117 New Books by Black Authors Coming Out Soon
Also Check Out the Books Published in the Past two Months.

Book Cover Crime Partners by Donald Goines

Crime Partners

by Donald Goines
Coming Apr 27, 2021

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Book Cover Follow Your Heart by Brenda Jackson

Follow Your Heart

by Brenda Jackson
Coming Apr 27, 2021

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Book Cover Public Enemy #1 by Kiki Swinson

Public Enemy #1

by Kiki Swinson
Coming Apr 27, 2021

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Book Cover Sure, I’ll Be Your Black Friend: Notes from the Other Side of the Fist Bump by Ben Philippe

Sure, I’ll Be Your Black Friend

by Ben Philippe
Coming Apr 27, 2021

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Book Cover Something Happened in Our Park: Standing Together After Gun Violence by Ann Hazzard, Marianne Celano, and Marietta Collins

Something Happened in Our Park

by Ann Hazzard, et al.
Coming Apr 27, 2021

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Book Cover For Your Consideration: Maya Rudolph by Nichole Perkins

For Your Consideration

by Nichole Perkins
Coming Apr 27, 2021

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Book Cover The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois

by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
Coming May 04, 2021

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Book Cover Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala

Arsenic and Adobo

by Mia P. Manansala
Coming May 04, 2021

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Book Cover Last Gate of the Emperor by Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel Makonnen

Last Gate of the Emperor

by Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel Makonnen
Coming May 04, 2021

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Book Cover Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon

Sorrowland

by Rivers Solomon
Coming May 04, 2021

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Book Cover Summer on the Bluffs by Sunny Hostin

Summer on the Bluffs

by Sunny Hostin
Coming May 04, 2021

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Book Cover Get Over ’i Got It’: How to Stop Playing Superwoman, Get Support, and Remember That Having It All Doesn’t Mean Doing It All Alone by Elayne Fluker

Get Over ’i Got It’

by Elayne Fluker
Coming May 11, 2021

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Book Cover A Day for Rememberin’: Inspired by the True Events of the First Memorial Day by Leah Henderson

A Day for Rememberin’

by Leah Henderson
Coming May 11, 2021

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Book Cover The Women of Brewster Place: A Novel in Seven Stories by Gloria Naylor

The Women of Brewster Place

by Gloria Naylor
Coming May 11, 2021

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Book Cover There’s a Revolution Outside, My Love: Letters from a Crisis by Tracy K. Smith and John Freeman

There’s a Revolution Outside, My Love

by Tracy K. Smith and John Freeman
Coming May 11, 2021

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Book Cover The Ground Breaking: An American City and Its Search for Justice by Scott Ellsworth

The Ground Breaking

by Scott Ellsworth
Coming May 18, 2021

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Book Cover The Nation Must Awake: Our Witness to the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 by Mary E. Jones Parrish

The Nation Must Awake

by Mary E. Jones Parrish
Coming May 18, 2021

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Book Cover Better, Not Bitter: Living on Purpose in the Pursuit of Racial Justice by Yusef Salaam

Better, Not Bitter

by Yusef Salaam
Coming May 18, 2021

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Book Cover While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams

While Justice Sleeps

by Stacey Abrams
Coming May 25, 2021

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Book Cover Bamboozled by Jesus: How God Tricked Me Into the Life of My Dreams by Yvonne Orji

Bamboozled by Jesus

by Yvonne Orji
Coming May 25, 2021

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Book Cover How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America by Clint Smith

How the Word Is Passed

by Clint Smith
Coming Jun 01, 2021

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Book Cover Africa, Amazing Africa: Country by Country by Atinuke

Africa, Amazing Africa

by Atinuke
Coming Jun 01, 2021

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Book Cover Melena’s Jubilee: The Story of a Fresh Start by Zetta Elliott

Melena’s Jubilee

by Zetta Elliott
Coming Jun 01, 2021

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Book Cover New Kid and Class Act: The Box Set by Jerry Craft

New Kid and Class Act

by Jerry Craft
Coming Jun 01, 2021

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Book Cover Marcus Makes a Movie by Kevin Hart

Marcus Makes a Movie

by Kevin Hart
Coming Jun 01, 2021

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Book Cover Bacchanal by Veronica G. Henry

Bacchanal

by Veronica G. Henry
Coming Jun 01, 2021

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Book Cover Chicken Soup for the Soul: I’m Speaking Now: Black Women Share Their Truth in 101 Stories of Love, Courage and Hope by Breena Clarke and Amy Newmark

