Books: Bestselling, Award Winning, New, and Classic Titles

We maintain a curated and growing collection of over 13,000 titles covering a century of Black writing from around the world. Inaddition to buying your books here, you’ll find reviews, bestsellers lists, awards, excerpts, publisher information, and more. Readers can discover books grouped by over 1,500 different categories. Authors/publishers may submit book(s) for consideration for inclusion on the website.

Books Coming Out in the Next 6 Months and Beyond
Books Published in the Last 60 Days
Top 150 Recommended African-American Children’s Books
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Bestselling Books by Two-Month Reporting Period:

Sep/Oct 2019 | Jul/Aug 2019 May/Jun 2019 | Mar/Apr 2019 | Jan/Feb 2019 | Nov/Dec 2018


AALBC.com Bestselling Book Seal Bestselling Books for 2019, and Every Year Since 1998.

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Important Lists of Books

Bestselling Books for the Year
100 Essential Black Books
Top 100 Selling Publisher Imprints
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The Most Critically Acclaimed Books of the Past 40 Years
100 Bestselling Books of All-Time
The Top 10 Books in 100 Different Categories
100 Bestselling Books of All Time
Black-Owned Publishing Companies
Favorite 100 Titles of the 20th Century
The QBR 100 Essential Black Books
★ Favorite 100 Titles of the 21sth Century (list being compiled now, cast your vote)
Go On Girl! Book Club’s Complete Reading List (1991 – 2019)
The Coffee Will Make You Black Book Club’s Reading List (1998–2006, and 2010)
The Power List BestSelling Books (Spring 2013 to Spring 2015)
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Recently Reviewed Books


Recently Reviewed Books for Kids and Young Adults


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We track all of the Black winners of the National Book Awards, Pulitzer Prize, Carter G. Woodson Award, Coretta Scott King Award, and many more. Winners of these awards are factored into our formula for determining The Most Critically Acclaimed Books of the Past 40 Years.

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The Coffee Will Make You Black is AALBC’s online book club. Check out our reading list and participate in discussions that take place over the course of a month. There is no commitment or pressure; just enjoy.



Go On Girl! Book Club’s Reading List (Since 1991)
Go On Girl! Book Club, Inc. Complete Reading List (Since 1991)


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