What are the best fiction books for African-American Christians?

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    #1Temptation

    Temptation
    Tempation is a Dark and Graceful WordPress theme with an Ultimate list of Features. Too many content showcase areas, to show your content in different ways.
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    Adam Fields
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "This is not a fiction book but a Word Press theme. But what you can do with this theme is to consider all fiction for African-American Christians. As a theme, it highlights the written word, as you can do as well with its rich array of features. So get started and mine this rich vein for readers."
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    #2Kindred

    Kindred

    Kindred is a young adult novel with a time travel element written by Octavia Butler, winner of multiple Hugo and Nebula Awards. The book is about a modern-day black woman who was transported to the plantation in the past.

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    Emily Garrett
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "This award winning book will inspire you with a story of perseverance and suspense. Time traveling novel at its finest with more than meets the eye. "
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    #3The Trail of Bohu

    The Trail of Bohu

    The Trail of Bohu is a book by Charles Saunders that tells a story of Imaro. He is a warrior who already settled in living his life as a husband and father to his kingdom. But he has to fight again when Imaro came. 

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    Ruth Medina
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "I found this book to have a rather stale story line to it. It is your typical warrior who is now the king, but he has to return to the battlefield to fight off some challengers. I thought that the story was well written, but not very original, also the book has been revised, with some sections removed, if this is an issue make sure you get the original. I would say that the book is well written, so if you like that type of adventure, give this a go. "
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    #4The Broken Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy)

    The Broken Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy)
    The Broken Kingdoms is the second book in the series The Inheritance Trilogy written by N.K Jemisin that tells the story of Oree Shoth. She is a blind girl but she can see magic which she inherited from her father. 
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    Wayne Diaz
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "In the city of Shadow, beneath the World Tree, alleyways shimmer with magic and godlings live hidden among mortalkind. Oree Shoth, a blind artist, takes in a strange homeless man on an impulse. This act of kindness engulfs Oree in a nightmarish conspiracy. Someone, somehow, is murdering godlings, leaving their desecrated bodies all over the city. And Oree's guest is at the heart of it. . i was touched my the blind girl's part"
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    #5Amazing Grace

    Amazing Grace

    Amazing Grace is a children's book by Mary Hoffman and Caroline Binch. It tells the story of Grace who loves to hear stories from her grandmother, from books or even from movies. She gets a chance to play a role in Peter Pan even if some people thought she couldn't.

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    Bobby Holmes
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "A children's book where the main character is a black girl but I don't know if Christianity plays a part at all. It may be a good story for African American children of any religion but adults would probably not want to bother reading it."
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    #6Tar Beach

    Tar Beach

    Tar Beach is a children's picture book written and drawn by Faith Ringgold. It is part-fiction and part-autobiography and is centered on Ringgold's childhood dream to fly over the rooftops of a 1930s Harlem neighborhood.

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    Jennifer Henry
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "Tar Beach is a great choice by an amazing author. Anyone looking to enrich their African American child with literature that will resonate with them you've came across the right book."
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    #7He's Got the Whole World in His Hands

    He's Got the Whole World in His Hands

    He's Got the Whole World in His Hands is a spiritual picture book written and illustrated by Kadir Nelson. It is based on the religious song and is about how men find happiness by living in and engaging with the world.

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    Ryan Berry
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "Beautiful book for and excellent choice for a multitude of readers. Seasoned or for those learning the English language, this book will captivate you with it's vibrant life-like paintings. The words of the book can be sung and it's an overall refreshing read for those of all walks of life."
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    #8Come On, Rain!

    Come On, Rain!
    Come On, Rain! is a children's picture book written by Karen Hesse and drawn by John J. Muth. It is about Tess, an African-American girl pleading to the sky for rain because she is suffering from intense heat and thirst.
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    Rose Ryan
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "This book has lovely illustrations and the story's great, too. It definitely should win some awards."
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    #9Beneath the Lion's Gaze

    Beneath the Lion's Gaze

    Beneath the Lion's Gaze is a fiction book written by Maaza Mengiste which centers on the story of a father and his two sons fighting for their freedom.

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    Teresa Reyes
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "This is a pretty good book on Ethiopia during the Haille Sellasie reign as it follows a family that was pretty well off, and the effect the uprising has on their lives and their country. This book deals with love, faith, friendships, and the struggle to gain freedom. Although there is violence in this book, the book is very well-written and enlightening."

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Best What are the best fiction books for African-American Christians
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1TemptationSoftware 24 Free
2KindredBooks 12 Paid
3The Trail of BohuBooks 8 Paid
4The Broken Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy)Books 6 Paid
5Amazing GraceBooks 4 Paid
6Tar BeachBooks 4 Paid
7He's Got the Whole World in His HandsBooks 2 Paid
8Come On, Rain!Books 1 Paid
9Beneath the Lion's GazeBooks 0 Paid
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