2020 Releases by Black Authors

By Alert Nerd

By Alert Nerd

Celebrate Black history, present and future all year long with these new releases by Black authors.

All the Days Past, All the Days to Come

Mildred D Taylor

$19.99 $18.39

Release date: January 7

Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard

Echo Brown

$17.99 $16.55

Release date: January 14

Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick: Stories from the Harlem Renaissance

Zora Neale Hurston

$25.99 $23.39

Release date: January 14

Not So Pure and Simple

Lamar Giles

$17.99 $16.55

Release date: January 21

Homie: Poems

Danez Smith

$16.00 $14.72

Release date: January 21

The Girl with the Louding Voice

Abi Daré

$26.00 $23.40

Release date: February 4

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-Winning Stamped from the Beginning

Jason Reynolds and Ibram X Kendi

$18.99 $17.47

Release date: March 10

When You Were Everything

Ashley Woodfolk

$17.99 $16.55

Release date: March 10

It's Not All Downhill from Here

Terry McMillan

$28.00 $25.20

Release date: March 31

Conjure Women

Afia Atakora

$27.00 $24.30

Release date: April 7

All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto

George M. Johnson

$17.98 $16.54

Release date: April 28

Felix Ever After

Kacen Callender

$18.99 $17.47

Release date: May 5

The Black Flamingo

Dean Atta

$18.99 $17.47

Release date: May 26

You Should See Me in a Crown

Leah Johnson

$17.99 $16.55

Release date: June 2

A Song Below Water

Bethany C. Morrow

$17.98 $16.54

Release date: June 2

A Song of Wraiths and Ruin

Roseanne A. Brown

$18.99 $17.47

Release date: June 2

The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett

$27.00 $24.30

Release date: June 2

The Boyfriend Project

Farrah Rochon

$14.99 $13.79

Release date: June 9

Saving Ruby King

Catherine Adel West

$27.99 $25.19

Release date: June 16

Take a Hint, Dani Brown

Talia Hibbert

$15.99 $14.71

Release date: June 23

Cinderella Is Dead

Kalynn Bayron

$18.99 $17.47

Release date: July 7

This Is My America

Kim Johnson

$17.98 $16.54

Release date: July 28

The Summer of Everything

Julian Winters

$17.98 $16.54

Release date: August 4

The Black Kids

Christina Hammonds Reed

$18.98 $17.46

Ikenga

Nnedi Okorafor

$16.98 $15.62

Release date: August 18

His Only Wife

Peace Adzo Medie

$25.95 $23.36

Release date: September 1

A Girl Is a Body of Water

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

$27.95 $25.16

Release date: September 1

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies

Deesha Philyaw

$18.98 $17.46

Release date: September 1

Punching the Air

Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam

$19.98 $18.38

Release date: September 1

Charming as a Verb

Ben Philippe

$18.98 $17.46

Release date: September 8

Grown

Tiffany D. Jackson

$17.98 $16.54

Release date: September 15

Early Departures

Justin A. Reynolds

$17.98 $16.54

Release date: September 22

Smash It]

Francina Simone

$18.98 $17.46

Release date: September 22

Dear Justyce

Nic Stone

$18.98 $17.46

Release date: September 29