Sistah Girls, we have always created listicles for you to read and consume, the hope is that you find a book from one of our lists, read it, and review it.
This time we asked the Sistah Girls to give us their top books that have dropped in 2020 so far. So this list is for our Sistah Girls by our Sistah Girls. If you’re not part of our private group on Facebook, you definitely should join.
The Black Effect by Charae Lewis
If two wrongs don’t make a right, try three. Nadir wanted Amai…Amai secretly wanted him…Nadir came with a lifestyle that she questioned if she could handle. Amai resisted, until her current situation could no longer be tolerated. Nadir wanted her to accept him and take a chance. So, she did, and then boom… life happened.
Depth of Love by Bailey West
Raised in the foster care system, Cambria “Cam” McLaren worked hard to become one of the premier hair stylists in her area. She wanted love but kept attracting men in committed relationships. Cam wasn’t sure of everything she wanted in a man, but she surely knew she wasn’t side chick material. After meeting Morris at a party, then eventually becoming his neighbor, she had a grownup crush on the handsome and suave lawyer.
Morris Owens was a single dad of two girls and a senior associate at the prestigious law firm Valentine and Belle. His main focus was taking care of his girls and co-parenting civilly with their mother. From the moment his and Cam’s paths crossed, however, he knew he wanted her…read the full synopsis on the page.
Controlled Chaos (Clarke Brothers) by Christina C. Jones
Andre Clarke is painfully accustomed to being in control. He’s the problem solver, the “responsible” brother, the one who keeps everything around him in order.
Until Drew Dawson steps in to turn him upside down.Andre may be used to doling out commands, but Drew isn’t one to take them.Two very different people, with a shared goal… if only they can play their roles.
The Hale Girls (3 book series) by Ashley Nicole
From Book 1: Showing up to a meeting late is the easiest way to get on her hit list. Insulting his masculinity is the quickest way to get on his. They both come out swinging, but get hit with something neither was anticipating: Love
Oops! by Alexandra Warren
“As if sleeping with the enemy wasn’t disastrous enough…” For Camryn Cox, living a private, purpose-driven, drama-free life is a top priority. And in her opinion, Maverick Woods represents everything opposite of that.
He’s social media-famous, ultra-fine, and completely irresponsible, making him something like the enemy as far as Camryn is concerned. But everything changes when a surprise moment of passion between the two of them results in a positive pregnancy test.
The Fold (3 book series) by Sabrina Scales
From Book 1: Even the saved struggle when navigating their way through love. This much could definitely be said for the Fold Family’s middle child, Jadalynn. Having met when they were just twelve years old, Jadalynn and Andrew experienced some of their best and worst moments together.
Falling in love was inevitable as they grew older and remained close. And falling out of love was just as certain when the two finally bumped heads. After a lengthy separation based on a lack of communication, fate and the hand of God himself brought the two back together, forcing them to either continue running from love or stop and surrender to it.
In Way Too Deep by Monica Walters
Somehow, things spiraled out of control and the path to self-destruction seemed crystal clear. Kendrall “Kenny” Henderson had the perfect marriage until it wasn’t. While shying away from confrontation, his self-control slips from his grasp and he fell… hard. Losing his wife and children is killing him slowly inside, but the responsibility of taking care of his son outside of their union is what keeps him sane.
In the meantime, Kenny knows that he will never love another woman the way he loves his ex-wife, Keisha. Although he messed up royally, he refuses to give up on having her in his life once again, even though she hates him for what he did. While he could hate her for her omissions, he chooses to accept the blame and keeps his knowledge to himself. Read the full synopsis on the book page.
Not That Kind of Girl (The Shorts Book 8) by Nia Forrester
“Kate won’t be back ‘til Monday.” A roommate. Her boyfriend. An irresistible opportunity. Terri has always been “the quiet one.” People think she’s shy, but she’s really not. She’s pretty enough, and smart enough, she just hasn’t been particularly … remarkable.
Ian on the other hand is remarkable. He’s also Terri’s roommate Kate’s boyfriend. He notices what others do not. He knows Terri’s not shy, and he’s curious about what else she might be. Kate being away for a long weekend, provides the perfect chance for him to find out. Read the full synopsis on the book page.
