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Erika Hardison

Erika Hardison is a writer, social media junkie, podcaster, publisher and aspiring novelist from Chicago currently residing in New Jersey. When she's not bridging the gap between Black feminism and superheroes on, she's spending sleepless nights as a new mom with her talkative toddler playing and giggling under the covers.

12 YA Romance Titles That Make Me Wish I Was A Teen Again

These YA romance titles, including This Poison Heart, will give you all of those first-love feels all over again.

Quiz: Which Kids’ SFF Graphic Novel Should You Read Next?

Choose from early readers, middle grade, or young adult age categories to find your next kids' science fiction and fantasy graphic novel.

10 Comics to Put on Your Pull List This Month

Put these new comics on your pull list for September, ranging from new DC and Marvel drops to some exciting indie projects.

Remembering The Black Expressions Book Club

In memory of the Black Expressions Book Club and its impact on a reader always seeking out Black literary excellence.

Everything You Need To Know About Nubia

Get to know Nubia, the second Wonder Woman and badass Black woman superhero. Her time is now, and here's why.

9 LGBTQ+ Comic Book Characters That Give Us Hope For More Representation

From Marvel queer characters to LGBTQ+ comic book characters in indie comics, these characters give us hope for more representation.

Black Bookstores a Year After a Summer of Protests

Black Lives Matter protests prompted an uptick in support of Black bookstores, but how are these bookstores doing a year later?

7 Romantic Beach Reads That Celebrate Black Joy

Get whisked away to a romantic destination, and catch some sun and some feel-good vibes, with these romance novels about Black joy.

An Introduction to Josei Manga

Learn more about josei manga and add some greats reads, like Wash Day By Jamila Rowser And Robyn Smith, to your TBR.

6 Historical Fiction Books Set in the 1960s

Explore a different era in these historical fiction books set in the 1960s, with stories about race, class, political turmoil, and more.