Top Ten Hidden Gems By African-American Authors

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Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish.  This week’s topic revolves around hidden gems or underrated books in any genre.

I selected ten underrated fictional works by African-American authors, classics and modern. To learn about perspectives, we must give time to the marginalized as their stories offer fresh air to an often stagnated industry that ignores them. If you find an asterisk (∗) next to the book, I added it to my TBR and anxiously await reading the tale.

Jubilee    Jubilee

Passing   Passing

Plum Bun: A Novel without a Moral  Plum Bun: A Novel

The Street  The Street∗

The Wedding   The Wedding

The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963  The Watsons Go to Birmingham ∗

The Vast Fields of Ordinary The Vast Fields of Ordinary∗

Third Girl from the Left  Third Girl From The Left

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere (Alex Awards (Awards))  Drinking Coffee Elsewhere∗

   Queen Sugar∗

Give these books a shot as they are well worth your time, energy, and funds. The…

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2 Responses to Top Ten Hidden Gems By African-American Authors

  1. crafty scribbles1976 says:

    Thanks for the exposure!!

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