Reading List


TBR List of 2019

The Mingling of Souls | Matt Chandler
Goliath Must Fall | Louie Giglio
The Woman Code | Sophia Nelson
Crushing | T.D. Jakes
Don't Settle for Safe | Sarah Jakes Roberts (currently reading)
Wired for Story | Lisa Cron 
On Writing Well | William Zinsser

Every Day I'm Hustling | Vivica A. Fox
Eloquent Rage | Brittney Cooper (currently reading)
Everything's Trash, But It's Okay | Phoebe Robinson
Sister Outsider | Audre Lorde
The Crunk Feminist Collection | ed. Brittney Cooper (currently reading)
Reclaiming Our Space | Feminista Jones
Thick: and other Essays | Tressie McMillan Cottom
Hair Story | Ayana D. Byrd
The Autobiography of Gucci Mane | Gucci Mane
Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem | Daniel R. Day
Can't Stop Won't Stop | Jeff Chang
Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me | Charlamagne 

The Belles | Dhonielle Clayton
The Poet X | Elizabeth Acevedo
With the Fire on High | Elizabeth Acevedo
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter | Erika L. Sánchez
The Sun is Also a Star | Nicola Yoon
Dear Martin | Nic Stone
On The Come Up | Angie Thomas
Who Put This Song On? | Morgan Parker 
Monday's Not Coming | Tiffany D. Jackson
Let Me Hear a Rhyme | Tiffany D. Jackson
Solo | Kwame Alexander
The Crossover | Kwame Alexander
Rebound | Kwame Alexander

An American Marriage | Tayari Jones
Black Girls Must Die Exhausted | Jayne Allen
Tell-Tale | Danielle Allen
Wench | Dolen Perkins-Valdez
Whiskey & Ribbons | Leesa Cross-Smith
Like Water for Chocolate | Laura Esquivel
Pachinko | Min Jin Lee
Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? | Kathleen Collins
A Duke by Default | Alyssa Cole
Heartbreak U | Johnni Sherri

The Mermaid's Voice Returns in This One | Amanda Lovelace
Love Poems | Pablo Neruda 
The Book of Love | Rumi
Love Looks Pretty On You | Lang Leav
My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter | Aja Monet 
Loose Woman: Poems | Sandra Cisneros
Your Soul is a River | Nikita Gill


Favorite Reads of 2018

The Beautiful Ones | Mayte Garcia
Mo' Meta Blues | Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson
Assata | Assata Shakur
She Begat This: 20 Years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill | Joan Morgan
This is My Face | Gabourey Sidibe 
The Last Black Unicorn | Tiffany Haddish
Black Girls Rock | Beverly Bond
I Can't Date Jesus | Michael Arceneaux 
Well-Read Black Girl | Glory Edim 
Every Last Word | Tamara Ireland Stone
When Dimple Met Rishi | Sandhya Menon
The Hate U Give | Angie Thomas
Sweatpants Season | Danielle Allen
Cuffing Season | Danielle Allen
the witch doesn't burn in this one | amanda lovelace
Neon Soul | Alex Elle
Love in My Language | Alex Elle
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