>Last week we had our first #blacklitchat on Twitter. It was so much fun and we had Ernessa T. Carter, author of 32 Candles, join us and answer questions about the book. If you haven’t read it, you must – it is fun, smart, and full of surprises.

I co-hosted #blacklitchat with Dee Stuart (@deegospel) and we will make it a monthly Twitter event. We’ll set the date for the next one soon and need your help to select the next book we’ll read.

To see what the chat was like, check out the transcript.

We’ve already had some great book suggestions – to add yours post a suggestion on Twitter or vote in our quick poll. We’re looking for the kind of books that lend themselves to discussion – smart, fun, interesting reads by Black authors. For now we’re focused on fiction and looking to read books that have been published in the last six months or so.

What novel would you suggest for the next #blacklitchat?online survey

And the third way to get your suggestion in is to post it in comments.

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