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27 Hours - Tristina Wright
9781633758209 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian, Gay
Category:Science Fiction, YA
Content:Not yet tagged

During one twenty-seven-hour night, these four runaways must stop the war between the colonies and the monsters from becoming a war of extinction, or the things they fear most will be all that's left.
>A Taste of Honey - Kai Ashante Wilson
9780765390042 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Gay, Bisexual
Category: Science Fiction, Fantasy
Content: Not yet tagged

Aqib bgm Sadiqi, fourth-cousin to the royal family and son of the Master of Beasts, has more mortal and pressing concerns. His heart has been captured for the first time by a handsome Dalucan soldier named Lucrio. In defiance of Saintly Canon, gossiping servants, and the furious disapproval of his father and brother, Aqib finds himself swept up in a whirlwind gay romance. But neither Aqib nor Lucrio know whether their love can survive all the hardships the world has to throw at them.
America Vol. 1 - Gabby Rivera and Joe Quinones
9781302908812 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian
Category: Science Fiction, YA, Comic book
Content: Not yet tagged

She was a Young Avenger. She leads the Ultimates. And now she officially claims her place as the preeminent butt-kicker of the entire Marvel Universe! But what’s a super-powered teenager to do when she’s looking for a little personal fulfillment? She goes to college! America just has to stop an interdimensional monster or two first and shut down a pesky alien cult that’s begun worshipping her exploits before work can begin.
Dreadnought - April Daniels
9781682300688 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual, agender
Category: Science Fiction, YA
Content: Discrimination, Mental illness, Violence, Self-harm or suicide

Danny Tozer has a problem: she just inherited the powers of Dreadnought, the world's greatest superhero.  If Danny can't sort through the confusion of coming out, master her powers, and stop Utopia in time, humanity faces extinction.
Feedback - Mira Grant
9780316379311 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian, transgender, bisexual
Category: Science Fiction, Horror
Content: Discrimination, Mental illness, Violence (including sexual violence

The year was 2014. We had cured cancer. We had beat the common cold. But in doing so we unleashed something horrifying and unstoppable. The infection spread leaving those afflicted with a single uncontrollable impulse: FEED.Now, twenty years after the Rising, a team of scrappy underdog reporters relentlessly pursue the truth while competing against the superstar Masons, surrounded by the infected, and facing more insidious forces working in the shadows.
Gyrfalcon - Anna Butler
9781925313024 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Bisexual, asexual
Category: Science Fiction
Content: Violence

Earth's last known colony, Albion, is fighting an alien enemy. In the first of the Taking Shield series, Shield Captain Bennet is dropped behind the lines to steal priceless intelligence. A dangerous job, and Bennet doesn't need the distractions of changing relationships with his long-term partner, Joss, or with his father-and with Flynn, the new lover who will turn his world upside-down. He expects to risk his life. He expects the data will alter the course of the war. What he doesn't expect is that it will change his life or that Flynn will be impossible to forget.
Iceman - Sina Grace, Alessandro Vitti, and Robert Gill
9781302908799 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Gay
Category: Science Fiction, YA, Comic book
Content: Not yet tagged

Bobby Drake has been in the super hero game longer than most – but what has he left behind besides a few good one-liners and a string of failed relationships? And now a younger version of himself has emerged from the timestream – and he’s more put together than Bobby ever was. He grapples with his gay identity and his family and how to build a life and legacy he can be proud of…and become the best Iceman he can be!
Into the Drowning Deep - Mira Grant
9780316379403 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian, Bisexual
Category: Science Fiction, Horror
Content: Violence*

Seven years ago the Atargatis set off on a voyage to the Mariana Trench to film a mockumentary, bringing to life ancient sea creatures of legend.
It was lost at sea with all hands. Some have called it a tragedy; others have called it a hoax. Now, a new crew has been assembled to investigate. And they'll discover that whatever is down there is definitely no joke . . .
Mask of Shadows - Linsey Miller
9781492665397 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Transgender, Non binary
Category: Science Fiction, Fantasy, YA
Content: Violence*

