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

We sell a curated selection of almost 20,000 titles covering a century of Black writing from around the world. In addition to buying your books here, you’ll find reviews, bestsellers lists, awards, excerpts, publisher information, and more. Readers: discover books grouped by over 1,500 different categories. Authors and Publishers: here are a variety of ways to get your books on AALBC.

Bestselling Books by Two-Month Reporting Period:

Sep/Oct 2021 | Jul/Aug 2021 | May/Jun 2021 | Mar/Apr 2021 | Jan/Feb 2021 | Nov/Dec 2020 Bestselling Book Seal Bestselling Books by Year Since 1998.

Books Coming Out in the Next 6 Months and Beyond
Books Published in the Last 60 Days
The Most Critically Acclaimed Books of the Past 40 Years
The Best African American Children’s Picture Books for 2020
100 New Audio Books You’ll Love
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Editors Selections:

Important Lists of Books

Bestselling Books for the Year
Top 150 Recommended African-American Children’s Books – 1972 and 2020.
100 Essential Black Books
Top 100 Selling Publisher Imprints
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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 – 2021)
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

Lists of Award Winning Books Lists of Award Winning Books Banner

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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