Independent Websites Dedicated to Authors of African Descent

Our database contains information on independent booksellers whose primary focus is on books written by people of African descent. Websites must be strong enough to have an Alexa rank. Here is a printable list of all the book websites, not just the ones listed below. There you may also submit additional websites for inclusion.

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29 Book Websites Were Found

AALBC.com #1 -  AALBC.com

aalbc.com
Owner: Troy Johnson
Physical Store: No
Email: troy@aalbc.com
Phone: 347-692-2522
Launched: Mar 02, 1998 (22 Years, 4 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 205,169

AALBC.com is a widely recognized source of author profiles, book recommendations, intriguing on-line discussion boards, writers resources, articles, and critical reviews of books and by and about African Americans.

AALBC.com’s information was added to our database on Dec 03, 2012, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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MahoganyBooks #2 -  MahoganyBooks

mahoganybooks.com
Owner: Derrick & Ramunda Young
Physical Store: Yes
Email: customerservice@mahoganybooks.com
Launched: Sep 30, 2008 (11 Years, 9 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 225,120

MahoganyBooks’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Pyramid Books #3 -  Pyramid Books

pyramidbooks.indielite.org

Physical Store: Yes
Email: pyramidbks@aol.com
Phone: 561.731.4422
Launched: Feb 07, 2010 (10 Years, 4 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 263,907

Pyramid Books ’s information was added to our database on Jul 19, 2019, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Eso Won Bookstore #4 -  Eso Won Bookstore

esowonbookstore.com

Physical Store: Yes
Email: esowonbooks@yahoo.com
Launched: Jun 15, 2009 (11 Years, 0 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 395,813

Eso Won Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Frugal Bookstore #5 -  Frugal Bookstore

frugalbookstore.net

Physical Store: No
Phone: 617-541-1722
Launched: May 10, 2012 (8 Years, 1 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 527,594

Frugal Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Jan 01, 1970, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Ashay by the Bay #6 -  Ashay by the Bay

ashaybythebay.com
Owner: Deborah (Ashay) Day
Physical Store: Yes
Email: ashaybythebay@gmail.com
Phone: 510-520-2742
Launched: Jul 12, 2000 (19 Years, 11 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 539,863

The Largest Independent Selection of African American

Ashay by the Bay’s information was added to our database on Jun 03, 2017, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Loyalty Books #7 -  Loyalty Books

www.loyaltybookstores.com
Owner: Hannah Oliver Depp
Physical Store: Yes
Email: info@loyaltybookstores.com
Phone: 443-466-6773
Launched: Sep 04, 2018 (1 Years, 9 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 598,231

Loyalty is an Independent Bookstore serving Petworth, DC and Silver Spring, MD with diverse literature for adults and children as well as unique and locally created gift items.

Loyalty Books’s information was added to our database on Apr 17, 2020, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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The Brown Bookshelf #8 -  The Brown Bookshelf

thebrownbookshelf.com
Owner: Varian Johnson
Physical Store: No
Email: thebrownbookshelf@gmail.com
Phone: 512-372-8983
Launched: Oct 05, 2007 (12 Years, 8 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 614,265

The Brown Bookshelf’s information was added to our database on Jan 19, 2014, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Knowledge Bookstore #9 -  Knowledge Bookstore

www.knowledgebookstore.com

Physical Store: Yes
Email: customerservice@knowledgebookstore.com
Phone: 905-459-9875
Launched: Aug 27, 1999 (20 Years, 10 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 760,731

Knowledge Bookstore is a celebration.

Knowledge Bookstore’s information was added to our database on Mar 14, 2015, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Mosaic Magazine #10 -  Mosaic Magazine

mosaicmagazine.org
Owner: The Literary Freedom Project
Physical Store: No
Email: ron@mosaicmagazine.org
Phone: 718.530.9132
Launched: Dec 25, 2005 (14 Years, 6 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 879,102

Mosaic explores the literary arts created by writers of African descent. Through articles, essays, book reviews, and interviews Mosaic has increased the literary reach of some of the most important voices effecting change on many artistic fronts

Mosaic Magazine’s information was added to our database on May 21, 2014, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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African Books Collective #11 -  African Books Collective

www.africanbookscollective.com
Owner: Justin Cox, CEO
Physical Store: No
Email: orders@africanbookscollective.com
Launched: Aug 24, 1998 (21 Years, 10 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 960,582

African Books Collective (ABC) is an African owned, worldwide marketing and distribution outlet for books from Africa — scholarly, literature and children’s books. Founded, owned and governed by a group of African publishers.



African Books Collective’s information was added to our database on Aug 20, 2019, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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EyeSeeMe #12 -  EyeSeeMe

www.eyeseeme.com
Owner: Pamela Blair
Physical Store: Yes
Email: customerservice@eyeseeme.com
Launched: Jan 11, 2011 (9 Years, 5 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 1,211,553

EyeSeeMe’s information was added to our database on Jan 15, 2016, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Sankofa Video Books & Cafe #13 -  Sankofa Video Books & Cafe

sankofa.com
Owner: Shirikiana Gerima
Physical Store: Yes
Phone: 202-234-4755
Launched: Oct 15, 1996 (23 Years, 8 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 1,629,518

Sankofa Video Books & Cafe’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Underground Books #14 -  Underground Books

underground-books9.mybigcommerce.com/

Physical Store: Yes
Email: gwest@underground-books.com
Launched: Jan 01, 1970 (0 Years, 0 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,014,731

Underground Books’s information was added to our database on Jun 29, 2017, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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The Brain Lair #15 -  The Brain Lair

www.brainlairbooks.com
Owner: Kathy M. Burnette
Physical Store: Yes
Email: kathyb@thebrainlair.com
Phone: 574-271-7741
Launched: Jul 27, 2017 (2 Years, 11 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,725,220

The Brain Lair Bookstore is focused on providing children and teens with culturally relevant books. These carefully and thoughtfully selected books will offer readers a glimpse into the world around them to spark imagination and foster empathy.

The Brain Lair’s information was added to our database on Jan 01, 1970, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Harambee Books and Artworks #16 -  Harambee Books and Artworks

harambeebooks.org

Physical Store: Yes
Email: info@harambeebooks.org
Launched: Oct 10, 2015 (4 Years, 8 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,872,552

Harambee Books & Artworks, an independent bookstore based in Old Town of Alexandria VA, serves the Washington DC metropolitan area with a wide selection of best-selling books, exclusive artworks, and fashionable apparels. They also provide educational resources, reading programs, and community-based events to improve literacy skills and foster parental engagement.

Harambee Books and Artworks’s information was added to our database on Jan 14, 2020, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall #17 -  Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall

medubookstore.com
Owner: Nia
Physical Store: Yes
Email: nia@medubooks.com
Launched: Jul 30, 2011 (8 Years, 11 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 3,318,092

Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Africa Book Club #18 -  Africa Book Club

www.africabookclub.com
Owner: Daniel Musiitwa
Physical Store: No
Email: memberservices@africabookclub.com
Launched: Apr 03, 2009 (11 Years, 3 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 3,629,542

Africa Book Club’s information was added to our database on Apr 07, 2017, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Marcus Books #19 -  Marcus Books

marcusbooksoakland.com

Physical Store: Yes
Launched: Jul 11, 2005 (14 Years, 11 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 3,950,387

Marcus Books ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Kizzy’s Books & More #20 -  Kizzy’s Books & More

www.kizzysbooksandmore.com

Physical Store: No
Email: info@kizzysbooks.com
Launched: Mar 30, 2018 (2 Years, 3 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 4,089,871

Kizzy’s Books & More is an independent bookstore committed to embracing the African-American culture and the joy of reading.

Kizzy’s Books & More’s information was added to our database on Mar 27, 2019, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Kweli Club #21 -  Kweli Club

kweliclub.com/collections/book-store
Owner: Talib Kweli
Physical Store: No
Email: kweliclub@gmail.com
Launched: Oct 04, 2013 (6 Years, 8 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 4,130,289

Most people are only worried about sales figures and sales volume. I am worried about you - the people whose money make my dream possible.

Kweli Club’s information was added to our database on May 04, 2015, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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All African Books #22 -  All African Books

allafricanbooks.com
Owner: Angy Webster
Physical Store: No
Email: angy@allafricanbooks.com
Launched: Jun 27, 2016 (4 Years, 0 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 4,648,534

All African Books’s information was added to our database on Jul 02, 2019, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Mocha Books #23 -  Mocha Books

www.readwithmochabooks.com/
Owner: Shionka
Physical Store: Yes
Email: mochabooks@gmail.com
Phone: 918-236-9019
Launched: Mar 23, 2018 (2 Years, 3 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,334,431

Mocha Books’s information was added to our database on Nov 03, 2019, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Africa Access #24 -  Africa Access

africaaccessreview.org
Owner: Brenda Randolph
Physical Store: No
Email: africaaccess@aol.com
Launched: Dec 11, 2000 (19 Years, 6 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,525,943

Expanding Perspectives on Africa, Book by Book

Africa Access’s information was added to our database on Dec 13, 2018, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Black Baby Books #25 -  Black Baby Books

blackbabybooks.com/
Owner: Veronica N. Chapman
Physical Store: No
Launched: May 28, 2016 (4 Years, 1 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,672,204

We make it easier to discover children’s books with Black characters. The books on our website are not curated, only aggregated (Amazon Affiliate Bookstore).

Black Baby Books’s information was added to our database on Jun 27, 2020, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Loving Me Books LLC #26 -  Loving Me Books LLC

www.lovingmebooks.com
Owner: Angela Nesbitt
Physical Store: No
Email: lovingmebooks@gmail.com
Launched: Aug 25, 2015 (4 Years, 10 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,906,104

Loving Me Books is an online children&rdsquo;s bookstore representing children of color, from newborn to young adult. In addition to our online bookstore, we connect young readers and families across the globe with our monthly avid readers club. We are here to educate, entertain, and inspire our young boys and girls.

Loving Me Books LLC’s information was added to our database on Jun 05, 2020, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Go On Girl! #27 -  Go On Girl!

goongirl.org
Owner: Go On Girl! Book Club, Inc.
Physical Store: No
Email: GOGBookClub@goongirl.org
Launched: Mar 02, 1998 (22 Years, 4 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 6,125,437

The Go On Girl! Book Club is a nationally recognized reading club committed to fostering an awareness of and appreciation for the diverse literary works by authors of the Black Diaspora. Our deep and authentic respect for literature aligns with our not-for-profit status whereby we earmark the vas

Go On Girl!’s information was added to our database on Sep 16, 2016, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Urban Reviews #28 -  Urban Reviews

www.urbanreviewsonline.com
Owner: Charles Hubbert
Physical Store: No
Launched: Apr 07, 2005 (15 Years, 2 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 6,576,238

Urban Reviews ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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Brown Sugar & Spice Books #29 -  Brown Sugar & Spice Books

www.brownssbooks.com
Owner: Jaqueline Galloway
Physical Store: No
Email: info@brownssbooks.com
Phone: 734.716.0213
Launched: Aug 05, 1998 (21 Years, 10 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 30,000,000

Brown Sugar & Spice is owned by an African-American educator. Many years ago, she realized that parents and educators, like her, were looking for childrenís books with pictures and story plots that accurately and positively reflected our children.

Brown Sugar & Spice Books’s information was added to our database on Jan 16, 2014, and was last updated Jun 27, 2020.

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