The 7 Sisters of Loyalty Bookstores

We're blessed with incredible work, joyous, defiant, brilliant books by Black women authors. And when 2020 tried to take us down, Loyalty store owner Hannah found herself centering the same 7 authors to keep going. We'll be launching new Bonfire swag to celebrate them this February and you can snag any of our favorites below. Thank you to Jesmyn Ward, Audre Lorde, Angela Y. Davis, NK Jemisin, Alyssa Cole, Toni Morrison, and Octavia Butler for dreaming of our futures and recording our past. 

 

The Selected Works of Audre Lorde By Audre Lorde, Roxane Gay (Editor), Roxane Gay (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Roxane Gay (Editor), Roxane Gay (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781324004615
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 8th, 2020

The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde By Audre Lorde Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780393319729
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 17th, 2000

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Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches By Audre Lorde, Cheryl Clarke (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Cheryl Clarke (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580911863
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Published: Crossing Press - August 1st, 2007

Zami: A New Spelling of My Name: A Biomythography By Audre Lorde Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780895941220
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Published: Crossing Press - January 1st, 1982

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Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches (Penguin Vitae) By Audre Lorde Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780143134442
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 25th, 2020

The Black Unicorn: Poems By Audre Lorde Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393312379
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 17th, 1995

The Cancer Journals By Audre Lorde, Tracy K. Smith (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Tracy K. Smith (Foreword by)
$14.00
ISBN: 9780143135203
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 13th, 2020

A Burst of Light: And Other Essays By Audre Lorde, Sonia Sanchez (Foreword by), Jen Keenan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Sonia Sanchez (Foreword by), Jen Keenan (Illustrator)
$22.95
ISBN: 9780486818993
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Published: Ixia Press - September 13th, 2017

Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989 By Audre Lorde, Pat Parker, Julie R. Enszer (Editor) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781938334290
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Published: Midsummer Nights Press - February 15th, 2018

The City We Became: A Novel (The Great Cities #1) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316509848
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Published: Orbit - March 24th, 2020

The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316229296
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Published: Orbit - August 4th, 2015

The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth #2) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316229265
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Published: Orbit - August 16th, 2016

The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth #3) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316229241
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Published: Orbit - August 15th, 2017

How Long 'til Black Future Month?: Stories By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316491372
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Published: Orbit - August 13th, 2019

The Kingdom of Gods (The Inheritance Trilogy #3) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316043939
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Published: Orbit - October 27th, 2011

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy #1) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316043915
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Published: Orbit - February 25th, 2010

The Broken Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy #2) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316043960
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Published: Orbit - November 3rd, 2010

The Inheritance Trilogy By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780316334006
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Published: Orbit - December 9th, 2014

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The Killing Moon (The Dreamblood #1) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316187282
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Published: Orbit - May 1st, 2012

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The Shadowed Sun (The Dreamblood #2) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316187299
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Published: Orbit - June 12th, 2012

The City We Became: A Novel (The Great Cities #1) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316509886
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Published: Orbit - July 27th, 2021

Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement By Angela Y. Davis, Frank Barat (Editor), Cornel West (Preface by) Cover Image
By Angela Y. Davis, Frank Barat (Editor), Cornel West (Preface by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781608465644
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 9th, 2016

Are Prisons Obsolete? (Open Media Series) By Angela Y. Davis Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781583225813
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Published: Seven Stories Press - August 5th, 2003

Women, Race & Class By Angela Y. Davis Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780394713519
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Published: Vintage - February 12th, 1983

Women, Culture & Politics By Angela Y. Davis Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679724872
Published: Vintage - February 19th, 1990

Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude
$18.00
ISBN: 9780679771265
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Published: Vintage - January 26th, 1999

The Meaning of Freedom (City Lights Open Media) By Angela Y. Davis, Robin D. G. Kelley (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Angela Y. Davis, Robin D. G. Kelley (Introduction by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780872865808
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Published: City Lights Books - August 14th, 2012

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Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel By Jesmyn Ward Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501126079
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Published: Scribner - May 8th, 2018

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race By Jesmyn Ward Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501126352
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Published: Scribner - June 20th, 2017

