Brown Skin Girl – Super Specific Book Recommendations

Merline Reads

Hi everyone! This week’s post is coming late because it’s been a busy work week.

So, I’ve had the idea to write this very specific recommendation post for such a long time, but it never felt like I’d read enough books with dark-skinned black girls to do it justice. I still don’t think I’ve read enough books, but I wanted to put it out there because representation of dark-skinned black girls in literature and media is important to me. Specifically, non-trauma related representation.

If you’ve been following me for a while then you’ve probably seen my tweets or my blog post about colorism and the lack of representation for dark skin black girls. I want to read cute rom coms with dark-skinned black girls falling in love. I want to read fantasy books with dark-skinned black girls saving kingdoms, going on portal adventures, and everything in between. I want…

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