Anthony: Unshackled (The Black Series Book 4) by Joan Vassar
Joan Vassar’s captivating Black series picks up on the gritty streets of New York City during the height of the Civil War. Anthony, mired in pain and still reeling from the death of his best friend, travels to Manhattan on an errand for the legendary Black. Once the task is complete, he finds himself at a brothel specializing in dark women.
Nostalgia: A B-Roll Love Story by Nako
Depending on who you ask, love and loyalty goes hand in hand. But, which would you rather have? Kenya Yvette Schumere is an imperial woman. Born with a diamond-encrusted spoon in her mouth yet probably the most entertaining person you could ever come into contact with. She’s a rare gem.
Elijah Sadier, a man from across the tracks finds himself quite smitten with Ms. Schumere.
At a drastic turn of events, they were left with no other choice but to leave everything that they once knew behind to embark on a journey of life together. Read the full synopsis on the book page.
Living Single: The Completed Series by K. Yvette
From Book 1: One building. Six women that are all feeling the same way in the new year; desiring to be SINGLE for once in their life. Constantly chasing after love and yearning for time and attention. Two things that should come without warrant. With nothing else to do, they end up at the party in their condominium and vow to enjoy the new decade…living single and being free.
Delectable: A Sweet Romance by Phoenix Ash
Joi Briar despises Thursdays. Each one reminds her of her gut-wrenching, soul-clearing, crown-snatched heartbreak. If it weren’t for the piece of heaven she found in the slices of chocolate cake served by a local boutique cafe and the morning wake up calls from her older sister, she’d keep her head under covers and drown in her days.
That is, until the one day she enters the bake shop and meets a new kind of sweet. The kind that wakes her in the morning, infects her thoughts during the day, and feasts on her body at night. Read the full synopsis on the book page.
Where You Are by Tucora Monique
Kross Karmer is wedged between faith and fear. After surviving a traumatic event that headlined her city’s newspaper, the multi-talented beauty is unable to withstand large crowds and is paralyzed by the thought of history repeating itself. Shielding her mental stability and tucking away the will to rejoin the world, Kross becomes accustomed to her hermit lifestyle.
However, with family, friends and a new delivery man vying for her affection; the eclectic music columnist has begun to wonder, is her lonely more peaceful than love? Read the full synopsis on the book page.
My Muted Love by Love Belvin
Never judge a book by its cover, one of the world’s most common clichés. Though sage advice, the age-old aphorism is rarely followed. Take, for instance, Tori McNabb and Ashton Spencer, two subjects who believe by aesthetics alone, they have no reason to breathe the same air. When startling circumstances align on the campus of Blakewood State University, the two have no choice but to look beyond their exteriors. Read the full synopsis on the book page.
The Time Shared (Kennedy Sisters Novel Book 1) by Endiya Carter
Yuliana Kennedy; left at the altar. Sayi Mathis; left after twenty years of marriage.
Two people left by the people they pledged to spend the rest of their lives with, were mistakenly checked into the same condo on vacation with their families and friends. Yuliana, nor Sayi were thinking about meeting someone on a trip that was supposed to pull them out of the bad space they were in, but one thing about love is that it sneaks up on you when you least expect it.
Loved By A Billionaire: The Kassom Brothers (3 book series) by K. Renee
From Book 1: Rerelease***After the death of their father, sisters, Ciera and Ari Voss developed a bond that not many can comprehend. Struggling through life, the sister’s lean on each other for support and guidance.
Juelz Kassom is the king of the streets. After becoming a billionaire thanks to a lucrative drug enterprise, Juelz has finally ready to go legit. Although the transition seems like it should be smooth, it turns out to be the exact opposite. Motivated by the death of his fiancé and daughters’ mother, Juelz knows he has to leave the streets alone before it’s too late. Read full synopsis on the book page.
My Baby Mama’s a Thot: Antwan and Janelle’s not so love story by Nisha Brown
Gold digger gold digger gold digger! That’s what Janelle is. Broke broke broke! That’s what Antwan is. These two are not a match made in heaven but because of Janelle’s unexpected pregnancy, they are stuck together.
The situation goes from bad to worse when Janelle decides to sleep with the dopeman for financial gain in order to take care of herself and baby because she is not making enough money at the strip club. Read full synopsis on the book page.
