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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27 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, 6 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 214,557

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 Sep 09, 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, 11 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 272,194

MahoganyBooks’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Sep 09, 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, 7 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 288,821

Pyramid Books ’s information was added to our database on Jul 19, 2019, and was last updated Sep 09, 2020.

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Mosaic Magazine #4 -  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, 8 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 367,477

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 Sep 09, 2020.

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Eso Won Bookstore #5 -  Eso Won Bookstore

esowonbookstore.com

Physical Store: Yes
Email: esowonbooks@yahoo.com
Launched: Jun 15, 2009 (11 Years, 3 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 482,835

Eso Won Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Sep 09, 2020.

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Frugal Bookstore #6 -  Frugal Bookstore

frugalbookstore.net

Physical Store: No
Phone: 617-541-1722
Launched: May 10, 2012 (8 Years, 4 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 486,387

Frugal Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Jan 01, 1970, and was last updated Sep 09, 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 (2 Years, 0 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 565,427

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 Sep 09, 2020.

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Knowledge Bookstore #8 -  Knowledge Bookstore

www.knowledgebookstore.com

Physical Store: Yes
Email: customerservice@knowledgebookstore.com
Phone: 905-459-9875
Launched: Aug 27, 1999 (21 Years, 0 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 586,351

Knowledge Bookstore is a celebration.

Knowledge Bookstore’s information was added to our database on Mar 14, 2015, and was last updated Sep 09, 2020.

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The Brown Bookshelf #9 -  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, 11 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 717,998

The Brown Bookshelf’s information was added to our database on Jan 19, 2014, and was last updated Sep 09, 2020.

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African Books Collective #10 -  African Books Collective

www.africanbookscollective.com
Owner: Justin Cox, CEO
Physical Store: No
Email: orders@africanbookscollective.com
Launched: Aug 24, 1998 (22 Years, 0 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 1,091,326

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 Sep 09, 2020.

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Ashay by the Bay #11 -  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, 2 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 1,119,568

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 Sep 09, 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, 8 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 1,400,887

EyeSeeMe’s information was added to our database on Jan 15, 2016, and was last updated Sep 09, 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, 11 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,292,938

Sankofa Video Books & Cafe’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Sep 09, 2020.

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Harambee Books and Artworks #14 -  Harambee Books and Artworks

harambeebooks.org

Physical Store: Yes
Email: info@harambeebooks.org
Launched: Oct 10, 2015 (4 Years, 11 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,659,111

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 Sep 09, 2020.

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Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall #15 -  Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall

medubookstore.com
Owner: Nia
Physical Store: Yes
Email: nia@medubooks.com
Launched: Jul 30, 2011 (9 Years, 1 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,768,352

Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Sep 09, 2020.

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Go On Girl! #16 -  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, 6 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,825,529

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 Sep 09, 2020.

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Loving Me Books LLC #17 -  Loving Me Books LLC

www.lovingmebooks.com
Owner: Angela Nesbitt
Physical Store: No
Email: lovingmebooks@gmail.com
Launched: Aug 25, 2015 (5 Years, 0 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 2,832,446

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 Sep 09, 2020.

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Underground Books #18 -  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: 3,143,300

Underground Books’s information was added to our database on Jun 29, 2017, and was last updated Sep 09, 2020.

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Marcus Books #19 -  Marcus Books

marcusbooksoakland.com

Physical Store: Yes
Launched: Jul 11, 2005 (15 Years, 2 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 3,344,613

Marcus Books ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Sep 09, 2020.

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Dare Books #20 -  Dare Books

Darebooks.com
Owner: Desmond A. Reid
Physical Store: No
Phone: 407-673-3273
Launched: Oct 01, 2003 (16 Years, 11 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 3,426,922

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 Sep 09, 2020.

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Black Baby Books #21 -  Black Baby Books

blackbabybooks.com/
Owner: Veronica N. Chapman
Physical Store: No
Launched: May 28, 2016 (4 Years, 3 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 3,939,620

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 Sep 09, 2020.

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Umoja Books and Products #22 -  Umoja Books and Products

www.umojabookstore.net

Physical Store: No
Email: umojabooksandproducts@yahoo.com
Phone: 337-781-5758
Launched: Nov 23, 2017 (2 Years, 9 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 4,422,079

The inspiration of Umoja Books resulted from the need of having an African American owned bookstore in Lafayette, LA. It started with offering books written by African Americans, and it has now blossomed in offering other items created by African Americans such as tshirts, herbal supplements, personal care products, Black fraternity and sorority items, bible covers, tote bags, and much more.

Umoja Books and Products’s information was added to our database on Apr 11, 2020, and was last updated Sep 09, 2020.

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African Bookstore #23 -  African Bookstore

africanbookstore.net
Owner: Yvonne King
Physical Store: No
Email: sales@africanbookstore.net
Phone: 954-652-0474
Launched: Nov 29, 2002 (17 Years, 9 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,071,405

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 Sep 09, 2020.

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Kizzy’s Books & More #24 -  Kizzy’s Books & More

www.kizzysbooksandmore.com

Physical Store: No
Email: info@kizzysbooks.com
Launched: Mar 30, 2018 (2 Years, 5 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,150,959

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 Sep 09, 2020.

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Nubian Knowledge #25 -  Nubian Knowledge

nubian-knowledge.com
Owner: Harold and Cynthia Lee
Physical Store: No
Email: nubianknowledge@aol.com
Phone: 877-255-9834
Launched: Nov 14, 2006 (13 Years, 10 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 5,599,428

Nubian Knowledge’s information was added to our database on Jul 16, 2017, and was last updated Sep 09, 2020.

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Africa Book Club #26 -  Africa Book Club

www.africabookclub.com
Owner: Daniel Musiitwa
Physical Store: No
Email: memberservices@africabookclub.com
Launched: Apr 03, 2009 (11 Years, 5 Months ago)
Alexa Rank: 6,712,949

Africa Book Club’s information was added to our database on Apr 07, 2017, and was last updated Sep 09, 2020.

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