Books to Read

A Belle in Brooklyn: The Go-to Girl for Advice on Living Your Best Single Life—Demetria Lucas

An Outrageous Affair—Penny Vincenzi

Black Boy—Richard Wright

Democracy Matters—Cornell West

Dreams from my Father—Barack Obama

Forbidden Places—Penny Vincenzi

Harry Potter Series—J.K. Rowling

Invisible Man—Ralph Waldo Ellison

Kinky Gazpacho: Life, Love, and Spain—Lori Tharps

Left to Tell—Immaculee Ilibigiza

Les Miserables--Victor Hugo

Little Women—Louisa May Alcott


Nicked and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America--Barbara Ehrenreich


Outliers—Malcolm Gladwell

Pride and Prejudice—Jane Austen

Race Matters—Cornell West

Sense and Sensibility—Jane Austen

Sister Citizen—Mellisa V. Harris-Perry

Souls of Black Folk—W.E.B. DuBois

The Audacity of Hope—Barack Obama

The Bluest Eye—Toni Morrison

The Color Purple—Alice Walker

The Help—Kathyrn Stockett

The Merchant of Venice—Shakespeare

The Miseducation of the Negro—Carter G. Woodson

The Notebook—Nicholas Sparks

The Other Wes Moore—Wes Moore

The Rise and Fall of Anne Boleyn—Retha Warnicke

To Kill a Mockingbird—Harper Lee

Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy—Frances Mayes

White Oleander—Jane Fitch

Wicked Pleasures—Penny Vincenzi

Your Degrees Won’t Keep You Warm at Night: The Very Smart Brothas Guide to Datin, Matind, & Fighting Crime—Damon Young & Panama Jackson