Pick Up Some Great Black History Reading This Month On The Cheap

Black History Month might be 28 days long—which is far too short—but there’s no reason that you can’t add a pile of excellent books by black authors or about black history onto your ereader. This month’s deals in honor of Black History have been phenomenal, to say the least.

Find below a roundup of some of the best ebook deals featuring books by black writers or about black history. Note that not all of these are #ownvoices, but the vast majority of them are. I’ve separated the titles out by category, so readers seeking more adult nonfiction or books for young people can dig in. None of the ebook deals are over $4. Maybe set yourself a budget of $20 and pile up five books to start reading this month and enjoying all year long.

Grab these ebook deals perfect for Black History Month and a whole year of reading books by black authors or about black history. book lists | ebook deals | black history month books | diverse books | cheap ebooks

I’ve left descriptions off because there are so many titles listed, but you can read them quickly and easily by clicking on through.

Adult Fiction

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor ($4)

The Black God’s Drums by P. Djèlí Clark ($4)

Halsey Street by Naima Coster ($1)

Here Comes The Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn ($4)

The Mothers Book CoverHow Long Til Black Future Month? by N. K. Jemison ($3)

Mama Day by Gloria Naylor ($3)

The Mothers by Brit Bennett ($2)

Ruby by Cynthia Bond ($2)

Skin Folk by Nalo Hopkinson ($3)

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston ($2)

The Turner House by Angela Flournoy ($3)

Unexpected Stories by Octavia E. Butler ($3)

Adult Nonfiction

And Still I Rise: Black America Since MLK by Henry L. Gates ($3)

And Then Life Happens: A Memoir by Auma Obama ($3)

Black Man in a White Coat by Damon Tweedy ($4)

Black Detroit by Herb Boyd ($2)

Eloquent Rage by Brittany Cooper ($3)

Hair Story: Untangling The Roots of Black Hair In America by Ayana Byrd ($3)

Minority Leader by Stacey Abrams ($3)

Not Guilty: 12 Black Men Speak Out On Law, Justice, and Life by Jabari Asim ($3)

Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson ($3)

The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton ($3)

This Is Just My Face: Try Not To Stare by Gabourey Sidibe ($3)

This Will Be My Undoing by Morgan Jerkins ($2)

When They Call You A Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele ($3)

YA Fiction

Calling My Name by Liana Tamari ($2)

Monster by Walter Dean Myers ($2)

This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender ($2)

A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliott ($4)

X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz ($2)

YA Nonfiction

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose ($3)

A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riots of 1919 by Claire Hartfield ($2)

In The Shadow of Liberty by Kenneth C. Davis ($3)

Loving vs. Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell ($1.20)

Port Chicago 50 by Steve Sheinkin ($3)

Middle Grade Books

Betty Before X by Ilyasah Shabazz ($3)

March Forward, Girl by Melba Pattillo Beals ($3)

President of the Whole Fifth Grade by Sherri Winston ($4)

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