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Reading Recommendations: Archived booklists

This guide provides the resources to assist you in locating what to read next. Browse the resources below or check with the Reference Librarian at your Delaware Public Library for Reader's Advisory assistance.

Rappers as Writers

To be a rapper or a respected one, you have to write your own lyrics. Rappers are slowly starting to become authors. Here is a list of the best books written by rappers. -

Spicy, Hot Romances

Love & Interpersonal Relationships

Courtesy of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County


Popular Urban Fiction Books for Teens

Compiled by Ann Arbor District Library


Urban Mysteries/Thrillers

Latino Lit

Urban Mysteries


Pioneering Classics

These books pioneered the way for modern urban or street literature.


Life on the Street


From Prison to Success

These former incarcerated authors turned their sentences into real-life experiences for millions of readers.​


Have You Read All of Zane's Novels?