When The Black Girl Sings
A novel by Bil Wright
Reviews for When The Black Girl Sings
"Wright grabs hold of hard hitting issues in a
realistic and poignant novel that fully commands
the audience's attention."
- Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Lahni's clear, first-person narrative is so authentic, expressing Lahni's identity conflicts even as tension mounts to an exciting climax."
"Without sugarcoating anything, Wright easily juggles the many issues found in the book wit, compassion, and humor. The writing is clear, succinct, and never condescending. The main characters are shown as multi-faceted people with strengths and weaknesses effectively adding to the authenticity of the book."
- Voya Magazine
"When the Black Girl Sings is an inspirational story that will amaze all readers. The story of a girl who never fit in until she finally embraced her talent and turned into something beautiful, shows how anyone, regardless of race, gender or size, can easily accomplish anything, just as long as they know they can. This is one well-written novel that will be enjoyed by generations to come."