Books Beverly Jenkins Books by Beverly Jenkins Beverly Jenkins has written books about: Romance Historical Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Beverly Jenkins NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Book News & Features Beverly Jenkins Wraps Bitter History In Sweet Romance August 8, 2015 Beverly Jenkins writes historical romances — about free black towns, lawmen and cowboys and Civil War vets. She says her mission is to illuminate the parts of black history you don't learn in school. Beverly Jenkins Wraps Bitter History In Sweet Romance Listen · 5:01 5:01 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/427416512/430633695" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Books Happy Ever After: 100 Swoon-Worthy Romances July 29, 2015 It's the NPR Books Summer of Love, so to celebrate, we asked our readers to nominate their favorite romances. And the results are in: 100 love stories to help every reader find a happy ever after. Books Halloween Makes Us Think Of ... Diversity In Romance! October 31, 2014 Romance guru Bobbi Dumas once worked at an international school — and she says the colorful world of the kids' Halloween costumes inspired her to think about diversity in her favorite literature. Summer of Love Romance Writers Offer Sweet Thoughts For Valentine's Day February 14, 2014 Even if you hate the holiday, any day is a good day for chocolate and a swoony romantic read. But NPR's romance guru Bobbi Dumas is an unabashed lover of Valentine's Day, and she celebrating by asking five of her favorite authors to recommend their favorite romances — and describe their own Valentine traditions.