Find out why you should check out Traci Chee’s A Thousand Steps Into Night.
The Plot Thickens
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. Like what you see, you can purchase a copy at our Bookshop!
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.
Find out why you should check out the historical fantasy, Redwood and Wildfire.
Find out why Black Love Matters is the book the entertainment industry needs right now.
Find out why you need A Comb of Wishes on your TBR!
In the mood for strong family/friend dynamics and murder? Give Homicide and Halo-Halo a try!
Ready for a mystery quest? Find out why Lethal Lit is potentially a series to follow.
Find out why Porshea calls this book the best pirate tale she’s ever encountered.
Check out this review in celebration of the paperback release of A Tall History of Sugar.
Olga Dies Dreaming questions what’s in a name alongside the choices made in adulthood. Read Porshea’s review!
The Plot Thickens: Ida B. Wells, Voice of Truth: Educator, Feminist, and Anti-Lynching Civil Rights Leader
In this picture book, the importance of storytelling and legacy converge to spotlight one of history’s most prolific activists, Ida B. Wells-Barnett.
Find out why you should read The Kindred in this latest review by Porshea!
Find out why Netflix fans & new readers will want to keep the Trese series around.