- October 22nd
- Oakley Court
By Elshadai Gore
elow, we have curated a list of stunners for the beach, commute or bathtub, varying across romance, thriller, historical and mystery genres.
Whether you are looking for tell-alls from three women who have made their mark in a male-dominated industry or thought-provoking stories on gender, queerness and sexual exploration, these seven books – all written by women of colour – will add drama, romance, and adventure to your summer days and nights.
From spoken word poet Jasmine Mans comes an unforgettable poetry collection about black hair, race, queerness, feminism, and family – easily accessible, it features poems about growing up as a Black girl as well as embracing one’s sexuality.
A celebration of the wonderful messes, mistakes, successes, highs and lows of three audacious women who brought you The Receipts Podcast, this book only launched yesterday. I’ve got my copy – will you get yours?
This book presents a roller-coaster ride of emotions, detailing the struggles, vulnerabilities, and longings experienced by some of Africa’s most intriguing women.
The Sex Lives of African Women breaks new ground in its unapologetic portrayal of women’s diverse experiences of sex, sexuality, and relationships across the African continent and its diaspora. Published on 22 July, you can pre-order it now.
Cut through the uncertainty with practical tips on building your side hustle. Learn how to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset, find your customers, and get paid.
Want to learn how to start a business? Find the right customers? And get paid on time? Look no further than this practical guide to how to set up your business.
Te-Ping Chen uses a realistic and surrealistic lens to observe modern China, extending to the Chinese diaspora in several instances. Within the larger context of economic inequity and state control, she explores the hopes and dreams of people and how these larger forces affect their lives.
In 1972, almost 60,000 Ugandan Asians were expelled from Uganda by President Idi Amin. This is the story of one family’s trauma, separation, loss and search for belonging.
Roma Agrawal, award-winning structural engineer for The Shard, presents an exciting behind-the-scenes look at some of the world’s most amazing landmarks.
Published on 16 September, pre-order it now to read this autumn.
There is something for everyone in these seven new books written by women of colour.
By Elshadai Gore