Contemporary Books with Black Leads

A list of fiction Young Adult and Adult books featuring Black main leads.
1

by
4.63 avg rating — 190 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
2

by
4.46 avg rating — 13,623 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
3

by
3.98 avg rating — 1,641 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
4

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 15,881 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
5

by
4.24 avg rating — 15,285 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
6

by
4.24 avg rating — 82 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
7

by
3.98 avg rating — 1,001 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
8

by
3.81 avg rating — 11,797 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
9

by
4.51 avg rating — 432 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
9

by
4.05 avg rating — 1,524 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
11

by
4.37 avg rating — 7,114 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
11

by
3.72 avg rating — 118 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
13

by
4.50 avg rating — 1,300 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
13

by
3.92 avg rating — 620 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
15

by
4.69 avg rating — 16 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
16

by
3.63 avg rating — 411 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
17

by
3.98 avg rating — 972 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
18

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3,893 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
19

by
4.13 avg rating — 20,884 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
20

by
4.09 avg rating — 18,778 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
21

by
4.01 avg rating — 1,503 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
22

by
3.75 avg rating — 2,412 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
23

by
4.17 avg rating — 1,806 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
24

by
4.06 avg rating — 196,318 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
25

by
4.51 avg rating — 541,109 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
26

by
4.33 avg rating — 31,010 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
27

by
4.54 avg rating — 3,135 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
28

by
4.54 avg rating — 5,951 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
29

by
3.77 avg rating — 18,760 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
30

by
3.89 avg rating — 4,363 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
31

by
4.45 avg rating — 11,588 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
32

by
4.34 avg rating — 9,413 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
33

by
4.16 avg rating — 3,382 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
34

by
4.38 avg rating — 49,432 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
35

by
4.50 avg rating — 5,200 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
36

by
4.30 avg rating — 67,478 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
37

by
3.73 avg rating — 8,369 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
38

by
4.88 avg rating — 8 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
39

by
4.16 avg rating — 1,464 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
40

by
3.72 avg rating — 13,922 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
41

by
3.97 avg rating — 3,242 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
42

by
3.96 avg rating — 717 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
43

by
4.16 avg rating — 3,608 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
44

by
3.77 avg rating — 7,456 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
45

by
3.73 avg rating — 559 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
46

by
4.14 avg rating — 4,032 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
47

by
3.50 avg rating — 1,202 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
48

by
3.38 avg rating — 1,035 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
49

by
4.20 avg rating — 17,669 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
50

by
4.29 avg rating — 64,730 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
51

by
3.72 avg rating — 62,516 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
52

by
4.26 avg rating — 27 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
53

by
3.80 avg rating — 4,736 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
54

by
3.95 avg rating — 8,429 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
55

by
4.28 avg rating — 2,532 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
56

by
4.29 avg rating — 7,976 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
57

by
4.06 avg rating — 3,410 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
58

by
3.96 avg rating — 2,343 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
59

by
3.78 avg rating — 1,947 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
60

by
4.09 avg rating — 11,812 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
61

by
4.29 avg rating — 361 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
62

by
4.46 avg rating — 93 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
63

by
4.64 avg rating — 22 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
64

by
4.56 avg rating — 68 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
65

by
it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 10 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
66

by
3.65 avg rating — 48 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
67

by
3.99 avg rating — 154 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
68

by
4.09 avg rating — 106 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
69

by
4.48 avg rating — 66 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
70

by
it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Rate this book
Clear rating
71

by
4.15 avg rating — 14,193 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
72

by
4.38 avg rating — 26 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
73

by
0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
74

by
3.90 avg rating — 1,928 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
75

by
3.58 avg rating — 995 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
76

by
3.87 avg rating — 2,944 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
77

by
4.28 avg rating — 354 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
78

by
4.20 avg rating — 464 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
79

by
4.51 avg rating — 3,386 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
80

by
4.58 avg rating — 2,236 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
81

by
4.58 avg rating — 1,876 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
82

by
4.64 avg rating — 2,152 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
83

by
4.63 avg rating — 1,992 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
84

by
4.60 avg rating — 1,764 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
85

by
4.62 avg rating — 1,581 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
86

by
4.67 avg rating — 1,436 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
87

by
4.66 avg rating — 1,294 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
88

by
4.71 avg rating — 1,299 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
89

by
4.63 avg rating — 614 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
90

by
4.61 avg rating — 376 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
91

by
4.60 avg rating — 672 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
92

by
4.68 avg rating — 547 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
93

by
4.64 avg rating — 624 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
94

by
4.66 avg rating — 260 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
95

by
4.64 avg rating — 171 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
96

by
4.29 avg rating — 311 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
97

by
4.34 avg rating — 146 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
98

by
4.27 avg rating — 190 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
99

by
4.38 avg rating — 102 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
100

by
4.30 avg rating — 149 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
flag this list (?)
104 books · 7 voters · list created October 30th, 2020 by Chelsea (votes) .
2 likes · 
Lists are re-scored approximately every 5 minutes.


People Who Voted On This List (7)

Chelsea 223 books
4 friends
Molly 391 books
0 friends
Ryan 30657 books
247 friends
Mary 1877 books
14 friends
Krysta 1773 books
43 friends
Elias 34 books
0 friends
Christy 2382 books
404 friends



No comments have been added yet.




Related News

  Melissa Albert burst onto the YA scene (and catapulted into readers' hearts) with her 2018 debut The Hazel Wood. This darkly fantastical...

Anyone can add books to this list.