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The Legion of Nothing by Jim Zoetewey

Not all superheroes are bigger than life

The Legion of Nothing is the story of Nick Klein and what happens when he takes on the identity (and powered armor) of “The Rocket.” Originally his grandfather’s superhero identity, the powered armor comes with a lot of baggage. Ranging from his grandfather’s service in World War II to connections with other heroes (and villains), the past has a . . .

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Occulted by The Resident

Jessica Albright thought her life was going well. Sure, she might have wanted to bite the necks and drink the blood of everyone around her, but everyone at her new school had weird urges like that themselves, so it’s not like they would have a problem with it. But when her body gets taken over by an ancestor, interrupts some . . .

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Ghosts in Quicksilver by Elliott Dunstan (EDunstan)

Jamal Kaye: sort-of private eye, not-quite-adult and medium whenever she decides to stop giving her dead sister the cold shoulder, has gotten in over her head. Her first case is a missing-persons case she already knows is a murder mystery, she’s got a roommate who can’t keep his mouth shut, and worst of all: she’s finding out that not only . . .

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Ho Springs by Pamela Redmond Satran

a little spa town near the gates of hell

Set in a fictionalized version of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Ho Springs is the story of a native daughter who returns home after 20 years in Paris to find her family in a shambles, their historic restaurant shuttered, the town itself in chaos. Ho Springs is told from several characters’ viewpoints, including a Parisian teenager and a meth ho, an Evangelical . . .

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Becoming by Arielle Harris

I’m not supposed to tell anyone this, but my parents are vampires. You don’t have to believe me, but they’re the real deal alright, killing humans and drinking their blood to survive. That’s what you have to do when you’re a vampire, it’s either kill or die yourself. Just like my eight siblings before me, I’m training to become a . . .

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By Eli James, editor

Dec 6, 2008: Let me start off the bat by saying that I have a thing for superhero fiction. I watch Heroes, I read comics (or I used to, until I realized there was absolutely no way I could keep up with characters who never actually died), and I think superhero movies were the best thing to happen to cinema since Citizen Kane. Part of the draw of superhero stories is how fundamental they are: how simple the interplay of light and dark, how human the emotions behind the masks, how basic and [more . . .]

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By Lucy Weaver, author of Tapestry

Apr 11, 2009: I’ve been following Legion of Nothing since Nick first went out on patrol in his power armor and decided to be a superhero like his granddad after all. This is one of the few superhero stories I really enjoy regularly, perhaps because I’m such a big Batman fan – I adore heroes that use gadgets and brainpower and training when other heroes are running around with super-strength. Nick is a very realistic character in a very realistic sort of world, which is hard to pull off with superheroes that I’ve [more . . .]

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