Teach your children, tweens and teens about life before iPads with these classics.
Check out our roundup of women-penned works that tackle important subjects from street harassment to intersectional feminism.
Barack Obama became the first Black person to reach America’s highest office, but we’ve always had ties to it. Geneticist Bettye Kearse sheds light on her family’s relationship to President James Madison.
ESSENCE is proud to exclusively reveal the book cover for the celebrated author's latest novel.
Winner of the prestigious Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe Award for New Talent, Jason Reynolds speaks to a new generation
Find out what the celebrities you love are really like by picking up one of these page-turners.
Call me a creature of habit because I’m still rocking the end of summer releases from Jidenna and Raphael Saadiq—who was a recent guest on our Yes, Girl! podcast—and absorbing the 1619 Project’s podcast. But there’s some new new I’m loving: Broadway’s debut of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
It's a companion journal to her bestselling memoir, "Becoming."
From a passionate page-turner set across the pond to a celebrity self-help read that encourages us to reevaluate inner and outer beauty, this month’s picks are sure to satisfy
It looks like Hollywood’s elite have traded in red carpets for page turning.
With "The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table," author Minda Harts shares essential tools every Black woman can keep in her career arsenal.
Steal away for a few moments near the pool, on the sand or even at the park with a juicy book. We found five sizzling page-turners to help you wind down as the temperatures heat up.
And almost every book is written by a black author.
Crafting modern stories that present Black people as beautiful, talented and intelligent, these authors have broken the bedtime story mold.