Summer 2021 BIPOC SFF Title List

Welcome to the summer quarter’s list of upcoming SF/F books by BIPOC writers, covering titles from July 2021 through March 2022.

But first, here are a few titles released in June that we missed in the previous list:

  1. K. Ancrum, Darling. YA paranormal romance. Bookshop.org
  2. Yun Ji & Yi Izzy Yu, The Shadow Book of Ji Yun. Story collection. Bookshop.org 
  3. Mohamed Kheir, Slipping. Amazon.com
  4. Keenan Norris, The Confessions of Copeland Cane. Bookshop.org

And now, onto some upcoming titles!

JULY 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Pik-Shuen Fung, Ghost Forest. Bookshop.org
  2. Yan Ge, Strange Beasts of China. Bookshop.org
  3. Violet Kupersmith, Build Your House Around My Body. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  4. Chris McKinney, Midnight, Water City. Bookshop.org
  5. Lena Nguyen, We Have Always Been Here. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  6. Shelley Parker-Chan, She Who Became the Sun. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  7. Lucinda Roy, The Freedom Race. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  8. Nalini Singh, Last Guard. Paranormal romance. Bookshop.org/Amazon

Novels (YA):

  1. Ryan Douglass, The Taking of Jake Livingstone. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  2. Elizabeth Lim, Six Crimson Cranes. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  3. Aamna Qureshi, The Lady or the Lion. Bookshop.org
  4. Amy Tintera, All These Warriors. Bookshop.org/Amazon

AUGUST 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Dorothy Dreyer, Black Mariah: Hanau, Germany. Season 1 Book 4 Amazon.com
  2. Alexis Henderson, The Dawn of the Coven, Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  3. Jadie Jang, Monkey Around. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  4. Stephen Graham Jones, My Heart is a Chainsaw. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  5. Sheng Keyi, Death Fugue. Bookshop.org
  6. David Hoon Kim, Paris is a Party, Paris is a Ghost. Bookshop.org 
  7. Alexandra Kleeman, Something New Under the Sun. Bookshop.org
  8. L Penelope, Requiem of Silence, Book 4. Paranormal romance. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  9. Kit Rocha, The Devil You Know, Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  10. Jin Yong, A Heart DividedBookshop.org/Amazon
  11. Cynthia Zhang, After the Dragons. Bookshop.org

Novels (YA):

  1. Nafiza Azad, The Wild Ones. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  2. Charlotte Nicole Davis, The Sisters of Reckoning, Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  3. Jordan Ifueko, Redemptor, Book 2/2. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  4. Victoria Lee, A Lesson in Vengeance. Bookshop.org
  5. Taran Matharu, The Champion, Book 3/3. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  6. Amber McBride, Me (Moth). Bookshop.org/Amazon
  7. Caroline Tung Richmond, The Great Destroyers. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

Novellas:

  1. Qiouyi Lu, In the Watchful City. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

Collections:

  1. Zen Cho, Spirits Abroad and Other StoriesBookshop.org/Amazon

SEPTEMBER 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Ryka Aoki, Light From Uncommon Stars. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  2. Zoraida Cordova, The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina. Bookshop.org
  3. Agnes Gomillion, The Seed of Cain, Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 

Novels (YA+MG):

  1. David Bowles & Raul the Third, The Witch Owl Parliament. MG. Bookshop.org
  2. Roshani Chokshi, The Bronzed Beasts. Bookshop.org
  3. Ayana Gray, Beasts of Prey. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  4. Tiffany Jackson, White Smoke. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  5. Sarah Raughley, The Bones of Ruin. Bookshop.org/Amazon

Novellas:

  1. Kayla Chenault, These Bones. Bookshop.org
  2. Neon Yang, The Tensorate Series. Omnibus of four novellas. Bookshop.org/Amazon

Collections:

  1. Soman Chainani, Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales. Bookshop.org

OCTOBER 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Kylie Lee Baker, The Keeper of Night. Bookshop.org
  2. Jennifer Marie Brissett, Destroyer of Light. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  3. Emma Mieko Candon, Star Wars Visions: Ronin. Bookshop.org
  4. Roshani Chockshi, Once More Upon a Time. Paranormal romance. Bookshop.org
  5. Cherie Dimaline, Hunting by Stars. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  6. Un Su Kim, The Cabinet. Amazon 
  7. Sarah Kuhn, Hollywood Heroine. Bookshop.org
  8. Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Dreaming of You. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  9. Andrew Stewart, The Bone Shard Emperor. Book 2. Amazon
  10. June C.L. Tan, Jade Fire Gold. Amazon
  11. Paerry Teo & Lindy Ryan, Black Mariah: Changi, Singapore. Season 1 Book 9. Amazon

Novels (YA):

  1. Olivia Abtahi, Twin Flames. Links TBA.
  2. Janella Angeles, When Night Breaks. Book 2. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  3. Rucker Moses & Theo Gangi, Kingston and the Echoes of Magic. Bookshop.org
  4. Lilliam Rivera, We Light Up the Sky. Bookshop.org
  5. London Shah, Journey to the Heart of the Abyss. Bookshop.org

Novellas:

  1. Cassandra Khaw, Nothing But Blackened Teeth. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  2. Zin E. Rocklyn, Flowers for the Sea. Amazon

Collections:

  1. Cesi Davidson, Fricatives. Aqueduct Press
  2. Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, My Monticello. Bookshop.org
  3. Cixin Liu, The Wandering Earth. Amazon

NOVEMBER 2021

Novels (Adult):

  1. Diana Galbaldon, Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone. Bookshop.org
  2. Nicole Glover, The Undertakers. Book 2/2. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  3. Ken Liu, The Veiled Throne, Book 3. Bookshop.org/Amazon  
  4. Fonda Lee, Jade Legacy. Amazon
  5. Nnedi Okorafor, Noor. Bookshop.org
  6. David Valedes, Spin Me Right Round. Bookshop.org/Amazon

Novels (YA):

  1. Lauren Blackwood, Within These Wicked Walls. Bookshop.org
  2. Natasha Bowen, Skin of the Sea. Bookshop.org/Amazon
  3. Roseanne A. Brown, A Psalm of Storms and Silence. Bookshop.org
  4. Chloe Gong, Our Violent Ends. Bookshop.org
  5. Makiaa Lucier, Year of the Reaper. Amazon 
  6. Rebecca Kim Wells, Briar Girls. Bookshop.org/Amazon

Collections:

  1. Tobias Buckell, Shoggoths in Traffic and Other Stories. Link TBA

DECEMBER 2021

Novels (YA):

  1. Femi Fadugba, The Upper World. Bookshop.org
  2. Michelle Sagara, The Queen of the Dead (omnibus). Bookshop.org

JANUARY 2022

Novels (Adult):

  1. V Castro, Mestiza Blood. Link TBA
  2. Sequoia Nagamatsu, How High We Go in the Dark. Bookshop.org
  3. Sue Lynn Tan, Daughter of the Moon Goddess. Amazon
  4. Hanya Yanagihara, To Paradise. Bookshop.org

Novels (YA):

  1. Adi Alsaid, Before Takeoff. Bookshop.org
  2. Kass Morgan & Danielle Paige, The Monarchs. Book 2. Amazon
  3. Akshaya Raman, The Ivory Key. Bookshop.org

Novellas:

  1. Tochi Onyebuchi, Goliath. Bookshop.org

FEBRUARY 2022

Novels (Adult):

  1. Karen Lorde, My Beautiful Blue Earth. Link TBA
  2. Fay Snowden, A Killing Rain. Link TBA
  3. Na’amen Gobert Tilahun, The Fruit. Bookshop.org

Novels (YA):

  1. Julie Kagawa, The Iron Sword. Bookshop.org

Novella:

  1. Nghi Vo, Singing Hills #3. Link TBA

MARCH 2022

Novels (Adult):

  1. Maurice Broaddus, Sweep of Stars. Book 1 of 3. Amazon
  2. T.L. Huchu, Our Lady of Mysterious Ailments. Bookshop.org
  3. Simon Jimenez, The Spear Cuts Through Water. Bookshop.org/Amazon 
  4. R.R. Virdi, The First Binding. Amazon
  5. Khan Wong, The Circus Infinite. Link TBA

Novels (YA):

  1. Traci Chee, A Thousand Steps Into the Night. Amazon

Novellas:

  1. Saad Z. Hossain, Kundo Wakes Up. Bookshop.org

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