Tag: BIPOC authors

The Belles

The Belles Author: Dhonielle Clayton Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: February 6, 2018 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Series: The Belles #1 CONTENT WARNING: grief, blood, vomit, sexual assault, bullying Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is […]

Gods Of Jade And Shadow

Gods of Jade and Shadow Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: July 23, 2019 Publisher: Del Rey Books CONTENT WARNING: bullying, blood, racism, misogyny, violence, mild gore The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark fairy tale inspired […]

Kindred

Kindred Author: Octavia E. Butler Genre: Science-Fiction/Historical Fiction Publication Date: June 1979 Publisher: Recorded Books CONTENT WARNING: violence, racism, racist terms, slavery, abuse, suicide, mention of rape The first science-fiction written by a black woman, Kindred has become a cornerstone of African-American literature. This combination of slave memoir, […]

Fevered Star

Fevered Star Author: Rebecca Roanhorse Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: April 19, 2022  Publisher: Saga Press Series: Between Earth and Sky #2 Thank you to NetGalley and Saga Press for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: violence, blood, gore, […]

The Lost Dreamer

The Lost Dreamer Author: Lizz Huerta Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: March 1, 2022 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Thank you to BookishFirst and Farrar, Straus and Giroux for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest opinion. CONTENT WARNING: death, abuse, animal […]

The Unbroken

The Unbroken  Author: C.L. Clark Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: March 23, 2021 Publisher: Orbit Series: Magic of the Lost #1 CONTENT WARNING: violence, racism, blood, gore, torture, death, plague Touraine is a soldier. Stolen as a child and raised to kill and die for the empire, she owes […]

Ashes Of Gold

Ashes of Gold Author: J. Elle Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: January 11, 2022 Publisher: S&S/Denene Millner Series: Wings of Ebony #2 Thank you to NetGalley and S&S/Denene Millner for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: violence, blood, […]

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 […]

Black Cake

Black Cake Author: Charmaine Wilkerson Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: February 1, 2022 Publisher: Ballantine Books I received a copy of this book from NetGalley and Ballantine Books in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: death of a parent, biphobia, bullying, murder, prejudice, death, grief, suicide attempt, […]