Salvage the Bones: A Novel By Jesmyn Ward Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781608196265
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - April 24th, 2012

Men We Reaped: A Memoir By Jesmyn Ward Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781608197651
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 16th, 2014

Octavia E. Butler: Kindred, Fledgling, Collected Stories (LOA #338) By Octavia Butler, Gerry Canavan (Editor), Nisi Shawl (Editor) Cover Image
By Octavia Butler, Gerry Canavan (Editor), Nisi Shawl (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781598536751
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Published: Library of America - January 19th, 2021

Kindred By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807083697
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Published: Beacon Press - February 1st, 2004

Parable of the Sower By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538732182
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2019

Parable of the Talents By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538732199
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 20th, 2019

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Dawn (Lilith's Brood #1) By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780446603775
Published: Aspect - April 1st, 1997

Lilith's Brood By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780446676106
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 1st, 2000

Fledgling By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780446696166
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 2nd, 2007

Bloodchild and Other Stories By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781583226988
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Published: Seven Stories Press - October 4th, 2005

Wild Seed (Patternist #1) By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538751480
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 17th, 2020

Clay's Ark (Patternist #3) By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538751503
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 1st, 2020

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation By Octavia E. Butler, John Jennings (Illustrator), Damian Duffy (Adapted by), Nnedi Okorafor (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Octavia E. Butler, John Jennings (Illustrator), Damian Duffy (Adapted by), Nnedi Okorafor (Introduction by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419728556
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - July 24th, 2018

A Handful of Earth, a Handful of Sky: The World of Octavia Butler By Lynell George Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626400634
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Published: Angel City Press - October 20th, 2020

Parable of the Sower: A Novel By Octavia E. Butler, Gloria Steinem (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Octavia E. Butler, Gloria Steinem (Introduction by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781609807191
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Published: Seven Stories Press - February 28th, 2017

Parable of the Talents: A Novel By Octavia E. Butler, Toshi Reagon (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Octavia E. Butler, Toshi Reagon (Introduction by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781609807207
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Published: Seven Stories Press - February 28th, 2017

When No One Is Watching: A Thriller By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062982650
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

A Princess in Theory: Reluctant Royals By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062685544
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Published: Avon - February 27th, 2018

Once Ghosted, Twice Shy: A Reluctant Royals Novella By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062931870
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Published: Avon Impulse - February 19th, 2019

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A Duke by Default: Reluctant Royals By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062685568
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Published: Avon - July 31st, 2018

Can't Escape Love: A Reluctant Royals Novella By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062931900
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Published: Avon Impulse - April 30th, 2019

How to Catch a Queen: Runaway Royals By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062933966
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Published: Avon - December 1st, 2020

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How to Find a Princess: Runaway Royals By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062934000
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Published: Avon - May 25th, 2021

An Extraordinary Union: An Epic Love Story of the Civil War (The Loyal League #1) By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496707444
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Published: Kensington - March 28th, 2017

A Hope Divided (The Loyal League #2) By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496707468
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Published: Kensington - November 28th, 2017

An Unconditional Freedom: An Epic Love Story of the Civil War (The Loyal League #3) By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496707482
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Published: Kensington - February 26th, 2019

Let It Shine By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781530758067
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - March 14th, 2016

Beloved (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781400033416
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Beloved By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780525659273
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Published: Knopf - October 22nd, 2019

The Bluest Eye (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780307278449
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Published: Vintage - May 8th, 2007

The Bluest Eye By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780375411557
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Published: Knopf - December 28th, 1993

Sula By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780375415357
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Published: Knopf - April 5th, 2002

Jazz (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400076215
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525562795
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Published: Vintage - January 14th, 2020

The Origin of Others (Charles Eliot Norton Lectures #56) By Toni Morrison, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Toni Morrison, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Foreword by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9780674976450
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Published: Harvard University Press - September 18th, 2017

Playing In The Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780679745426
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Published: Vintage - July 27th, 1993

Paradise (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804169882
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Published: Vintage - March 11th, 2014

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Song of Solomon (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400033423
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004