Black Voices

Books by black authors.

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Nubia. Real one - McKinney, L. L. (Leatrice L.),

Summary: "Nubia has always been a little bit...different. As a baby she showcased Amazonian-like strength by pushing over a tree to rescue her neighbor's cat. But despite her having similar abilities, the...

Some other now - Everett, Sarah,

Summary: Jessi is caught between two brothers as the three navigate family, loss, and love over the course of her seventeenth and eighteenth summers.

Like home - Onomae, Louisa,

Summary: Chinelo is all about her neighborhood Ginger East, but when her friend Kate's parent's store is vandalized and the vandal still at large, Nelo and her beloved Ginger East are shaken to their core....

The gilded ones - Forna, Namina,

Summary: The blood ceremony will determine whether Deka will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can...

Muted - Charles, Tami,

Summary: A tale inspired by true events traces the experiences of a talented singer who wants to escape her all-white community before catching the attention of an R&B star who gives her access to fame and...

The life I'm in - Flake, Sharon G.,

Summary: "In 'The Skin I'm In,' readers saw into the life of Maleeka Madison, a teen who suffered from the ridicule she received because of her dark skin color. For decades fans have wanted to know the fate...

When you look like us - Harris, Pamela N.,

Summary: When you look like us-brown skin, brown eyes, black braids or fades-everyone else thinks you're trouble. No one even blinks twice over a missing black girl from public housing because she must've...

The meet-cute project - Richardson, Rhiannon,

Summary: High school junior Mia, who hates romantic comedies, must endure the "meet-cute" encounters her best friends set up to help her find a date for her sister's wedding. Mia hates rom-coms. They're...

The awakening of Malcolm X - Shabazz, Ilyasah,

Summary: While in Charlestown Prison in the 1940s, young Malcolm Little reads all the books in the library, joins the debate team and the Nation of Islam, and emerges as Malcolm X.

Rebel sisters - Onyebuchi, Tochi,

Summary: Living a comfortable life in the Space Colonies, Ify, now nineteen and a medical administrator, must return to wartorn Nigeria, where she last saw her sister, to investigate why young refugees from...

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