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All 56 Bestselling Books for January/February - 2017

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16 Bestselling Fiction


  1. In My Father’s House
    by Ernest Gaines (Vintage, 1992-06-30)
  2. Breath, Eyes, Memory (Oprah’s Book Club)
    by Edwidge Danticat (Vintage, 1998-05-31)
  3. Stand Your Ground: A Novel
    by Victoria Christopher Murray (Touchstone, 2015-06-01)
  4. To Find You
    by Cerece Rennie Murphy (LionSky Publishing, 2016-11-29)
  5. Protecting The Heiress (The Blake Sisters)
    by Martha Kennerson (Harlequin Kimani, 2015-07-01)
  6. The Perfect Find
    by Tia Williams (Brown Girls Books, 2016-04-12)
  7. Provenance: A Novel
    by Donna Drew Sawyer (Creative Cache, 2015-09-16)
  8. Tempting the Heiress (The Blake Sisters)
    by Martha Kennerson (Harlequin Kimani, 2016-08-23)
  9. Double Down and Dirty
    by L.A. Lewis (L.C.L Publishing, 2016-09-06)
  10. The Summer of my Fifteenth Year
    by Geri Spencer Hunter (Blue Nile Press, 2015-06-05)
  11. High Cotton: A Novel
    by Darryl Pinckney (Picador, 2017-02-07)
  12. Life Is A Canvas
    by Joy Elan (CreateSpace, 2016-01-28)
  13. It Should’ve Been Me
    by ReShonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher Murray (Brown Girls Books, 2016-11-16)
  14. Forged in Desire (The Protectors)
    by Brenda Jackson (HQN, 2017-01-31)
  15. Queen Sugar
    by Natalie Baszile (Knopf, 2014-02-06)
  16. Let That Be the Reason
    by Vickie M. Stringer (EWorld Inc, 2002-06-01)

19 Bestselling Nonfiction Books


  1. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
    by Margot Lee Shetterly (William Morrow, 2016-09-06)
  2. They Came Before Columbus: The African Presence in Ancient America
    by Ivan Van Sertima (Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2003-09-23)
  3. Assata: An Autobiography
    by Assata Shakur (Lawrence Hill & Co, 2001-11-01)
  4. The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley
    by Malcolm X, Alex Haley and Attallah Shabazz (Spears Publishing, 1987-10-28)
  5. I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual
    by Luvvie Ajayi (Holt Paperbacks, 2016-09-13)
  6. The ISIS Papers: The Keys to the Colors
    by Frances Cress Welsing (Third World Press, 2004-12-28)
  7. Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America
    by Michael Eric Dyson (St. Martin’s Press, 2017-01-17)
  8. African Holistic Health
    by Llaila Afrika (EWorld Inc, 2004-06-17)
  9. The Real Lives of Strong Black Women: Transcending Myths, Reclaiming Joy
    by Toby Thompkins (Agate, 2004-10-22)
  10. Stolen Legacy: Greek Philosophy Is Stolen Egyptian Philosophy
    by George G. M. James (Africa World Press & The Red Sea Press, 1992-07-01)
  11. 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro with Complete Proof: A Short Cut to The World History of The Negro
    by J. A. Rogers (Helga Rogers, 1980-06-15)
  12. The Art of Seduction
    by Robert Greene (Profile Books, 2004-04-01)
  13. The Birth of a Movement: How Birth of a Nation Ignited the Battle for Civil Rights
    by Dick Lehr (PublicAffairs, 2017-01-10)
  14. The Cross of Redemption: Uncollected Writings
    by James Baldwin and Randall Kenan (Pantheon, 2010-08-24)
  15. The Souls of Black Folk
    by W.E.B. Du Bois (Dover Publications, 1994-05-20)
  16. 10 Ways Anyone Can Graduate From College Debt-Free: A Guide To Post-College Freedom
    by Kevin Y. Brown (Legacy Thinking Labs, 2011-12-04)
  17. 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse
    by J.J. Smith (Atria Books, 2014-07-15)
  18. Guiou: The Other Blacks, Second Edition
    by Gloria J. Arnold (Tate Publishing & Enterprises, LLC, 2014-01-14)
  19. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
    by Michelle Alexander (The New Press, 2012-01-16)

19 Bestselling Children’s Books


  1. Chocolate Me!
    by Taye Diggs (Square Fish, 2015-10-06)
  2. Sydney Sunshine and the Not-So-Magic Mirror (Volume 1)
    by Sydney McGee (CreateSpace, 2017-02-20)
  3. Book of Black Heroes from A to Z: An Introduction to Important Black Achievers for Young Readers
    by Wade Hudson (Just Us Books, 2013-03-13)
  4. Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions
    by Chris Barton (Charlesbridge, 2016-05-03)
  5. Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist
    by Lesa Cline-Ransome (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2004-01-01)
  6. Max and the Tag-Along Moon
    by Floyd Cooper (Philomel Books, 2013-06-13)
  7. One Million Men And Me
    by Kelly Starling Lyons (Just Us Books, 2014-10-15)
  8. One Word from Sophia
    by Jim Averbeck (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2015-06-16)
  9. Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down
    by Andrea Davis Pinkney (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2010-02-03)
  10. Dancing In The Wings
    by Debbie Allen (Dial Books for Young Readers, 2000-09-01)
  11. Girl of Mine
    by Jabari Asim (LB Kids, 2010-04-01)
  12. Hidden Figures Young Readers’ Edition
    by Margot Lee Shetterly (HarperCollins, 2016-11-29)
  13. I Love My Hair!
    by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2001-09-01)
  14. Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up To Become Malcolm X
    by Ilyasah Al-Shabazz (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014-01-07)
  15. Please, Baby, Please
    by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2006-04-01)
  16. Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream
    by Deloris Jordan and Roslyn M. Jordan (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2003-11-01)
  17. She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story
    by Audrey Vernick (Balzer + Bray, 2010-10-19)
  18. Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx / La juez que crecio en el Bronx (Spanish and English Edition)
    by Jonah Winter (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2009-11-10)
  19. What Color Is My World?: The Lost History Of African-American Inventors
    by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld (Candlewick Press, 2012-01-03)

2 Bestselling Poetry Books


  1. Thomas and Beulah
    by Rita Dove (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1986-01-01)
  2. Revise the Psalm: Work Celebrating the Writing of Gwendolyn Brooks
    by Quraysh Ali Lansana and Sandra Jackson-Opoku (Curbside Splendor Publishing, 2017-01-10)







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