Hotties, Hauntings, and Heists: Black YA Books to Get Into

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Vanessa and Erica discuss the latest YA book news and some great books they’ve read by Black authors.

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Books Discussed

Delicious Monsters by Liselle Sambury

Seven Minutes in Candyland by Brian Wasson

The Weight of Blood by Tiffany D. Jackson

Out of Body by Nia Davenport

This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron

Infinity Alchemist by Kacen Callender

The Taking of Jake Livingston by Ryan Douglass

Thieves’ Gambit by Kayvion Lewis


The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

Wild Tongues Can’t be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora, edited by Saraciea J. Fennell 

Escaping Mr. Rochester by L.L. McKinney

The Making of Yolanda la Bruja by Lorraine Avila

Freedom! The Story of the Black Panther Party by Jetta Grace Martin, Joshua Bloom, and Waldo E. Martin Jr.