Hey y’all! I’ve mentioned before that I’m starting to get into fantasy and I’m excited to read more after finishing Raybearer last month. In honor of this newfound interest and Black History Month, I’ve decided to put together this list of fantasy books by Black authors. This is by no means an extensive list, just a few books I’ve seen around, several of which my friends have recommended I read.
I’ve separated this list into age categories so if you’re looking for fantasy for a range of readers, this list is for you.
Hey y’all! At the beginning of the year, I challenged myself to buy at least one book from an independent bookstore each month. My local bookstore closed permanently very recently so I’ve switched over to getting them from Cultured Books (a Black-owned bookstore) for these past few months.
However, this month’s purchase is from somewhere else entirely and we’ll get into that a little later. My August pick is probably going to come as a surprise, especially if you aren’t following me on Twitter.
So, this month’s book is:
Prompt #2: Two Books that helped you fall in love with reading
I find it fitting that this prompt is starting right by Valentine’s Day. It’s almost as if I planned it that way. *wink**wink*
I’ve been reading since I was little. My mom heavily encouraged reading growing up and I remember our trips to the local library together. She’d always let me get two books for a dollar from the old ones they were selling.
This week I chose: