2019 Book Recap

I LOVE to read!

Okay, now that I’ve gotten that out of my system I would like to share my 2019 Book Recap with you all.

I decided at the beginning of 2019 that every book I read for the year would be a book written by an African American woman. As of December 2019, I read 22 novels:

  1. Parable of the Sower (Earthseed #1) by Octavia Butler,
  2. Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaption written by Octavia Butler (Graphic Novel Adaption by Damian Duffy),
  3. Pride by Ibi Zoboi,
  4. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid,
  5. Dust Tracks On a Road by Zora Neale Hurston,
  6. The Killing Moon (Dreamblood #1) by N. K. Jemisin,
  7. The Shadowed Sun (Dreamblood #2) by N. K. Jemisin,
  8. The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray,
  9. How Long ’til Black Future Month? by N. K. Jemisin,
  10. The Everlasting Rose (The Belles #2) by Dhonielle Clayton,
  11. A Blade So Black (Nightmare-verse #1) by L. L. McKinney,
  12. The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) by N. K. Jemisin,
  13. Becoming by Michelle Obama,
  14. Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves by Glory Edin,
  15. The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth #2) by N. K. Jemisin,
  16. My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite,
  17. An American Marriage by Tayari Jones,
  18. The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory,
  19. The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth #3) by N. K. Jemisin,
  20. Swing Time by Zadie Smith,
  21. Josephine Baker’s Last Dance by Sherry Jones (not written by an African American woman, but the main character is African American), and
  22. Parable of the Talents (Earthseed #2) by Octavia Butler.

Now I want to know what books you’ve read in 2019. Please share your book recommendations in the comments below.

Fav of 2019: How Long ‘til Black Future Month? by N. K. Jemisin

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