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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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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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Winterbourne’s daughter

Author: Stephanie Rabig Publisher: Less Than Three Press Publication Date: 15. March 2017 Rating: 4/5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters TW: murder, gore, abuse, misgendering, mention of biphobia, torture, suicide attempt, rape attempt Summary: When her parents are overthrown, Lisette goes from princess to servant. Determined to still take care of her citizens, she cooperates with the new… Continue reading Winterbourne’s daughter

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The Melody of You and Me

Author: M. Hollis Publisher: Self-Published Publishing Date: 29. September 2016 Rating: 4.5/5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters, PoC Summary: After dropping out of university and breaking up with her girlfriend of three years, Chris Morrison’s life is now a mind-numbing mess. She doubts that working at the small neighborhood bookstore is going to change that. The rest… Continue reading The Melody of You and Me

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Humanity for Beginners

Author: Faith Mudge Publisher: Less Than Three Press Publication Date: 15. February 2017 Rating: 4/5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters, PoC TW: past abusive relationship Summary: Gloria did not intend to start a halfway house for lesbian werewolves. It just sort of happened. Between running a small bed-and-breakfast with her friend Nadine, helping one young lycanthrope adjust… Continue reading Humanity for Beginners

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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Author: Becky Chambers Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks Publication Date: 31. December 2015 Rating: 5/5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Character, PoC Summary: Somewhere within our crowded sky, a crew of wormhole builders hops from planet to planet, on their way to the job of a lifetime. To the galaxy at large, humanity is a minor species, and one patched-up… Continue reading The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet