Monthly Highlights

Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, check out the following titles from some of our favorite Black authors.

The Trees by Percival Everett

You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi

The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

Opinions: A Decade of Arguments, Criticism, and Minding Other People’s Business by Roxane Gay

The Fraud by Zadie Smith

Quietly Hostile by Samantha Irby

Family Meal by Bryan Washington

Better Living Through Birding: Notes from a Black Man in the Natural World by Christian Cooper

Out There Screaming: An Anthology of New Black Horror edited by Jordan Peele

The World We Make by N.K. Jemisin

Crook Manifesto by Colson Whitehead

The Love Songs of W.E.B Du Bois by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers

The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris

Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold by Babalola Bolu

Seven Days in June by Tia Williams

Inciting Joy: Essays by Ross Gay

The Ballad of Perilous Graves by Alex Jennings


Books About Love

This Valentine's Day, celebrate the many kinds of love in your life.

Radical Love: From Separation to Connection with the Earth, Each Other, and Ourselves by Satish Kumar

Letters of Note: Love compiled by Shaun Usher

Hand in Hand with Love: An Anthology of Queer Classic Poetry edited by Simon Avery

Candy Hearts by Tommy Siegel

The Love Prescription: Seven Days to More Intimacy, Connection, and Joy by John Gottman, PhD. and Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD.

Your Heart Was Made for This: Contemplative Practices for Meeting in a World in Crisis with Courage, Integrity, and Love by Oren Jay Sofer

Love Rituals: Ideas and Inspiration for Intimacy by Leslie Koren

All About Love by bell hooks

Belonging: The Science of Creating a Connection and Bridging Divides by Geoffrey L. Cohen

Radical Friendship: Seven Ways to Love Yourself and Find Your People in an Unjust World by Kate Johnson

How to Be the Love You Seek: Break Cycles, Find Peace, and Heal Your Relationships by Dr. Nicole LePera

Becoming the One: Heal Your Past, Transform Your Relationship Patterns, and Come Home to Yourself by Sheleana Aiyana

How to Connect by Thich Nhat Hanh

Platonic: How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make—and Keep—Friends by Marisa G. Franco, PhD.

8 Rules of Love: How to Find It, Keep It, and Let It Go by Jay Shetty