The Best Black Book Search Engine Period!

Ok, despite the pretentious descriptor this is really a good way to query and learn about web sites that focus on books written by Black authors.

I gathered all of the good web sites that I’ve come across and restricted the Google search engine to return results from them. The sites include venerable institutions like and, you’ll also see fantastic new comers like and the, and of course

Currently there are 50 web sites included. If you want to make sure I did not forget any sites please let me know by placing the URL here.


Troy D. Johnson is the President, founder and webmaster of, LLC (The African American Literature Book Club). Launched in March of 1998, has grown to become the largest and most frequently visited website dedicated to books and films by and about people of African descent.