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Thursday, March 3, 2016

Fiction featuring characters with disabilities, suggested to me via twitter

Alpha order by title, not sure how or if I'm going to provide links. Trying to include brief keywords indicating genre and type of disability but this is sometimes complicated to do! 

  • ACCESSING THE FUTURE edited by Djibril Al-Ayad and Kathryn Allan (science fiction : various)
  • BEST BOY by Eli Gottlieb (fiction : autism)
  • BLUE SKY, YELLOW SUN by Jamie Hoang (fiction : blindness)
  • THE BOOK OF UNKNOWN AMERICANS by Cristina HenrĂ­quez (fiction : )
  • BORDERLINE by Mishell Baker (fantasy : amputation, mental illness)
  • The Bride Wore Starlight by Lisbeth Selvig (m/f romance : )
  • CANDLE IN THE WINDOW by Christina Dodd (m/f romance: blindness)
  • COURTING GRETA by Ramsey Hootman (m/f romance : spina bifida)
  • THE DROWNING GIRL by Caitlin Kiernan (dark fantasy with romantic elements, lesbian relationship featuring a transgender woman : schizophrenia)
  • DUNCAN MACLAIN series by Baynard Kendrick (out of print in US)
  • EDGE OF SURVIVAL by Toni Anderson (m/f romance: diabetes)
  • THE FIRE KING by Marjorie Liu (m/f romance : amputation)
  • A HEART OF LITTLE FAITH by Jennifer Wilck (m/f romance : )
  • HIS PRETEND BABY by Theodora Taylor (m/f romance : autism?)
  • JUST PHYSICAL by Jae (lesbian romance : MS)
  • LINCOLN RHYME series by Jeffrey Deaver (mystery : physical disability)
  • A MAN LIKE MAC by Fay Robinson (m/f romance : physical disability)
  • MOVING IN RHYTHM by Dev Bentley (gay romance : )
  • Mari Ness (mix of online short stories and poetry)
  • OUT OF THE BLUE by Sally Mandel (romantic fiction : MS)
  • PLANETFALL by Emma Newman (science fiction : mental illness)
  • A PRIVATE GENTLEMAN by Heidi Cullinan (gay romance : mental illness)
  • RIVETED by Meljean Brook (steampunk m/f romance : amputation)
  • SATED by Rebekah Weatherspoon (ebook only) (primarily m/f romance but the hero is poly : amputation)
  • SEMI-SCRIPTED by Amanda Heger (m/f romance: diabetes)
  • SIMPLE JESS by Pamela Morsi (m/f romance : cognitive disability)
  • THE SPEED OF DARK by Elizabeth Moon (sci fi : autism)
  • STOLEN MOMENTS by Barbara J. Fischer (m/f romantic fiction : lupus)
  • SURVIVORS CLUB series by Mary Balogh (m/f romance : various)
  • VORKOSIGAN series by Lois McMaster Bujold (sci fi : physical disability)
  • WILL TRENT series by Karin Slaughter (mystery : dyslexia)
  • WINNING RUBY HEART by Jennifer Lohman n (m/f romance : wheelchair user hero)
  • THE WRITE MAN FOR HER by Christie Walker Bos (m/f romance : physical disability)

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