Fiction &


Summer Reads

Summer brings sweltering heat... and your bookshelf should be just as hot. 

Get into these fiction and poetry selections that will inspire you, shake you, break you, and rebuild you. 

For the Wanderlust in you...

The Travelers by Regina Porter


Release Date: June 18, 2019

For the  Silenced Voice in you...

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous 

by Ocean Vuong


Release Date: June 4, 2019

For the Self-Explorer in you...

A Particular Kind of Black Man

by Tope Folarin


Release Date: August 6, 2019

For the Rebel in you...

The World Doesn't Require You 

by Rion Amilcar Scott


Release Date: August 20, 2019

For the Pain and Resilience in you...

The Nickel Boys

by Colson Whitehead


Release Date: July 16, 2019

For the Emotional Power in you...

The Black Condition Ft. Narcissus 

by jayy dodd


Release Date: April 16, 2019

For the Survivor in you...

Build Yourself a Boat

 by Camonghne Felix


Release Date: April 23, 2019

For the Secrets in you...

InWest Mills

by De'Shawn Charles Winslow


Release Date: June 4, 2019


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