The Reading Black Girls Podcast is an unfiltered show about everything we love and hate about the books we read. Join four beautiful, melanated HBCU-educated women: Alex, Aziza, Denisha, and Kayla as we unapologetically chat about books from a wide range of genres.From non-fiction and romance to YA and historical fiction, we break down new and classical reads to discuss our favorite moments and our criticisms. Join us as we laugh, reflect, chastise, and recommend some of our personal book interests. Our mission is to inspire and change the way people view reading as a task and bring back the fun and exploration of simply finding a good book!
You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi
We're back at it again with one of our funniest videos we've ever recorded hands down!! This episode is about You Made A Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi. The novel takes place five years following the passing of visual artist Feyi Adekola's husband, she begins contemplating the possibility of finding love again as she casually dates before embarking on a potentially serious relationship with Nasir Blake, a well-connected consultant.
04/08/2023 • 42 minutes 45 seconds
Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert
We're officially back from our hiatus with a good one! Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert is a fast-moving story of teen rivalry that sparks a romance when friends become besties, turned enemies, back to besties, and ultimately to lovers.
24/04/2023 • 37 minutes 32 seconds
The Weight of Blood by Tiffany D. Jackson
We present to you our long awaited episode of reviewing The Weight of Blood by Tiffany D. Jackson. Listen as they discuss the highlights of this underrated YA book that was influenced by the cult classic “Carrie”.
13/02/2023 • 1 hour 22 minutes 56 seconds
Kindred by Octavia Butler
In this episode, the ladies are talking about Octavia Butler's widely-popular book and how this historical fiction combined time-travel and the frightening reality of slavery in the Antebellum South.
20/01/2023 • 53 minutes 39 seconds
Before I Let Go by Kennedy Ryan
In this episode, TRBG discusses Kennedy Ryan’s latest release, Before I Let Go. Come along as we recap and gush over this story of love and loss of a divorced couple reckoning with their new reality.
24/12/2022 • 45 minutes 6 seconds
Bloodmarked by Tracy Deonn
As a continuation from her previous book, Tracy Deonn's highly anticipated Bloodmarked provides an extension from Legenborn and you know we got the sneak peak with the ARC version! 😎
25/11/2022 • 49 minutes 54 seconds
Anywhere You Run by Wanda M. Morris
In this episode, Wanda Morris takes us through a roller coaster of emotions with this novel. We even came up with our own conspiracy theories by the end of the book!
11/11/2022 • 38 minutes 30 seconds
Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
In this episode, the ladies are talking about Legendborn by Tracy Deonn. After getting everyone on board to read it, they literally couldn't stop obsessing over it especially the love triangle had between Bree, Nick, and Sel.
16/09/2022 • 47 minutes 19 seconds
Seven Days in June by Tia Williams
In this episode, we breakdown Seven Days in June by Tia Williams. The girls speak on the roller coaster of emotions this books takes you on from its themes of love, romance, trauma, and second chances.
19/08/2022 • 49 minutes 59 seconds
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
On this episode, the girls discuss The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. This story of old Hollywood, failed marriages, and a forbidden love leads to a conversation about Evelyn character development as a whole and some of the books real-life counterparts.
19/07/2022 • 39 minutes 50 seconds
Wahala by Nikki May
On this episode, we discuss the incisive and exhilarating debut novel of Wahala by Nikki May. From this episode, we discuss the book's themes of friendship, ambition, culture and betrayal.
18/07/2022 • 42 minutes 33 seconds
Skin Of The Sea by Natasha Bowen
Join The Reading Black Girls for our first podcast discussion featuring Skin of the Sea by Natasha Bowen. We got into what we really liked about this YA novel and what we wished we had seen more of.
05/07/2022 • 30 minutes 49 seconds
The Reading Black Girls Podcast Trailer
Welcome to The Reading Black Girls Podcast! Tune in as we discuss our chosen books and share our thoughts on a wide range of reads. We enjoy, give our opinions, and criticize the books we read to provide an honest review and recommendation.