Selected by Miriam Seidel
A young R&B singer encounters the spirit of Scott Joplin.
For young readers, this short book weaves elements of fantasy and Yoruba folklore into a tale of the slave trade.
Nalo Hopkinson$15.00 $13.80
Twin sisters, daughters of a demigod and a mortal, struggle to get along in this weirdly magical story of family.
Justina Ireland$10.99 $10.11
As Civil War dead rise from their graves to fight the living, African American boys and girls are sent to combat schools. The biracial protagonist encounters survivalists and psychopaths in a country on the brink of disaster.
N. K. Jemisin$15.99 $14.71
Part of the award-winning "Broken Earth" trilogy, this novel is a great introduction to N. K. Jemison's work.
Nnedi Okorafor$8.99 $8.27
In a post-apocalyptic Sudan, a child of rape wields magical powers to change the world.
Nisi Shawl$17.99 $16.55
Multiple voices weave a compelling alternative history of the Congo.
Rita Woods$27.99 $25.19
Ranging across time and place, this historical fantasy looks at racial relations from 1791 to the present.
Ibi Zoboi$10.99 $10.11
Magical realism meets vodou in a coming-of-age story about a young Haitian immigrant.
Miriam Seidel is the author of The Speed of Clouds, a novel about the world of sci-fi fandom. She is currently working on a YA fantasy about navigating different probable realities.