What to read -

If you like African American Fiction

Try These Authors. . .

Blair Underwood Carl WeberJewell RhodesShirley HailstockSister SouljahVictoria Christopher Murray
Drama Lit | Suspense / Mystery | Romance | Street Lit | Westerns

Drama Lit, with a focus on human relationships

  • Tracy Brown
  • Bebe Moore Campbell
  • Stephen L. Carter
  • Pearl Cleage
  • Virginia DeBerry
  • Eric Jerome Dickey
  • Gwynne Forster
  • Sharon Foster
  • E. Lynn Harris
  • Ernest Gaines
  • Edward P. Jones
  • Gloria Mallette
  • Bernice McFadden
  • Terry McMillan
  • Mary B Monroe
  • Toni Morrison
  • Kayla Perrin
  • Kimberla Lawson Roby
  • Sapphire
  • April Sinclair
  • Michelle Stimpson
  • Lalita Tademy
  • Omar Tyree
  • Alice Walker
  • Carl Weber
  • Sheila Williams

African-American Suspense / Mystery

  • Eleanor Taylor Bland
  • Claudia Mair Burney
  • Stephen L. Carter
  • Christopher Chambers
  • Nora DeLoach
  • Eric Jerome Dickey
  • Robert O. Greer
  • Hugh Holton
  • Solomon Jones
  • Tony Lindsay
  • Walter Mosley
  • Barbara Neely
  • Gary Phillips
  • Jewell Rhodes
  • Julie Smith
  • Blair Underwood
  • Valerie Wesley
  • Paula L. Woods
  • Teri Woods

Romance

  • Stacy Hawkins Adams
  • Rochelle Alers
  • Angela Benson
  • ReShonda Tate Billingsley
  • Connie Briscoe
  • Niobia Bryant
  • Adrianne Byrd
  • Pearl Cleage
  • Angie Daniels
  • Gwynne Forster
  • Shirley Hailstock
  • Donna (Donna O) Hill
  • Brenda Jackson
  • Beverly Jenkins
  • Darrien Lee
  • Vanessa Miller
  • Victoria Murray
  • Patricia Anne Phillips
  • Candice Poarch
  • Deirdre Savoy
  • Vickie M. Stringer
  • Jacquelin Thomas
  • Trisha Thomas
  • Carl Weber
  • Tia Williams
  • Angela Winters
  • Teri Woods

Street Lit, with a focus on violence, drugs, and street life

  • Wahida Clark
  • Donald Goines
  • Joy King
  • K'Wan
  • Mary B. Morrison
  • Walter Mosley
  • Noire
  • Nikki Turner

African-Americans in the West

  • Loren D. Estleman
  • Robert O. Greer
  • Elmer Kelton
  • Walter Dean Myers