My passion for reading hasn’t wavered in adulthood. Best of 2018 Video ...2018 Best in Books! The realms of the imagination that Tracey K. Smith explores are vivid and haunting; here she shows us language and idea made anew through her way of seeing. DW McKinney. Switch To HD!Best in Books 2018 / Favorite Books 2018!Best of 2018 Video ...2018 Best in Books! 17 of the most iconic, must-read books written by Black authors. It also illustrates the ripple effects of our decisions as parents. Glory Edim, creator and curator of the groundbreaking Well-Read Black Girl community here taps various members of that community to showcase the black female brilliance that made WRBG such a viral success. The only problem is narrowing a list to under 30 books standouts when all the books are so good. Here, the reader is privy to some of the most compelling poems that Tretheway has produced during her career as well as new poems that have been inspired by looking at her work in this context. “We have been dreaming of freedom and carving out spaces for liberation since we arrived on these shores.” In Eloquent Rage, Cooper explores the legacy of black women’s resistance and power, the political uses of rage, and her troubled relationship to rage as a black woman wary of the “angry black woman” stereotype. Wells, 1892-1900, The Boondocks: Fresh for '01...You Suckas, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Noughts & Crosses (Noughts & Crosses, #1), Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, The Boondocks: Because I Know You Don't Read the Newspaper, The 40 Most Popular Horror Novels of the Last 5 Years. In 1953, Invisible Man was awarded the National Book Award, making Ellison the first African-American author to receive the prestigious honor for fiction. 6. Posted on Feb 6, 2018. From the very first page, Jones’ writing is vivid and spell-binding; I dare you to put down this book. This hilarious essay collection is like reading your best friend’s critiques on pop culture, relationships, and other topics while often crushing hard on Bono from U2. This nonfiction story (now a TV show) demonstrates the importance of second chances as it follows a woman’s journey to manage her father’s dilapidated sugar cane farm and repair her relationship with her daughter. This timely read on police brutality (now a movie as well) powerfully expresses the tension that exists for those navigating between two different communities, while also demonstrating the power of identity and responsibility. From wise artists like Maya Angelou to new voices like Marlon James and Kiley Reid, and leaders like the Obamas, we've gathered some of the all time best books by Black authors to add to your reading list. Here are some of the books I loved reading this year. Also, Amazon slays me with how infrequent they are with the discounts on AA Lit. The trilogy is composed of three works (The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, The Broken Kingdoms, and The Kingdom of Gods) that delight in the frailties of humans and gods in a rich fantasy setting. A brutal tale about the insidious way racism, incest, and rape destroy the world of a Black child who only wants to be loved. Related Tags;Black Booktuber, Books By Black Authors, Black Writers, Fiction, Romance, Library, BookTube, End of the year wrap up, End of the year goals, Books you have to read, Must Read Books 2018, New York Times Best Seller, NY Times best Sellers, Book Review, Book Recommendations, Black Books, Oprah's Book Club, Favorite Books, Women Writers, Women Authors, Celebrity Books, Books By Black Women, African American Literature, Good fictions, Good Reads, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, book haul, tbr, reading lists, book wrap up, non fiction, self help, fantasy books, sci fi books, YA Fiction, young adult fiction, Monthly Wrap Up, Monthly TBR, National Book AwardBook Depository Affiliate Link (Books at a discount + I receive a tiny commission that hopefully can go towards books and channel content)Books Mentioned:2018 Releases -Becoming By Michelle Obamahttps://amzn.to/2KAnZEyChildren of Blood and Bone By Tomi Adeyemihttps://amzn.to/2Z5R7aQThe Sun Does Shine By Anthony Ray Hintonhttps://amzn.to/2Z9l61vThe Poet Xhttps://amzn.to/2YV3XxsMy Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novelhttps://amzn.to/2H8tW9KBarracoon: The Story of the Last \"Black Cargo\"https://amzn.to/2H7rH6fWell-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselveshttps://amzn.to/2TCEbIhCreative Quest by Questlovehttps://amzn.to/2KEkHA8She Would Be King By Wayetu Moorehttps://amzn.to/2KD60NDHeads of the Colored People By Nafissa Thompson-Spireshttps://amzn.to/2HbzeB6Don't Call Us Dead: Poems by Danez Smithhttps://amzn.to/2YVF848An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomonhttps://amzn.to/2H8AEweThe Wedding Date by Jasmine Guilloryhttps://amzn.to/2YQCuNcI'm Still Here Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness By Austin Channing Brownhttps://amzn.to/2KAFNiKPrior to 2018 Releases-If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwinhttps://amzn.to/2H8B9q6Sing, Unburied Sing By Jesmyn Wardhttps://amzn.to/2KBQC42What It Means when a man falls from the sky By Lesley Nneka Arimahhttps://amzn.to/2H5qJrpBorn A Crime By Trevor Noahhttps://amzn.to/2KB1G1qWe're Going To Need More Wine By Gabrielle Unionhttps://amzn.to/2H9JzxC8 Years In Power An American Tragedy By Ta-Nehisi Coateshttps://amzn.to/2Z4aAZqWhere you can find me on Social Media:IG : @BookingJourdanTwitter: @LeftOnReadCheck Out Podcast LeftOnRead Episode 1 : Becoming By Michelle Obama Discussion and Review

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