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All the Novels That Have Been Nominated for an Ignyte Award So Far

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all the books that have been nominated for an ignyte award

Nominees for the Ignyte Awards 2022

A Master of Djinn

A Master of Djinn

By P. Djèlí Clark

black water sister

Black Water Sister

By Zen Cho

Light from Uncommon Stars

Light from Uncommon Stars

By Ryka Aoki



By Rivers Solomon

The Unbroken

The Unbroken

By C. L. Clark

Nominees for Best Novel: Young Adult 2022

A Snake Falls to Earth

A Snake Falls to Earth

By Darcie Little Badger



By Jordan Ifueko

The Wild Ones

The Wild Ones

By Nafiza Azad

this poison heart

This Poison Heart

By Kalynn Bayron

white smoke

White Smoke

By Tiffany D. Jackson

Nominees for Best in Middle Grade 2022

amari and the night brothers

Amari and the Night Brothers

By B.B. Alston

josephine against the sea

Josephine Against the Sea

By Shakirah Bourne

root magic

Root Magic

By Eden Royce

the insiders

The Insiders

By Mark Oshiro


tristan strong keeps punching

Tristan Strong Keeps Punching

By Kwame Mbalia

Nominees for the Ignyte Awards 2021


Black Sun Rebecca Roanhorse

Black Sun

By Rebecca Roanhorse

The City We Became N.K. Jemisin

The City We Became

By N.K. Jemisin

the midnight margain

The Midnight Bargain

By C.L. Polk

The Only Good Indians

The Only Good Indians

By Stephen Graham Jones



By Hao Jingfang, translated by Ken Liu

Nominees for Best Novel: Young Adult 2021



By Darcie Little Badger


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By Tracy Deonn



By Jordan Ifueko

A Song Below Water Bethany C. Morrow Black Fantasy Authors

A Song Below Water

By Bethany C. Morrow

a sky beyond the storm

A Sky Beyond the Storm

By Sabaa Tahir

Nominees for Best in Middle Grade 2021


Frightville: Curse of the Wish Eater

By Mike Ford


ghost squad

Ghost Squad

By Claribel A. Ortega

maya and the rising dark

Maya and the Rising Dark

By Rena Barron

race to the sun

Race to the Sun

By Rebecca Roanhorse

asian authors tbr list a wish in the dark

A Wish in the Dark

By Christina Soontornvat

Nominees for the Ignyte Awards 2020

the dragon republic

The Dragon Republic

By R.F. Kuang


2019 Nebula finalists

Gods of Jade and Shadow

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

storm of locusts

Storm of Locusts

By Rebecca Roanhorse

the kingdom of copper

The Kingdom of Copper

By S.A. Chakraborty

Nominees for Best Novel: Young Adult 2020

the everlasting rose

The Everlasting Rose

By Dhonielle Clayton



By Brittney Morris

war girls

War Girls

By Tochi Onyebuchi


Ignyte Awards

We Hunt the Flame

By Hafsah Faizal

Nominees for Best in Middle Grade 2020


Tristan Strong

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky

By Kwame Mbalia

just south of home

Just South of Home

By Karen Strong

the mystwick school of musicraft

The Mystwick School of Musicraft

other words for home

Other Words for Home

By Jasmine Warga

sal and gabi break the universe

Sal and Gabi Break the Universe

By Carlos Hernandez