All 66 Bestselling Books for May/June - 2020

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20 Bestselling Fiction

  1. Blessings: A Novel by Sheneska Jackson
  2. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
  3. The Nickel Boys: A Novel by Colson Whitehead
  4. I Almost Forgot about You by Terry McMillan
  5. Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
  6. Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
  7. Kindred by Octavia Butler
  8. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  9. Deacon King Kong by James McBride
  10. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
  11. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  12. Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick by Zora Neale Hurston
  13. Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
  14. New Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African Descent by Margaret Busby
  15. Small Silent Things by Robin Page
  16. The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  17. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
  18. Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams
  19. It’s Not All Downhill from Here by Terry McMillan
  20. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

20 Bestselling Nonfiction Books

  1. Sister Outsider: Essays And Speeches by Audre Lorde
  2. Nile Valley Contributions to Civilization by Anthony Browder
  3. Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  4. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  5. PowerNomics: The National Plan to Empower Black America by Claud Anderson
  6. How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  7. The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations by Toni Morrison
  8. Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall
  9. My Vanishing Country by Bakari Sellers
  10. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  11. Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur
  12. So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  13. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
  14. The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter G. Woodson
  15. Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
  16. The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  17. Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together In The Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum
  18. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin DiAngelo
  19. A People’s History Of The United States by Howard Zinn
  20. Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking by Toni Tipton-Martin

20 Bestselling Children’s Books

  1. Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
  2. I Am Loved by Nikki Giovanni
  3. Baby Says by John Steptoe
  4. Black, White, Just Right! by Marguerite W. Davol
  5. African by Peter Tosh
  6. Please, Baby, Please by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee
  7. Whose Knees Are These? by Jabari Asim
  8. New Kid by Jerry Craft
  9. A is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara
  10. Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi
  11. Layla’s Happiness by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
  12. One Love by Cedella Marley
  13. Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o
  14. Sing to the Moon by Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl
  15. The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander
  16. I Can Be Anything! Don’t Tell Me I Can’t by Leo & Diane Dillon
  17. Chocolate Me! by Taye Diggs
  18. Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
  19. A Black Woman Did That by Malaika Adero
  20. Juneteenth for Mazie by Floyd Cooper

6 Bestselling Poetry Books

  1. Counting Descent by Clint Smith
  2. For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange
  3. The 100 Best African American Poems by Nikki Giovanni
  4. Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
  5. Don’t Call Us Dead: Poems by Danez Smith
  6. Felon: Poems by Reginald Dwayne Betts