18 Bestselling Fiction Books for March/April - 2022

AALBC’s Bestselling Book SealOur bestsellers list has been published continuously since 1998 and is the most visible list focused on Black Books in existence. You will learn about books selling well, in the Black community, that may never show up on lists published by larger corporate entities. Spread the word about our list, don’t one or two lists determine which books are important.

Fiction:
Fiction was our top-selling genre this period, with the Fall/Winter 20221 issue of the Killens Review of Arts & Letters (magazine) and Ladee Hubbard’s The Last Suspicious Holdout being the #1 and #2 bestsellers across all genres. Urban fiction titles experienced stronger sales this period.

Nonfiction:
The 1619 Project created by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Caste by Isabel Wilkerson have both made AALBC’s bestsellers list 5 times or more.

Children’s Books:
Sales were led by Mirror Girls by Kelly McWilliams. Nkechi Taifa has three books on the list this period helping to make her a Top 100 AALBC Bestselling Author.

Poetry:
There were not enough poetry book sales to generate a bestsellers list for this period.

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#7

Book cover of Gage: The Hustle Chronicles Prequel by Blacc Topp

Gage

by Blacc Topp

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#11

Book cover of Ain’t Gonna Be the Same Fool Twice by April Sinclair

Ain’t Gonna Be the Same Fool Twice

by April Sinclair

(Unavailable for Sale)

#12

Book cover of Coffee Will Make You Black: A Novel by April Sinclair

Coffee Will Make You Black

by April Sinclair

(Unavailable for Sale)

#13

Book cover of Voices of the Harlem Renaissance: Originally Published as The New Negro an Interpretation by Alain Locke and Introduction by Troy Johnson

Voices of the Harlem Renaissance

by Alain Locke and Introduction by Troy Johnson

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#15

Book cover of Friday Foster: The Sunday Strips by Jim Lawrence

Friday Foster

by Jim Lawrence

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#16

Book cover of The Old Drift: A Novel by Namwali Serpell

The Old Drift

by Namwali Serpell

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#17

Book cover of Ramadan Ramsey by Louis Edwards

Ramadan Ramsey

by Louis Edwards

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#18

Book cover of The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard

The Rib King

by Ladee Hubbard

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#19

Book cover of In Every Mirror She’s Black by Lolá Ákínmádé Åkerström

In Every Mirror She’s Black

by Lolá Ákínmádé Åkerström

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