February — Book by a Person of Color

The February theme for our "Read with The Snail" Reading Challenge is a book by a person of color. February is Black History Month, so you might choose a book by a Black author. Or feel free to explore books by any authors of color to learn about under-represented experiences and listen to marginalized voices. Here's a list to get you started. 

We can't wait to see what you share this month; make sure to share on social media and use the hashtag #ReadwithTheSnail.

How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America By Clint Smith Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316492935
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 1st, 2021

Black Cake: A Novel By Charmaine Wilkerson Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593358337
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 1st, 2022

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Harlem Shuffle: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385545136
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Published: Doubleday - September 14th, 2021

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How High We Go in the Dark: A Novel By Sequoia Nagamatsu Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063072640
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Published: William Morrow - January 18th, 2022

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My Heart Is a Chainsaw (The Indian Lake Trilogy #1) By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982137632
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 31st, 2021

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Wahala: A Novel By Nikki May Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063084247
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Published: Custom House - January 11th, 2022

Firekeeper's Daughter By Angeline Boulley Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766564
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

Real Life: A Novel By Brandon Taylor Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525538899
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 16th, 2021

Milk Blood Heat By Dantiel W. Moniz Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802158154
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Published: Grove Press - February 2nd, 2021

Aftershocks: A Memoir By Nadia Owusu Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9781982111229
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 12th, 2021

Homegoing By Yaa Gyasi Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101971062
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Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

Call Us What We Carry: Poems By Amanda Gorman Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780593465066
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Published: Viking Books - December 7th, 2021

Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement By Tarana Burke Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250621733
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Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - September 14th, 2021

Opal Lee and What It Means to Be Free: The True Story of the Grandmother of Juneteenth By Alice Faye Duncan, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781400231256
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Published: Thomas Nelson - January 11th, 2022

To Paradise: A Novel By Hanya Yanagihara Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385547932
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Published: Doubleday - January 11th, 2022

The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life, Freedom, and Justice By Anthony Ray Hinton, Lara Love Hardin, Bryan Stevenson (Introduction by) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250309471
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 4th, 2019

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Must Love Books By Shauna Robinson Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728240732
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - January 18th, 2022

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White Ivy: A Novel By Susie Yang Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982100605
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 27th, 2021

30 Things I Love About Myself By Radhika Sanghani Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593335048
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Published: Berkley - January 4th, 2022

Heaven By Mieko Kawakami, Sam Bett (Translator), David Boyd (Translator) Cover Image
By Mieko Kawakami, Sam Bett (Translator), David Boyd (Translator)
$23.00
ISBN: 9781609456214
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Published: Europa Editions - May 25th, 2021

Miracle Creek: A Novel By Angie Kim Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250251305
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Published: Picador - April 7th, 2020

Revival Season: A Novel By Monica West Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982133306
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 25th, 2021

Americanah: A novel By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor - March 4th, 2014

A Holly Jolly Diwali By Sonya Lalli Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593100950
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Published: Berkley - October 5th, 2021

The Sellout: A Novel By Paul Beatty Cover Image
$17.00
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ISBN: 9781250083258
Published: Picador - March 1st, 2016

The Kiss Quotient By Helen Hoang Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451490803
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Published: Berkley - June 5th, 2018

I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) By Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick (With) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316327916
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2016

Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors: A Novel (The Rajes Series #1) By Sonali Dev Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062839053
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 7th, 2019

Fiona and Jane By Jean Chen Ho Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593296042
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Published: Viking - January 4th, 2022

Exit West: A Novel By Mohsin Hamid Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735212206
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 27th, 2018

There There By Tommy Orange Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525436140
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Published: Vintage - May 7th, 2019