Best African American Books on January 2020 - [TOP 10 Picks] at

  • The Darkest Child

    • ISBN: 1616958723
    • Manufacturer: Soho Press

    A new edition of this award-winning modern classic, with an introduction by Tayari Jones (An American Marriage), an excerpt from the never before seen follow-up, and discussion guide.   Pakersfield, Georgia, 1958: Thirteen-year-old Tangy Mae Quinn is the sixth of ten fatherless siblings. She is the darkest-skinned among them and therefore the ugli... [read more]

  • A Boss Gave Me the Best Love 3

    • Manufacturer: Leo Sullivan Presents

    Supreme has finally come head to head with his past, and he has no plans to back down or lose the war that has ensued. Will he finally get rid of the one person who is singlehandedly ruining his relationship, or will he be the one to take the fall?Sova has finally found the man of her dreams, and she refuses to allow anyone to get in their way. How... [read more]

  • An American Marriage (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel

    • ISBN: 1616208686
    • Brand: Algonquin Books
    • Manufacturer: Algonquin Books


  • Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires

    • Manufacturer: HarperAudio

    The astonishing untold history of America's first black millionaires - former slaves who endured incredible challenges to amass and maintain their wealth for a century, from the Jacksonian period to the Roaring '20s - self-made entrepreneurs whose unknown success mirrored that of American business heroes such as Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, and... [read more]

  • She Was His Best Friend: Always Friends Before Lovers

    • Manufacturer: Brand Bullies Publishing

    *THIS IS A STAND-ALONE NOVELPretty Lancer and Dexten Brown were the true definition of self-made. After being forced into a foster home in their younger years, the two built a bond that could never be broken. Dex didn’t have too many aspirations, but after hearing about Pretty’s dreams of wanting to become a barber, he wanted in, and her dream ... [read more]

  • One Love (Music Books for Children, African American Baby Books, Bob Marley Book for Kids)

    • ISBN: 1452138559
    • Brand: Chronicle Books
    • Manufacturer: Chronicle Books

    Based on the timeless song by Bob MarleyNow available as a board book that is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to learn about diversity, teamwork, and love.One love, one heart, let's get together and feel all right: Adapted from one of Bob Marley's most beloved songs, One Love brings the joyful spirit and unforgettable lyrics to life for a new... [read more]

  • Pretty Broken Girl: An Unconventional Love Story

    • Manufacturer: Ishkadiddle Publishing

    "You'll never look at a closed office door the same again." --Kirkus Reviewer A divorced couple battles for control in the boardroom but things heat up when their competition reaches the bedroom.Ten years ago, Dakota divorced the love of her life for all the wrong reasons. She has no idea he’ll walk through her office door ten years later as he... [read more]

  • 100 African-Americans Who Shaped American History (100 Series)

    • ISBN: 0912517182
    • Brand: Bluewood Books
    • Manufacturer: Bluewood Books

    Teeming with interesting nuggets of fact and information, 100 African Americans Who Shaped American History includes such legendary men and women as Benjamin Banneker, Dred Scott, Mary Church Terrell, George Washington Carver and Bessie Smith. Also included are Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall and many, many more. Organized ch... [read more]

  • Loving The Wrong Man

    After dealing with a toxic relationship, the last thing Jazmine wants to do is jump into another one. Yet one unexpected encounter with a sexy stranger causes her to rethink that decision. Will this mysterious man be the one who will save her from her past or make her life more complicated than it already is?Find out what happens in part one of Lov... [read more]

  • When God Made You

    • ISBN: 1601429185
    • Brand: WaterBrook Press
    • Manufacturer: Convergent Books

    YOU, you… God thinks about you.God was thinking of you long before your debut.From early on, children are looking to discover their place in the world and longing to understand how their personalities, traits, and talents fit in. The assurance that they are deeply loved and a unique creation in our big universe is certain to help them spread thei... [read more]

  • Sweet Home Café Cookbook: A Celebration of African American Cooking

    • ISBN: 1588346404
    • Manufacturer: Smithsonian Books

    A celebration of African American cooking with 109 recipes from the National Museum of African American History and Culture's Sweet Home Café. Named a 2019 James Beard Foundation Book Award nominee for best American cookbook; a Food & Wine best cookbook of fall 2018; a Booklist top 10 food book of 2018; an Essence Oct 2018 pick, and more.Since the... [read more]

  • Your Love Is All I Have 3

    • Manufacturer: Jessica Watkins Presents

    We ended the second installment with a cliffhanger that wasn’t expected. Sydnee learns that Garry, the man who she believed was her father, isn’t. Instead, her father is a man named Marty, which leaves Truth and Smoke speechless. How will Sydnee handle that information? Will Truth tell her that he is also connected to Marty?As time continues, S... [read more]

  • Lovin' A Chi-Town Dope Boy 2

    • Manufacturer: Cole Hart Signature, LLC

    Tweet and Dez came home to find the house covered in blood. Instantly, Dez is upset and ready to kill for answers. Tweet suspects that it’s Slice, but she doesn’t have any proof. Samples of blood were taken by the police and processed by forensics. The results are beyond shocking. Slice has tricks up his sleeves for days. He plans to ruin Tweet... [read more]

  • Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies

    • Manufacturer: Amistad

    NAACP 2017 Image Award WinnerWith his trademark acerbic wit, incisive humor, and infectious paranoia, one of our foremost comedians and most politically engaged civil rights activists looks back at 100 key events from the complicated history of black America.A friend of luminaries including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Medgar Evers, and the fore... [read more]

  • A Boss Gave Me the Best Love

    • Manufacturer: Leo Sullivan Presents

    Supreme Boss has sworn off love. After witnessing his fiancée’s death and being left alone to raise his daughter, falling in love again is the last thing on his mind. However, when a total stranger risks her life to help him, he finds himself enthralled with the beauty who swooped in to save the day.Sova Blow is fed up with love. After wasting h... [read more]

  • A Kid's Guide to African American History : More than 70 Activities

    A selection hands-on activities, songs, and games that teach about the people, experiences, and events that shaped African American

    • UPC: 5515427

  • Black Fortunes : The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires

    Includes bibliographical references and

    • UPC: 891474096

  • A Child's Introduction to African American History : The Experiences, People, and Events That Shaped Our Country

    "Critically acclaimed writer Jabari Asim guides readers ages 9-12 through the history of African Americans, from the slave trade to the Black Lives Matter movement, in the latest volume in

    • UPC: 56199017

  • National Museum of African American History and Culture : A Souvenir Book

    This souvenir book showcases some of the most influential and important treasures of the National Museum of African American History and Culture's collections. These include a hymn book owned by

    • UPC: 51331794

  • Lift Every Voice and Sing II Pew Edition : An African American Hymnal

    "Horace Clarence Boyer ... served ... as general editor"--P.

    • UPC: 2380005

  • AFRICAN AMERICAN HUMOR: The Best Black Comedy from Slavery to Today...

    • UPC / SKU: 333009149679
    • Category: Nonfiction
    • Price: 22 USD

  • The 100 Best African American Poems (ExLib) by Nikki Giovanni

    • UPC / SKU: 143282596522
    • Category: Fiction & Literature
    • Price: 6 USD

  • African American Humor: The Best Black Comedy from Slavery to Today by Mel Watki

    • UPC / SKU: 391697095344
    • Category: Nonfiction
    • Price: 18 USD

  • Best African American Essays : 2009 (ExLib)

    • UPC / SKU: 142904392502
    • Category: Nonfiction
    • Price: 3 USD

  • Best African American Essays 2009 by Early, Gerald -ExLibrary

    • UPC / SKU: 273688832546
    • Category: Nonfiction
    • Price: 2 USD