Support Black Authors and Celebrate Black History Month

Throughout February, celebrate Black excellence and history. BookBaby Bookshop is committed to highlighting the diverse library of books written by Black authors – and being an equitable platform that supports their sales. Discover some of our favorite books for Black History Month – and view the entire list by visiting the storefront.

Book of the Day 3/2/23

In February, we recognized and celebrated Black History Month. As we now transition to Women’s History Month, this is the perfect book to read. Black Girl White Skin touches on the intersection of identity and provides hope to readers – even in life’s darkest moments.

Cookbooks for Black History Month

Continue celebrating Black History Month by supporting Black cookbook authors! The time is always right to experiment with different recipes in the kitchen. These cookbooks are jam-packed with authentic, mouth-watering dishes and drinks that will add an entirely new dimension to the meals you enjoy with friends and family.

Bestselling Children’s Books in February

If you follow this blog, you know by now that I love children’s literature. Simple, but also profound, these stories capture your hearts with meaningful lessons. Check out these three stories, all written by Black authors, that educate, enlighten, and inspire children and adults alike.

Book of the Day 2/8/23

Breaking Free tells a remarkable story that is both haunting and inspirational. It chronicles the author’s struggle through both sexual and mental harassment, how it changed him, and how it led to his growth as an adult.

Book of the Day 2/6/23

Dr. Otto Stallworth Jr.’s memoir is eloquent, influential, and deeply relevant. The book tells his life story, coming from “the most segregated city in America” to becoming a medical doctor. His journey is filled with lessons and wisdom that will stick with readers – and allow them to truly feel every step along the way.

Book of the Day 2/3/23

Author DeWitt S. Williams shares the extraordinary story of three Black women who overcame seemingly insurmountable odds and changed American education forever. The “First Ladies of Education” were the first Black women to earn PhDs – and this book shares their struggles and dreams as they cracked the glass ceiling of education.

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