Chicken Soup for the Soul

by Breena Clarke and Amy Newmark
Coming Jun 01, 2021

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Book Cover Hugo by Atinuke

Hugo

by Atinuke
Coming Jun 08, 2021

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Book Cover Seven Days in June by Tia Williams

Seven Days in June

by Tia Williams
Coming Jun 08, 2021

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Book Cover This Life by Quntos Kunquest

This Life

by Quntos Kunquest
Coming Jun 08, 2021

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Book Cover Black Sci-Fi Short Stories by Tia Ross

Black Sci-Fi Short Stories

by Tia Ross
Coming Jun 15, 2021

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Book Cover Where You Are Is Not Who You Are: A Memoir by Ursula M. Burns

Where You Are Is Not Who You Are

by Ursula M. Burns
Coming Jun 15, 2021

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Book Cover Beginnings, Endings, and Salt: Essays by Edwidge Danticat

Beginnings, Endings, and Salt

by Edwidge Danticat
Coming Jun 15, 2021

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Book Cover Zuri Ray Tries Ballet by Tami Charles

Zuri Ray Tries Ballet

by Tami Charles
Coming Jun 15, 2021

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Book Cover Blackout by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon

Blackout

by Dhonielle Clayton, et al.
Coming Jun 22, 2021

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Book Cover Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen: The Emotional Lives of Black Women by Inger Burnett-Zeigler

Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen

by Inger Burnett-Zeigler
Coming Jun 29, 2021

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Book Cover The Collection Plate: Poems by Kendra Allen

The Collection Plate

by Kendra Allen
Coming Jul 06, 2021

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Book Cover Shine Bright: A Personal History of Black Women in Pop by Danyel Smith

Shine Bright

by Danyel Smith
Coming Jul 06, 2021

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Book Cover Razorblade Tears by S. A. Cosby

Razorblade Tears

by S. A. Cosby
Coming Jul 06, 2021

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Book Cover The Right Side of Reckless by Whitney D. Grandison

The Right Side of Reckless

by Whitney D. Grandison
Coming Jul 13, 2021

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Book Cover The Minister Primarily by John O. Killens

The Minister Primarily

by John O. Killens
Coming Jul 27, 2021

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Book Cover Dopefiend by Donald Goines

Dopefiend

by Donald Goines
Coming Jul 27, 2021

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Book Cover Grand Opening 2: A Family Business Novel by Carl Weber and La Jill Hunt

Grand Opening 2

by Carl Weber and La Jill Hunt
Coming Jul 27, 2021

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Book Cover New Kid Sketchbook: A Place for Your Cartoons, Doodles, and Stories by Jerry Craft

New Kid Sketchbook

by Jerry Craft
Coming Aug 03, 2021

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Book Cover Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood by Kwame Mbalia

Black Boy Joy

by Kwame Mbalia
Coming Aug 03, 2021

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Book Cover Black Girls Must Die Exhausted by Jayne Allen

Black Girls Must Die Exhausted

by Jayne Allen
Coming Aug 03, 2021

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Book Cover Hell of a Book by Jason Mott

Hell of a Book

by Jason Mott
Coming Aug 10, 2021

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Book Cover Across the River: Life, Death, and Football in an American City by Kent Babb

Across the River

by Kent Babb
Coming Aug 10, 2021

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Book Cover Sometimes I Trip on How Happy We Could Be by Nichole Perkins

Sometimes I Trip on How Happy We Could Be

by Nichole Perkins
Coming Aug 17, 2021

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Book Cover Black Cowboy, Wild Horses by Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney

Black Cowboy, Wild Horses

by Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney
Coming Aug 17, 2021

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Book Cover The Great Mrs. Elias by Barbara Chase-Riboud

The Great Mrs. Elias

by Barbara Chase-Riboud
Coming Aug 24, 2021

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Book Cover Queen of Urban Prophecy by Aya de León

Queen of Urban Prophecy

by Aya de León
Coming Aug 31, 2021

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Book Cover Fast Pitch by Nic Stone

Fast Pitch

by Nic Stone
Coming Aug 31, 2021

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Book Cover The Education of Nevada Duncan by Carl Weber and C. N. Phillips

The Education of Nevada Duncan

by Carl Weber and C. N. Phillips
Coming Aug 31, 2021

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Book Cover Dream Street by NoNieqa Ramos

Dream Street

by NoNieqa Ramos
Coming Sep 07, 2021

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Book Cover Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk about Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller

Remembering Slavery

by Ira Berlin, et al.
Coming Sep 07, 2021

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Book Cover Virginia Hamilton: Five Novels by Virginia Hamilton

