1 Bestselling Poetry Books for November/December - 2018
Our 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 corporate entities. Spread the word about our list; don’t let one or two lists, we don’t control, determine which books are important.
Fiction: The epic fantasy novel, The Wolf Queen by Cerece Rennie Murphy has been the bestselling fiction title on AALBC for the past 4 months.
Nonfiction: Tarkisha M. Wallace’s describes, in Little Girl Arise, how she, after tragically losing a baby, realized her true purpose. A two-time AALBC bestseller.
Children’s Books: Discovering Wes Moore a YA adaptation of the story of two fatherless boys from Baltimore, both named Wes Moore. One is in prison, serving a life sentence for murder. The other is a Rhodes Scholar.
Poetry: One book made our list this period, Furious Flower: African-American Poetry from the Black Arts Movement to the Present edited by Joanne V. Gabbin. This important volume covers the Furious Flower Conference of 1994 which was the largest gathering of African American writers in nearly thirty years. The book also contains performance photographs by C. B. Claiborne.