Sistah Girls, it’s Juneteenth, and what better way to celebrate the long holiday weekend than to curl up with a good book? We put together a nice chunky listicle that you can peruse through.

We know that some Sistah Girls like to read for entertainment and some like to read for educational purposes. There is something on this list for every Sistah Girl.

Check it out…

For The Culture

Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop by Danyel Smith

Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A Memoir by Daniel R. Day

Spike by Spike Lee

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Unseen: Unpublished Black History from the New York Times Photo Archives by Dana Canedy, Darcy Eveleigh, Damien Cave, and Rachel L. Swarns

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations by Toni Morrison

For Black Girls

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches (Crossing Press Feminist Series) by Audre Lorde

Bad Fat Black Girl: Notes from a Trap Feminist by Sesali Bowen

Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs by Pearl Cleage

What the Fireflies Knew: A Novel by Kai Harris

Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement by Tarana Burke

The Journey

Finding Me: A Memoir by Viola Davis

Just as I Am: A Memoir by Cicely Tyson

Will by Will Smith

Unprotected: A Memoir by Billy Porter

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon


Good Morning, Love: A Novel by Ashley M. Coleman

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Gravity by AshleyNicole


The Prodigy (Family Ties Book 1) by Shae Sanders

Plot Twist by Danielle Allen

Drunk in Love by Tay Mo’Nae


Last Stop from Innocence by Takerra Allen

Kingston by M. MONIQUE 

DREAM (India Black Series Book 1) by Keisha Ervin

That’s All Me: The Beginning by Cion Lee

Yadi’s Tale (The Burner Boyz MC Book 1) by Dominique Thomas

Young Adult

Zyla & Kai by Kristina Forest

A Love Hate Thing by Whitney D. Grandison

One True Loves by Elise Bryant

One of the Good Ones by Maika Moulite

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus

Sistah Girls, we have given you enough books to hold you over until Juneteenth 2023 lol. If you’ve read any of these books please comment and let us know what you thought of them.



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