In the Mood for Love: Black Romance Books

By Carrie McBride, Communications
February 10, 2023

It's the month of love—enjoy these romance novels from both established and beloved Black authors as well as new voices on the scene. Whether you're looking for something sweet or something saucier, these stories, including contemporary romance, romcoms, and historical romances, are sure to seduce you. 

And don't forget to explore NYPL's Best New Romance Books to fill your romance reading list!

Summaries provided via NYPL’s catalog, which draws from multiple sources. Click through to each book’s title for more.