Black Chick Lit

Hosted ByDanielle & Mollie

Black Chick Lit is a twice-monthly podcast that talks books by and for black women. Join Dani and Mollie as they talk prose, drink wine and laugh at their own jokes.


All Episodes

Episode 48: A Glimmer of Death

This winter, we got cozy with the podcast’s first cozy mystery. We read A Glimmer of Death by Valerie Wilson Wesley, the first in the Odessa Jones series. We loved the characters in this book — and there are a bunch of them.
There’s Charlie,

Episode 47: Butterfly

We wanted to learn more about the female half of Ashley and JaQuavis, so for this year’s Urban Fic Month, we read Butterfly by Ashley Antoinette.
Did we know what was going on? Barely. This series is a spin-off of a spin-off that started with her t

BCL Chat: The Horror, The Horror!

In this episode, we’re joined by a special guest, Frank, to discuss another of our favorite genres: horror! Why does it share in common with romance? What defines a work of horror? And why are people trying so hard to “elevate” the genr

Episode 46: These Toxic Things

October is here, and we’re ready to get creepy.
This episode, we read These Toxic Things by Rachel Howzell Hall. It was full of creepy stalkers, ruthless serial killers, explosive family secrets and … one big dummy of a main character. Mickie

BCL Chat: We Tired, Y’all

Hey, ya’ll! It’s time for a chat, and it’s the most crotchety we’ll ever sound. We talk about book Twitter, social media and what it means to be a hater in 2021.
If you wanna be part of the cool kids club, head over to Pateron and

Episode 45: Loving My Wife and Her Sister, Too feat. Ratchet Book Club

This episode, we’re joined by Derrik of the Rachet Book Club to discuss Loving My Wife and Her Sister, Too by Lady Lissa and Shelli Marie.
We meet Analise (the wife), Zakiya (the sister) and Gavin (the fuckboy) and dig into the messiness (or lack t

Episode 44: The Other Black Girl

We’re getting spooky already at Black Chick Lit. This month, we read The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris and we had … thoughts. Listen in as we discuss what makes good Black horror, hair products you need to stay away from and iffy I

Episode 43: While Justice Sleeps

There were so many Arrested Development jokes we could have made.
We’re back for take two of our discussion of Stacey Abrams’ novel While Justice Sleeps. It’s not Ms. Abrams’ writing debut, it is the first fiction book she’s

BCL Chat: Back to Our Messy Roots

We felt like stirring up shit this episode, so we asked you to share your messiest, no-holds-barred book opinions.

Okay ya’ll – #BCLChat is BACK! Tell us your messiest, most hatin ass, I said what I said book opinion. We’ll discuss ans

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