Subscribe: Want the full newsletter? Subscribe on Substack for $5 a month! The Rundown Melanin in YA News Cover Reveals Awards/Honors Buzz – Starred Reviews Best Of Lists General Updates Podcasts January 2022 Book Releases Melanin in YA News Shoutout LA featured yours truly to discuss Melanin in YA andContinue Reading

Subscribe: Want the full newsletter? Subscribe on Substack for $5 a month! The Rundown Book Deals Foreign Rights Appearances Best Of Lists General Updates Podcasts December 2021 Joy Book Deals Circe Moskowitz sold a Horror Anthology, NO HARM DONE coming 2023 from Chicago Review Press. Contributors include: Kalynn Bayron, RyanContinue Reading

Subscribe: Want the full newsletter? Subscribe on Substack for $5 a month! The Rundown Melanin in YA News Book Deals Foreign Rights Awards/Honors Buzz – Starred Reviews Best Of Lists General Updates Podcasts December 2021 Book Releases Melanin in YA News The Melanin in YA 2021 Bookish Holiday Gift GuideContinue Reading

It’s almost that time of year again! Every day during the month of December, Melanin in YA will be giving away books (physical copies, ebooks, and audiobooks)! Most of the giveaways will take place on Twitter, so be sure you’re following @melanin_ya. A number of the giveaways will also takeContinue Reading

Subscribe: Want the full newsletter? Subscribe on Substack for $5 a month! Melanin in YA News The 2021 Bookish Holiday Gift Guide is here! 50 gifts under $60 from Black owned businesses and creators, with discount codes for XOXO, Sierra and Laurie Makes just for Melanin in YA readers! Woo!Continue Reading

Melanin in YA had so much fun putting together a holiday guide last year that we’re back for another round! This quick Black bookish holiday gift guide includes 50 items under $60 from Black owned businesses/creators, including ten YA books by Black authors released this year (written 5 debut authorsContinue Reading

Melanin in YA is thrilled to exclusively share the cover reveal for THE UNDEAD TRUTH OF US by Britney S. Lewis, out Summer 2022! Release Date: Summer 2022Publisher: Disney Hyperion Cover Design: Zareen JohnsonIllustrator: Adekunle Adeleke SADIE meets THE ASTONISHING COLOR OF AFTER meets WARM BODIES Britney Lewis’s debut THE UNDEAD TRUTH OF US follows sixteen-year-old dancer, Continue Reading

Subscribe: Want the full newsletter? Subscribe on Substack for $5 a month! Melanin in YA News Melanin in YA has published the 2022 Book Release Schedule and the 2022 Debut Schedule. Book Deals India Hill Brown sold her YA debut, a romantic comedy, RHYTHM & MUSE coming Winter 2023 from Quill Tree. Willow Naomi CurryContinue Reading

Subscribe: Want the full newsletter? Subscribe on Substack for $5 a month! Book Deals Bethany Baptiste sold world English rights for her debut YA contemporary fantasy, THE POISONS WE DRINK, coming Winter 2022 from Sourcebooks Fire. Jumata Emill sold their debut, a thriller, THE BLACK QUEEN, coming summer 2023 from Delacorte Press. Pamela N.Continue Reading