• Minerve Jean

5 Black Bookstagrammers You Should Check Out

September is National Literacy Month! What better way to celebrate than to bring you five amazing Black Bookstagrammers with great reading recommendations?


  1. Nnena Odeluga Nnenna Odeluga, who you can find by her Instagram handle, is a Nigerian-American bookstagrammer. Originally from California, she now resides in New York City. She reads books across a variety of genres including romance, YA, fantasy, and nonfiction. You can check out her blog here!

  2. Kimberly D Laird Kimberly D Laird, known as @kimbookwyrm on Instagram, is a native New York bookstagrammer. She’s a blogger, writer and traveler who has been to eleven countries. Her favorite genres include memoirs, contemporary fiction, & fantasy. She is also currently working on her first full-length novel and short story collection. You can check out her blog here!

  3. Sajda Sajda, or @sajdareads on Instagram, is a Black bookstagrammer whose goal is to highlight more Black authors in the publishing industry. She mainly dabbles in fantasy, young adult, and adult fiction. She is also open to book recommendations and enjoys traveling, which she frequently documents on her Instagram.

  4. Bree Hill Bree Hill is a bookstagrammer based in San Antonio, Texas. She is also a mother of three and she advocates for the importance of mothers carving out time for themselves. She mainly dabbles in romance books and is also part of The Reading Women team. You can find her on Instagram here, where she discuses her latest reads and broadcasts her podcast episodes!

  5. Enobong Enobong is a U.K. native with Nigerian roots who now resides in Chicago. She is a bookriot contributor and a Booklist reviewer who reads and reviews a variety of genres including fiction, nonfiction, literary, and children's. She also strives to uplift Nigerian and Black British authors. You can find her on Instagram here!


We hope you enjoyed our list of amazing Black Bookstagrammers who you should check out to discover your next great read!


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Minerve Jean is a Haitian-born storyteller who shares her poetry and writings unapologetically. She believes in the power of words and their ability to help and heal. Her debut book, For The Secrets That Gave Themselves Away, is an anthology of raw poetry where she uses words to paint pictures that will resonate with the human soul. She has also contributed pieces to Hercampus, Orange and Blue Magazine and MLNNYC. In her free time, she likes to snack on Avocado toast and curl up with a good book.