25 Best African American Book Blogs and Websites

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African American Book Blogs

Here are 25 Best African American Book Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. The Brown Bookshelf

The Brown Bookshelf US
The Brown Bookshelf is an online resource that promotes awareness of African American artists who write and illustrate books for children.
Also in Children's Book Blogs
thebrownbookshelf.com
2.4K 10.9K 2 posts / month Oct 2007 Get Email Contact

2. African Book Addict

African Book Addict Boston, Massachusetts, US
My name is Darkowaa and I am a Ghanaian-American, currently living where my heart feels most at home, Accra, Ghana. African Book Addict was created mid-2014 and its dedicated to celebrating BLACK literature through book reviews, book chats with fellow readers & writers, book hauls and more.
Also in African Literature Blogs
africanbookaddict.com
2.1K 3.4K 1 post / month Jun 2014 Get Email Contact

3. Urban Reviews | Your Source for the Best in AA Fiction

Urban Reviews | Your Source for the Best in AA Fiction Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US
Urban Reviews is the premier destination for all things relating to African-American Fiction. It's primary focus will be on the promotion of new and upcoming books by Black authors, but Urban Reviews will also include exclusive interviews, online Q&As, tour info, press release info, and industry news as well.
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1.5K 10.7K 6 posts / month Dec 2005 Get Email Contact

4. Culture Type

Culture Type CULTURE TYPE is an essential resource focused on visual art from a Black perspective. The site features coverage of up-and-coming, established, and historic artists, and a dynamic mix of book and exhibition reviews, art news, museum coverage, auction results, and Culture Talks - exclusive interviews with innovative figures in the art world about artistic vision, institutional leadership, and pivotal cultural moments.
Also in Black Art Blogs
culturetype.com
5.1K 1 post / day Aug 2013 Get Email Contact

5. BlackPressUSA | Books

BlackPressUSA | Books Washington, District of Columbia, US
BlackPressUSA is a portal for African Americans to find news, politics, sports, entertainment, culture, international affairs, and opinions and analysis. Check out this site to know more about African Americans books.
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10K 10.9K 663 4 posts / month Get Email Contact

6. Compulsive Reader

Compulsive Reader Reviews of books by some of the hottest writers working today, exclusive author interviews, literary news and criticism.
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1 post / week Get Email Contact

7. Urban Book Reviews

Urban Book Reviews Mountain Home, Arkansas, US
Urban Book Reviews is a place that allows writers to submit their books to be read, reviewed, and featured. The sole purpose of Urban Book Reviews is to read the latest works of new writers, all in one place.
urbanbookreviewsru..
832 6 posts / week Get Email Contact

8. cup of tea with that book, please

cup of tea with that book, please Welcome to cup of tea with that book please, a blog dedicated to books! Take a browse and find book reviews, related news reports, original writing, and of course tea. What more can a book lover ask for?
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297 249 2 posts / day Get Email Contact

9. Nenitraanna

Nenitraanna Hello and thank you for taking the time to come and visit my blog. I have had my blog a little over a year now and I love being a blogger. I love to write, read, and travel and wanted my blog to have all of that and more. When I started my blog it was just about book reviews and nothing else! I wanted my love for reading and writing to come together and I thought reading and reviewing books would be a wonderful way of mixing my passions together.
nenitraanna.wordpr..
10 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

10. B Oliver

B Oliver Author Beverly Oliver travels to Honduras, Central America to explore the life of natural healer and creator of the African Bio Mineral Balance Therapeutic System.
sojourntohonduras...
1 post / month Get Email Contact

11. Black Science Fiction Society Blog

Black Science Fiction Society Blog Black Science Fiction Society highlights, celebrates and develops science fiction, speculative fiction, sword and soul, fantasy, horror, movies, games and more.
Also in Science Fiction Blogs
blacksciencefictio..
12.9K 10.4K 1 post / day Oct 2007 Get Email Contact

12. Books IRL

Books IRL Florida, US
BOOKS IRL is an independent editorial book site dedicated to diverse Young Adult, New Adult, and Romance books. BOOKS IRL is committed to highlighting and celebrating various diverse characters, stories, and authors. This blog features book reviews, essays, book recommendations, and so much more.
Also in Young Adult Book Blogs, New Adult Blogs
booksirl.com
3 5 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

13. Mocha Girls Read

Mocha Girls Read Los Angeles, California, US
We are a group of African-American Black women who love to read, want to read more and meet like minded women. The books we read range from fiction, self-help, historical romance, best sellers, good short stories and basically anything we can get our hands on. Mocha Girls Read brings black women in the community together to read great literature, online and in person chit chatting about the monthly selection and a whole lot more.
mochagirlsread.com
7K 7.5K 3.1K Aug 2011 Get Email Contact

