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BLACKATHON 2020 | TBR and Recommendations

I know, I know it’s the end of February, but we should be reading black-lit all year! Here are some awesome recommendations that you can read in a variety of genres! There’s an error in the video that is being fixed currently and will be updated soon!

Lauren’s Video (The Novel Lush) |
Jesse’s Video (Bowties and Books) |
Njeri’s Channel (Onyx Pages) |
Page Turning Posse Patreon |

Youtube Challenge:


Janelle Monae: LGBTQIA+ SFF book with black protagonist.
Nnedi Okorafor: A work of Afrofuturism centering a complex and advance society,
David F Walker: A SFF comic/graphic novel by a black author with a black protagonist
Dhonielle Clayton: A SFF book with a cunning and ambitious black protagonist


Bassey Ikpi: A work exploring the intersection of mental health and/or disability in black folks
Marlon James: A work that isn’t set in the United States and does not center the black American narrative
Alexa Martin: A lighthearted work that doesn’t center “the struggle” (racism/poverty/drug use) and features powerful romantic or platonic bonds
Akwaeke Emezi: A work where a black protagonist challenges preconceived notions of blackness and what “black” means; a black revolutionary character

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