It was hard to find Latinx writers with upcoming releases, but those that I managed to find are nothing short from excellent. Take a bow.
Do yourself a favor, diversify your shelf and add all those fantastic books to your TBR.
Look at that POC on the cover! This historical fantasy is about magic and friendship, and I really want to read it. (Oct 2016, Amulet Books) Goodreads
WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS - Anna-Marie McLemore
A transgender protagonist and magical realism! And look at that cover! (Oct 2016, Thomas Dunne) Goodreads
For her 2017 release, see WILD BEAUTY below.
HISTORY IS ALL YOU LEFT ME - Adam Silvera
Gay boys, grief, contemporary - all my bets are on this ripping all of our hearts out. Looking forward to that. (Jan 2017, Soho Teen) Goodreads
For his other release, see THEY BOTH DIE AT THE END below.
BECAUSE OF THE SUN - Jenny Torrez Sanchez
THE STRANGER meets WE WERE LIARS. Um, yes?! Need! (Jan 2017, Delacorte Press) Goodreads
A coming-of-age contemporary with an #ownvoices protagonist. (Feb 2017, Simon & Schuster) Goodreads
THE INEXPLICABLE LOGIC OF MY LIFE - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
More gay Mexican teens from Alire Sáenz. Need need need. (Mar 2017, Clarion Books) Goodreads
DEAD LITTLE MEAN GIRL - Eva Darrows
This one's about a geek girl who dies. Love a good novel about dead people. Excited for this. (Mar 2017, Harlequin Teen) Goodreads
For her other release, see THE WAGON WITCH'S APPRENTICE below.
NORTH OF HAPPY - Adi Alsaid
A Mexican teen starts rebelling after the death of his older brother. (Apr 2017, Harlequin Teen) Goodreads
THE SAVAGE DAWN (THE GIRL AT MIDNIGHT #3) - Melissa Grey
The conclusion to her GIRL AT MIDNIGHT series. Pickpockets, magic, and feathered people. (Jul 2017, Delacorte Press) Goodreads
(other covers yet to be revealed but not any less exciting)
THEY BOTH DIE AT THE END - Adam Silvera
I feel like I've been excited for this since it has been announced. I'm a sucker for stories about people who know when they'll die. (Sep 2017, HarperCollins) Goodreads
INTO THE BLACK (BEYOND RED #2) - Ava Jae
The sequel to BEYOND THE RED, aliens, dystopian, science fiction - basically all you need in your life. Exciting! (2017, Sky Pony Press) Goodreads
SUPERMAN - Matt de la Peña
A YA Superman retelling. Sign me up! (2017, Random House) Goodreads
WILD BEAUTY - Anna-Marie McLemore
Magical realism that involves a family curse and men disappearing. Love. (2017, St. Martin's Press) Goodreads
THE LONG JOURNEY HOME (SHAME THE STARS #2) - Guadalupe Garcia McCall
The sequel to her Latino Romeo & Julia retelling SHAME THE STARS.
(2017, Lee & Low) Goodreads
SHADOWHOUSE FALL (SHADOWSHARPER #2) - Daniel José Older
Sequel to the gorgeous SHADOWSHARPER, pitched as Cassandra Clare meets Carribean legend. (2017, Scholastic Press) Goodreads
[UNTITLED] (BROOKLYN BRUJAS #2) - Zoraida Córdova
After the fantastic first novel LABYRINTH LOST, the sequel can't come soon enough. Bisexuality! Witches! Latin American! Yes! (2017, Sourcebooks) Goodreads
THE HOLLOW GIRL - Hillary Monahan
A feminist book about a travelling girl and revenge! I'm ready. (2017, Delacorte Press) Goodreads
THE ELEMENTALIST - V.V. Mont
An outcast discovers her ability to wield air. Sounds great! (2017, BookFish Books) Goodreads
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