Butterfly by Ashley Antoinette
“Run away from the boy that gives you butterflies, he’s going to break your heart.”
Morgan Atkins had been told that phrase ever since she was a little girl and still she allowed herself to fall for the boy that made her heart flutter. After losing her first love, Morgan is terrified to love again. She’s settled for a comfortable life with a respectable man. She has everything. She’s living in the lap of luxury and although she’s comfortable, she’s bored out of her mind.
When a ghost from her past blows into town, she finds herself entangled in an illicit affair. It’s wrong, but she can’t fight the butterflies he gives her and honestly, she doesn’t want to. Read full synopsis on the book page.
Forbidden Lust Series by Aubree Pynn
From Book 1: Demi is a force but Greyson is the enforcer. Together the race is on to tame each other. Can they make this week one to be remembered or will outside forces ruin a good thing before it’s started? Find out in As We Lay: Forbidden Lust Series Book One.
The Rake by Shataya Simms
Raised in a brothel by her pimp father and outnumbered by her older brothers, Keller Kane always felt that she lived a life that wasn’t her own. Her father, Lucian, groomed her to be a lady, something to be looked at and admired-a trophy of sorts. His dream for his only daughter was for her to marry rich and be taken care of by her man, but Keller had other plans.
Being accepted into Princeton University was her ticket out. Keller worked hard to become a lawyer and landed her first corporate job right out of law school, but when the politics in her law firm conflicts with her morals, she decides she has had enough. Quitting her job and remembering the lessons her father taught her, she took a leap of faith and decides to fund her lifestyle by hosting high stakes underground poker games. Read full synopsis on the book page.
My Cherie a’Moore (All That & Moore Book 8) by Celeste Granger
She was somewhat of a free spirit, yet, she felt rightly guided to his. Trinity Moore, burgeoning entrepreneur and youngest of the Moore sisters, does what she will. Whether business or pleasure, Trinity does it on her own terms, unapologetically.
But he touched her in a way Trinity couldn’t deny; assuaging unknown pains and awakening a transcendental energy that spoke to her soul. Read full synopsis on the book page.
All Formats Kindle Edition Lincoln Black Knights MC (4 book series) by K. Harris
From Book 1: After the tragic loss of her boyfriend Maze, Destiny Oliver was painted as a bitter snitching chick left in his wake. Though she was given the rarest honor, ‘The First Lady’ of the cutthroat motorcycle club outside of Nashville Tennessee, a lot of folks weren’t as accepting to her presence. Jealousy fueled damages are done in hopes of breaking Dez down to nothing inside and out.
Whereas her father tried to warn her that her affiliation with the Lincoln Black Knights was dangerous, she didn’t believe that all of them were creeps. The night of Maze’s homegoing celebration, Destiny is faced with the ultimate betrayal from being associated with the club. Read full synopsis on the book page.
Come and Get Me by Monica Walters
Tiffany Henderson is the baby girl out of her six siblings and the only one who hasn’t found love. While chasing her dreams of owning a successful business and being an innovator in the rodeo industry, she feels she’s still missing out.
She wants what her siblings have… a family. Making huge moves establishing herself in the industry as a black woman, she meets the man that could possibly accompany her to fame, however, her desire to be in control of every facet in her life, including the people in it, can be a huge turn-off.
Ryder Semien knows what it feels like to have a rewarding career, doing just what he loves. As a highly sought-after tattoo artist, he’s living his wildest dreams of creating art on walking billboards. He’s somewhat content in where his life is, until he meets the woman of his dreams. Read full synopsis on the book page.
The Business of Lovers: A Novel by Eric Jerome Dickey
Unlike their younger brother, André, whose star as a comedian is rising, neither Dwayne nor Brick Duquesne is having luck with his career—and they’re unluckier still in love.
Former child star Dwayne has just been fired from his latest acting role and barely has enough money to get by after paying child support to his spiteful former lover, while Brick struggles to return to his uninspiring white-collar job after suffering the dual blows of a health emergency and a nasty breakup with the woman he still loves.
Neither brother is looking to get entangled with a woman anytime soon, but love—and lust—has a way of twisting the best-laid plans. Read full synopsis on the book page.
And there you have it, a list of all the books that our Sistah Girls said were the best to drop in 2020 so far.
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