In West Mills by De'Shawn Charles Winslow
Meet Azalea. Everyone calls her Knot, but not everyone in her black, rural neighborhood in North Carolina understands her. Knot wants to be independent and to live life on her own terms, though she's still figuring out exactly what that looks like. In West Mills spans the course of almost 50 years and is a beautifully written debut by a writer to watch.
Release date: June 4