If you are looking for a book to add to your TBR pile for the summer, have we got one for you. Blackout, a summer anthology featuring stories from some of our favorite authors, is releasing June 22nd and we’re pretty excited about it.
Six critically acclaimed, bestselling, and award-winning authors bring the glowing warmth and electricity of Black teen love to this interlinked novel of charming, hilarious, and heartwarming stories that shine a bright light through the dark.
Who are those six authors you ask? Well, check them out below:
Dhonielle Clayton (Tiny Pretty Things)
Tiffany D. Jackson (Monday’s Not Coming)
Ashley Woodfolk (The Beauty That Remains)
Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give)
Nicola Yoon (The Sun Is Also a Star)
Now that you know who the authors are, here’s the synopsis for Blackout:
A summer heatwave blankets New York City in darkness. But as the city is thrown into confusion, a different kind of electricity sparks…
A first meeting.
And maybe the beginning of something new.
When the lights go out, people reveal hidden truths. Love blossoms, friendship transforms, and new possibilities take flight.
Doesn’t this sound like such a good book? I mean, it’s perfect for the summer right? And just look at this book cover.
Gorgeous, right? And it fits the blackout theme perfectly. This book is going to be so amazing and we can’t wait to read it. You can also check out this excerpt that Entertainment Weekly shared back in May along with this amazing artwork done by Mojo Wang.
Blackout releases June 22nd and is available for preorder now.