In the Time of the Butterflies

by Julia Alvarez

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

by Maya Angelou

Queen Sugar

by Natalie Baszile

The House on Mango Street

by Maria Herrera-Sobek

The Wangs vs. the World

by Jade Chang

The Palace of Illusions

by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

The Killing Moon

by N. K. Jemisin

The Fifth Season

by N. K. Jemisin

The Obelisk Gate

by N. K. Jemisin

Silver Sparrow

by Tayari Jones

Sons and Other Flammable Objects

by Porochista Khakpour

The Spirit of Josephine

by MS Florence Ladd

Passing Love

by Jacqueline E. Luckett

What Lies Between Us

by Nayomi Munaweera


by Chase Walker

Juliet Takes a Breath

by Gabby Rivera


by Leslie Marmon Silko

Shake Down the Stars

by Renee Swindle

A Pinch of Ooh La La

by Renee Swindle

The Hate U Give

by Angie Thomas

In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose

by Alice Walker


by Octavia Butler

Parable of the Talents

by Octavia E. Butler

Please Please Please

by Renee Swindle

Their Eyes Were Watching God

by Zora Neale Hurston

Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival

by Velma Wallis

White Teeth

by Zadie Smith

Cane River

by Lalita Tademy

The Twentieth Wife

by Indu Sundaresan

Leaving Atlanta

by Tayari Jones

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere

by Zz Packer

I Can Make a Difference: A Treasury to Inspire Our Children

by Marian Wright Edelman

Red River

by Lalita Tademy


by Octavia E. Butler

Half of a Yellow Sun

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Annie John

by Jamaica Kincaid