In a world where new books by BIPOC writers are released every day, choosing your next read can be overwhelming. Allow us to give you some thicc plot suggestions ;) Curated and written by story-obsessed Porshèa, you’ll find a bevy of fantasy, non-fiction, and some romance recommendations in Middle Grade, Young Adult, and Adult categories. Word to the wise: Porshèa’s preferences are fast-paced, adventurous, and somewhat dark tales with a lot of love for fairytale retellings. We try to place content warnings where appropriate, but please reach out if you read a recommendation that needs warnings that may have been overlooked by the team.
Porshea discusses newly released books 'Ace of Spades' and 'The Other Black Girl' and compares how these thrillers seek to approach and address white supremacy.
Porshèa reviews Veronica Henry's Dust Bowl-era carnival novel Bacchanal.
Porshea reviews 'Son of the Storm' as a part of Caffeine Book Tours.
Porshea reviews Sarah Dass' debut novel 'Where the Rhythm Takes You.'
Porshèa reviews 'Grieving While Black: An Antiracist Take on Oppression and Sorrow.'
Porshèa reviews The Conductors, the debut historical fiction novel by Nicole Glover.
Porshèa reviews The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna.
Porshèa reviews Beverly Jenkins' latest novel, 'Wild Rain.'
Porshèa called The Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, Young Readers Edition a "well-rounded, powerfully written, and fast-paced biography."
Porshèa reviews Ida B. the Queen, a book by a descendant of the famed journalist.
Porshèa reviews Amari and the Night Brothers, an exciting and refreshing new middle grade novel.