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6 Books We're Curling Up to This Fall

Written By: Girl Tyler

As temperatures take a dip and the aroma of pumpkin spice fills the air, we’re welcoming sweater weather with open arms and a good book in hand. One thing about Black women:we love a good story. Escape from your current reality and immerse yourself into a world of fascinating reads from the brilliant minds of black women authors. Awaken your imagination to an enticing journey between the pages. From flirty and romantic to gritty and raw, this list has a little something for everybody. Here’s a roundup of 6 critically acclaimed books we’re curling up to this fall.

The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris

From Goodreads: Get Out meets The Stepford Wives in this electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing.

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

From Penguin Random House: From The New York Times-bestselling author of The Mothers, a stunning new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black, and one white.

When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole

From HarperCollins: Rear Window meets Get Out in this gripping thrillerfrom a critically acclaimed and New York Times Notable author, in which the gentrification of a Brooklyn neighborhood takes on a sinister new meaning...

Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert

From HarperCollins: USA Today bestselling author Talia Hibbert returns with another charming romantic comedy about a young woman who agrees to fake date her friend after a video of him “rescuing” her from their office building goes viral...

Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford

From Macmillan: Somebody’s Daughter steps into the world of growing up as a poor Black girl in Indiana with a family fragmented by incarceration and explores how isolating and complex such a childhood can be. As Ashley battles her body and her environment, she embarks on a powerful journey to find the thread between who she is and what she was born into, and the complicated familial love that often binds them.

While We Were Dating by Jasmine Guillory

From Penguin Random House: Two people realize it’s no longer an act when they veer off-script in this sizzling romantic comedy by New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory.

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