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.

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BCL Chat: Who Are Your Favorite Indie Authors?

We’re celebrating the little guys (well, gals, tbh) this episode as we discuss your favorite indie authors.

Episode 29: American Spy

Hey, readers! We embrace our inner conspiracy theorists with our latest read, American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson. It’s got everything you’d expect from a spy novel: Cold War politics, assassination attempts, missing sisters and a white dude nam

BCL Chat: Do You Reread Books?

Hey, readers.
We’ve got another chat for you. This time, we wanted to know if y’all reread books and why. Before we get to that, however, we chat about that messy author who got in trouble for snitching, BookRiot’s unusually bad romance

Episode 28: My Sister, the Serial Killer

We get back to our literary fiction roots and read Oyinkan Braithwaite’s debut novel, My Sister, the Serial Killer. This book has it all: love triangles, jealousy and, cake. Surprisingly, not a whole lot of murder. Listen in as we try to figure out

BCL Chat: #RitasSoWhite and Your Unpopular Book Opinions

This is our most scandalous episode yet. We discuss the month’s biggest controversies and OMG! moments, including #RITAsSoWhite, #BagelGate and Shangela.
Who exactly is RITA and what’s her problem? Why aren’t authors of color getting th

Episode 27: Children of Blood and Bone

Bring the lemon and sugar, ’cause we got the tea.
This month, we read Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi and we couldn’t help but notice how similar this book is to Avatar: The Last Airbender. A pair of plucky but poor siblings — one

BCL Chat: A Chat with Beverly Jenkins!

It’s finally here! We got to speak with the Queen of Black Historicals herself, Beverly Jenkins, and it was a blast. It’s easy to see where Loreli’s feistiness comes from.
We ask her about her place in the romance genre, her writing pro

Episode 26: A Chance A Love

BCL Chat: Our 2019 Resolutions

Happy New Year! Our first episode of 2019 is a chatty one as we share our 2019 reading and writing resolutions, as well as our goals for the podcast. (more…)

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