The “Years of Yes” by the exceptional Shonda Rhimes gets my highest votes!
2015 has been a great year for new book releases by Black women. In case you haven’t been able to keep up with all of the great work by Black women authors this year, here’s your go-to guide for books we recommend for winter reads and gifts. There’s something for everyone, and it’s always great to see Black women shine!
Grandbaby Cakes: Modern Recipes, Vintage Charm, Soulful Memories
Sweetie Pie’s Cookbook: Soulful Southern Recipes, from My Family to Yours
My Life on a Plate: Recipes From Around the World
A Real Southern Cook: In Her Savannah Kitchen
The Up South Cookbook: Chasing Dixie in a Brooklyn Kitchen
The Truth About Awiti
The Turner House
God Help the Child: A novel
Balm: A Novel
Voyage of the Sable Venus: and Other Poems
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person
The Light of the World: A Memoir
I’ll Never Write My Memoirs
Negroland: A Memoir
The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
Ordinary Light: A memoir
The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America
Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South
South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration
Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women
Florynce “Flo” Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical
Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul
Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship
Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide
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