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Omaha Reading Challenge 2019 : Read a Book by an Author of Color
Created by Omaha Adult Librarians | 25 items
Mix up your reading routine and explore new literary realms in the coming year! OPL librarians have created a series of reading challenges to help you stretch beyond your comfort zone. This list features titles suggested for you to read to complete the "Read a book by an author of color" challenge. For more details on the reading challenge go to omahalibrary.org/2019-reading-challenge/.
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
A, B, C A, B, C
Three Short Novels
Book - 2015
Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC
FICTION Delany 2015
Between the World and Me Between the World and Me Book - 2015
Spiegel & Grau
305.800973 Coates 2015
Binti Binti Book - 2015
Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
SCIENCE FICTION Okorafor 2015
Bird of Paradise Bird of Paradise
How I Became Latina
Book - 2013
Atria Books
B Cepeda 2013
Cemetery Road Cemetery Road Book - 2009
Severn House
MYSTERY Haywood
Children of Blood and Bone Children of Blood and Bone Book - 2018
Henry Holt and Company
YAFICTION Adeyemi
The Coldest Winter Ever The Coldest Winter Ever Book - 1999
Pocket Books
FICTION Souljah 1999
A Dance With Danger A Dance With Danger Book - 2015
Harlequin Books
PAPERBACK R
Dark Matter Dark Matter
A Century of Speculative Fiction From the African Diaspora
Book - 2000
Warner Books
813.08 Dark
Desert Heat Desert Heat Book - 2014
Atria Paperback
FICTION Reyes 2014
Down the River Unto the Sea Down the River Unto the Sea Book - 2018
Mulholland BooksLittle, Brown and Company
FICTION Mosley 2018
The Fifth Season The Fifth Season Book - 2015
Orbit
FANTASY Jemisin 2015
Forget Me Not Forget Me Not Book - 2019
HQN
PAPERBACK R
A Frightfully English Execution A Frightfully English Execution Book - 2016
Piatkus
MYSTERY Flint 2016
The God of Small Things The God of Small Things Book - 1997
Random House
FICTION Roy 1997
The Hate U Give The Hate U Give Book - 2017
Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
YAFICTION Thomas
My Soul to Keep My Soul to Keep Book - 1997
HarperCollins Publishers
FICTION Due 1997
The Name of the Game Is A Kidnapping The Name of the Game Is A Kidnapping Book - 2017
Vertical
MYSTERY Higashino 2017
Parable of the Sower Parable of the Sower Book - 2000
Warner Books
FICTION Butler 1993
Push Push
A Novel
Book - 1996
Alfred A. Knopf Distributed by Random House
FICTION Sapphire 1996
Their Eyes Were Watching God Their Eyes Were Watching God Book - 2000
HarperCollins
F HUR
Things I Should Have Told My Daughter Things I Should Have Told My Daughter
Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs
Book - 2014
Atria Books
B Cleage 2014
Waiting Waiting Book - FICTION Jin
What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours
Stories
Book - 2016
Penguin Group USA
FICTION Oyeyemi 2016
Wolf Rain Wolf Rain
A Psy-changeling Trinity Novel
Book - 2019
Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC
FICTION Singh 2019
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