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Every Heart a Doorway

Author: Seanan McGuire Publisher: Tor.com Publication Date: 5. April 2016 Diversity: LGBT Characters Rating: 4./5. Stars TW: transphobia, misgendering, murder, gore Summary: Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere… else. But… Continue reading Every Heart a Doorway

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Welcome Back, Volume 1: Help, I’m Alive

Author: Christopher Sebela Publisher: BOOM! Studios Publication Date: 1. March 2016 Rating: 3./5. Stars Diversity: LGBT rep, PoC TW: murder, violence, gore Summary: Mali and Tessa have lived hundreds of different lives throughout time, caught up in an eternal cycle as they take part in a war so old that neither side remembers what they’re fighting… Continue reading Welcome Back, Volume 1: Help, I’m Alive

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The Awakening of Sunshine Girl

Author: Paige McKenzie, Alyssa B. Sheinmel Publisher: Weinstein Books Publication Date: 1. March 2016 Rating: 3./5. Stars TW: descriptions of gruesome murders Summary: Sunshine Griffith can communicate with ghosts. Even more amazing, she recently discovered—with the help of her would-be boyfriend, Nolan—that she’s a luiseach, one of an ancient race of creatures who have lived among… Continue reading The Awakening of Sunshine Girl

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The Abyss Surrounds Us

Author: Emily Skrutskie Publisher: Flux Publication Date: 8. February 2016 Rating: 5./5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters, PoC TW: discussion of suicide Summary: For Cassandra Leung, bossing around sea monsters is just the family business. She’s been a Reckoner trainer-in-training ever since she could walk, raising the genetically-engineered beasts to defend ships as they cross the pirate-infested… Continue reading The Abyss Surrounds Us

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Jonesy: 1

Author: Sam Humphries Publisher: Boom Entertainment Publication Date: 28. September 2016 Diversity: LGBT characters, PoC Rating: 2./5. Stars Summary: A sarcastic teenager with the powers of cupid unleashes her preternatural matchmaking abilities on her school with hilarious and charming results. Jonesy is a self-described “cool dork” who spends her time making zines nobody reads, watching anime, and… Continue reading Jonesy: 1

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Pantomime

Author: Laura Lam Publisher: Tor Publication Date: 17. November 2016 Rating: 4/5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters TW: transphobia, interphobia, domestic abuse, murder, sexual assault, misgendering Summary: Gene’s life resembles a debutante’s dream. Yet she hides a secret that would see her shunned by the nobility. Gene is both male and female. Then she displays unwanted magical… Continue reading Pantomime