Tag: Black authors

White Smoke

White Smoke Author: Tiffany D. Jackson Genre: YA Horror Publication Date: September 14, 2020  Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books CONTENT WARNING: anxiety, drug use, gore, blood, violence The Haunting of Hill House meets Get Out in this chilling YA psychological thriller and modern take on the classic haunted house story from New York […]

Punch Me Up To The Gods

Punch Me Up to the Gods: A Memoir Author: Brian Broome Genre: Autobiography Publication Date: May 18, 2021 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Thank you to Bookish First for providing me with a copy of this book. I am providing my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: child abuse, bullying, […]

Roman And Jewel

Roman and Jewel Author: Dana L. Davis Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: January 5, 2021 Publisher: Inkyard Press CONTENT WARNING: substance use, mention of suicide, mention of infidelity, mention of death of a parent Jerzie Jhames — do not get her started on what is in a name! […]

Raybearer

Raybearer Author: Jordan Ifueko Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: August 18, 2020 Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Series: Raybearer #1 CONTENT WARNING: violence, murder, emotional abuse by a parent, misogyny Nothing is more important than loyalty. But what if you’ve sworn to protect the one you were born to destroy? […]

Wings Of Ebony

Wings of Ebony Author: J. Elle Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: January 26, 2021 Publisher: Denene Millner Books/Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers Series: Wings of Ebony #1 CONTENT WARNING: profanity, gun violence, death of a parent, grief, mention of substance abuse, mention of child neglect, murder, racism, […]

When No One Is Watching

When No One is Watching Author: Alyssa Cole Narrators: Susan Dalian, Jay Aaseng Genre: Thriller Publication Date: September 1, 2020 Publisher: HarperAudio CONTENT WARNING: racism, anxiety, illness, infidelity, forced institutionalization, gun violence, death, police brutality, medical experimentation Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her beloved neighborhood […]