[#UBookish]: 50 Urban Books of 2017

2017 was full of some great releases. Here’s a list of 50 urban fiction books and books by black celebrities. There’s some debut authors on this list as well as some urban fiction vets.

Catch up on these books that you might have missed this year.


50 Urban Books of,


  1. Silence of the Nine 3 T. Styles
  2. Bad Behavior Kiki Swinson and Noire
  3. The Legacy…Keep the Family Close Joy Deja King
  4. The Last Black Unicorn Tiffany Haddish
  5. Passion Island Cairo
  6. Pretty Boy Hustlerz II Victor L. Martin
  7. Higher Is Waiting Tyler Perry
  8. The Mother of Black Hollywood Jenifer Lewis
  9. The Diamond Empire K’Wan
  10. Sharp Curves Ahead Allison Hobbs
  11. Wahida Clark Presents: The Pink Panther Clique Aisha Hall and Sunshine Smith-Williams
  12. We’re Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True Gabrielle Union
  13. Stand By Your Truth: And Then Run for Your Life! Rickey Smiley
  14. Trouble In the White House: A Black President Novel Brenda Hampton
  15. Pretty Boy Hustlerz Victor L. Martin
  16. Harm Done Shane Allison
  17. Cold As Ice T. Styles
  18. The Autobiography of Gucci Mane Gucci Mane
  19. A Sick Life: TLC’n Me: Stories from On and Off the Stage Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins
  20. Dirty Tricks Kiki Swinson and Saundra
  21. Seeking Sarah ReShonda Tate Billingsley
  22. Postcards from the Edge Keisha Ervin
  23. The Cartel 7: Illuminati (Series) Ashley & JaQuavis
  24. The One I’ve Waited For (Series) Mary B. Morrison
  25. Seducing Abby Rhodes J.D. Mason
  26. Hoodlum 2: The Good Son K’Wan
  27. Sin of A Woman (Series) Kimberla Lawson Roby
  28. I Can’t Make this Up: Life Lessons Kevin Hart
  29. The Boss Aya De Leon
  30. Charisma: A Baller’s Wife Nikki Turner
  31. The Prada Plan 5 (Series) Ashley Antoinette
  32. This is Just My Face: Try Not To Stare Gabourey Sibide
  33. The Streets Have No King JaQuavis Coleman
  34. Her Secret Life Tiffany WarrenTiffany Warren
  35. Dangerous Consequences Lisa Renee Johnson
  36. Finding Gideon (Series) Eric Jerome Dickey
  37. Boss Tracy Brown
  38. Cranes In the Sky Keisha Ervin
  39. The Words I Didn’t Say 2 Tamika Newhouse and Justin Q. Young
  40. Black President: The World Will Never Be The Same Brenda Hampton
  41. Sincerely the Boss Wahida Clark
  42. Lust Victoria Christopher Murray
  43. Man On the Run Carl Weber
  44. The Mark Kiki Swinson
  45. Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those that Create It Charlamagne Tha God 
  46. Revenge of the Mistress Cydney Rax
  47. Copycat Kimberla Lawson Roby
  48. The Banks Sisters III (Series) Nikki Turner
  49. Wives, Fiances, and Side Chicks of Hotlanta Sheree WhitfieldSheree Whitfield
  50. Secrets of a Jewel Juliet C. (Juju)


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