Kimberla L Roby

She won the NAACP Image Award for Best Literary Achievement in Fiction in 2013, as well as the AAMBC Award for Female Author of the Year in 2014. USA Today, The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Essence(R) Magazine, Upscale Magazine, Emerge Magazine, The Dallas Morning News, and The Austin Chronicle have all featured her books on their best-seller lists. Roby has won multiple accolades, including the Chicago Black History Month Book Fair and Conference's First-Time Author Award, the Blackboard Fiction Book of the Year Award, the African-American Literary Award Show's Female Author of the Year Award, and the Central Mississippi Regional Library System's Patron Choice Award. Her husband and she live in Illinois. is where you can find her online.