Book Releases

2024 Book Releases On My Radar:

Untitled works and works without a release date/month are not included below.

A = Adult
YA = Young Adult
MG = Middle Grade
G = Graphic Novel
N = Nonfiction
P = Poetry
S = Spiritual
T = Theatre

Note to Publishers:
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January 2, 2024
* Okay, Cupid by Mason Deaver (YA)
* Ghost Roast by Shawneé Gibbs and Shawnelle Gibbs, Illustrated by Emily Cannon (G)

January 9, 2024
* Somewhere in the Deep by Tanvi Berwah (YA)
* The Atlas of Us by Kristin Dwyer (YA)
* Lunar New Year Love Story by Gene Luen Yang, Illustrated by LeUyen Pham (G)
* 1000 Words: A Writer’s Guide to Staying Creative, Focused, and Productive All Year Round by Jami Attenberg (N)
* Mislaid In Parts Half-Known by Seanan McGuire (A)
* Arya Khanna’s Bollywood Moment by Arushi Avachat (YA)

January 16, 2024
* Beasts of War by Ayana Gray (YA)
* So Let Them Burn by Kamilah Cole (YA)
* American Wings: Chicago’s Pioneering Black Aviators and the Race for Equality in the Sky by Sherri L. Smith & Elizabeth Wein (YA)

January 18, 2024
* The Principle Of Moments by Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson (A)

January 23, 2024
* Out of Our League: 16 Stories of Girls in Sports Edited by Dahlia Adler & Jennifer Iacopelli (YA)
* The Colliding Worlds of Mina Lee by Ellen Oh (YA)
* Womb City by Tlotlo Tsamaase (A)
* Black Women Taught Us: An Intimate History of Black Feminism by Jenn M. Jackson (N)
* Blood: The Science, Medicine, and Mythology of Menstruation by Jen Gunter (N)

January 30, 2024
* The Invocations by Krystal Sutherland (YA)
* Poemhood: Our Black Revival: History, Folklore & the Black Experience: A Young Adult Poetry Anthology by Amber McBride, Erica Martin, & Taylor Byas (YA, P)
* Once a Queen by Sarah Arthur (YA)
* A Quantum Love Story by Mike Chen (A)
* Interesting Facts about Space by Emily R. Austin (A)
* This Is the Honey: An Anthology of Contemporary Black Poets Edited by Kwame Alexander (P)

February 6, 2024
* Bright Red Fruit by Safia Elhillo (YA)
* No Time Like Now by Naz Kutub (YA)
* How the Boogeyman Became a Poet by Tony Keith Jr. (YA)
* All This Twisted Glory by Tahereh Mafi (YA)
* You’re Breaking my Heart by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich (YA)
* Bless the Blood: A Cancer Memoir by Walela Nehanda (YA)
* ASAP by Axie Oh (YA)
* A Love Song for Ricki Wilde by Tia Williams (A)

February 13, 2024
* The Boyfriend Wish by Swati Teerdhala (YA)
* The Fox Maidens by Robin Ha (YA, G)
* Freshman Year by Sarah Mai (YA, G)
* Black Girl You Are Atlas by Renée Watson, Illustrated by Ekua Holmes (YA, P)
* Convergence Problems by Wole Talabi (A)
* What Have We Here?: Portraits of a Life by Billy Dee Williams (N)

February 20, 2024
* The Bad Ones by Melissa Albert (YA)
* A Tempest of Tea by Hafsah Faizal (YA)

February 27, 2024
* Kindling by Traci Chee (YA)
* Snowglobe by Soyoung Park (YA)
* Till Human Voices Wake Us by Rebecca Roque (YA)

March 5, 2024
* The Prisoner’s Throne by Holly Black (YA)
* The Night Compass by Amanda Foody (MG)
* Here After by Amy Lin (N)
* Aftermarket Afterlife by Seanan McGuire (A)
* Baby X by Kira Peikoff (A)
* Listen for the Lie by Amy Tintera (A)

March 12, 2024
* The Moon That Turns You Back: Poems by Hala Alyan (P)
* Ariel Crashes a Train by Olivia A. Cole (YA)

March 14, 2024
* Jumpnauts by Hao Jingfang, Translated by Ken Liu (A)

March 19, 2024
* Under This Red Rock by Mindy McGinnis (YA)
* Expiration Dates by Rebecca Serle (A)
* Ghost Town Living: Mining for Purpose and Chasing Dreams at the Edge of Death Valley by Brent Underwood (N)

March 26, 2024
* Icarus by K. Ancrum (YA)
* Dead Girls Walking by Sami Ellis (YA)
* The Perfect Guy Doesn’t Exist by Sophie Gonzales (YA)
* When I’m Her by Sarah Zachrich Jeng (A)
* The Good, the Bad, and the Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto (A)

April 2, 2024
* Something Kindred by Ciera Burch (YA)
* The Black Girl Survives in This One Edited by Desiree S. Evans & Saraciea J. Fennell (YA)
* City Limits: Infrastructure, Inequality, and the Future of America’s Highways by Megan Kimble (N)
* Darker by Four by June C.L. Tan (YA)

April 9, 2024
* Blood City Rollers by V.P. Anderson, Illustrated by Tatiana Hill (G)
* The Familiar by Leigh Bardugo (A)
* Ghost Station by S.A. Barnes (A)
* Music and Mind Edited by Renée Fleming (N)

April 16, 2024
* One of Us Knows by Alyssa Cole (A)
* One Last Word by Suzanne Park (A)

April 23, 2024
* Kill Her Twice by Stacey Lee (YA)
* Song of the Six Realms by Judy I. Lin (YA)
* The Backyard Bird Chronicles by Amy Tan (N)

April 30, 2024
* Sound the Gong by Joan He (YA)
* Where Was Goodbye? by Janice Lynn Mather (YA)

May 7, 2024
* This Book Won’t Burn by Samira Ahmed (YA)
* The Poisons We Drink by Bethany Baptiste (YA)
* Loneliness & Company by Charlee Dyroff (A)

May 14, 2024
* The Dangerous Ones by Lauren Blackwood (YA)
* Thirsty by Jas Hammonds (YA)
* A Crane Among Wolves by June Hur (YA)

May 21, 2024
* Joyful Recollections of Trauma by Paul Scheer (N)
* Have You Seen This Girl by Nita Tyndall (YA)

June 4, 2024
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