Sci-Fi, Young Adult

Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve | Review | Booksmagick

In a future where cities and towns have started to mobilise themselves and race across former Europe, now known as the Hunting Ground, to devour one another for spare parts and work forces, Hester Shaw is keen on avenging her parents’ murder. But Valentine is but a small threat, for the city of London has been building a weapon big enough to destroy mega-cities.

Jugendbuch

Cat Deal – Die Kunst zu stehlen von Kate Frey | Rezension | Booksmagick

Cat Deal ist keine siebzehn Jahre alt und bereits Londons beste Diebin (Spezialisation: Fassadenklettern). Als ein Auftrag schiefgeht und Cat ein wertvolles Armband abgenommen wird, muss sich Cat widerwillig Lord Peter und seinem Team anschließen, um mit einem Gemälderaub ihre Schuld abzuarbeiten. Vielleicht ist Teamwork ja doch nicht so schlimm, wie sie gedacht hat?

LGBTQIA+, Manga/Graphic Novel/Comic

I Hear the Sunspot by Yuki Fumino | Review | Booksmagick

Kohei is hard of hearing and often misunderstood or has to ask the person he is talking to to repeat themselves. Therefore, he remains to himself most of the time. That is until Taichi - cheerful and energetic - literally bumps into him. The fact that Taichi’s voice carries in a way that is easy for Kohei to understand, he starts to hear the world outside his own little bubble again. Perhaps there is still hope for him to live like any other person?

Sci-Fi, Young Adult

Sanctuary by Caryn Lix | Review | Booksmagick

In a world where companies have more or less taken on the role of governments, Kenzie is a citizen of Omnistellar, the biggest and most prestigious company. As such she has to work hard to earn her position as junior guard on Sanctuary, a high security prison for superpowered teenagers. In the midst of a prison break Kenzie ends up a hostage by the prisoners of sector 5. Soon they realise that there is a much bigger enemy to be fought.

LGBTQIA+, Young Adult

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren | Review | Booksmagick

Tanner chose the Seminar with capital S just to please his best friend Autumn, thinking that four months was more than enough to write an entire book. This semester the class even had the honour of Sebastian Brother tutoring. Sebastian Brother whose manuscript had been picked up by a publisher when he had graduated a year ago. Sebastian Brother who Tanner couldn’t stop looking at. Sebastian Brother who was the son of the local Mormon bishop.