Loved Beyoncé’s Renaissance? Read these books!

If Beyoncé’s latest album has been on repeat for you, here are a few books inspired by the Renaissance playlist! With focuses on Black and LGBT+ expression, love, joy, and excellence, we hope you enjoy them. 

by Tunde Oyeneyin
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The Secret Lives of Church Ladies
by Deesha Philyaw
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Seven Days in June
by Tia Williams
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Care Free Black Girls
by Zeba Blay
More Than Enough
by Elaine Welteroth
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All Boys Aren’t Blue
by George M. Johnson
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Red Lip Theology
by Candice Marie Benbow
Love in Color
by Bolu Babalola
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I’m So Not Over You
by Kosoko Jackson
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The Legs Are the Last to Go
by Diahann Carroll
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Pleasure Activism
by Adrienne Marie Brown
And the Category is…
by Rickey Turner
Voguing and the house ballroom scene of New York City 1989-92
by Chantal Regnault

Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene
by Gerard H. Gaskin

How You Get Famous: Ten Years of Drag Madness in Brooklyn
by Nicole Pasulka