautiful wife. None of that ever mattered if Roźe isn’t happy. Always one to help a friend, one night trying to save someone turns ugly and he bites off way more than he can chew.
Follow these couples take a chance at life. Sometimes you have to be willing to take a chance, because you never know how perfect something can turn out to be.
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