Popular Black Women Writers Books

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Americanah Americanah (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.28 — 300,607 ratings — published 2013
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Salvage the Bones Salvage the Bones (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2 times as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.86 — 65,924 ratings — published 2011
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White Teeth White Teeth (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.76 — 179,027 ratings — published 2000
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The Street The Street (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.16 — 13,122 ratings — published 1946
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The Twelve Tribes of Hattie The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2 times as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.44 — 59,876 ratings — published 2012
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Dust Tracks on a Road Dust Tracks on a Road (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.12 — 15,117 ratings — published 1942
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Brown Girl, Brownstones Brown Girl, Brownstones (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.07 — 6,148 ratings — published 1959
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Our Nig Our Nig (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.70 — 3,943 ratings — published 1859
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Beloved Beloved (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.78 — 420,329 ratings — published 1987
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Fledgling Fledgling (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.89 — 27,750 ratings — published 2005
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Kindred Kindred (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.21 — 124,764 ratings — published 1979
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The Color Purple The Color Purple (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.18 — 666,394 ratings — published 1982
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NW NW (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.43 — 55,791 ratings — published 2012
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The Broken Kingdoms (Inheritance, #2) The Broken Kingdoms (Inheritance, #2)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.04 — 26,922 ratings — published 2010
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The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (Inheritance Trilogy, #1) The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (Inheritance Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.81 — 95,222 ratings — published 2010
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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.22 — 94,756 ratings — published 2017
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Homegoing Homegoing (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.42 — 196,300 ratings — published 2016
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What We Lose What We Lose (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.66 — 31,506 ratings — published 2017
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Ghana Must Go Ghana Must Go (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.81 — 21,277 ratings — published 2013
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Swing Time Swing Time (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.56 — 91,563 ratings — published 2016
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Another Brooklyn Another Brooklyn (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.86 — 61,644 ratings — published 2016
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Here Comes the Sun Here Comes the Sun (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.81 — 24,236 ratings — published 2016
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Everfair Everfair (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.24 — 9,140 ratings — published 2016
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Behold the Dreamers Behold the Dreamers (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.93 — 38,318 ratings — published 2016
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Her Head a Village Her Head a Village (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.75 — 51 ratings — published 1994
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Native Guard Native Guard (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.12 — 4,795 ratings — published 2006
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Abeng Abeng (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.62 — 1,601 ratings — published 1984
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No Telephone to Heaven No Telephone to Heaven (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.77 — 1,983 ratings — published 1987
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The Farming of Bones The Farming of Bones (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.07 — 13,196 ratings — published 1998
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Not for Everyday Use: A Memoir Not for Everyday Use: A Memoir (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.44 — 565 ratings — published 2014
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Wild Seed (Patternmaster, #1) Wild Seed (Patternmaster, #1)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.23 — 27,723 ratings — published 1980
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Life on Mars Life on Mars (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 4.08 — 13,641 ratings — published 2011
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Beyond The Limbo Silence Beyond The Limbo Silence (Paperback)
by (shelved 1 time as black-women-writers)
avg rating 3.53 — 141 ratings — published 1998
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Audre Lorde
“The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house. They may allow us to temporarily beat him at his own game, but they will never enable us to bring about genuine change.”
Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

Ella December
“I love… I love black women.” My first reaction was to laugh and then smile. “You see I love that when you smile. I love your lips and your cheekbones. I love the fullness and that everlasting youth. I love the colour and how it comes in so many shades but none grey. The spectrum of heavenly chocolate to golden honey is irresistible. I love the variety of your beauty.”
Ella December

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