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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Episode 37: Take a Hint, Dani Brown ft. Talia Hibbert

We got a real treat for y’all this episode! We read Take a Hint, Dani Brown, by Talia Hibbert, and were joined by the author herself for a conversation about everything including her move from indie publishing to traditional, the Black Lives Matter

Episode 36: Heaven, My Home

Hi, y’all. A few things before we get to the episode:

Thank you for being so patient as we get episodes out. Between motherhood, a pandemic, a cancer diagnosis and failing technology, things have been rough.
This episode was recorded before the mu

Episode 35: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Urban Lit Month continues? We read Their Eyes We’re Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston and couldn’t help but spot a few similarities between Janie Crawford and a few of other past heroines. (*cough* Zoe *cough*)

BCL Chat: Oh No Baby! What Is You Doin’?

2020 is about some real shenanigans. Between the brown-face fiasco Jeanine Cummins brought with her American Dirt release and the Barnes & Noble “Diverse Editions” mess, we’ve been facepalming since the new year began.

Bonus: Black Chick Lit takes over the Ice Planet Podcast

We’re doing something different this month. Things are a bit busy with family and babies, so for this episode, we’re sharing a special, previously recorded crossover episode. Mollie joins Dani on the Ice Planet Podcast to discuss book six of

Episode 34: Hold U Down

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s Urban Fic Month! This year, we go back home to Missouri and read Hold U Down by Keisha Ervin.


Happy New Year, y’all! We hope you had a fantastic holiday and a wonderful start to your 2020.
‘Cause RWA certainly didn’t!

BCL Chat: We Survived (and Thrived in) 2019

We can’t believe it, dear readers, but we’ve made it through another year of reading, podcasting and doing both while black. The twitter dramas! The plagiarism scandals! The nacho cheese!
We take a look back and reflect on all the books read

Episode 33: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

Winter is coming. That means it’s time for us to dive into the world of fantasy ( … er, or into fantasy worlds).
This episode, we read N.K. Jemisin’s 2010 debut novel, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms. Mollie wasn’t kidding when she

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