'Gold Diggers' Excavates the Universal Search for Belonging
Debut author Sanjena Sathian begins with a story about two Indian American aspirational gold thieves and ends with the acknowledgment of the inner search for home in all of us. Read now
'The Other Black Girl' Nails Down What It's Like to Navigate a White Industry
In one of the year's most anticipated debuts, Zakiya Dalila Harris draws from her experiences in the publishing industry to craft an all-too-accurate suspense novel about the micro-horrors of being a person of color in the workplace. Read now
What Rachel Hawkins Couldn't Do Without in Her 'Jane Eyre' Retelling
For her first adult suspense novel, 'The Wife Upstairs,' the best-selling author flipped a beloved classic on its head while keeping all the juiciest parts. Read now
'The Lost Apothecary' Brews a Secret Sisterhood of Revenge
Sarah Penner intoxicates with her debut novel about a mysterious apothecary who supports oppressed women of 18th-century London through sinister means. Read now
'The Prophets' Raises Love Above All Else
Lauded for its lyricism and heart-wrenching beauty, Robert Jones, Jr.’s new novel is an electric debut centered on two enslaved men in love during the antebellum South. Read now
'The Only Good Indians' Are Not What You Think They Are
Bram Stoker Award-winning author Stephen Graham Jones spins a horror story that is as stunning as it is macabre while pushing the boundaries on what it means to be an American Indian today. Read now
Arts & Culture
Contemporary Stories From Black Authors
A collection that reflects the variety and depth of the Black experience as portrayed by just a few of the best African-American storytellers of our time. Read now