January Picks Named for Well-Read Black Girl Book Clubs

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As part of the American Booksellers Association’s partnership with Well-Read Black Girl (WRBG) founder Glory Edim, participating booksellers around the country are invited to check out these suggested titles for their Well-Read Black Girl book clubs to try in January, including one adult and one young adult title:

AdultSuch a Fun Age by Kiley Reid (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
Young adultChildren of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi (Henry Holt & Co. Books for Young Readers)

Dozens of booksellers have already signed up to host Well-Read Black Girl book clubs in their stores throughout 2019 and the program will continue in 2020. Independent booksellers nationwide are invited to e-mail [email protected] to sign up to host a book club or to share ideas; be sure to include your name, store name, city, and state. Stores that have already signed up are featured on an interactive map on IndieBound.org; as stores continue to sign up to host WRBG book clubs, they will be added to this map so customers can find a book club near them. 

Bookstores can also visit the designated Well-Read Black Girl page on BookWeb.org to download marketing assets, including a WRBG website stamp, banners, and e-cards, and to join a private Facebook Group.