African American Fiction Quotes

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Gloria Mallette
“Never Let anyone tell you that you can't; show them that you can.”
Gloria Mallette

J.D. Mason
“Guilt doesn't follow the rules of time. Most things fade with time, regret, eyesight, memories. But guilt feeds on time, and as it feeds, it grows, and when it runs out of time, it begins to gnaw on the guilty.”
J.D. Mason, Drop Dead, Gorgeous

N.D. Jones
“You can take away my anger, my fear, my fury, even my pain, but I could never live with myself if I’m not the one to bring that demon to justice. You’re all the family I have left, Serwa, and I pledged myself to you when I was a man-child of twenty-one years. Now, as a man of centuries, that responsibility hasn’t changed. If anything, it’s only gotten stronger.”
N.D. Jones, Fire, Fury, Faith

Jaguar Jonez
“Jaeshawn!” I screamed. My hips bucked off the bed, as the sucking grew more intense. I could feel a tightening sensation in my stomach that sent tingles to the ends of my toes. He stopped sucking and roughly dragged his tongue over my love button, over and over again, until I felt like I was going to explode. "Jaeeee!” I screamed as I started to ride his tongue.”
Jaguar Jonez, Dem Country Girls Love Hard: Everybody Starts Off With A Clean Slate

N.D. Jones
“I really want to call you to me in a thunderbolt so I can smack you. We’re not even married yet and I want to strangle you with my bare hands. That doesn’t bode well for your life expectancy, Assefa, or my chance of staying out of prison on a homicide charge”
N.D. Jones, Of Deception and Divinity

N.D. Jones
“My teeth ache, my gums hurt, and my cat is tearing me apart, wanting you in every way imaginable. Your body. Your magic. Your fire spirit. Your blood.”
N.D. Jones, Of Beasts and Bonds

N.D. Jones
“Fire witches are two parts sweet and one part sour, the perfect Daiquiri—classic, delicious, and deceptively potent.”
N.D. Jones, Of Deception and Divinity

Jaguar Jonez
“We stared at each other in silence until she looked away. I won. I always won, because I had my daddy’s eyes and she could only stare for so long, without looking away. I had my own ways of getting to Baby-Sweet.”
Jaguar Jonez, Dem Country Girls Love Hard: Everybody Starts Off With A Clean Slate

N.D. Jones
“You’re no damsel-in-distress. If you were, you wouldn’t be the right woman for me. I like my heroines with backbone and bite.”
N.D. Jones, The Wish of Xmas Present

N.D. Jones
“Trust her heart, Assefa, and believe in yourself. No matter the challenge, no matter the foe, be brave, be wise, be the undefeated Mngwa of lore.”
N.D. Jones, Of Beasts and Bonds

N.D. Jones
“You and that amazing body of yours will be the cause of some too-appreciative witch’s death. Maybe two witches.” Or a dozen, her fire spirit hissed.”
N.D. Jones, Of Beasts and Bonds

Roy L. Pickering Jr.
“If Audrey sensed what he was contemplating, her silence did not let on. He turned from the window and found her looking at him with a flawless poker face. It may have been attentiveness and curiosity to hear what he would say next, or perhaps she was expecting from him what women throughout the ages, often against their better judgment, had expected of men.”
Roy L. Pickering Jr., Matters of Convenience

N.D. Jones
“Ah, sweetheart, what are you doing?”

“I think that’s pretty obvious. I’m witch-handling your orgasm-giver.”
N.D. Jones, Of Deception and Divinity

Jaguar Jonez
“We were about to make love in the same bed I shared with my husband, and the extent of our immorality was weighing in on both of us, but not enough to stop us.”
Jaguar Jonez, Dem Country Girls Love Hard: Everybody Starts Off With A Clean Slate

N.D. Jones
“You, a domesticated animal? I don’t think so. First, you could barely fit in my living room. Second, I would never insult you by thinking of or treating the Bloodstone Dragon as I would a dog or cat. I don’t want to pet you, Kya, I want to touch you, know you. That’s not the same.”
N.D. Jones, Stones of Dracontias: The Bloodstone Dragon

N.D. Jones
“You’re going to break my dragon’s heart, Armstrong Knight.”
N.D. Jones, Stones of Dracontias: The Bloodstone Dragon

N.D. Jones
“I’m the Bloodstone Dragon, Armstrong Knight, do not doubt my might.”
N.D. Jones, Stones of Dracontias: The Bloodstone Dragon

N.D. Jones
“You’re a smart woman, and I’m a romantic man who believes in an arrow-shooting Cupid, Santeria love spells, and pixie dust of protection and enchantment.”
N.D. Jones, The Perks of Higher Ed

N.D. Jones
“What I want, however, is for you to cast off the shackles of the past and step into the future with me as an emancipated woman.”
N.D. Jones, The Perks of Higher Ed

N.D. Jones
“Anal is such a judgmental word. Unless, of course, you’re talking about sex then it’s the best word in the world. By the way, whenever you want to take our relationship to the next level, I’m all in.”
N.D. Jones, The Wish of Xmas Present

N.D. Jones
“Why are our lives worth more than werewolves?”
N.D. Jones, Crimson Hunter

“From the Pages of Your Mind to the Written Word…
Let It Live!”
Marian E, Trace My Tears

Faith Dismuke
“I don't regret a single one of our kisses; and, I'm not about to repent for being a woman who lives her life with kindness and love.”
Faith Dismuke

Faith Dismuke
“You used me. You Ade me feel special then you threw me away when you were bored. You took my trust. You broke my trust. You turned people against me. You turned me against myself.”
Faith Dismuke

Afia Atakora
“It was an honor to lift this burden and so the burden was light.”
Afia Atakora, Conjure Women

“After I’ve preached the last sermon I’ll ever deliver, I sit in my Audi with my dad’s Bible in one hand and a Glock 17 in the other, contemplating how to get away with a robbery. Soon this gun will make me money, send me to prison or kill me. My life is now that simple.”
Timmothy B. McCann, Divorcing Atlanta: When it comes to marriage, it's the words between "I do," and "until death do us part," that destroys us.

N.D. Jones
“I’ve never killed anyone but I would rather choke on the blood of my fallen enemies than permit harm to come to you again.”
N.D. Jones, Mafdet's Claws

N.D. Jones
“You are at your best when those you love are uppermost in your heart and mind. Swift feet, Mafdet, swift feet.”
N.D. Jones, Mafdet's Claws

N.D. Jones
“Even when you love with all you are, life will demand parts of your heart and soul. Sometimes, life takes more than you think you have to give. The question then becomes, Great Cat of the Nation of Swiftborne, when life rips out your heart and drops it at your feet, what will you do?”
N.D. Jones, Mafdet's Claws