Lit Summer: Add These 9 Must-Read Books To Your Reading List Immediately
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If ever there were a perfect excuse to relax with a good book, it’s today on National Book Lovers Day. 

With summer still in full swing and longer days ahead of you, now is the time to escape into a fascinating read. Fortunately, there are numerous dope young adult novels to get lost in — whether at home or on the beach this season.

Below, we’ve handpicked nine of our favorite newly-released books for summer. The best part about these picks? All were written by women of color, with an array of Black female protagonists and heroines.