Archive for June 12th, 2015

Take Ten: Superheroes

With Summer Reading underway, it’s a good time to take a look at our theme, in a slightly different way. Across the board – Kids, Teens, and Adults – we have a superheroes theme, which is popular for all sorts of reasons. And, while we’re more familiar with the comic books and graphic novels, there are also some great superhero novels and nonfiction to be found. Take home one of the following for a great adventure!

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FICTION:

After the Golden Age – Carrie Vaughn

Hero – Perry Moore (YA)

Masked – Lou Anders, editor

Soon I Will Be Invincible – Austin Grossman

Vicious – V.E.Schwab

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NONFICTION:

The Law of Superheroes – James Daily

Marvel Comics: The Untold Story – Sean Howe

The Physics of Superheroes – James Kakalios

The Secret History of Wonder Woman – Jill Lepore

Super Boys: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the Creators of Superman – Brad Ricca