10 Featured Books by Black Authors

 Feb. 5, 2022 |

Being a Black woman, I love and enjoy reading and featuring black authors all year round, regardless of season, but for this month of February I'm intentional about celebrating their brilliant and awesome crafts even more!

Featured are 10 books (7 of which I already own) by Black authors published within the last year that I absolutely look forward to reading this year. Aren't these covers just gorgeous!👏

  1. In Every Mirror She’s Black by Lola Akinmade Akerstrom (Women's fiction, race, friendship, romance)
  2. Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman (Poetry, social justice, racism, healing)
  3. Wahala by Nikki May (Women's fiction, friendship, romance)
  4. Love is a Revolution by Renee Watson (romance, body positivity, friendship)
  5. Instructions For Dancing by Nicola Yoon (romance, fantasy)
  6. We Are Not Like Them by Christine Pride; Jo Piazza (racism, social justice, friendship)
  7. Yinka, Where is Your Huzband? by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn (romantic comedy, friendship)
  8. Black Girls Must Die Exhausted by Jayne Allen (friendship, resilience, race)
  9. Black Boy Joy by Kwame Mbalia (short stories, poetry, BLM, Black pride)
  10. Where the Rhythm Takes You by Sarah Dass (romance, island setting, friendship, music)

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