Must Read Upcoming Black Stories From Black Authors For August & September

August and September is bringing in more and more books for all of us to enjoy, so let’s get started with the upcoming book releases that you must have on your shelf or in your ebook libraries from Colson Whitehead, Farrah Rochon and Lolá Ákínmádé Åkerström .

Starting with Colson Whitehead’s Harlem Shuffle. We have heard this terminology before. Some recall it as a song written by by Bob & Earl (an R&B song) in the 1960s, and there are even some who recall the Harlem Shuffle as a dance. On September 14th, it will be the title of a book from the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Underground Railroad.

Harlem Shuffle is a fiction novel that will be available on all platforms following a man named Ray who has a family but is supremely low on funds, thus getting himself caught up between being a do gooder and a crook. He has ties to both ends of the scale, and ends up taking part in a heist.

Follow this 1960s tale when you select Harlem Shuffle to follow the thrill of Ray’s life in hopes that he finds his way out of all this trouble.

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Besides the thrill of that’s taking us into the Fall from the hot days of Summer, slide the pages back on a brand new relationship snatch with the title The Dating Playbook. It’s a fiction written by the author of The Boyfriend Project, Farrah Rochon.

Follow a personal trainer who is down in the monetary doe but may have a way out of that rut when she runs into an NFL player who needs her assistance with getting back into the NFL. Everything about them is supposed to be covert, but when they are outed as as couple, things turn every which way but predictable. Is the relationship here to stay or out the window?

The Dating Playbook will release on August 17th digitally, paper and hardback, and has been spoken of as a great romantic comedy. Therefore, if this is up your alley, take a stroll.

And here is one more book that will keep you on your toes and in the shoes of three Black women titled In Every Mirror She’s Black, written by Lolá Ákínmádé Åkerström. Let’s discuss, shall we?

Three Black women from various walks of life end up in the path of one white man, and each of these women will tell us their own experience with this same man in the pages of this fast paced novel which paints a picture of Black women living in a white dominated society.

In Every Mirror She’s Black pulls the covers back on racism, classism and all the other isms that address women in Black skin, and this may end up being a very engaging read and discussion piece for many groups and book clubs.

It will release on September 7th and is ready for you to dive into it.

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