Authors of Color

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*denotes the 1st in a series


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  • Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender FAN CALLENDER Kacen
  • The City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty FAN CHAKRABORTY S.A.
  • Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James FAN JAMES Marlon
  • The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin FAN JEMISIN N.K.
  • Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse FAN ROANHORSE Rebecca
  • David Mogo, Godhunter by Suyi Davies Okungbowa FAN OKUNGBOWA Suyi

Science Fiction

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  • The Kingdom of Gods by N. K. Jemisin SF JEMISIN N.K.
  • Severance by Ling Ma F MA Ling
  • Binti by Nnedi Okorafor F OKORAFOR Nnedi
  • Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson SF WILSON Daniel

Graphic Novels

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  • Hot Comb by Ebony Flowers ADULT GN FLOWERS
  • Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet*  by Ta-Nehisi Coates ADULT GN MARVEL BLACK PANTHER
  • Octavia E. Butler's Kindred A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Octavia E. Butler ADULT GN DUFFY
  • March by John Lewis ADULT GN MARCH
  • The Secret Loves of Geeks by Gabby Rivera ADULT GN NICHOLSON
  • The American Way by John Ridley ADULT GN AMERICAN WAY


  • Our Time is Now by Stacey Abrams 324.609 ABR
  • Letter to my Daughter by Maya Angelou 818.54 ANG
  • Black is the Body by Emily Bernard 305.48 BER
  • Well Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves by Glory Edim 810.9 EDI
  • How to be an Antiracist by Ibram Kendi 305.8 KEN
  • Born a Crime: stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah 791.45 NOA
  • Here For It, or How to Save Your Soul in America by R. Eric Thomas 818.6 THO
  • Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson 305.5 WIL

Teen Fiction

  • The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas TEEN THOMAS
  • Dread Nation by Justina Ireland TEEN IRELAND
  • More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera TEEN SILVERA
  • Final Draft by Riley Redgate TEEN REDGATE
  • The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon TEEN YOON
  • Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian TEEN NAZEMIAN
  • Bang! by Sharon G. Flake TEEN FLAKE
  • For Every One: A Poem. A Nod. A Nothing to Lose. by Jason Reynolds TEEN 811.6 REY