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Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your Attention

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Black Fiction books.

1. What She Don’t Know (Her Secret Love Series) (2019)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionRemi Montell knows heartache all too well. After losing her adoptive parents as a teenager, she found solace in a relative’s home. Her aunt helped shape her formative years and inspired her to reach for her dreams, no matter how unimaginable they may seem. Now, Remi is young woman trying to make a name for herself in the fashion industry, but finds herself distracted by one her aunt’s many suitors. Soon a torrid love affair with him begins to chip away at the wall that separates her love and devotion for the woman who raised her and the man she can’t help but fall in love with.Kaiden has never…
Author(s): Mia Black

2. White Rose, Black Forest (2018)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionDecember 1943. In the years before the rise of Hitler, the Gerber family’s summer cottage was filled with laughter. Now, as deep drifts of snow blanket the Black Forest, German dissenter Franka Gerber is alone and hopeless. Fervor and brutality have swept through her homeland, taking away both her father and her brother and leaving her with no reason to live.That is, until she discovers an unconscious airman lying in the snow wearing a Luftwaffe uniform, his parachute flapping in the wind. Unwilling to let him die, Franka takes him to her family’s isolated cabin despite her…
Author(s): Eoin Dempsey

3. My Besties: The Come Up (2015)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionBorn and raised on the violent streets of Chicago, Ja`ziya and her three besties, Tiki, ReRe, and Dirty E are all determined to do three things; finish school, get money, and live comfortably. Ja`ziya and her crew aren’t your average hood rats that wanna date and marry a D-Boy. Adapting to some of the bad habits from the streets, plus some help from an unknown source, they get money their own way… The ski-mask way! Robbing drug dealers is like taking candy from a baby. They are always in and out with no problem. That was until they robbed the wrong person. Big Moe enters the…
Author(s): Asia Hill

4. Torn Between A Thug & A Boss (complicated love series) (2019)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionAll the odds were stacked up against Alivia when she grew up. She never knew her father, barely knew her drug-addicted mother but managed to somehow find a way to seek out a life for herself.Dancing wasn’t the ideal gig, but it pays well and she’s good at it—so good, top dollar clients will do anything to be in her midst. But despite all the money and attention, she’s still not yet where she wants to be in life. A chance encounter with a tall, dark, and potentially dangerous man may change everything.Dylan came from nothing and made himself something people in the underground scene respect and fear. With more money than…
Author(s): Mia Black

5. Black Autumn: A Post-Apocalyptic Saga (READYMAN SERIES, BOOK ONE) (2019)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionA one-two punch attack slams America into the ropes as terrorism coupled with social media insanity cripples the nation. A Special Forces veteran and his buddies think they're prepared, but nothing can prepare them for the sheer violence of a pampered nation gone berserk. #18,611 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #640 in Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction (Books) #223 in Technothrillers (Books) #575 in Military Thrillers (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Jeff Kirkham, Jason Ross

6. Loving The Wrong Man (2019)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionAfter dealing with a toxic relationship, the last thing Jazmine wants to do is jump into another one. Yet one unexpected encounter with a sexy stranger causes her to rethink that decision. Will this mysterious man be the one who will save her from her past or make her life more complicated than it already is?Find out what happens in part one of Loving The Wrong Man! #186,603 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #2611 in African American Women’s Fiction (Books) #3579 in African American Romance Fiction Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this…
Author(s): Mia Black

7. Love On The Low (secret love series) (2019)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionWhen Mika Foster accepts a new teaching job in her hometown, she can’t help but be excited. Family, old friends, a lifetime of memories awaits her, and that includes the man she couldn’t forget about, no matter how hard she tried.Royce Harris knows how to take care of himself. That’s what he’s done ever since the day he lost his mother and went to live with her best friend’s family. Growing up, he and Mika had a special relationship, but now, years later, the lines of their friendship are blurred by their growing feelings for each other…but there are too many hurdles to…
Author(s): Mia Black

8. A Thug’s Love (2015)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your Attention“If angels wear Vicki’s and the devil wears Prada, I guess I was a taste of heaven & hell back then, because King had completely turned daddy’s little angel into a hell of a rider…” My name is Kennedy Desiree Carter. I met the love of my life, Damion “King” Carter, five years ago. Back then, you would not have been able to convince me of the way that he would change my life, in good ways and bad. I was a good girl; on my way to college with a high GPA and big dreams of becoming a Child Psychologist. Yet, as soon as I met King, I also dreamed of being the best rider that any street nigga had ever seen. I…
Author(s): Jessica N. Watkins

9. Issa Hood Love Story: Bailey & Bash (2018)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionAfter years of hustling, Sebastian Larson is finally giving up the hood life and looking for a wife. He had a rule not to marry or fall in love while he was in the game but, now that that was all behind him, he was ready and looking for a life partner and, from the very first moment that he laid eyes on Bailey Burnett, he knew instantly that she was the one.Bailey, young, smart and beautiful, belongs to Andre and she is no longer happy being his live-in girlfriend. The fact that he lies and is never home is evident that he’s entertaining another woman, but Bailey is in no position to leave him. She gave up her career to play…
Author(s): Anna Black

