Books by Indigenous Authors

Just a few of our favorite books written by indigenous authors!

Never Whistle at Night: An Indigenous Dark Fiction Anthology By Shane Hawk (Editor), Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr. (Editor) Cover Image
By Shane Hawk (Editor), Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr. (Editor)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593468463
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Published: Vintage - September 19th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • BRAM STOKER AWARD NOMINEE FOR SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT IN AN ANTHOLOGY

A bold, clever, and sublimely sinister collection that dares to ask the question: “Are you ready to be un-settled?”


Bad Cree: A Novel By Jessica Johns Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780385548694
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Published: Doubleday - January 10th, 2023

In this gripping, horror-laced debut, a young Cree woman’s dreams lead her on a perilous journey of self-discovery that ultimately forces her to confront the toll of a legacy of violence on her family, her community and the land they call home.


The Only Good Indians: A Novel By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982136468
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Published: S&S/Saga Press - January 26th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From USA TODAY bestselling author Stephen Graham Jones comes a “masterpiece” (Locus Magazine) of a novel about revenge, cultural identity, and the cost of breaking from tradition.


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My Heart Is a Chainsaw (The Indian Lake Trilogy #1) By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982137649
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Published: S&S/Saga Press - March 29th, 2022

Winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel

In her quickly gentrifying rural lake town Jade sees recent events only her encyclopedic knowledge of horror films could have prepared her for in this latest chilling novel that “will give you nightmares.


White Horse: A Novel By Erika T. Wurth Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250847652
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 2022

"This ghost story is a perfect example of new wave horror that will also satisfy fans of classic Stephen King." —Silvia Moreno-Garcia, author of The Daughter of Doctor Moreau and Mexican Gothic


Probably Ruby: A Novel By Lisa Bird-Wilson Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593448694
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Published: Hogarth - January 3rd, 2023

An Indigenous woman adopted by white parents goes in search of her identity in this unforgettable debut novel about family, race, and history.


There There By Tommy Orange Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525436140
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Published: Vintage - May 7th, 2019

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A wondrous and shattering award-winning novel that follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to one another in ways they may not yet realize.


Wandering Stars: A novel By Tommy Orange Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593318256
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Published: Knopf - February 27th, 2024

A TIME MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • The Pulitzer Prize-finalist and author of the breakout bestseller There There ("Pure soaring beauty."The New York Times Book Review) delivers a masterful follow-up to his already classic first novel.


An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (ReVisioning History #3) By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807057834
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Published: Beacon Press - August 11th, 2015

New York Times Bestseller

Now part of the HBO docuseries "Exterminate All the Brutes," written and directed by Raoul Peck


Recipient of the American Book Award

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples

 


Making Love with the Land: Essays By Joshua Whitehead Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781517914479
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - November 15th, 2022

A moving and deeply personal excavation of Indigenous beauty and passion in a suffering world

The novel Jonny Appleseed established Joshua Whitehead as one of the most exciting and important new literary voices on Turtle Island, winning both a Lambda Literary Award and Canada Reads 2021.


The Sentence: A Novel By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780062671134
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2022

"Dazzling. . . . A hard-won love letter to readers and to booksellers, as well as a compelling story about how we cope with pain and fear, injustice and illness. One good way is to press a beloved book into another's hands. Read The Sentence and then do just that."—USA Today, Four Stars


A Minor Chorus: A Novel By Billy-Ray Belcourt Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781324021421
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 4th, 2022

Longlisted for the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize

A debut novel from a rising literary star that brings the modern queer and Indigenous experience into sharp relief.


Weaving Sundown in a Scarlet Light: Fifty Poems for Fifty Years By Joy Harjo, Sandra Cisneros (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Joy Harjo, Sandra Cisneros (Foreword by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781324036487
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 1st, 2022

A magnificent selection of fifty poems to celebrate three-term US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s fifty years as a poet.


Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

A New York Times bestseller
A Washington Post bestseller
A Los Angeles Times bestseller
Named a "Best Essay Collection of the Decade" by Literary Hub
A Book Riot "Favorite Summer Read of 2020"


The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present By David Treuer Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399573194
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 5th, 2019

FINALIST FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Black Sun (Between Earth and Sky) By Rebecca Roanhorse Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534437685
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Published: S&S/Saga Press - June 29th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the “engrossing and vibrant” (Tochi Onyebuchi, author of Riot Baby) first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celestial prophecies, political intrigue, and forbidden magic.

A god


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Firekeeper's Daughter By Angeline Boulley Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250866035
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Published: Square Fish - April 25th, 2023

A PRINTZ MEDAL WINNER!
A MORRIS AWARD WINNER!
AN AMERICAN INDIAN YOUTH LITERATURE AWARD YA HONOR BOOK!

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB YA PICK

An Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

Soon to be adapted at Netflix for TV with President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, Higher Ground.


Sisters of the Lost Nation By Nick Medina Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593546857
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Published: Berkley - April 18th, 2023

Named a Most Anticipated Book by Barnes and Noble ∙ BuzzFeed GoodReadsBook RiotCrimeReads ∙ Ms. Magazine ∙ SheReads ∙ Amazon Editor's Pick ∙ Tor.com ∙ and more!