If you are a Black author with a traditionally published young adult novel and you are missing from this list, please email info@melanininya.com.

Please note that release dates are subject to change.

January 4, 2022

Murder of Crows by K. Ancrum

The Chosen Ones by Echo Brown

One True Loves by Elise Bryant

The Kindred by Alechia Dow

January 11, 2022

Vinyl Moon by Mahogany L. Browne

Ashes of Gold by J. Elle

January 18, 2022

Shattered Midnight by Dhonielle Clayton

Game On: 15 Stories of Wins, Losses, and Everything in Between Edited by Laura Silverman

January 25, 2022

The Great Escape by Varian Johnson & Daniel Isles (Graphic Novel)

February 1, 2022

Required Reading for the Disenfranchised Freshman by Kristen R. Lee

And We Rise: The Civil Rights Movement in Poems by Erica Martin

February 8, 2022

Mirror Girls by Kelly McWilliams

You Truly Assumed by Laila Sabreen

February 15, 2022

Reclaim The Stars: 17 Tales Across Realms & Space Edited by Zoraida Córdova

Bitter by Akwaeke Emezi

February 22, 2022

Daughters of a Dead Empire by Carolyn Tara O’Neil

March 1, 2022

The Deep Blue Between by Ayesha Harruna Attah

Every Variable Of Us by Charles A. Bush

The Rumor Game by Dhonielle Clayton & Sona Charaipotra

Turning by Joy L. Smith

Okoye To The People: A Black Panther Novel by Ibi Zoboi & Noa Denmon

March 8, 2022

Blood Scion by Deborah Falaye

March 15, 2022

Right Where I Left You by Julian Winters

March 29, 2022

Survive the Dome by Kosoko Jackson

April 5, 2022

The Merciless Ones by Namina Forna

Perfect Score by Angelica Monai 

Nothing Burns As Bright As You by Ashley Woodfolk

May 3, 2022

Confessions of an Alleged Good Girl by Joya Goffney

May 10, 2022

Café Con Lychee by Emery Lee

May 24, 2022

Only on the Weekends by Dean Atta

June 7, 2022

Zyla & Kai by Kristina Forest

Twice as Perfect by Louisa Onomé

June 21, 2022

We Weren’t Looking To Be Found by Stephanie Kuehn

June 28, 2022

The Black Girls Left Standing by Juliana Goodman

July 12, 2022

We Deserve Monuments by Jas Hammonds

July 26, 2022

The Witchery by S. Isabelle

August 9, 2022

How You Grow Wings by Rimma Onoseta

September 6, 2022

Better Than We Found It: Conversations to Help Save the World by Frederick Joseph and Porsche Landon

October 4, 2022

Looking For Grace by Pamela Varnado

Release Date TBD

Other Side of the Tracks by Charity Alyse

The Grimoire of Grave Fates edited by Hanna Alkaf & Margaret Owen

Forgive Me Not by Jennifer Baker

Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca Barrow

The Vanquishers by Kalynn Bayron

How to Succeed in Witchcraft by Aislinn Brophy

Where Shadows Reign by Patrice Caldwell

Wild Jasmine by Chris Clarkson

The Blackwoods by Brandy Colbert

Until We Break by Matthew Dawkins

Never Forget Who You Are by Achut Deng and Keely Hutton

Untitled by Harper Glenn

You Are More Than Magic: The Memo for Young Readers by Minda Harts

Highly Suspicious, Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert

Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School by Tiffany Jewell

Property of No State by George M. Johnson

Invisible Son by Kim Johnson

The Undead Truth of Us by Britney S. Lewis

Monster by Jessica Lewis

You’re Breaking My Heart by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovic

Finding Jupiter by Kelis Rowe

Bluebell by Destinee Schriner

Her Good Side by Rebekah Weatherspoon

Made by History: A Biography of Michelle and Barack Obama by Ashley Woodfolk