Over the past few months, we’ve found ourselves alone more than usual. However, a small grace from the 2020 pandemic is that we finally have time to pick up new hobbies or knock out some books on that ever growing “to read” list. August 9 marks National Book Lover's Day and it kicks off with a slew of upcoming fall releases by Black authors. 

If you happen to be inside, or not, there’s nothing better than curling up with a good book while supporting Black. Here are nine new releases from Black authors to get us through the autumn months.