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1. “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo (Beacon Press)

2. “How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi (One World)

3. “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)

4. “Countdown 1945” by Chris Wallace with Mitch Weiss (Simon & Schuster)

5. “So You Want to Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo (Seal Press)

6. “The Summer House” by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois (Little, Brown)

7. “Daddy's Girls” by Danielle Steel (Dell)

8. “Stamped from the Beginning” by Ibram X. Kendi (Bold Type Books)

9. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

10. “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson (Spiegel & Grau)

11. “Tom Clancy Firing Point” by Mike Maden (G.P. Putnam's Sons)

12. “Burn After Writing” by Sharon Jones (TarcherPerigree)

13. “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander (The New Press)

14. “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” by Beverly Daniel Tatum (Basic Books)

15. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead)

16. “Me and White Supremacy” by Layla F. Saad (Sourcebooks)

17. “Untamed” by Glennon Doyle (The Dial Press)

18. “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Spiegel & Grau)

19. “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry” by Frederik Backman (Atria Books)

20. “Camino Winds” by John Grisham (Doubleday)

21. “Hideaway” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin's Press)

22. “Fair Warning” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)

23. “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng (Penguin Press)

24. “The Guest List” by Lucy Foley (William Morrow)

25. “We're Different, We're the Same” by Bobbi Kates (Random House Books for Young Readers)

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