Virginia Hamilton

by Virginia Hamilton
Coming Sep 14, 2021

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Book Cover Tasha’s Voice by Carmen Bogan

Tasha’s Voice

by Carmen Bogan
Coming Sep 14, 2021

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Book Cover Garvey’s Choice by Nikki Grimes

Garvey’s Choice

by Nikki Grimes
Coming Sep 14, 2021

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Book Cover Palmares by Gayl Jones

Palmares

by Gayl Jones
Coming Sep 14, 2021

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Book Cover Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem by Amanda Gorman

Change Sings

by Amanda Gorman
Coming Sep 21, 2021

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Book Cover The Hill We Climb: Poems by Amanda Gorman

The Hill We Climb

by Amanda Gorman
Coming Sep 21, 2021

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Book Cover Because of You, John Lewis by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Because of You, John Lewis

by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Coming Sep 21, 2021

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Book Cover Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson

Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter

by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson
Coming Sep 21, 2021

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Book Cover Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney

Boycott Blues

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Bright Brown Baby by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney

Bright Brown Baby

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Count to Love! by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney

Count to Love!

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover Bad Fat Black Girl: Notes from a Trap Feminist by Sesali Bowen

Bad Fat Black Girl

by Sesali Bowen
Coming Oct 05, 2021

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Book Cover You Make It Feel Like Christmas by Donna Hill and Francis Ray

You Make It Feel Like Christmas

by Donna Hill and Francis Ray
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover Defiant: Growing Up in the Jim Crow South by Wade Hudson

Defiant

by Wade Hudson
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover Recognize!: An Anthology Honoring and Amplifying Black Life by Cheryl Willis Hudson and Wade Hudson

Recognize!

by Cheryl Willis Hudson and Wade Hudson
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover The Best American Short Stories 2021 by Jesmyn Ward

The Best American Short Stories 2021

by Jesmyn Ward
Coming Oct 12, 2021

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Book Cover Seasons in Hippoland by Wanjikũ Wa Ngũgĩ

Seasons in Hippoland

by Wanjikũ Wa Ngũgĩ
Coming Oct 15, 2021

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Book Cover The Days of Afrekete by Asali Solomon

The Days of Afrekete

by Asali Solomon
Coming Oct 19, 2021

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Book Cover Monster in the Middle by Tiphanie Yanique

Monster in the Middle

by Tiphanie Yanique
Coming Oct 19, 2021

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Book Cover The Broken King by Michael Thomas

The Broken King

by Michael Thomas
Coming Oct 20, 2021

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Book Cover Illustrated Black History: Honoring the Iconic and the Unseen by George McCalman

Illustrated Black History

by George McCalman
Coming Oct 26, 2021

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Book Cover The Fastest Way to Fall by Denise Williams

The Fastest Way to Fall

by Denise Williams
Coming Nov 02, 2021

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Book Cover The Undertakers by Nicole Glover

The Undertakers

by Nicole Glover
Coming Nov 09, 2021

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Book Cover Rosie’s Curl and Weave by Rochelle Alers, Donna Hill, Felicia Mason, and Francis Ray

Rosie’s Curl and Weave

by Rochelle Alers, et al.
Coming Nov 16, 2021

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Book Cover Reclamation: Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson, and a Descendant’s Search for Her Family’s Lasting Legacy by Gayle Jessup White

Reclamation

by Gayle Jessup White
Coming Nov 16, 2021

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Book Cover The Teller of Secrets by Bisi Adjapon

The Teller of Secrets

by Bisi Adjapon
Coming Nov 16, 2021

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Book Cover The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story by Nikole Hannah-Jones

The 1619 Project

by Nikole Hannah-Jones
Coming Nov 16, 2021

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Book Cover The 1619 Project: Born on the Water by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson

The 1619 Project

by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson
Coming Nov 16, 2021

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Book Cover Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker by Alice Walker and Valerie Boyd (editor)

Gathering Blossoms Under Fire

by Alice Walker and Valerie Boyd (editor)
Coming Apr 01, 2022

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Book Cover Praying Like Crazy by Michele Andrea Bowen

Praying Like Crazy

by Michele Andrea Bowen
Coming Jul 01, 2022

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Book Cover The Stiletto Agreement by JaQuavis Coleman

The Stiletto Agreement

by JaQuavis Coleman
Coming Dec 25, 2022

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Book Cover Abdul’s Story by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Abdul’s Story

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Abdul’s Story by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

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