All 64 Bestselling Books for May/June - 2022

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20 Bestselling Fiction

  1. Running to Fall: A Novel by Kalisha Buckhanon
  2. The Quarter Storm by Veronica G. Henry
  3. Wrath by K’wan
  4. The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart, No Longer at Ease, and Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe
  5. Our Gen by Diane McKinney-Whetstone
  6. The Awkward Black Man by Walter Mosley
  7. Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler
  8. Killens Review of Arts & Letters (Fall / Winter 2021) by Clarence V. Reynolds
  9. Street Dreams by K’wan
  10. Parable of the Sower & Parable of the Talents Boxed Set by Octavia Butler
  11. The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb
  12. The Great Mrs. Elias: A Novel Based on a True Story by Barbara Chase-Riboud
  13. One-Shot Harry by Gary Phillips
  14. Corregidora by Gayl Jones
  15. Voices of the Harlem Renaissance: Originally Published as The New Negro an Interpretation by Alain Locke and Introduction by Troy Johnson
  16. Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
  17. Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora by Sheree Renee Thomas
  18. The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr.
  19. The Ones Who Don’t Say They Love You: Stories by Maurice Carlos Ruffin
  20. Hood Rat: A Novel by K’wan

20 Bestselling Nonfiction Books

  1. The Enneagram for Black Liberation: Return to Who You Are Beneath the Armor You Carry by Chichi Agorom
  2. Black Reconstruction In America, 1860-1880 by W.E.B. Du Bois
  3. Understanding Black Male Learning Styles by Jawanza Kunjufu
  4. The Black Tax: The Cost of Being Black in America by Shawn D. Rochester
  5. His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice by Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa
  6. Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
  7. Somebody’s Daughter: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford
  8. Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist’s Memoir of the Jim Crow South by Winfred Rembert with Erin I. Kelly
  9. Reparations on Fire: How and Why it’s Spreading Across America by Nkechi Taifa
  10. Developing Positive Self-Images & Discipline in Black Children by Jawanza Kunjufu
  11. The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley by Malcolm X, Alex Haley and Attallah Shabazz
  12. Finding Me: A Memoir by Viola Davis
  13. The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America by Carol Anderson
  14. Miss Chloe: A Literary Friendship with Toni Morrison by A.J. Verdelle
  15. Allow Me to Retort: A Black Guy’s Guide to the Constitution by Elie Mystal
  16. The Graphomaniac’s Primer: A Semi-Surrealist Memoir by Walter Mosley
  17. 200+ Educational Strategies to Teach Children of Color by Jawanza Kunjufu
  18. Hebrewisms of West Africa by Joseph J. Williams
  19. PowerNomics: The National Plan to Empower Black America by Claud Anderson
  20. Fear of a Black Universe: An Outsider’s Guide to the Future of Physics by Stephon Alexander

20 Bestselling Children’s Books

  1. I Have a Dream by Martin Luther King, Jr.
  2. Born on the Water: The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson
  3. Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up To Become Malcolm X by Ilyasah Shabazz
  4. Africa, Amazing Africa: Country by Country by Atinuke
  5. Baby Goes to Market (Board Book) by Atinuke
  6. What Is Juneteenth? by Kirsti Jewel
  7. Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
  8. Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Laurie Ann Thompson
  9. Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by Carole Boston Weatherford
  10. Bedtime for Sweet Creatures by Nikki Grimes
  11. Sailing Commitment Around the World with Captain Bill Pinkney by Bill Pinkney
  12. My Hair Is Beautiful by Shauntay Grant
  13. Children of God Storybook Bible by Desmond Tutu
  14. He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands by Kadir Nelson
  15. I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes
  16. A History of Me by Adrea Theodore
  17. Me & Mama by Cozbi A. Cabrera
  18. Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deeps by Charlotte Watson Sherman
  19. B Is for Baby (Board Book) by Atinuke
  20. You Can Do It! by Tony Dungy

4 Bestselling Poetry Books

  1. Karma’s Footsteps by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
  2. The 100 Best African American Poems by Nikki Giovanni
  3. The Collected Poems of Ai by Ai Ogawa
  4. The Weary Blues by Langston Hughes