14. African American Literature Book Club Blog

African American Literature Book Club Blog Harlem, Georgia, US
AALBC are the largest and most popular website dedicated to African American books and Black literature from around the world. We celebrate Black culture, through books, for readers of all backgrounds to enjoy. Follow this blog to know more about African American Literature Books.
aalbc.com/blog
7.2K 1.5K Dec 2004 Get Email Contact

15. MahoganyBooks | African American Literature Blog

MahoganyBooks | African American Literature Blog Washington, District of Columbia, US
MahoganyBooks is an online bookstore that believes in social entrepreneurship. We take a leadership role in the community promoting African American literature, reading, writing, and cultural awareness as tools to improve communities as well as enrich the lives of motivated individuals.
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16.3K 15.2K 22 posts / year Aug 2014 Get Email Contact

16. Bookshy

Bookshy Florence, South Carolina, US
Bookshy is dedicated solely to my love of African literature. The aim is to celebrate, recognise and promote contemporary African literature.
bookshybooks.com
643 4K Dec 2011 Get Email Contact

17. Brown Girl Reading

Brown Girl Reading France
Brown Girl Reading blog is for people who are interested in books and the English language. This blog also provides resources on African-American writers, literature, book reviews and much more.
Also in Novel Blogs
browngirlreading.com
2.1K 6.7K 20 posts / year Feb 2010 Get Email Contact

18. Monlatable Book Reviews

Monlatable Book Reviews US
Monlatable Book Reviews features an eclectic mix of fiction. Literary fiction, African American fiction and romance, interracial romances, Science Fiction/Fantasy to bikers, there is room for everything; even a bit of erotic romance. This blog is a place for Monica Reeds to spread the book goodness and all that is exciting in her book world.
monlatablereviews.com
1K 6 posts / year Aug 2013 Get Email Contact

19. African Americans on the Move Book Club

African Americans on the Move Book Club Atlanta, Georgia, US
African Americans on the Move Book Club is a place for book promotion, book reviews, literary source and much more.
aambookclub.com
2.7K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

20. Black & Bookish Blog

Black & Bookish Blog Los Angeles, California, US
Antoinette wanted to get closer to her history and culture, something that can easily slip away when you use the narrative of your oppressors. Black & Bookish was created to celebrate Black literature throughout the African Diaspora, tell the stories of Black people, and grow a global community behind those efforts.
blackandbookish.co..
452 549 1.3K 1 post / year Jan 2016 Get Email Contact

21. Author Janae Marie

Author Janae Marie Sacramento, California, US
Bringing you the drama from the streets with books by Janae Marie!
janaemariebooks.com
549 296 Get Email Contact

22. K. Alex Walker

K. Alex Walker Tampa, Florida, US
I like animals, Star Wars, quirk, and any kind of creative media that deals with people finding love in an otherwise impossible time. I was born and raised in the USVI (St. Thomas); however, my family is from the island of Antigua.
kalexwalker.com/blog
604 3 posts / year Get Email Contact

23. Carla S. Carraway

Carla S. Carraway Cleveland, Ohio, US
Read more about the Afro-American books, its reviews, culture and more in this blog. The writer Carla is a Cleveland Ohio born mom of five children and a avid reader who is passionate for black culture, art, music, movies, books and black people.
cscarraway.com
2 posts / month Get Email Contact

24. Urban Bookish | Contemporary Urban Fiction Book Blog

Urban Bookish | Contemporary Urban Fiction Book Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
The Urban Bookish Blog keeps you updated on the latest news, events & book releases in the Urban Fiction/African American Fiction book industry.
ubookish.com
3.9K May 2016 Get Email Contact


African American Book Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering African American Book. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
karma2015 cupofteawiththatbookplease.com 504
Victoria L. Valentine culturetype.com 178
Magdalena Ball compulsivereader.com 169
urbanlitmagazine urbanbookreviewsrus.wordpress.com 129
Reginald L. Goodwin blacksciencefictionsociety.com 96
Kenitra Mounger nenitraanna.wordpress.com 63
Carles CJ Juzang blacksciencefictionsociety.com 38
bookshy bookshybooks.com 25
MahoganyBooks blog.mahoganybooks.com 24
didibooksenglish browngirlreading.com 18
Sheri S aambookclub.com 17
Beverly Oliver sojourntohonduras.com 16
OAKLAND POST blackpressusa.com 12
ReaderMonica monlatablereviews.com 11
K. Alex Walker kalexwalker.com 10
J R Cannon blacksciencefictionsociety.com 9
sojournhonduras sojourntohonduras.com 6
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich thebrownbookshelf.com 6
tamika aambookclub.com 6
BlackPressUSA blackpressusa.com 6
Kelly Starling Lyons thebrownbookshelf.com 4
Staff Writer blog.mahoganybooks.com 4
Darkowaa africanbookaddict.com 4
Stacy M. Brown blackpressusa.com 4
didibooksandenglish browngirlreading.com 3
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