- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Even Odds by Yas Niger
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
A tragedy with two characters, unfolds in fast rhythmic exchanges. A play and poem that treats the tale of belittled feminism and hyped masculinity, reassures of justice's persistence. It touches on the seemingly unsafe nature of life, as people manage the simplest things and still tend not to really mend the silly holes of doubts they breed, seeking to even the odds life throws at them.
poetry,writing by Jaber
Price: Free! Words: 130. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry(3.67 from 3 reviews)
I want to move people with my words,to make them feel what they may have forgotten,words can inspire and lift people up. There's enough sadness and horror in the world, let your life light shine people
Let the Bird Free - Book One by Raissa Batieno
Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: American English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Life on a poetic note; this book is a selection of poems relating to life in general, love and spirituality; all important aspects of existence.
Virgin Verses : A keg of Poems for a Merry Mind by Chukwuemeka Mbah
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Samuel C Clifford. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Virgin Verses is a collection of poems written under heavy doses of inspiration with lines so vast it deals with a variety of subjects every person can relate with.
Africa by Wilson Ayinbangya Amooro
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Africa is a must read!!! Wilson Amooro is a needed voice in the true world of pure poetry. A soul blessed with the rare gift of interpretations. I am impressed with the heart and art of Author Wilson Amooro, and I am honored to call him, my brother. Published Poet Ronnie Lee Daise, USA
Black Holes by Ochi
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Black holes, an anthology of heart felt poems, will take you to another dimension where lyricism and consciousness make one; through memorable sonnets and proses, an alternative, yet realistic world view is revealed to enhance moral reasoning in our society.
A Rainy Day Reader: 100 Poems for Your Enjoyment by Stan Paregien, Sr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,920. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
A RAINY DAY READER contains 100 poems by Stan Paregien. The poems range from the serious to the hillariously funny, from those with an academic bent to those with little redeeming social value (except for a smile or two). Great for that rainy day read. Poems include "N. Scott Momaday: A Literary Legend," "Had Any Lately?," "My Banker Ain't No Friend of Mine," "Cat Heaven," & "Smart Pills."
Nelson Mandela Is Not Dead by Joseph Godwin Ochie
You set the price! Words: 6,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Nelson Mandela is Not Dead written by Joseph Godwin Ochie, is a collection of poems in honor of late Nelson Mandela of South Africa, a legend who according to Obama, bent the ark of the world away from injustice. This Hero though physically dead is not dead because his good works are still speaking for him. He deserves global tribute.
Colors of My Land by Rose Mueni Mutisya
Price: $27.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
A collection of coloful poems reflecting on momories and visions of culture and life and also touching on the reality of life as it is.
L'afrique! Mon Afrique by Nneka Sophie Amalu
Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: French. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
C’est un poème de mots 331 : Un homme décrit L’afrique comme une femme qui est belle, sympathique, forte et jolie. Elle a les bonnes qualités que lui donnent la joie, le bonheur et la paix. Il l’aime beaucoup et il est heureux qu’il l’ait.
My #1 Thug by The M.A.D. Poet (aka Melissa A. Dean)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban(5.00 from 1 review)
Thugs need LOVE, too! ...From the perspective of a Young Ebony Queen.
Gebroke Harts Gebede by Anzé Bezuidenhout
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: Afrikaans. Published: November 28, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Gebroke Hartsgebede is 'n digbundel oor die einas van die lewe. 'n Soeke na liefde op 'n stormagtige pad. Mag hierdie bundel vir die leser 'n pad na herstel aanwys. Die diepe besef dat jou krag van Bo kom. Ja jy is tot alles in staat deur Christus wat jou krag gee.
Oeuvres humaines by Jean-Pierre Makosso
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: French. Published: February 22, 2012 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Ce qui fait l'originalité de ce recueil de poèmes de Jean-Pierre Makosso, ce n'est peut-être pas son caractère humaniste ou la prise de parti des orphelins, des pauvres, des sans-abri, bref des marginaux.
Georgia's DAM by Erika Renee Land
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Ezarie Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
After a deployment to Mosul, Iraq and everything about her life changed, Erika Land found a way to ease her mind and combat the daily stresses of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder by writing poetry. Georgia's DAM takes us on a journey up the Blue Ridge Mountains, through Bulldog Nation, then to the Home of Southern Rock, as an American Veteran finds herself again through poetry.
Death of a Black Star by Sharday Cage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Sakura Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Drawing from her African heritage and pulling from her Chicagoan upbringing, Sharday provides passionate prose and rhymes about what it's like to be black and living in America while having dreams of Africa. Along with this, her words debate what it means to be troubled by life, to be inspired by love, and most of all, to shine bright as a black star.
Within The Spirit - The White Owl Calls by Felicity-Ann McInnes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
How do I describe my fascination for the soul called Helen Martins and her (like mine) loneliness of a love gone and a life alone and the reclusiveness that blossomed into a work of art? I can but only write in words of art how I see her adventure of life. Visiting my ‘Ouma and Papa’s farm house, I would sit at her feet listening to her talk to my Late Mother and Father; for this I thank her.
Seer by Hansie Joubert
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: Afrikaans. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Poetry that cuts through the human soul, straight to the heart. Enjoyment laid bare to the emotional reprieve of healing through time, empathy and friends. Vanaf die eerste gedig ‘n emosionele vloed van hartseer en genade in die wete van ‘n toekoms om na uit te sien.