25 Best African American Book Blogs and Websites
African American Book Blogs
Here are 25 Best African American Book Blogs you should follow in 2023
1. The Brown Bookshelf
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
2.4K⋅ 10.9K ⋅3 posts / quarter ⋅ Oct 2007 Get Email Contact More
2. 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
2.2K⋅ 3.4K ⋅1 post / month ⋅ Jun 2014 Get Email Contact More
3. 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.
1.5K⋅ 10.7K ⋅6 posts / month ⋅ Dec 2005 Get Email Contact More
4. 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
5.1K ⋅1 post / day ⋅ Aug 2013 Get Email Contact More
5. 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.
10K⋅ 10.9K⋅ 663 ⋅4 posts / month Get Email Contact More
6. Compulsive Reader
Reviews of books by some of the hottest writers working today, exclusive author interviews, literary news and criticism.
1 post / week Get Email Contact More
7. 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.
842 ⋅6 posts / week Get Email Contact More
8. Taino's Book Store & Creative Studio Blog
Hi there! My name is Justin and I am a bookseller and studio artist based Historic Dover, Delaware. I have always been passionate about books as well as art, and the power they have to transport us to new worlds and introduce us to new ideas. In my blog, I share my love of books and creating by discussing essentials from reads, recommending new titles, diving into my work, and offering practical tips on how you grow as an individual or a business.
327 ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact More
9. Brown Girl Reading
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
2.1K⋅ 6.7K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Feb 2010 Get Email Contact More
10. 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?
298⋅ 258⋅ 387 ⋅2 posts / day Get Email Contact More
11. 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
12.9K⋅ 10.4K ⋅3 posts / week ⋅ Oct 2007 Get Email Contact More
12. 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.
1 post / month Get Email Contact More
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.
10 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More
14. 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.
7K⋅ 7.5K⋅ 3.1K ⋅ Aug 2011 Get Email Contact More
15. 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.
7.2K⋅ 1.5K ⋅ Dec 2004 Get Email Contact More
16. 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.
16.3K⋅ 15.2K ⋅22 posts / year ⋅ Aug 2014 Get Email Contact More
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.
647⋅ 4K ⋅ Dec 2011 Get Email Contact More
18. Monlatable Book Reviews
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.
1K ⋅6 posts / year ⋅ Aug 2013 Get Email Contact More
19. 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.
2.7K ⋅1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More
20. 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.
452⋅ 549⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 post / year ⋅ Jan 2016 Get Email Contact More
21. Author Janae Marie
Sacramento, California, US
Bringing you the drama from the streets with books by Janae Marie!
549⋅ 298 Get Email Contact More
22. 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.
604 ⋅3 posts / year Get Email Contact More
23. 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.
3.9K ⋅ May 2016 Get Email Contact More
24. Books IRL
If you're looking for a blog that explores the connection between books and real life, then Books IRL is the place to be. On our blog, we will explore topics such as how books can influence our thinking, how they can inspire us to take action, and how they can shape our lives. Get more information about the impact of books on our daily lives by following our feed.
Also in Young Adult Book Blogs, New Adult Blogs
3 ⋅13 posts / year Get Email Contact More
25. 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.
2 posts / month Get Email Contact More
African American Book Bloggers
|Blogger Name||Blog Link||Total Blog Posts|
|Victoria L. Valentine||culturetype.com||178|
|Reginald L. Goodwin||blacksciencefictionsociety.com/profiles/blogs||96|
|Carles CJ Juzang||blacksciencefictionsociety.com/profiles/blogs||38|
|K. Alex Walker||kalexwalker.com/blog||10|
|J R Cannon||blacksciencefictionsociety.com/profiles/blogs||9|
|Kelly Starling Lyons||thebrownbookshelf.com||4|
|Stacy M. Brown||blackpressusa.com/category/books||4|
|Brandon Scott Pilcher||blacksciencefictionsociety.com/profiles/blogs||3|
African American Book Blog Topics
|Topic||Number of posts|
|Quote Of The Day||161|
|Quotes From Books||80|
|Must Read Book||60|
|UK YA Books||55|
|Topic||Past Month Count|