Books by Black Authors On My Bookshelf
For #BlackHistoryMonth I’m shining a spotlight on ten books by Black authors that I have read in 2022/2023.
How often do you pick up a book by a Black author?
Do you have a favorite or most memorable book by a Black author?
***Titles are Amazon affiliate links or links to my reviews.
(In no particular order)
Fiction; Mystery; Classical Music
Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
YA Fiction; Social Justice
The Thread Collectors by Shaunna J. Edwards (coauthor)
Historical Fiction; Civil War
MG Contemporary Fiction
Yinka, Where is Your Huzband? by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn
Contemporary Fiction; Romance; Family Drama
Contemporary Fiction/Historical Fiction; Family Drama
Contemporary Fiction; Romance
So Many Beginnings by Bethany C. Morrow
Historical Fiction; Family Drama; Little Women Remix
Ghost by Jason Reynolds (reread)
MG Contemporary Fiction; Family Drama; Sports
What is one book you’ve read by a Black author in 2022 or 2023?
Have you read a book by one of these ten authors?
Happy Reading Book Buddies!
“Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke
“I love the world of words, where life and literature connect.” ~Denise J Hughes
“Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad ones.” ~Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
“I read because books are a form of transportation, of teaching, and of connection! Books take us to places we’ve never been, they teach us about our world, and they help us to understand human experience.” ~Madeleine Riley, Top Shelf Text
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