All 50 Bestselling Books for January/February - 2009

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25 Bestselling Fiction

  1. The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
    by Virginia Hamilton (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2009-01-13)
  2. Purple Panties: An Anthology
    by Zane (Strebor Books, 2008-05-06)
  3. Sisters & Lovers: A Novel
    by Connie Briscoe (One World/Ballantine, 1995-01-30)
  4. Missionary No More: Purple Panties 2
    by Zane (Strebor Books, 2009-01-06)
  5. True to the Game III
    by Teri Woods (Grand Central Publishing, 2008-07-02)
  6. Echoes of a Distant Summer
    by Guy Johnson (Random House, 2005-08-30)
  7. Dutch III: International Gangster
    by Teri Woods (Grand Central Publishing, 2011-05-25)
  8. Head Bangers: An APF Sexcapade
    by Zane (Strebor Books, 2009-05-26)
  9. Succulent: Chocolate Flava II (v. 2)
    by Zane (Atria Books, 2008-02-05)
  10. The Sex Chronicles
    by Zane (Atria Books, 2002-05-01)
  11. Love Is Never Painless: Three Novellas
    by Zane (Atria Books, 2007-09-18)
  12. Payback with Ya Life
    by Wahida Clark (Grand Central Publishing, 2008-05-15)
  13. Life Is Short But Wide
    by J. California Cooper (Knopf, 2009-03-24)
  14. Every Thug Needs A Lady
    by Wahida Clark (Kensington, 2011-05-01)
  15. Just Too Good to Be True: A Novel
    by E. Lynn Harris (Anchor, 2009-06-30)
  16. The Bitch Is Back (Part 3)
    by Joy Deja King (A King Production, 2010-03-29)
  17. Gettin' Buck Wild: Sex Chronicles II
    by Zane (Atria Books, 2003-10-07)
  18. True to the Game II
    by Teri Woods (Grand Central Publishing, 2007-11-01)
  19. Midnight: A Gangster Love Story
    by Sister Souljah (Washington Square Press, 2010-09-28)
  20. Payback Is A Mutha
    by Wahida Clark (Dafina, 2009-04-01)
  21. Pleasure
    by Eric Jerome Dickey (Dutton, 2009-06-02)
  22. Forever a Hustler’s Wife: A Novel (Nikki Turner Original)
    by Nikki Turner (One World/Ballantine, 2007-04-10)
  23. Mina’s Joint: Triple Crown Collection
    by Keisha Ervin (Urban Books, 2016-04-26)
  24. Dear G-Spot: Straight Talk About Sex and Love
    by Zane (Atria Books, 2008-06-17)
  25. Willie Lynch Letter and the Making of a Slave
    by Willie Lynch (Lushena Books, 1999-12-28)

23 Bestselling Nonfiction Books

  1. Queen Bitch: Part 4 (Bitch Series)
    by Joy Deja King (A King Production, 2008-11-28)
  2. Hip Hop Speaks To Children: A Celebration Of Poetry With A Beat (A Poetry Speaks Experience)
    by Nikki Giovanni (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2008-10-01)
  3. Confessions of a Video Vixen
    by Karrine Steffans (Amistad, 2006-10-17)
  4. The Vixen Diaries
    by Karrine Steffans (Grand Central Publishing, 2009-06-02)
  5. Letter to My Daughter
    by Maya Angelou (Knopf, 2009-10-27)
  6. It’s No Secret: From Nas to Jay-Z, from Seduction to Scandal—a Hip-Hop Helen of Troy Tells All
    by Carmen Bryan (Gallery Books, 2007-11-06)
  7. The Five Negro Presidents
    by J. A. Rogers (Helga Rogers, 1965-05-28)
  8. Letters to a Young Brother: Manifest Your Destiny
    by Hill Harper (Avery, 2007-04-19)
  9. Another Africa: Photographs by Robert Lyons
    by Robert Lyons and Chinua Achebe (Doubleday, 1998-10-20)
  10. Letters to a Young Sister: DeFINE Your Destiny
    by Hill Harper (Avery, 2009-05-05)
  11. Hope On A Tightrope: Words And Wisdom
    by Cornel West (SmileyBooks, 2008-11-01)
  12. Go, Tell Michelle: African American Women Write To The New First Lady
    by Barbara A. Seals Nevergold and Peggy Brooks-Bertram (State University of New York Press, 2009-01-15)
  13. Acts of Faith: Daily Meditations for People of Color
    by Iyanla Vanzant (Touchstone, 1993-11-28)
  14. Motivating and Preparing Black Youth for Success
    by Jawanza Kunjufu (African American Images, 1997-08-01)
  15. Tapping the Power Within: A Path to Self-Empowerment for Women: 20th Anniverary Edition
    by Iyanla Vanzant (Hay House, 2009-08-15)
  16. Age Ain't Nothing But a Number: Black Women Explore Midlife
    by Carleen Brice (Beacon Press, 2003-05-16)
  17. Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys
    by Jawanza Kunjufu (African American Images, 1985-12-01)
  18. The American Journey of Barack Obama
    by The Editors of Life Magazine (Little, Brown and Company, 2008-10-07)
  19. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
    by Barack Obama (Crown, 2006-10-17)
  20. Mis-Education of the Negro
    by Carter G. Woodson (Black Classic Press, 2016-03-01)
  21. This Year You Write Your Novel
    by Walter Mosley (Grand Central Publishing, 2009-01-08)
  22. Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes
    by Maya Angelou (Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2007-10-09)
  23. Raising Black Boys
    by Jawanza Kunjufu (African American Images, 2007-11-01)

    2 Bestselling Poetry Books

    1. We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting for: Inner Light in a Time of Darkness
      by Alice Walker (The New Press, 2007-11-21)
    2. Celebrations: Rituals of Peace and Prayer
      by Maya Angelou (Random House, 2006-10-24)

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