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BLM Book Club Reading List

Here is our list for 2021(in no particular order)! Wow, it's long. We hope to read at least twenty-one of these fabulous books, but wouldn't mind reading them all Please join us on the journey if you can, and let us know if you think we are missing any books! 

Friday Black Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328911247
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Published: Mariner Books - October 23rd, 2018

This book is a must! A collection of short stories that cover hot-button issues in the black community, it's one of those books you will read again and again and again! Zimmerland seriously had me shook. Each and every story left me satisfied and still yearning for more. This book will undoubtedly go down as one of my all-time favorites. Highly recommended! 


The Deep Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534439870
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 4th, 2020

This is such a beautifully written book. It takes its readers on a fantastical underwater voyage into a world of "what could have been." It is filled with both joy and sorrow, sometimes at the same time. Discussing issues such as generational trauma and gender identity and fluidity, as its title suggests, is "deep." 


The Secret Lives of Church Ladies Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781949199734
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Published: West Virginia University Press - September 1st, 2020

Our second book of short stories this year, this one will have you clutching your pearls. An intimate look into the lives and thoughts of women both inside and outside of the church fold, this collection of nine stories touches on race, gender, sexuality, and what it means to be a vulnerable human being. Philyaw does a wonderful job of making each and every character multifaceted and relatable. This is a book you'd lead to your mother (!) and your sista friend. 


Black Futures Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780399181139
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Published: One World - December 1st, 2020

Libertie: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616207014
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 30th, 2021

The Prophets Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593085684
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 5th, 2021

The Rib King: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062979063
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Published: Amistad - January 19th, 2021

Grown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062840356
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 15th, 2020

Life After Death: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982139131
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - March 2nd, 2021

The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536291
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

The Nickel Boys: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780345804341
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Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2020

An Unkindness of Ghosts Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781617755880
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Published: Akashic Books - October 3rd, 2017

Homegoing Cover Image
$16.95
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ISBN: 9781101971062
Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

Parable of the Sower Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538732182
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2019

The Mothers: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399184529
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 10th, 2017

Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658184
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Published: Knopf - September 1st, 2020

Luster: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250798671
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Published: Picador - June 8th, 2021

The Other Black Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982160135
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Published: Atria Books - June 1st, 2021

Yellow Wife: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9781982149109
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 12th, 2021

Training School for Negro Girls Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781936932375
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Published: Feminist Press - October 23rd, 2018

Black Girls Must Die Exhausted: A Novel for Grown Ups Cover Image
$16.99
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ISBN: 9781732696815
Published: Quality Black Books - September 4th, 2018

100 Boyfriends Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374538989
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Published: MCD x FSG Originals - February 2nd, 2021

Honey Girl Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780778311027
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Published: Park Row - February 23rd, 2021

How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316536981
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 2nd, 2021

For All Time Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534485976
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

Love Is a Revolution Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547600601
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 2nd, 2021

Sugar: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780452282209
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Published: Plume - January 2nd, 2001

When No One Is Watching: A Thriller Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062982650
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

Black Girl, Call Home Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780593197141
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Published: Berkley - March 9th, 2021