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

One True Loves by Elise Bryant

The Kindred by Alechia Dow

January 11, 2022

Vinyl Moon by Mahogany L. Browne

January 18, 2022

Because Claudette by Tracey Baptiste, Illustrated by Tonya Engel

The Chosen Ones by Echo Brown

Game On Edited by Laura Silverman

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

Perfect Score by Angelica Monai 

February 8, 2022

You Truly Assumed by Laila Sabreen

February 15, 2022

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

March 1, 2022

The Deep Blue Between by Ayesha Harruna Attah

The Rumor Game by Dhonielle Clayton & Sona Charaipotra

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

April 5, 2022

Nothing Burns As Bright As You by Ashley Woodfolk

May 1, 2022

Ghost Roast by Shawnee Gibbs

May 22, 2022

Only on the Weekends by Dean Atta

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

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

Every Variable Of Us by Charles A. Bush

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

Zyla & Kai by Kristina Forest

What About Katia? by Juliana Goodman

We Deserve Monuments by Jas Hammonds

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

Highly Suspicious, Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert

All Kingdoms Must Fall by Kosoko Jackson

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

We Weren’t Looking To Be Found by Stephanie Kuehn

Required Reading for the Disenfranchised Freshman by Kristen R. Lee

The Undead Truth of Us by Britney S. Lewis

Monster by Jessica Lewis

Mirror Girls by Kelly McWilliams

Model Minority by Louisa Onomé

You’re Breaking My Heart by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovic

Finding Jupiter by Kelis Rowe

Bluebell by Destinee Schriner

Turning by Joy L. Smith

Her Good Side by Rebekah Weatherspoon

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