The list spans genres, from literary fiction to fantasy to nonfiction.

These New Books by Black Authors Need to Be on Your Reading List

There are a lot of ways you can honor Black History Month—learning, donating to worthy causes, and supporting Black-owned businesses are all great ways to do it. This month is also the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in art and culture, and picking up a book by a Black author is a good place to start.

For some reading suggestions, Goodreads recently compiled a list of the most popular new and highly anticipated books by Black authors, according to its users. These are the books that many Goodreads members have added to their want-to-read shelves. And you’ll see from the list that it spans many genres, like literary fiction, fantasy, mystery, nonfiction, and romance.

Take a look at the recommendations below to read for this month and beyond.

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