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Welcome! And THANK YOU for supporting People Get Ready!

People Get Ready is a neighborhood bookspace - just imagine a cross between a community reading room and an independent bookstore! - that is grounded in respect for the dignity of all beings, the importance of reciprocal relations, and the transformative power of radical love.

Suggested Reads

Speaking of Summer Cover Image
Black Girls Must Die Exhausted: A Novel for Grown Ups Cover Image
Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets Cover Image
She Would Be King: A Novel Cover Image
Saving Ruby King Cover Image
The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner) Cover Image

Suggested YA Reads

Clap When You Land Cover Image
A Song Below Water: A Novel Cover Image
Dear Haiti, Love Alaine Cover Image
Genesis Begins Again Cover Image
You Should See Me in a Crown Cover Image
Patron Saints of Nothing Cover Image

Suggested Picture Book Reads

Be You!  Cover Image
Sing a Song: How Lift Every Voice and Sing Inspired Generations Cover Image
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family Cover Image
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin Cover Image
A Boy Like You Cover Image
Rapunzel Cover Image