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All 30 Bestselling Books for September/October - 2017

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10 Bestselling Fiction


  1. Second House from the Corner
    by Sadeqa Johnson (Thomas Dunne Books, 2016-02-09)
  2. Homegoing: A Novel
    by Yaa Gyasi (Random House, 2016-06-07)
  3. The Wide Circumference of Love: A Novel
    by Marita Golden (Arcade, 2017-03-28)
  4. A Kind of Freedom: A Novel
    by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton (Counterpoint, 2017-08-15)
  5. Always My Baby (The Kingsleys of Texas)
    by Martha Kennerson (Harlequin Kimani Romance, 2017-04-18)
  6. The Coldest Winter Ever
    by Sister Souljah (Pocket Star Books, 2006-01-28)
  7. Sycorax’s Daughters
    by Kinitra D. Brooks, Linda Addison, and Susana Morris (Editors) (Cedar Grove Publishing, 2017-03-10)
  8. The Best Short Stories By Black Writers, 1899-1967: The Classic Anthology
    by James Baldwin, Gwendolyn Brooks, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Ralph Ellison, Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker, Richard Wright, Frank Yerby, and Others (Back Bay Books, 1969-02-28)
  9. The Perfect Find
    by Tia Williams (Brown Girls Books, 2016-04-12)
  10. A Lesson Before Dying
    by Ernest Gaines (Vintage Books, 1994-09-01)

10 Bestselling Nonfiction Books


  1. The Fire Next Time
    by James Baldwin (Vintage Books, 1992-12-01)
  2. We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy
    by Ta-Nehisi Coates (One World, 2017-10-03)
  3. The Origin of Others
    by Toni Morrison (Harvard University Press, 2017-09-18)
  4. Wonderful Ethiopians Of The Ancient Cushite Empire, Book 1
    by Drusilla Dunjee Houston (Black Classic Press, 1985-06-01)
  5. Nile Valley Contributions to Civilization
    by Anthony Browder (The Institute of Karmic Guidance, 1992-12-01)
  6. The ISIS Papers: The Keys to the Colors
    by Frances Cress Welsing (Third World Press, 2004-12-28)
  7. 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro with Complete Proof: A Short Cut to The World History of The Negro
    by J. A. Rogers (Helga Rogers, 1980-06-15)
  8. Adam! Where Are You?: Why Most Black Men Don't Go to Church
    by Jawanza Kunjufu (African American Images, 1997-06-28)
  9. Between The World And Me
    by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Spiegel & Grau, 2015-07-01)
  10. 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse
    by J.J. Smith (Atria Books, 2014-07-15)

10 Bestselling Children’s Books


  1. As Brave As You
    by Jason Reynolds (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016-05-03)
  2. Ghost: Running for His Life or From It?
    by Jason Reynolds (Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, 2016-08-30)
  3. Brown Girl Dreaming
    by Jacqueline Woodson (Nancy Paulsen Books, 2014-08-28)
  4. Chike And The River
    by Chinua Achebe (Anchor, 2011-08-09)
  5. Max and the Tag-Along Moon
    by Floyd Cooper (Philomel Books, 2013-06-13)
  6. One Crazy Summer
    by Rita Williams-Garcia (Amistad, 2011-12-27)
  7. The Crossover
    by Kwame Alexander (HMH Books for Young Readers, 2014-03-18)
  8. Bright Eyes, Brown Skin
    by Cheryl Willis Hudson (Just Us Books, 1990-11-01)
  9. Dream Big: Michael Jordan and the Pursuit of Excellence
    by Deloris Jordan (Paula Wiseman Books, 2014-05-06)
  10. Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
    by Laurie Ann Thompson (Schwartz & Wade, 2015-01-06)




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