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MY FAVORITE BOOKS

This list will update very infrequently

These are my all time favorite books. It's important to note that any books mentioned on this list are NOT audiobook versions. 

TAR BABY

Tony Morrison

Toni Morrison's iconic writing style is on full display as she tackles themes such as womanhood, white proximity, and class in this tale of cultural heritage and exploration.

THE FIRE NEXT TIME

James Baldwin

In this collection of essays, James Baldwin proves that he is one of the greatest literary minds of the 21st Century as he explore what it means to be Black in America. His unflinching reflection leave readers no choice but to confront the legacy of racism.

Talia Hibbert

TAKE A HINT, DANI BROWN

Because Black girl deserve uncomplicated love stories with happy endings and boy does Talia Hibbert deliver. But be warned - it's a bit spicy!

CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE

Tomi Adeyemi

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I BELIEVE I CAN

Grace Byers

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BORN ON THE WATER

Nikole Hannah-Jones, Renee Watson

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Ta-Nehisi Coates

CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER IN AMERICA

Comic books are real books - argue with ya mama. Now that's out of the way this is easily one of the most enjoyable Cap runs. Coates storytelling takes us back to the essence of who Captain America really is which mean dealing with the real world issues facing America today.

BORN A CRIME

Trevor Noah

There's a reason this book is so hyped. Trevor Noah's memoir about growing up in apartheid South Africa as a mixed-race person is an experience very few of us can relate to, and yet that's just what this book is: heartwarming, hilarious, and through the mastery of his storytelling, relatable.