Black Girls Must Die Exhausted

Black Girls Must Die Exhausted

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The first novel in a captivating three-book series about modern womanhood, in which a young Black woman must rely on courage, laughter, and love—and the support of her two longtime friends—to overcome an unexpected setback that threatens the most precious thing she’s ever wanted.

Tabitha Walker is a black woman with a plan to “have it all.”  At 33 years old, the checklist for the life of her dreams is well underway. Education? Check. Good job? Check. Down payment for a nice house? Check. Dating marriage material? Check, check, and check. With a coveted position as a local news reporter, a "paper-perfect" boyfriend, and even a standing Saturday morning appointment with a reliable hairstylist, everything seems to be falling into place.

Then Tabby receives an unexpected diagnosis that brings her picture-perfect life crashing down, jeopardizing the keystone she took for granted: having children. With her dreams at risk of falling through the cracks of her checklist, suddenly she is faced with an impossible choice between her career, her dream home, and a family of her own.

With the help of her best friends, the irreverent and headstrong Laila and Alexis, the mom jeans-wearing former "Sexy Lexi," and the generational wisdom of her grandmother and the nonagenarian firebrand Ms. Gretchen, Tabby explores the reaches of modern medicine and tests the limits of her relationships, hoping to salvage the future she always dreamed of. But the fight is all consuming, demanding a steep price that forces an honest reckoning for nearly everyone in her life. As Tabby soon learns, her grandmother's age-old adage just might still be true: Black girls must die exhausted.

Title:Black Girls Must Die Exhausted
ISBN:9780063137905
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    Black Girls Must Die Exhausted Reviews

  • Gabby

    Slice of life stories don’t always work for me, but I really really enjoyed this book! The writing is fantastic and I absolutely loved the characters. Tabby is our protagonist and she’s feeling th...

  • Cardyn Brooks

    The following review first appeared on Sunday 11/18/2018: http://blerdybingereader.blogspot.com...There is a substantive distinction between BLACK fiction and fiction written about characters who happ...

  • Dora Okeyo

    I love a book with strong female characters. I love reading about women at their best, supporting each other emotionally, financially, psychologically and culturally and this book just served me a who...

  • Andre

    The review is here. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. This book started off firmly in the chick lit genre and along the way an adultish novel broke out bringing to life all that’s good about great fic...

  • Jessie

    This book, about a young woman pursuing a balance between career, family, and fertility (with a ticking clock) had a real Gabrielle Union movie circa late 90’s/early 2000’s vibe. That was who I pi...

  • Ashley G.

    Loved the title and the cover art.Early on in the book we are presented with Tabitha's dilemma; her doctor says she is going to have difficulty getting pregnant, as a 33 year old person who wants to h...

  • Shannon

    Black Girls Must Die Exhausted I Picked Up This Book Because: The title The Characters: Tabitha Walker: Granma Tabitha, Marc, Laila, Alexis The Story: I.Am.Bored. I have been bor...

  • Misha (Heartsfullofreads)

    **3.5 Stars*Tabitha is a thirty-three year old Black woman who is on track to have it all when her train veers a little. I enjoyed Tabitha's relationships with her best friends. I laughed out loud at ...

  • Nnenna | scsreads

    Thank you to the publisher for giving me a free copy of this book! All opinions are my own.This book has such a striking title, no? I will say, this read was heavier than I was expecting, which now se...

  • Deborah Stevens

    I really enjoyed this book!I was uncertain in approaching it, as it appears to be aimed at younger, professional women of color (none of which describe me). Yet the magic of good fiction for me is tha...