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Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerLegend by Marie LuWinter by Marissa MeyerCinder by Marissa MeyerMoon Called by Patricia Briggs
Diversity in Fantasy and Science Fiction
751 books — 477 voters
The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister SouljahThe Cartel by Ashley AntoinetteTale of the Murda Mamas by Ashley AntoinetteThe Last Chapter by Ashley AntoinetteAddicted by Zane
The Hottest Urban Fiction
366 books — 423 voters

32 Candles by Ernessa T. CarterThe Coldest Winter Ever by Sister SouljahTryin' to Sleep in the Bed You Made by Virginia DeBerryThe Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk KiddFlyy Girl by Omar Tyree
Best Black/African American Chicklit
375 books — 347 voters
The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniLife of Pi by Yann MartelThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeThe Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Best Multicultural General Fiction
412 books — 336 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Help by Kathryn StockettGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckLonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
Best American Historical Fiction
232 books — 292 voters
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire SáenzThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieMore Happy Than Not by Adam SilveraEverything Leads to You by Nina LaCourIf I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
MG/YA/NA #ownvoices
252 books — 228 voters

Harvesting Hope by Kathleen KrullThe Librarian of Basra by Jeanette WinterThe Lorax by Dr. SeussA is for Activist by Innosanto NagaraClick, Clack, Moo by Doreen Cronin
Growing future activists
185 books — 162 voters

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. JemisinThe Wrath and the Dawn by Renée AhdiedKindred by Octavia E. ButlerThe Fifth Season by N.K. JemisinAsh by Malinda Lo
Fantasy Novels by Women of Color
168 books — 103 voters
Go Fetch! by Shelly LaurenstonBeast Behaving Badly by Shelly LaurenstonBeast by Pepper PaceDaddy's Game by Normandie AllemanThe Beast in Him by Shelly Laurenston
African American Lead: Romance
338 books — 103 voters

If I Should Speak by Umm ZakiyyahThe Dirty Version by Medina FarisA Voice by Umm ZakiyyahPainted Hands by Jennifer ZobairBoy vs. Girl by Na'ima B. Robert
Islamic Fiction
90 books — 95 voters
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainUncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher StoweNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick DouglassRoots by Alex HaleyBeloved by Toni Morrison
154 books — 94 voters

The Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckEast of Eden by John SteinbeckThe Black Dahlia by James EllroyIsland of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'DellThe Wild Birds by Emily Strelow
California Historical Fiction
121 books — 88 voters
Epiphany by Rashid DardenCovenant by Rashid DardenSweet Swagger by Mike    WarrenB-Boy Blues by James Earl HardyA Private Affair by Mike    Warren
African American Gay Romance
112 books — 75 voters

A Butler Christmas by Rahiem BrooksProject Terror by Jamal LewisOne Day You Will by Kristofer ClarkeThe Take by L.   BrownBud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
Black Boys
250 books — 27 voters
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters by John SteptoeNappy Hair by Carolivia HerronI Love My Hair! by Natasha Anastasia TarpleyHappy to Be Nappy by bell hooksLola at the Library by Anna McQuinn
Black Is Beautiful for Girls
15 books — 25 voters

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