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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

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Noteworthy

Author: Riley Redgate Publisher: Amulet Books Publication Date: 2. May 2017 Rating: 4/5. Stars Diversity: PoC, LGBT rep, Disability rep TW: short mention of biphobia, short mention of fatphobia Summary: It’s the start of Jordan Sun’s junior year at the Kensington-Blaine Boarding School for the Performing Arts. Unfortunately, she’s an Alto 2, which—in the musical theatre… Continue reading Noteworthy

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Otherbound

Author: Corinne Duyvis Publisher: Amulet Books Publication Date: 17 June 2014 Rating: 4/5 Stars Diversity: Disabled MCs, People of Color, LGBT Characters TW: child abuse (mentioned), slavery, abuse, murder Summary: Amara is never alone. Not when she’s protecting the cursed princess she unwillingly serves. Not when they’re fleeing across dunes and islands and seas to stay… Continue reading Otherbound