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Caterpillars Can’t Swim

Author: Liane Shaw Publisher: Second Story Press Publication Date: 12. September 2017 Rating: 3./5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters (gay SC), disabled MC (wheelchair user) TW: bullying, suicide attempt, depression, suicidal ideation, homophobia, ableism Summary: Ryan finds his freedom in the water, where he is not bound by gravity and his wheelchair. When he rescues his schoolmate,… Continue reading Caterpillars Can’t Swim

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27 Hours

Author: Tristina Wright Publisher: Entangled Publication Date: 3. October 2017 Rating: 3./5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters (gay MC, bisexual MC, pansexual MC, transgender MC, nonbinary SC, asexual (possible panromantic) MC, lesbian SC), PoC (Afro-Latina MC, Cuban MC, Nigerian/Portuguese & Indian mixed MC) disability (hoh MC, deaf SC) TW: colonialism Summary: Rumor Mora fears two things: hellhounds too… Continue reading 27 Hours

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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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Under Rose-Tainted Skies

Author: Louise Gornall Publisher: Chicken House Publication Date:7. July 2016 Rating: 4/5. Stars TW: self-harm, dermatillomania Diversity: mentally ill characters, disabled characters Summary: Agoraphobia confines Norah to the house she shares with her mother. For her, the outside is sky glimpsed through glass, or a gauntlet to run between home and car. But a chance encounter… Continue reading Under Rose-Tainted Skies

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Nimona

Author: Noelle Stevenson Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: 12. May 2015 Rating: 5/5. Stars Diversity: LGBT rep, Disabled rep Summary: Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc. Their mission:… Continue reading Nimona