A Novel of Hattie McDaniel
As seen on The TODAY Show!Bestselling author ReShonda Tate presents a fascinating fictional portrait of Hattie McDaniel, one of Hollywood’s most prolific but woefully underappreciated stars—and the first Black person ever to win an Oscar for her role as Mammy in the critically acclaimed classic film Gone With the Wind.It was supposed to be the... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
How to Be True to You
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“Through honest stories and inspiring lessons from her life, A’ja Wilson reminds us to never doubt who we are or apologize for being true to ourselves. Dear Black Girls is a must-read for every Black girl out there.” ―Gabrielle Union, New York Times bestselling author of We're Going to Need More Wine and You... Read more
From award-winning YA author Brandy Colbert comes a debut middle-grade novel about the only two Black girls in town who discover a collection of hidden journals revealing shocking secrets of the past.
Beach-loving surfer Alberta has been the only Black girl in town for years. Alberta's best friend, Laramie, is the closest thing she has to a... Read more
The definitive skincare guide
The ultimate skincare guide for Black women Dija Ayodele takes you through the lifetime of skin, sharing transformative essentials from how to work out your skintype to the dos and don’ts for your everyday routine. She explains the best ingredients for your skin and your budget, and the issues that... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
reflections on race and respectability
'This book is a glowing achievement by one of the best essayists of her generation' Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff ‘Witty, fresh and full of life’ Liv Little Kimberly McIntosh has lived a full life, with a loving family, messy friendships, mind-expanding travel and all-night... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Borders and Bloodlines and the Battles That Made Us
The debut memoir from award-winning journalist Morgan Campbell: an incredible history of a family’s battles across generations, a hilarious and emotional coming-of-age story, and a powerful reckoning with what it means to be Black in Canada—particularly when you have strong American roots.
Morgan Campbell comes from “a fighting family,” a... Read more
National Book Award Finalist
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“One of those books that I could not stop thinking about or talking about. The character development, the tension, the darkly satirical commentary on American culture - everything culminates into a bomb of a book. It will leave you reeling. Read more
REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • “[A] richly textured and deeply moving debut” (The New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice) about one unforgettable Southern Black family and its youngest daughter’s coming of age in the 1990s.
“A triumph . . . Redwood Court is storytelling at its best: tender, vivid, and richly complicated.”—Jacqueline Woodson, New... Read more
The Islands follows the lives of Jamaican women—immigrants or the descendants of immigrants—who have relocated all over the world to escape the ghosts of colonialism on what they call the Island. Set in the United States, Jamaica, and Europe, these international stories examine the lives of an uncertain and unsettled cast of characters. In one... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body, and Spirit
This is the first book to define and explore Black fatigue, the intergenerational impact of systemic racism on the physical and psychological health of Black people—and explain why and how society needs to collectively do more to combat its pernicious effects.
Black people, young and old, are fatigued, says award-winning diversity and inclusion... Read more
Gentle Reminders for Healing, Courage, and Self-Love
In After the Rain, celebrated self-care storyteller Alexandra Elle delivers 15 lessons on how to overcome obstacles, build confidence, and cultivate abundance.
Part memoir and part guide, Elle shares stirring stories from her own remarkable journey from self-doubt to self-love.
This soulful collection is filled with illuminating reflections on... Read more
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORKER
LONGLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE AND THE VCU CABELL FIRST NOVELIST AWARD
“If you read one debut novel in 2022, this should be it.” —Los Angeles Times
In the bustling streets and cloistered homes of Lagos, a cast of vivid characters—some haunted, some defiant—navigate danger,... Read more
A mythic love story set in Trinidad, Ayanna Lloyd Banwo's radiant debut is a masterwork of lush imagination and exuberant storytelling—a spellbinding and hopeful novel about inheritance, loss, and love's seismic power to heal.
"Roots the reader in [Trinidad’s] traditions and rituals [and] ... in the glorious matriarchy by which lineage is upheld.... Read more
Life Lessons from Papa, On and Off the Court
Chris Paul, "The Point God," a member of the NBA's 75th Anniversary Team and current point guard for the Phoenix Suns, narrates this compelling memoir. Deeply affected by the untimely death of his grandfather, Nathaniel "PaPa Chili" Jones, Paul recounts the inspiration and influence PaPa Chili continues to play in his life and career.
A powerful... Read more
A VANITY FAIR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • The story of three once-inseparable college friends in Nigeria who reunite in Lagos for the first time in thirty years—a sparkling novel about the extraordinary resilience of female friendship.
“A story rendered with so much heart.” —Taylor Jenkins Reid, best-selling author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn... Read more
Helping Clients Move Forward from Developmental Trauma--An Integrative Somatic Approach
A practical, integrated approach for therapists working with child and adult patients impacted by developmental trauma and attachment difficulties—featuring a foreword by Waking the Tiger author, Peter Levine.
Kathy L. Kain and Stephen J. Terrell draw on fifty years of their combined clinical and teaching experience to provide this clear road... Read more
A ballerina at the height of her powers becomes consumed with finding her missing brother in this “striking debut” (Oprah Daily).
“A compelling novel about the spiritual and bodily costs of the dogged pursuit of art.”—Raven Leilani, author of Luster
At twenty-two years old, Cece Cordell reaches the pinnacle of her career as a ballet dancer when... Read more
The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, and Kevin Costner. Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Topical and timely, Booker Prize-winning author Ben Okri's new collection of short stories blur parallel realities and walk the line between darkness and magic.
Is what you see all there is? Look again. Playful, frightening, even shocking – the stories in this collection blur the lines between illusion and reality. This is a writer at the height... Read more
Overcoming Struggles and Addictions One Day at a Time
Every church is filled with people who are struggling—often secretly—with addictions of all kinds. Porn, pills, food, money, alcohol, social media, body image, status, sex, anxiety—the list goes on and on. John Elmore is no stranger to addiction. Fifteen years ago, he put a loaded shotgun to his head and later had three doctors tell him he was... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List