34 Publications from Dafina, an Imprint of Kensington Publishing Corp., are AALBC Bestselling Books

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Dafina

Dafina Books is the leading publisher of commercial fiction written by and about people of African descent. The word Dafina, which is Swahili for an unexpected gift or treasure, reflects the imprint’s mission: to share the gift of storytelling.

Founded in 2000, Dafina Books has established itself as a publishing home for dynamic stories in genres as diverse as historical fiction, women’s fiction, street lit, suspense, romance, teen, and inspirational. Dafina Books launched the careers of today’s most popular African American commercial authors, including Wahida Clark, Mary Monroe, Mary B. Morrison, Kimberla Lawson Roby, and Carl Weber. Dafina Books publishes over 50 books a year in hardcover, trade paperback, mass market, and eBook.

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Click for more detail about Thug Matrimony by Wahida Clark
Thug Matrimony
by Wahida Clark
Click for more detail about Payback Is A Mutha by Wahida Clark
Payback Is A Mutha
by Wahida Clark
Click for more detail about Sleeping With The Enemy by Wahida Clark and Kiki Swinson
Sleeping With The Enemy
by Wahida Clark and Kiki Swinson
Click for more detail about The Ditchdigger’s Daughters by Yvonne S. Thornton
The Ditchdigger’s Daughters
by Yvonne S. Thornton
Click for more detail about Big Girls Do Cry by Carl Weber
Big Girls Do Cry
by Carl Weber
Click for more detail about Life After Wifey by Kiki Swinson
Life After Wifey
by Kiki Swinson
Click for more detail about I’m Still Wifey by Kiki Swinson
I’m Still Wifey
by Kiki Swinson
Click for more detail about Wifey by Kiki Swinson
Wifey
by Kiki Swinson
Click for more detail about Hard Candy by Amaleka McCall
Hard Candy
by Amaleka McCall
Click for more detail about Another Man Will by Daaimah S. Poole
Another Man Will
by Daaimah S. Poole
Click for more detail about Hustlin’ Divas by De’nesha Diamond
Hustlin’ Divas
by De’nesha Diamond
Click for more detail about Wife Extraordinaire by Kiki Swinson
Wife Extraordinaire
by Kiki Swinson
Click for more detail about Still Wifey Material by Kiki Swinson
Still Wifey Material
by Kiki Swinson
Click for more detail about Here and Now by Kimberla Lawson Roby
Here and Now
by Kimberla Lawson Roby
Click for more detail about God Don’t Play by Mary Monroe
God Don’t Play
by Mary Monroe
Click for more detail about Sister Betty Says I Do by Pat G’Orge Walker
Sister Betty Says I Do
by Pat G’Orge Walker
Click for more detail about Somewhat Saved by Pat G’Orge Walker
Somewhat Saved
by Pat G’Orge Walker
Click for more detail about The Stolen Daughter by ReShonda Tate Billingsley
The Stolen Daughter
by ReShonda Tate Billingsley
Click for more detail about When Sunday Comes Again by Terry E. Hill
When Sunday Comes Again
by Terry E. Hill
Click for more detail about The Replacement Wife by Tiffany Warren
The Replacement Wife
by Tiffany Warren
Click for more detail about Looking for Trouble by Trice Hickman
Looking for Trouble
by Trice Hickman
Click for more detail about Secret Indiscretions by Trice Hickman
Secret Indiscretions
by Trice Hickman
Click for more detail about The Other Side of Divine by Vanessa Davis Griggs
The Other Side of Divine
by Vanessa Davis Griggs
Click for more detail about The Other Side Of Goodness by Vanessa Davis Griggs
The Other Side Of Goodness
by Vanessa Davis Griggs