15 Black Authors to Read in 2019

This may be the last week of Black History Month, but these 15 Black authors to read in 2019 that will keep you celebrating Black excellence all year long.  The next book you read, maybe the next few books you read, should be by black authors.

Whether you like an eye-opening historical book or an immersive fictional that will take you into a different world, this list has it all. For example, Nicola Yoon is a Jamaican-American author best known for her EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING young adult novel released in 2015. The book has quickly become a New York Times bestseller as well as the basis of a 2017 movie.

Her second and latest book, THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR, was released in 2016, (and will be coming to theaters in May 2019).

Watch the trailer for THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR below:

From James Baldwin to Maya Angelou, this list of books from Black Excellence are a must add to your TBR list.

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