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Not Your Sidekick

Author: C.B. Lee Publisher: Duet Books Publication Date: 8. September 2016 Rating: 4./5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters (bisexual, trans man), PoC (mixed race Chinese and Vietnamese) Summary: Welcome to Andover… where superpowers are common, but internships are complicated. Just ask high school nobody, Jessica Tran. Despite her heroic lineage, Jess is resigned to a life without… Continue reading Not Your Sidekick

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Sovereign (Nemesis #2)

Author: April Daniels Publisher: Diversion Publishing Publication Date: 25. July 2017 Rating: 4./5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters (trans woman, nonbinary, lesbian, bi), PoC (Iranian-American, black) Disabled Characters (missing limb + prosthesis) TW: transphobia, mass murder, misgendering, torture, child abuse, abusive parents Summary: Only nine months after her debut as the fourth superhero to fight under the… Continue reading Sovereign (Nemesis #2)

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The Practitioner

Author: Ronica Black  Publisher: Bold Stroke Books Publication Date: 1. June 2017 Rating: 3/5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters (lesbian), PoC (Native American) TW: past character death, scenes with dubious consent Summary: Johnnie Hamilton has conquered a lot in life. An anxiety disorder, loss of her business, and homelessness have been difficult to overcome. But Johnnie has come… Continue reading The Practitioner

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Grrrls on the Side

Author: Carrie Pack Publisher: Duet Books/Interlude Press Publication Date: 8. June 2017 Rating: 1/5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters (lesbian, bi), PoC (black) TW: racism, sexual abuse, rape, csa, homophobia, use of lesbophobic slurs, biphobia, bullying, fatphobia, cissexism, Summary: The year is 1994 and alternative is in. But not for alternative girl Tabitha Denton; she hates her… Continue reading Grrrls on the Side

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TRANS/gressive: How Transgender Activists Took on Gay Rights, Feminism, the Media & Congress … and Won!

Author: Riki Anne Wilchins Publisher: Riverdale Avenue Books Publication Date: 1. June 2017 Rating: 4./5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters TW: transphobia, police brutality, mentions of murder, violence, rape, csa and incest Summary: In the early 1990s, no one talked about transgender people, and no one knew one. We were not on TV or in movies. What formed… Continue reading TRANS/gressive: How Transgender Activists Took on Gay Rights, Feminism, the Media & Congress … and Won!