Coming soon:

Shadow Speaker by Nnedi Okorafor

Book 1:

Shadow Speaker

Coming September 2023
Deluxe, expanded edition of Nnedi's out-of-print early novel, THE SHADOW SPEAKER, with a brand-new introduction.

Haunted by vengeance. Destined for peace.

Niger, West Africa, 2074: Deep mysticism, a new type of desert, spontaneous forests, polyandry, fast cars, the power of Gerewol (google it; you won’t be disappointed!), this novel has many lives.

Book 2:

Like Thunder (Nov 2023 -- sequel to Shadow Speaker)

Like Thunder by Nnedi Okorafor

Niger, West Africa, 2077

Welcome back. This second volume is a breathtaking story that sweeps across the sands of the Sahara, flies up to the peaks of the Aïr Mountains, cartwheels into a wild megacity—you get the idea.

I am the Desert Magician; I bring water where there is none.

This book begins with Dikéogu Obidimkpa slowly losing his mind. Yes, that boy who can bring rain just by thinking about it is having some…issues. Years ago, Dikéogu went on an epic journey to save Earth with the shadow speaker girl, Ejii Ubaid, who became his best friend. When it was all over, they went their separate ways, but now he’s learned their quest never really ended at all.

So Dikéogu, more powerful than ever, reunites with Ejii. He records this story as an audiofile, hoping it will help him keep his sanity or at least give him something to leave behind. Smart kid, but it won’t work—or will it?

I can tell you this: it won’t be like before. Our rainmaker and shadow speaker have changed. And after this, nothing will ever be the same again.

As they say, ‘Onye amaro ebe nmili si bido mabaya ama ama onye nyelu ya akwa oji welu ficha aru.’

Or, ‘If you do not remember where the rain started to beat you, you will not remember who gave you the towel with which to dry your body.’

Adult fiction


Who Fears Death

The Binti Trilogy

The Book of Phoenix


Kabu Kabu

Broken Places and Outer Spaces

Remote Control

For Younger Readers

Young Adult

Akata Woman

Young Adult

Akata Warrior

Young Adult

Akata Witch

Young Adult

Long Juju Man

Middle Grade


Middle Grade

Zahrah the Windseeker

Middle Grade

Chicken in the Kitchen



Nnedi has written an Africanfuturist comic series LAGUARDIA (winner of the Hugo and Eisner Award); along with comics for Marvel, including BLACK PANTHER: LONG LIVE THE KING, WAKANDA FOREVER (featuring the Dora Milaje) and the SHURI series


Black Panther

Wakanda Forever


Antar: The Black Knight

Coming soon: The Space Cat