Contemporary African American Fiction
Find these books and more online at http://catalog.coolcat.org
by Pearl Cleage
Enjoying a close relationship with her daughter, Phoebe, Catherine Sanderson has kept only one secret--the identity of Phoebe's father--until Phoebe embarks on her own search for her paternity, bringing her real father back into their lives.
by Eric Jerome Dickey
Drawn into an affair with his sister-in-law in spite of his love for his wife, a man finds his choices further complicated by the mysterious and tragic past shared by both women.
I Almost Forgot About You
by Terry McMillan
Dr. Georgia Young's wonderful life--great friends, family, and successful career--aren't enough to keep her from feeling stuck and restless. When she decides to make some major changes in her life, quitting her job as an optometrist, and moving, she finds herself on a wild journey that may or may not include a second chance at love.
by Colson Whitehead
During the summer of 1985, an African American teenager named Benji and his brother Reggie are staying in a predominately white and close-knit town.
The Good House
by Tananarive Due
Working to rebuild her law practice after her son commits suicide, Angela Toussaint journeys to the family home where the suicide took place, hoping for answers, and discovers an evil force that is driving locals to acts of violence.