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SALE: Black History Month Blowout!

In celebration of Black History Month, Akashic Books is pleased to bring you an e-book blowout sale, exclusive web sales, e-book bundles, free e-book excerpts, and much more!

  • E-book Blowout! Over forty Akashic e-books—including Bedrock Faith by Eric Charles May, Makeda by Randall Robinson, John Crow’s Devil by Marlon James, and Black Lotus by K’wan—are on sale for only $2.99 through the end of February. Our e-books are available wherever e-books are sold—including Nook, Apple, GooglePlay, Amazon Kindle, and Kobo (don’t forget to support your local independent bookstore with your Kobo purchase! A full list of participating Kobo partners can be found at IndieBound.) *See below for a complete list of discounted titles.
  • New Releases: The Lost Treasures of R&B by Nelson George, acclaimed author, director, and two-time nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and Loving Donovan by Bernice L. McFadden, author of nine critically acclaimed novels, three-time Hurston/Wright Legacy Award finalist, and the recipient of three awards from the BCALA.
  • More Nelson George: The Accidental Huntera reissue of the book that introduced mystery fans to bodyguard-turned-investigator D Hunter—is now available for the first time in an e-book edition.
  • More Bernice L. McFadden: Check out The Bernice L. McFadden Collection, a new e-book bundle featuring four Bernice L. McFadden classics (Gathering of WatersGloriousNowhere Is a Place, and The Warmest December) collected into a single digital edition. Available for $24.99 wherever e-books are sold. You can also get physical copies of these four titles when ordered directly from our website.
  • Web Sales: For a limited time, the following titles will also be available for 50% off when ordered directly from our website:
  • Digits: Download free e-book excerpts with the latest three releases in our Akashic Digits: Digital Excerpts from the Akashic Catalog program. Each digit is available in mobi (for kindle) or epub (for all other readers) formats, and is absolutely free. Follow the links below to download the digits and explore.
    • The Bernice L. McFadden Digit. Excerpts from all five of our McFadden releases: Loving Donovan, Gathering of Waters, Glorious, The Warmest December, and Nowhere Is a Place. Download mobi or epub.
    • The D Hunter Digit. Excerpts from all three titles in Nelson George’s D Hunter Mystery Series: The Accidental Hunter, The Plot Against Hip Hop, and The Lost Treasures of R&B. Download mobi or epub.
    • The Black History Month Digit 2015. Excerpts from four of our best-selling black interest titles: Bedrock Faith by Eric Charles May, Makeda by Randall Robinson, John Crow’s Devil by Marlon James, and Black Lotus by K’wan. Download mobi or epub.
    • Having trouble downloading? Your browser preference may be set to open the link in a new window. Try right-clicking and selecting “Save Link As . . .” . If that doesn’t work, email us at info [at] akashicbooks.com and we can send you the free excerpt directly.

*Participating titles in our e-book blowout:

All or Nothing by Preston L. Allen
Among the Bloodpeople by Thomas Glave
Anna In-Between by Elizabeth Nunez
The Baker’s Son by Lowell Hawthorne
Becoming Abigail by Chris Abani
Bedrock Faith by Eric Charles May
Black Lotus by K’wan
Black Music by Amiri Baraka
Boundaries by Elizabeth Nunez
Cake by D/Kenji Jasper
Dog War by Anthony C. Winkler
Drifting by Katia D. Ulysse
The Duppy by Anthony C. Winkler
Every Boy Should Have a Man by Preston L. Allen
The Family Mansion by Anthony C. Winkler
Game World by C.J. Farley
The Girl with the Golden Shoes by Colin Channer
God Carlos by Anthony C. Winkler
The Gospel According to Cane by Courttia Newland
Got by D/Kenji Jasper
H.N.I.C. by Albert “Prodigy” Johnson and Steven Savile
A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel) by Percival Everett and James Kincaid
Home by Amiri Baraka
The Hungered One by Ed Bullins
I Love You Too by Ziggy Marley
Iron Balloons by Colin Channer
Jesus Boy by Preston L. Allen
John Crow’s Devil by Marlon James
The Lunatic by Anthony C. Winkler
Makeda by Randall Robinson
Mr. Loverman by Bernardine Evaristo
Not for Everyday Use by Elizabeth Nunez
Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean by Akashic Books and Peepal Tree Press
The Roving Tree by Elsie Augustave
The Sexy Part of the Bible by Kola Boof
She’s Gone by Kwame Dawes
A Simple Distance by K.E. Silva
Song for Night by Chris Abani
Swing by Miasha
Tales of the Out & the Gone by Amiri Baraka
When Johnny Came Marching Home by William Heffernan

Posted: Feb 11, 2015

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