My 10 Favourite Novels Written by Women of Color

It is vital that all readers experiment and learn to read stories that are varied to one’s own experiences as well as stories that re-confirm our identity and lives. It’s a balance. In that note, I have compiled a list of my favourite books written from the perspective of black women. An expose on the different experiences and voices that are rich with culture and history. Sometimes heart-wrenching, sometimes funny, at all times eye opening and human.

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings