Not Your Backup by CB Lee
Emma Robledo has a few more responsibilities that the usual high school senior, but then again, she and her friends have left school to lead a fractured Resistance movement against a corrupt Heroes League of Heroes. Emma is the only member of a supercharged team without powers, and she isn’t always taken seriously. A natural leader, Emma is determined to win this battle, and when that’s done, get back to school. As the Resistance moves to challenge the League, Emma realizes where her place is in this fight: at the front.
Lambda Literary Award finalist C.B. Lee returns with the third book in her bestselling Sidekick Squad series, which has garnered both critical acclaim and fans for its joyous tone and inclusivity.
- Aromantic and asexual spectrum Latina protagonist
sci-fi violence, off page minor character death, internal shame though aroace questioning, medical experiments, abduction, blackmail. Content warnings are provided at the end of the book.
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- Reviews from queer Latina readers needed
Where to Find
- Published June 4th 2019 by Duet Books, the YA imprint of Interlude Press
- Paperback (ISBN13: 9781945053788)