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Dartricia is a book enthusiast as well as a Charis enthusiast, as she works part-time for the bookstore and Charis Circle, Charis Books and More's nonprofit programming arm as Assistant Director of Fundraising and Administration.  

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525619772
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 30th, 2018

NOMINATED FOR AN NAACP IMAGE AWARD • An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature.


Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9781250112880
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Published: Picador - March 5th, 2019

An Emma Watson "Our Shared Shelf" Selection for November/December 2018 NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2018/ MENTIONED BY: The New York Public Library Mashable • The Atlantic Bustle The Root • Politico Magazine ("What the 2020 Candidates Are Reading This Summer") NPR


The Mothers: A Novel Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780399184529
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 10th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 

“Bittersweet, sexy, morally fraught.” –The New York Times Book Review


"Luminous… engrossing and poignant, this is one not to miss." –People, Pick of the Week 


Heavy: An American Memoir Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781501125669
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Published: Scribner - March 5th, 2019

*Named a Best Book of 2018 by the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, NPR, Broadly, Buzzfeed (Nonfiction), The Undefeated, Library Journal (Biography/Memoirs), The Washington Post (Nonfiction), Southern Living (Southern), Entertainment Weekly, and The New York Times Critics*

In this powerful, provocative, and universally lau


Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062420718
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 12th, 2018

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.


Reproductive Justice: An Introduction (Reproductive Justice: A New Vision for the 21st Century #1) Cover Image
$30.75
ISBN: 9780520288201
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Published: University of California Press - March 21st, 2017

Reproductive Justice is a first-of-its-kind primer that provides a comprehensive yet succinct description of the field. Written by two legendary scholar-activists, Reproductive Justice introduces students to an intersectional analysis of race, class, and gender politics. Loretta J.


Black Queer Hoe Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781608469529
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 4th, 2018

Black Queer Hoe is a refreshing, unapologetic intervention into ongoing conversations about the line between sexual freedom and sexual exploitation.


Magical Negro Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781947793187
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Published: Tin House Books - February 5th, 2019


"Morgan Parker's latest collection is a riveting testimony to everyday blackness . . . It is wry and atmospheric, an epic work of aural pleasures and personifications that demands to be read--both as an account of a private life and as searing political protest." --TIME Magazine


The Inheritance Trilogy Cover Image
$23.39
ISBN: 9780316334006
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Published: Orbit - December 9th, 2014

After her mother's death, a young woman is summoned to the floating city of Sky to claim a royal inheritance she never knew existed in this epic fantasy trilogy from the NYT bestselling author of The Fifth Season.


Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9781501126079
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Published: Scribner - May 8th, 2018

WINNER of the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD and A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

A finalist for the Kirkus Prize, Andrew Carnegie Medal, Aspen Words Literary Prize, and a New York Times bestseller, this majestic, stirring, and widely praised novel from two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward, the story of a family on a journey through rural Mississippi, i