All 55 Bestselling Books for January/February - 2022

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12 Bestselling Fiction

  1. Killens Review of Arts & Letters (Fall / Winter 2021) by Clarence V. Reynolds
  2. In Every Mirror She’s Black by Lolá Ákínmádé Åkerström
  3. Gone Fishin’ by Walter Mosley
  4. Magic City: A Novel by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  5. The Great Mrs. Elias: A Novel Based on a True Story by Barbara Chase-Riboud
  6. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  7. Awaken by Timothy George
  8. The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray
  9. Still Wifey Material (Wifey, Part 4) by Kiki Swinson
  10. While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams
  11. Voices of the Harlem Renaissance: Originally Published as The New Negro an Interpretation by Alain Locke and Introduction by Troy Johnson
  12. Captain Blackman by John A. Williams

20 Bestselling Nonfiction Books

  1. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin DiAngelo
  2. The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story by Nikole Hannah-Jones
  3. South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation by Imani Perry
  4. Marcus Garvey and the Vision of Africa by John Henrik Clarke
  5. All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks
  6. Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys by Jawanza Kunjufu
  7. The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation by Anna Malaika Tubbs
  8. Black Africa: The Economic And Cultural Basis For A Federated State by Cheikh Anta Diop
  9. When We Free The World by Kevin Powell
  10. The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter G. Woodson
  11. Raising Black Boys by Jawanza Kunjufu
  12. Keep On Moving: My Journey in the Fourth Quarter by Ronald Ancrum
  13. Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys, Vol. 2 by Jawanza Kunjufu
  14. Vice President Kamala Harris: Her Path to the White House by Malaika Adero
  15. Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing by Joy DeGruy
  16. How We Can Win: Race, History and Changing the Money Game That’s Rigged by Kimberly Jones
  17. Isn’t Her Grace Amazing!: The Women Who Changed Gospel Music by Cheryl Wills
  18. A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story by Elaine Brown
  19. The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  20. To Be Popular or Smart: The Black Peer Group by Jawanza Kunjufu

20 Bestselling Children’s Books

  1. Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler by Ibi Zoboi
  2. Whose Toes are Those? by Jabari Asim
  3. Born on the Water: The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson
  4. I Am Loved by Nikki Giovanni
  5. Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deeps by Charlotte Watson Sherman
  6. Furqan’s First Flat Top – El Primer Corte de Mesita de Furqan by Robert Liu-Trujillo
  7. The Barber’s Cutting Edge by Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert
  8. I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes
  9. A Black Woman Did That by Malaika Adero
  10. Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks by Suzanne Slade
  11. Your Name Is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
  12. Stacey’s Extraordinary Words by Stacey Abrams
  13. You Can Do It! by Tony Dungy
  14. Black Brave Beautiful: A Badass Black Girl’s Coloring Book by M.J. Fievre
  15. Different and the Same by Adijah & Atiya Brabham
  16. Shining Legacy: Storypoems for the Young, So Black Heroes and Heroines Forever Will Be Sung by Nkechi Taifa
  17. Bedtime for Sweet Creatures by Nikki Grimes
  18. Black Ballerinas: My Journey to Our Legacy by Misty Copeland
  19. The Year We Learned to Fly by Jacqueline Woodson
  20. The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson

3 Bestselling Poetry Books

  1. Call Us What We Carry: Poems by Amanda Gorman
  2. Cosmic Deputy: Poetry & Context by Kalamu ya Salaam
  3. Taught by Women: Poems as Resistance Language: New and Selected by Haki Madhubuti