Sallot Leon is a thief, and a good one at that. But gender fluid Sal wants nothing more than to escape the drudgery of life as a highway robber and get closer to the upper-class--and the nobles who destroyed their home. When Sal steals a flyer for an audition to become a member of The Left Hand--the Queen's personal assassins, named after the rings she wears--Sal jumps at the chance to infiltrate the court and get revenge. But the audition is a fight to the death filled with clever circus acrobats, lethal apothecaries, and vicious ex-soldiers. A childhood as a common criminal hardly prepared Sal for the trials. And as Sal succeeds in the competition, and wins the heart of Elise, an intriguing scribe at court, they start to dream of a new life and a different future, but one that Sal can have only if they survive.
Nimona - Noelle Stevenson
9780062278234 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Gay
Category: Fantasy, comic books
Content: Mental illness, violence

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: prove to the kingdom that Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and his buddies at the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren't the heroes everyone thinks they are.
Saga Vol. 1 - Brian K. Vaughan
9781607066019 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Not yet tagged
Category: Science Fiction, YA, comic book
Content: Not yet tagged

When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to raise their child in a dangerous world.
Santa Olivia - Jacqueline Carey
9780446198172 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian, Bisexual
Category: Science Fiction, Fantasy, YA
Content: Not yet tagged

Loup's father was one of a group of men genetically manipulated and used by the US government as a weapon, engineered to have superhuman strength, speed, sensory capability, stamina and a total lack of fear, and Loup, sharing her father's wolf-like qualities, is marked as an outsider. After her mother dies, Loup goes to live among the misfit orphans at the parish church, where they seethe from the injustices visited upon the locals by the soldiers. Eventually, the orphans find an outlet for their frustrations: They form a vigilante group to support Loup Garron who, costumed as their patron saint, Santa Olivia, uses her special abilities to avenge the town.
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
9780062444134 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bisexual, Diverse genders
Category: Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bisexual, Diverse genders
Content: Some violence

Rosemary Harper doesn't expect much when she joins the crew of the aging Wayfarer. While the patched-up ship has seen better days, it offers her a bed, a chance to explore the far-off corners of the galaxy, and most importantly, some distance from her past. Life aboard the Wayfarer is chaotic and crazy--exactly what Rosemary wants. It's also about to get extremely dangerous when the crew is offered the job of a lifetime. To survive, Rosemary's got to learn how to rely on this assortment of oddballs--an experience that teaches her about love and trust, and that having a family isn't necessarily the worst thing in the universe.
The Runaways - Brian K Vaughan 
9781302904999 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian
Category: Science Fiction, Comic book
Content: Violence, Child abuse

At some point in their lives, all young people believe their parents are evil … but what if they really are? When these six young friends discover their parents are all secretly super-powered villains, the shocked teens find strength in one another. Together, they run away from home and straight into the adventure of their lives – vowing to turn the tables on their evil legacy.
Top Ten: The 49ers - Alan Moore
9781845761493 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Gay
Category: Science Fiction, Comic book
Content: Violence, War

The newly-built city of Neopolis is tough place to be…especially when it’s populated with superheroes and supervillains, not to mention organised criminal vampire gangs, rogue war criminals and anti-robot demonstrators! Steven “Jetlad” Traynor is a recent arrival who must not only find his place amongst the city’s police force, but also find himself. Featuring a cast of characters both new and familiar, this touching story explores the origins of the fantastic city of Neopolis.
We are the Ants - Shaun David Hutchinson
9780606397476 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Gay
Category: Science Fiction
Content: Mental illness, Violence*

Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens give him an ultimatum: The world will end in 144 days, and all Henry has to do to stop it is push a big red button. Only he isn t sure he wants to.
After all, life hasn t been great for Henry. Wiping the slate clean sounds like a pretty good choice to him. Henry is left with the ultimate choice: push the button and save the planet and everyone on it or let the world and his pain be destroyed forever.
Young Avengers #1: Style > substance - Kieron Gillen
9780785167082 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian, Gay
Category: YA, Comic book, Series
Content: Not yet tagged

Legacy isn't a dirty word...but it's an irrelevant one. It's not important what our parents did. It matters what WE do. Someone has to save the world. You're someone. Do the math. As a figure from Loki's past emerges, Wiccan makes a horrible mistake that comes back to bite everyone on their communal posteriors. Fight scenes! Fake IDs! And plentiful feels! (aka "meaningful emotional character beats" for people who aren't on tumblr.) Young Avengers is as NOW! as the air in your lungs, and twice as vital. Hyperbole is the BEST! THING! EVER!