July 2021 New Releases

Here are the July 2021 new release titles from Black Authors. Use our Bookshop links to support us and indie bookstores. And grab our Book Blogger's Planner to help track your reading and social media goals! Use code JULY for $5 off and shipping is free in the US!!
A powerful memoir of independence, releasing the past, and living the dream by award-winning trans advocate Precious Brady-Davis.
What if you already met the soul mate you were destined to be with? And you didn't even know it?
Introducing an extraordinary and original writer whose first novel explores the intersections of grief and rage, personal strength and healing--and what we owe one another.
The second book from critically acclaimed author Leslie C. Youngblood, about family, identity, and learning to stand up for what's right.
A deeply wrought and joyful debut poetry collection from an exciting new voice.
From the author of You Should See Me in a Crown, Leah Johnson delivers a stunning novel about being brave enough to be true to yourself, and learning to find joy even when times are unimaginably dark.
A provocative and raw debut collection of short fiction reminiscent of Junot Diaz's Drown.
A remarkable, sweeping historical novel based on the incredible true life story of Dorothy Kirwan Thomas, a free woman of color who rose from slavery to become one of the wealthiest and most powerful landowners in the colonial West Indies.
Meet Josephine, the most loveable mischief-maker in Barbados, in a magical, heartfelt adventure inspired by Caribbean mythology.
A Black father. A white father. Two murdered sons. A quest for vengeance.
From award-winning author Eve L. Ewing comes an illustrated middle grade novel about a forgotten homemade robot who comes to life just when aspiring fifth-grade scientist Maya needs a friend -- and a science fair project.
They were supposed to ignore each other and respect that fine line between them...
A brilliant and empowering collection of final reflections and words of wisdom from venerable civil rights champion, the late Congressman John Lewis at the end of his remarkable life.
Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up at Night--the book that launched the career of one of our most important young American poets--is back in print.
Two people realize that it's no longer an act when they veer off-script in this sizzling romantic comedy by New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory.
The Freedom Race, Lucinda Roy's explosive first foray into speculative fiction, is a poignant blend of subjugation, resistance, and hope.
Get Out meets Holly Jackson in this YA social thriller where survival is not a guarantee.
The final volume of Ta-Nehisi Coates' landmark run is the end of an era for the Black Panther!
A sacred feminine initiation of self-love and soul care rituals, tools, and exercises.
A major literary event--the eagerly anticipated publication of a long-lost novel from legendary writer and three-time Pulitzer Prize nominee John Oliver Killens, hailed as the founding father of the Black Arts Movement and mentor to celebrated writers, including Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Arthur Flowers, and Terry McMillan.
The darkest secrets are the hardest to bring to light....