10. The Black Witch (The Black Witch Chronicles) (2018)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your Attention“Maximum suspense, unusual magic—a whole new, thrilling approach to fantasy!”—Tamora Pierce, #1 New York Times bestselling author “A refreshing, powerful young adult fantasy.”—Robin Hobb, New York Times bestselling author Powerful magic. A deadly legacy. A world at the edge of war.Prepare to be spellbound by The Black Witch.Evil looms on the horizon, and for Elloren Gardner, granddaughter of the last Black Witch, pressure to live up to her magical heritage is building. Elloren’s people, the Gardnerians, believe she will follow in her grandmother’s footsteps. But Elloren is utterly…
Author(s): Laurie Forest

11. Dysphoria: A Novel of America’s Coming Financial Nightmare (Black Swan) (2019)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionAmerica’s financial doomsday. A wayward son. The epic struggle to survive.Country music icon Shane Black is this year’s headliner for the New Year’s Eve bash in Times Square, but when violent riots break out, he’ll need more than a six string to escape New York City.After decades of abuse as the world’s reserve currency, the US Dollar’s day of reckoning is at hand. Without a functioning monetary system to purchase basic goods, society rapidly descends into abject chaos. Protests, looting, and bloodletting take the place of civility in a country which…
Author(s): Mark Goodwin

12. A Thug & His Queen (2016)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionIn A Thug & His Queen: What Won’t You Do?, three worlds are quickly and suddenly colliding. There is Danez and Ronnisha, who live the good life apartment downtown and have love that is stronger than anyone could imagine. Danez’s best friend, Lamarcus, is finding himself quickly falling for Rain, a woman everyone else is not sure can be trusted. Qoree has Chocolate Bunny, or Lala, by his side. Little do any of these couple know, their lives are about to change…all over money. One night Lamarcus is kicking it with Rain when he has a surprise guest: Qoree. Qoree is furious that Lamarcus and Danez are making moves in his…
Author(s): Tamicka Higgins

13. Black (The Black Series) (Volume 1) (2015)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionIn August 1831, Nat Turner leads a group of escaped slaves in a rebellion that rocks the South. The revolt comes to a quick and violent end. In November, Nat is publicly hanged, and as his body swings, a false sense of peace washes over Jerusalem, Virginia. Unbeknownst to the world, on the day Nat Turner dies, his son, Nat Hope Turner, is born. Reared by Big Mama on the Turner plantation, young Nat’s identity is kept secret to keep him safe. As Nat grows to manhood, he leads his own uprising against slavery and is forever after known as Black. Fate-by way of Big Mama-leads Black to rescue a young female slave,…
Author(s): Joan Vassar

14. His Dirty Secret (Side Chick Confessions) (Volume 1) (2016)

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionGrowing up on the mean streets of Chicago, life wasn’t easy for Jayla Simmons. She worked hard for everything she attained in life, but always wanted more. Especially when it came to love. Yet everything changes when she runs into the sexy Darius Black who provides her with the finer things in life. Jayla is getting everything she could ever dream of, but everything is not what it seems when she finds out Darius has a dirty secret. Find out what happens in part one of His Dirty Secret! #83,402 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #2148 in African American…
Author(s): Mia Black

Best Black Fiction Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some black fiction books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Fictions of Land and Flesh: Blackness, Indigeneity, Speculation

Author(s): Mark Rifkin
Publisher: Duke University Press Books, Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2422606

Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction

Author(s): Sami Schalk
Publisher: Duke University Press, Year: 2018, Size: 12 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2211435

Science Fiction and the Moral Imagination : Visions, Minds, Ethics

Author(s): Russell Blackford
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2134714

Madness in Black Women’s Diasporic Fictions: Aesthetics of Resistance

Author(s): Caroline A. Brown, Johanna X. K. Garvey (eds.)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2017, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2152802

The Right Way to be Crippled and Naked: The Fiction of Disability: An Anthology

Author(s): Sheila Black; Michael Northen
Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press, Year: 2017, Size: 535 Kb, Download: azw3
ID: 2355826

Speculative Blackness: The Future of Race in Science Fiction

Author(s): André M. Carrington
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, Year: 2016, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1492309

Dreams for Dead Bodies: Blackness, Labor, and the Corpus of American Detective Fiction

Author(s): M. Michelle Robinson
Publisher: University of Michigan Press, Year: 2016, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1499073

Literary Wonderlands: A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created

Author(s): Laura Miller (ed.)
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal, Year: 2016, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1600657

The Cultural Memory of Africa in African American and Black British Fiction, 1970-2000: Specters of the Shore

Author(s): Leila Kamali
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US, Year: 2016, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1678641

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to USA Today, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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