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Americanah Americanah (Hardcover)
by (shelved 94 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.31 — 237,833 ratings — published 2013
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Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1)
by (shelved 74 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.14 — 127,603 ratings — published 2018
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The Hate U Give The Hate U Give (Hardcover)
by (shelved 74 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.51 — 424,614 ratings — published 2017
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Between the World and Me Between the World and Me (Hardcover)
by (shelved 72 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.38 — 188,929 ratings — published 2015
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Their Eyes Were Watching God Their Eyes Were Watching God (Paperback)
by (shelved 72 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.92 — 249,698 ratings — published 1937
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Kindred Kindred (Paperback)
by (shelved 71 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.24 — 86,846 ratings — published 1979
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Homegoing Homegoing (Hardcover)
by (shelved 65 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.43 — 149,083 ratings — published 2016
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The Color Purple The Color Purple (Paperback)
by (shelved 64 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.21 — 496,939 ratings — published 1982
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Beloved Beloved (Paperback)
by (shelved 64 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.84 — 309,084 ratings — published 1987
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The Bluest Eye The Bluest Eye (Paperback)
by (shelved 59 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.04 — 156,534 ratings — published 1970
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The Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad (Hardcover)
by (shelved 55 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.02 — 264,493 ratings — published 2016
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An American Marriage An American Marriage (Hardcover)
by (shelved 52 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.96 — 224,527 ratings — published 2018
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The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth, #1) The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth, #1)
by (shelved 48 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.30 — 124,206 ratings — published 2015
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Becoming Becoming (Hardcover)
by (shelved 46 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.55 — 457,826 ratings — published 2018
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Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1) Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1)
by (shelved 46 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.16 — 53,858 ratings — published 1993
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Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1) Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 45 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.67 — 275,617 ratings — published 1958
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Sing, Unburied, Sing Sing, Unburied, Sing (Hardcover)
by (shelved 43 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.02 — 94,801 ratings — published 2017
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Giovanni’s Room Giovanni’s Room (Paperback)
by (shelved 41 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.24 — 53,158 ratings — published 1956
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Half of a Yellow Sun Half of a Yellow Sun (Hardcover)
by (shelved 40 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.32 — 94,858 ratings — published 2006
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Invisible Man Invisible Man (Paperback)
by (shelved 40 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.87 — 151,595 ratings — published 1952
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My Sister, the Serial Killer My Sister, the Serial Killer (Hardcover)
by (shelved 39 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.74 — 110,060 ratings — published 2017
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Binti (Binti, #1) Binti (Binti, #1)
by (shelved 38 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.93 — 41,521 ratings — published 2015
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Brown Girl Dreaming Brown Girl Dreaming (Hardcover)
by (shelved 37 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.15 — 58,685 ratings — published 2014
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Go Tell It on the Mountain Go Tell It on the Mountain (Paperback)
by (shelved 37 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.02 — 42,430 ratings — published 1952
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On the Come Up On the Come Up (Audio CD)
by (shelved 36 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.29 — 52,812 ratings — published 2019
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Purple Hibiscus Purple Hibiscus (Paperback)
by (shelved 36 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.18 — 64,932 ratings — published 2003
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Song of Solomon Song of Solomon (Paperback)
by (shelved 36 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.07 — 81,930 ratings — published 1977
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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
by (shelved 35 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.19 — 68,243 ratings — published 2017
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Sula Sula (Paperback)
by (shelved 34 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.93 — 58,255 ratings — published 1973
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The Water Dancer The Water Dancer (Hardcover)
by (shelved 32 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.07 — 43,398 ratings — published 2019
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Dear Martin (Dear Martin, #1) Dear Martin (Dear Martin, #1)
by (shelved 32 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.35 — 34,470 ratings — published 2017
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Paperback)
by (shelved 31 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.32 — 188,253 ratings — published 1965
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The Fire Next Time The Fire Next Time (Paperback)
by (shelved 31 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.50 — 39,858 ratings — published 1963
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Akata Witch (Akata Witch, #1) Akata Witch (Akata Witch, #1)
by (shelved 30 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.06 — 19,191 ratings — published 2011
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Bad Feminist Bad Feminist (Paperback)
by (shelved 30 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.94 — 79,320 ratings — published 2014
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Native Son Native Son (Paperback)
by (shelved 30 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.99 — 81,685 ratings — published 1940
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Queenie Queenie (Hardcover)
by (shelved 29 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.76 — 38,877 ratings — published 2019
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The Sun Is Also a Star The Sun Is Also a Star (Hardcover)
by (shelved 28 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.07 — 164,201 ratings — published 2016
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American Street American Street (Hardcover)
by (shelved 28 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.00 — 13,746 ratings — published 2017
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The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth, #2) The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth, #2)
by (shelved 28 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.31 — 75,328 ratings — published 2016
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The Souls of Black Folk The Souls of Black Folk (Paperback)
by (shelved 28 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.29 — 31,191 ratings — published 1903
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Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orïsha, #2) Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orïsha, #2)
by (shelved 27 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.90 — 21,533 ratings — published 2019
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Black Leopard, Red Wolf Black Leopard, Red Wolf (Paperback)
by (shelved 27 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.45 — 13,315 ratings — published 2019
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The Wedding Date (The Wedding Date, #1) The Wedding Date (The Wedding Date, #1)
by (shelved 26 times as black-authors)
avg rating 3.56 — 60,917 ratings — published 2018
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Long Way Down Long Way Down (Hardcover)
by (shelved 25 times as black-authors)
avg rating 4.32 — 46,732 ratings — published 2017
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