Tag: African-Inspired Fantasy

The Rage Of Dragons

The Rage of Dragons CONTENT WARNING: violence, blood, murder, gore, suicide, mention of rape, death of a parent, grief The Omehi people have been fighting an unwinnable fight for almost two hundred years. Their society has been built around war and only war. The lucky ones are born […]

Akata Witch

Akata Witch Author: Nnedi Okorafor Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: April 14, 2011 Publisher: Viking Children’s Series: The Nsibidi Scripts #1 CONTENT WARNING: bullying, silence, blood, gore, murder of children Sunny doesn’t seem to fit in anywhere. The reason why will change her life forever. Sunny Nwazue lives […]

Beasts Of Prey

Beasts of Prey Author: Ayana Gray Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: September 28, 2021 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Series: Beasts of Prey #1 CONTENT WARNING: death, blood, violence Lkossa was once a city of magic and splendor. Now, a hundred years after the Rupture […]

Tristan Strong Destroys The World

Tristan Strong Destroys the World Author: Kwame Mbalia Genre: MG Fantasy Publication Date: October 6, 2020 Publisher: Rick Riordan Presents Series: Tristan Strong #2 CONTENT WARNING: violence, trauma, mention of death Tristan Strong has been traumatized. He’s back in Alabama after saving Alke—a world inhabited by African American […]


Raybearer Author: Jordan Ifueko Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: August 18, 2020 Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Series: Raybearer #1 CONTENT WARNING: violence, murder, emotional abuse by a parent, misogyny Nothing is more important than loyalty. But what if you’ve sworn to protect the one you were born to destroy? […]