100 Books by Black Women

Name of Book

Author

Genre

Red at the Bone
Swing Time
Get A Life Chloe Brown 
How to Catch A Queen
American Spy
Forbidden 
Bad Feminist
The Worst Best Man
Halsey Street
American Dreamer 
Dear Haiti, Love Alaine
Fledgling
Two Hundred Thousand Kingdoms 
Binti
The Salt Roads
Everfair
Three Strong Women
The Icarus Girl
Given
What We Lose
Electric Impulse
The Shadow King
A Song Below Water
Conjure Women 
Saving Ruby King
These Ghosts are Family
Black Sunday
Pet
The Stars and the Blackness Between Them
Grown
Speaking of Summer
The Hundred Wells of Salaga
Patsy
The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls
How to Love a Jamaican 
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
Cannibal
Boundaries
Land of Love and Drowning
All the Things We Never Knew
Watch Us Rise
The Boyfriend Project
Who Am I Without Him
Its Not All Downhill From Here
Ghana Must Go
The Summer We Got Free
The Travelers
More than Enough
The Girl Who Smiled Beads:A Story of War and What Comes After
We Love You Charlie Freeman
The Turner House
Bom Boy
The Star Side of Bird Hill
Hidden Figures
Blended
Genesis Begins Again 
The Book of Not
Come Let Us Sing Anyway
Love After Love
Frying Plantain
The Confessions of Frannie Langton
Hood Feminism: Notes from the women that a movement forgot
Little and Lion
Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard
Behold the Dreamers
Girl, Woman, Other
Stay With Me 
The Memory of Love
The Wedding Date
An American Marriage
Slay 
Homegoing
Americanah
Clap When You Land
The Secret Lives of Baba Segis Wives
My Sister the Serial Killer
Queenie
The Vanishing Half
T.O.R.N Theres Only Right Now
The Hate You Give
Children of Blood and Bone
Sing, Unburied, Sing
Such a Fun Age
Out of Darkness, Shining Light
Drinking Coffee Elswhere
The Revisioners

On Black Sisters Street
The Yellow House 
Sundowners
Men of the South
The Joys of Motherhood
Black Mamba Boy
Let's Tell This Story Properly
Cinderella is Dead
The Black Kids
Legendborn
You Should See Me in a Crown
Now That I've Found You
The Girl With the Louding Voice
Under the Udala Trees

Jacqueline Woodson
Zadie Smith
Talia Hibbert
Alyssa Cole
Lauren Wilkinson
Beverly Jenkins
Roxane Gay
Mia Sosa
Naima Coster
Adriana Herrera
Maika Moulite and Martiza Moulite
Octavia Butler
NK Jemisin
Nnedi Okarafor
Nalo Hopkinson
Nisi Shawl
Marie Ndiaye
Helen Oyeyemi
Nandi Taylor
Zinzi Clemmons
Angel Hilson
Maaza Mengiste
Bethany Morrow
Afia Atakora
Catherine Adel West
Maisy Card
Tola Abraham
Akwaeke Emezi
Junauda Petrus
Tiffany Jackson
Kalisha Buckhanon
Ayesha Attah
Nicole Dennis-Benn 
Anissa Gray
Alexia Arthurs
Ayana Mathis
Safiya Sinclair
Elizabeth Nunez
Tiphanie Yanique
Liara Tamani 
Renee Watson 
Farrah Rochon 
Sharon Flake
Terry Mcmillian
Taiye Selasi 
Mia Mckenzie
Regina Porter
Elaine Welteroth
Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil
Kaitlyn Greenidge
Angela Flournoy
Yewande Omotoso
Naomi Jackson
Margot Lee Shetterly
Sharon Draper
Alicia D Williams
Tsitsi Dangarembga
Leone Ross
Ingrid Persaud
Zalika Reid-Benta
Sara Collins
Mikki Kendall
Brandy Colbert
Echo Brown
Imbolo Mbue
 Bernadine Evaristo 
Ayobami Adebayo
Aminatta Forna
Jasmine Guillory
Tayari Jones
Brittney Morris
Yaa Gyasi
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Elizabeth Acevedo
Lola Shoneyin
Oyinkan Braithwaite
Candice Carty-Williams
Brit Bennett
Ampora Yazdani
Angie Thomas
Tomi Adeyemi 
Jesmyn Ward
Kiley Reid
Petina Gappah
Z Z Packer
Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Chika Unigwe
Sarah M. Broom
Lesley Lokko
Zukiswa Wanner
Buchi Emecheta
Nadifa Mohamed
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
Kalynn Bayron
Christina Hammonds Reed
Tracy Deonn
Leah Johnson
Kristina Forest
Abi Dare
Chinelo Okparanta

Historical fiction
Literary fiction
Romance
Romance

Historical fiction/mystery/thriller/cultural
Romance
Non fiction
Romance
Contemporary fiction
Romance/LGBTQ
YA fiction
Science fiction
Science fiction
Fantasy/Science fiction
Speculative fiction
Fantasy/Science fiction
Fiction/cultural
Fantasy/magical realism
YA fantasy/ romance
Contemporary fiction/cultural 
Romance
Historical fiction/cultural
YA fantasy
Historial fiction/ fantasy
Mystery/thriller
Historical fiction
Fiction/cultural
YA fantasy/ LGBTQ
YA, LGBT, romance
YA contemporary, mystery
Mystery/thriller
Historical fiction/cultural
Contemporary fiction/LGBTQ
Contemporary fiction
Contemporary fiction
Historical fiction/cultural
Collection of poems
Fiction

Historical fiction/magical realism
Romance
Realistic fiction
Romance
YA, Realistic fiction
Contemporary fiction
Fiction/cultural
LGBTQ, cultural 
historical fiction
Non fiction
Non fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction/cultural
Cultural
Contemporary fiction
Non fiction
YA realistic fiction
YA realistic fiction
Historical fiction/cultural
Magical realism
Contemporary fiction
Fiction
Mystery/historical fiction
Non fiction
YA/ LGBTQ
YA fantasy/ magical realism
Fiction/cultural
Fiction
Cultural fiction
Historical fiction
Romance
Contemporary fiction
YA contemporary fiction
Historical fiction
Contemporary fiction/cultural 
YA contemporary fiction
Cultural fiction
Thriller/mystery
Contemporary fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
YA contemporary fiction
YA fantasy

Contemporary fiction/magical realism
Contemporary fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction/cultural
Cultural fiction
Non fiction
Womens fiction
Cultural fiction
Cultural Fiction
Cultural fiction
Short Stories
Fantasy
YA fiction
YA fantasy
YA contemporary fiction
YA romance
Contemporary fiction
Historical fiction/LGBTQ

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