These New Books by Black Authors Need to Be on Your Reading List
The list spans genres, from literary fiction to fantasy to nonfiction.
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.
The Black Guy Dies First by Robin R. Means Coleman, PhD, and Mark H. Harris
The Human Origins of Beatrice Porter and Other Essential Ghosts by Soraya Palmer
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