Reading Lists

 
There is no way to acquire deep knowledge without reading.
— Ellis Cose
 

Reviews Alphabetical by author

A

  • Adiche, Chimamanda 
    • Americana
    • We Should All Be Feminist
  • Alexander, Kwame

B

  • Butler, Octavia E. 
    • Kindred
    • Kindred (Graphic Novel)
    • Parable of the Sower
  • Byrd, Ayana D.
    • Hair Story (co-writer)

C

  • Carter, Camari
    • Death By Comb

D

  • Dire, Wars
    • Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth

E

F

  • Flake, Sharon G.
    • The Skin I'm In

G

  • Gay, Roxane
    • Bad Feminist

H

  • Hurston, Zora Neale
    • Their Eyes Were Watching God

I

J

K

  • Kennedy, Randal
    • Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word
  • Kuma, Ama
    • Nandi's Unexpected Girt

L

  • Lighthouse (Ed.)
    • Voices of Black America

M

N

O

  • Okorafor, Nnedi 
    • Binti
    • Binti:Home

P

  • Ponder, Joe
    • Kings of Earth

Q

R

  • Randall, 
    • She's Just Not That Into You
  • Rhimes, Shonda
    • Year of Yes

S

  • Smith, Mychal Denzel
    • Invisible Man, Got The Whole World Watching

T

  • Tharps, Lori L. 
    • Hair Story (co-writer)

U

V

W

X

Y

Z

 

 

Alphabetical by Title

A

  • Americana (Chimamanda Adiche)

B

  • Bad Feminist (Roxane Gay)
  • Binti (Nnedi Okorafor)
  • Binti: Home (Nnedi Okorafor)
  • Booked (Kwame Alexander)

C

D

  • Death By Comb (Camari Carter)

E

F

G

  •  

H

  • Hair Story (Ayana D. Byrd & Lori L. Tharps)

I

  • Invisible Man, Got The Whole World Watching (Mychal Denzel Smith)

J

K

  • Kindred (Octavia E. Butler)
  • Kindred -Graphic Novel (Octavia E. Butler story, )
  • Kings of Earth (Joe Ponder)

L

M

N

  • Nandi's Unexpected Gift (Ama Kuma)
  • Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word (Randal Kennedy)

O

P

  • Parable of the Sower (Octavia E. Butler)

Q

R

S

  • She's Just Not That Into You (A. Randal)

T

  • Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth (Warsire)
  • The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
  • The Skin I'm In (Sharon G. Flake)

U

V

  • Voices of Black America (Lighthouse, Ed.)

W

X

Y

  • Year of Yes (Shonda Rhimes)

Z

To Be Read

Zora And Me

Genres

  • Biography
  • Children's 
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry