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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28 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, 10 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 Jan 01, 2021.

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Pyramid Books #2 -  Pyramid Books

pyramidbooks.indielite.org

Physical Store: Yes
Email: pyramidbks@aol.com
Phone: 561.731.4422
Launched: Feb 07, 2010 (10 Years, 11 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 350,486

Pyramid Books ’s information was added to our database on Jul 19, 2019, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Mosaic Magazine #3 -  Mosaic Magazine

mosaicmagazine.org
Owner: The Literary Freedom Project
Physical Store: No
Email: ron@mosaicmagazine.org
Phone: 718.530.9132
Launched: Dec 25, 2005 (15 Years, 0 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 393,942

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 Jan 01, 2021.

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MahoganyBooks #4 -  MahoganyBooks

mahoganybooks.com
Owner: Derrick & Ramunda Young
Physical Store: Yes
Email: customerservice@mahoganybooks.com
Launched: Sep 30, 2008 (12 Years, 3 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 623,151

MahoganyBooks’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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African Books Collective #5 -  African Books Collective

www.africanbookscollective.com
Owner: Justin Cox, CEO
Physical Store: No
Email: orders@africanbookscollective.com
Launched: Aug 24, 1998 (22 Years, 4 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 876,362

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 Jan 01, 2021.

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Loyalty Books #6 -  Loyalty Books

www.loyaltybookstores.com
Owner: Hannah Oliver Depp
Physical Store: Yes
Email: info@loyaltybookstores.com
Phone: 443-466-6773
Launched: Sep 04, 2018 (2 Years, 4 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 984,032

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 Jan 01, 2021.

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Frugal Bookstore #7 -  Frugal Bookstore

frugalbookstore.net

Physical Store: No
Phone: 617-541-1722
Launched: May 10, 2012 (8 Years, 8 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 1,227,739

Frugal Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Jan 01, 1970, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Reparations Club #8 -  Reparations Club

rep.club
Owner: Jazzi McGilbert
Physical Store: Yes
Email: info@reparations.club
Phone: 323-591-0012
Launched: Mar 29, 2019 (1 Years, 9 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 1,457,767

Rep Club is a concept (book)shop & creative space curated by Blackness in Los Angeles, CA. Black-owned. Woman-owned.

Reparations Club’s information was added to our database on Nov 01, 2020, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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EyeSeeMe #9 -  EyeSeeMe

www.eyeseeme.com
Owner: Pamela Blair
Physical Store: Yes
Email: customerservice@eyeseeme.com
Launched: Jan 11, 2011 (10 Years, 0 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 1,541,579

EyeSeeMe’s information was added to our database on Jan 15, 2016, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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The Brain Lair #10 -  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 (3 Years, 5 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 1,832,764

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 Jan 01, 2021.

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Knowledge Bookstore #11 -  Knowledge Bookstore

www.knowledgebookstore.com

Physical Store: Yes
Email: customerservice@knowledgebookstore.com
Phone: 905-459-9875
Launched: Aug 27, 1999 (21 Years, 4 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,101,506

Knowledge Bookstore is a celebration.

Knowledge Bookstore’s information was added to our database on Mar 14, 2015, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Eso Won Bookstore #12 -  Eso Won Bookstore

esowonbookstore.com

Physical Store: Yes
Email: esowonbooks@yahoo.com
Launched: Jun 15, 2009 (11 Years, 7 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,120,150

Eso Won Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Malik Books #13 -  Malik Books

malikbooks.com
Owner: Malik & April
Physical Store: Yes
Email: malik@malikbooks.com
Launched: Oct 20, 2017 (3 Years, 3 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,288,546

Malikbooks.com specializes in American American books, calendars, and gifts full of cultural diversity, positive self reflection, & self awareness.

Malik Books’s information was added to our database on Nov 01, 2020, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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The Brown Bookshelf #14 -  The Brown Bookshelf

thebrownbookshelf.com
Owner: Varian Johnson
Physical Store: No
Email: thebrownbookshelf@gmail.com
Phone: 512-372-8983
Launched: Oct 05, 2007 (13 Years, 3 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,449,023

The Brown Bookshelf’s information was added to our database on Jan 19, 2014, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Africa Access #15 -  Africa Access

africaaccessreview.org
Owner: Brenda Randolph
Physical Store: No
Email: africaaccess@aol.com
Launched: Dec 11, 2000 (20 Years, 1 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,620,396

Expanding Perspectives on Africa, Book by Book

Africa Access’s information was added to our database on Dec 13, 2018, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Africa Book Club #16 -  Africa Book Club

www.africabookclub.com
Owner: Daniel Musiitwa
Physical Store: No
Email: memberservices@africabookclub.com
Launched: Apr 03, 2009 (11 Years, 9 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 3,206,569

Africa Book Club’s information was added to our database on Apr 07, 2017, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Ashay by the Bay #17 -  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 (20 Years, 6 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 4,092,999

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 Jan 01, 2021.

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Go On Girl! #18 -  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, 10 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 4,529,325

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 Jan 01, 2021.

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African Bookstore #19 -  African Bookstore

africanbookstore.net
Owner: Yvonne King
Physical Store: No
Email: sales@africanbookstore.net
Phone: 954-652-0474
Launched: Nov 29, 2002 (18 Years, 1 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 4,735,583

African Bookstore is a specialty, online bookstore, pleased to provide books on the African world wide experience, and African American experience.

African Bookstore’s information was added to our database on Dec 10, 2012, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall #20 -  Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall

medubookstore.com
Owner: Nia
Physical Store: Yes
Email: nia@medubooks.com
Launched: Jul 30, 2011 (9 Years, 5 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 4,965,162

Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Marcus Books #21 -  Marcus Books

marcusbooksoakland.com

Physical Store: Yes
Launched: Jul 11, 2005 (15 Years, 6 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,051,070

Marcus Books ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Sankofa Video Books & Cafe #22 -  Sankofa Video Books & Cafe

sankofa.com
Owner: Shirikiana Gerima
Physical Store: Yes
Phone: 202-234-4755
Launched: Oct 15, 1996 (24 Years, 3 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,118,471

Sankofa Video Books & Cafe’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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AAMBC #23 -  AAMBC

aambookclub.com
Owner: Tamika Newhouse
Physical Store: No
Email: aambookclub@gmail.com
Launched: Aug 18, 2008 (12 Years, 5 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,596,733

AAMBC African Americans on the Move Book Club, focuses on exposes the unknown writer. Since 2008 we have exposed over 500 authors, publishers, and many of those alike.

AAMBC’s information was added to our database on Dec 10, 2012, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Harambee Books and Artworks #24 -  Harambee Books and Artworks

harambeebooks.org

Physical Store: Yes
Email: info@harambeebooks.org
Launched: Oct 10, 2015 (5 Years, 3 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,610,937

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 Jan 01, 2021.

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Dare Books #25 -  Dare Books

Darebooks.com
Owner: Desmond A. Reid
Physical Store: No
Phone: 407-673-3273
Launched: Oct 01, 2003 (17 Years, 3 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,684,299

DARE is the acronym for Desmond A. Reid Enterprises. Desmond A. Reid Enterprises was started in the basement of Mr. Reid's home, in April, 1982, as a response to the lack of books in his children's school which reflected their experiences and the contributions of people of color, especially African-

Dare Books ’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Urban Reviews #26 -  Urban Reviews

www.urbanreviewsonline.com
Owner: Charles Hubbert
Physical Store: No
Launched: Apr 07, 2005 (15 Years, 9 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,846,802

Urban Reviews ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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Black Baby Books #27 -  Black Baby Books

blackbabybooks.com/
Owner: Veronica N. Chapman
Physical Store: No
Launched: May 28, 2016 (4 Years, 7 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 6,340,458

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 Jan 01, 2021.

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All African Books #28 -  All African Books

allafricanbooks.com
Owner: Angy Webster
Physical Store: No
Email: angy@allafricanbooks.com
Launched: Jun 27, 2016 (4 Years, 6 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 6,464,148

All African Books’s information was added to our database on Jul 02, 2019, and was last updated Jan 01, 2021.

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