Reading Across Genres: Romance Picks for Black History Month

What better way to celebrate the month of love than by reading across genres for Black History Month? The following romances center Black love and are written by Black authors. 

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A Delicate Affair

Check out the entire series focused on a love story during a different decade. Book one is set in the 1900s with a Georgia man enthralled by a debutante from Washington, D.C.  

Learned Reactions

The “fake dating” and “friends-to-lovers tropes” thrive in this heartwarming LGBTQIA+ story focused on Black family dynamics. Carlton and Deion pretend to be a couple so Carlton can prove to social services his niece would be adopted into a home with two parents instead of a bachelor pad.  

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Make a Scene

Retta invites the handsome gym owner next door to be her boyfriend and wedding date to her cousin’s wedding. The catch? She’s marrying Retta’s ex! Duncan can’t resist helping the gorgeous baker, but can he resist one date turning into more?  

Something So Sweet

This small-town romance follows the struggle of mayor Lunden Pierce choosing between a second chance at love or saving Honey Hill’s historic landmarks.