Looking to add more diversity to your romance book reading? Check out this list of black romance authors to read right now!
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If you’re looking to diversify your romance book reading then look no further than this list of black romance authors.
These ladies know how to write romance and happily-ever-afters, so check out their portfolios of work when selecting your next romance book.
Diverse Romance Books from Diverse Authors
Ready to add diverse romance books as well as diverse authors to your reading list? These black romance authors have you covered.
Their romance books span several genres and categories in romance including contemporary romance, historical romance, gay and LBGTQ romance, sports romance and erotic romance to name a few.
These authors also include diverse characters in their romance books including black couples, interracial couples, and gay and lesbian couples as well.
*If you’re looking for even more diverse reads, don’t miss my post on #OwnVoices books in romance!
This is by no means an exhaustive list but these are some incredible black romance authors worth reading right now!
Below I highlight each author’s most popular book to date as well as a few additional titles of their top works. You can also click on their Amazon page or Goodreads page to see all of their romance books.
Do you have a favorite black romance author that’s your go-to in romance? Share in the comments below!
Black Romance Authors to Put on Your Must Read List:
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As if Zora Leffersbee didn’t have enough to worry about with her tenure job in jeopardy, funding for her employees uncertain and a fake engagement to manage, the boy who broke her heart when he disappeared suddenly is now back in town and in her office. Nick is back and willing to do whatever it takes to win back Zora – if she’ll let him.
Daisy Payton is a freshman at college ready to start a new chapter in her life, on her own and away from the pressures associated with the family name Payton. On move in day she meets senior Trevor Boone. Neither expected or anticipated their instant attraction but barriers ultimately arise that try to block their potential start at something more.
The only thing standing in Chelsea Grant’s way of making partner at her firm is turning a reclusive computer genius into a media darling in time for his new product launch. Only he doesn’t know his company hired her and the more time they spend together, the harder it is to keep things professional.
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Naledi Smith doesn’t have time for fairy tales and she certainly doesn’t believe the e-mails claiming she’s betrothed to an African prince. When Prince Thabiso tracks down his missing betrothed he has a chance to experience life without the crown and can’t help falling for Naledi. Has he found his princess or will his deception be their end?
More Alyssa Cole Books:
Agreeing to attend a wedding with someone after being stuck in an elevator isn’t something Alexa normally does but there’s just something about Drew that she can’t resist. After a great time together are they destined for a long-distance dating disaster or more than they could hope for?
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There’s something about the forbidden that makes the temptation so great. I’ve in lust with my dead brother’s wife and every day it gets harder to ignore my need, especially since she works with me. It might be time to surrender to the temptation, even if it means losing everything.
More Naima Simone Books:
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West Indian heiress Patience Jordan lost everything when she questioned her English husband’s mysterious suicide. Wanting to be close to her newborn son, she gets hired as her son’s own nanny in the house of his new guardian, Busick Strathmore, Duke of Repington. The two soon become unexpected allies and discover an unexpected passion.
More Vanessa Riley Books:
When Samiah Brooks realizes she’s been catfished along with two other “girlfriends,” the three women end up bonding and make a pact to think only of themselves for the next six months. But just as she’s dedicated to put herself first for once, Samiah meets the sexy Daniel Collins at work and wonders if he just might be boyfriend material.
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