Adult Fiction - Racial Equity

Such a fun age : a novel - Reid, Kiley,

Summary: Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living, with her confidence-driven brand, showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira...

Dawn - Butler, Octavia E.,

Summary: Rescued from Earth's destruction, one woman is called upon to revive mankind. Lilith Iyapo has just lost her husband and son when atomic fire consumes Earth, the last stage of the planet's final...

There there : a novel - Orange, Tommy, 1982-

Summary: Twelve Native Americans came to the Big Oakland Powwow for different reasons. Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame. Dene Oxedrene is...

When the emperor was divine : a novel - Otsuka, Julie, 1962-

Summary: Otsuka's commanding debut novel paints a portrait of the Japanese internment camps unlike any previously written--a haunting evocation of a family in wartime and an unmistakably resonant lesson for...

The mothers : a novel - Bennett, Brit,

Summary: "A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young love, a big secret in a small community--and the things that ultimately haunt us most. Set within...

Trail of lightning - Roanhorse, Rebecca,

Summary: "While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Din├ętah (formerly the Navajo reservation) has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the...

The city we became - Jemisin, N. K.,

Summary: "Five New Yorkers must come together in order to save their city from destruction in the first book of a stunning new series by Hugo award-winning and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin. Every...

Red at the bone - Woodson, Jacqueline,

Summary: Two families from different social classes are joined together by an unexpected pregnancy and the child that it produces.

An American marriage - Jones, Tayari,

Summary: "Newlyweds Celestial and Roy, the living embodiment of the New South, are settling into the routine of their life together when Roy is sent to prison for a crime he didn't commit. An insightful...

The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls - Gray, Anissa,

Summary: The Mothers meets An American Marriage in this dazzling debut novel about mothers and daughters, identity and family, and how the relationships that sustain you can also be the ones that consume...

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