Reading has always been useful, but most of us engage more in classroom reading or projects than reading about culture, romance, religion, life, heroes, politics, among other stuff.
These 10 superhero books are brought to you with a major fact that they are worth reading and quite fascinating. They will not only occupy your time, but will also give you an incredible feeling and you will end up being captivated from A to Z of these books.
Steelheart (The Reckoners #1) by Brandon Sanderson
Brandon’s book entitled Steelheart will allure you to dig through the peculiar events somewhere on the earth. Ten years back, a disaster landed on the earth and since then, there was an unusual change in the atmosphere that changed every man and woman on the planet. The burst that appeared in the sky gave men and women extraordinary powers and the awed public referred to them as Epics. However, these Epics are not friends with the ordinary man and with their incredible talents and gifts, there came a desire to rule, and to rule man, you must crush his will.
No one can fight the Epics, except the Reckoners, a shadowy group of ordinary humans. They spend most of their time studying the Epics, finding their weakness and then finish them off. However, there is someone, David, who wants to join the Reckoners with the main intention of gaining access to Steelheart, an Epic who killed his father. Just like the Reckoners, David has dedicated most of his time studying the Epics and he actually has more experience than them which makes him more than the Reckoners and also, he has seen Steelheart bleed!
2. Soon I Will Be Invincible by Austin Grossman
This thrilling novel is a fantastical adventure that provides a new meaning to the notions of power, responsibility, glory, and obviously, the good and evil.
Doctor Impossible an evil genius and a diabolical scientist is languishing in a federal detention facility, yet he 100% desires to become the world’s dominator. He has lost it all including his girlfriend, freedom and his hidden island fortress. For the past years, he has worked tirelessly to take over the world in any possible way with a variety of devices (thermonuclear, nuclear, nanotechnological) and mass mind control. Doctor Impossible has traveled backward in time to change history and has done the same for the future to save himself. Regardless of the countless armies, he has amalgamated with, it has all turned out to be a failure.
Meanwhile, Fatale is a rookie superhero on her first day with the world’s most famous superteam and that is the Champions. She is a patchwork woman of a gleaming technological marvel built to be the next generation warfare. This brings her to the greatest struggle that brings her to the greatest evil ever.
3. Ex-Heroes (Ex-Heroes #1) by Peter Clines
Stealth, Cerberus, Gorgon, Regenerator, Zzzap, are referred to as “the Mighty Dragon”. They were heroes using their superhuman abilities to make Los Angeles a better place to live in. For a period of time, they have managed to do what they love most, but then, a plague of the living dead spread around the globe. A year later, the superheroes try to overcome their differences and past scars and continue protecting the thousands of survivors huddled in their film-studio turned fortress “The Mount”.
However, the hungry ex-humans aren’t the only threat, but across the city, another group has gained power and this is extremely terrifying.
4. Wearing the Cape: A Superhero Story (Wearing the Cape #1) by Marion G. Harmon
Is there anyone who has ever desired to become a superhero, well, Hope did and grew out of it. A fascinating novel from Marion that narrates the tale of Hope, who once was or is a superhuman breakthrough in the Ashland Bombing and now, she has joined the University of Chicago as a freshman. Of course, she has some serious decisions to make including the major one of masking or unmasking, being an ordinary lady, or an extraordinary one. Her current code is “Astra” and as she begins socializing with various personalities including politicians, celebrities among others, she is confused about what to do next. However, her life becomes complicated when the Teatime Anarchist, the supervillain responsible for the Ashland bombing becomes interested in her as “Astra”. The drama begins……
5. Confessions of a D-List Supervillain (D-List Supervillain #1) by Jim Bernheimer
The words of Calvin Matthew Stringel, better known as Mechani-Cal are simple and clear, “Being a supervillain means that you will never have to say sorry unless it’s to the judge or the parole board and even then it is like useless because it won’t change anything.
Cal is termed as a sarcastic, climb into his battlesuit and join him on his journey, the question remains, will he avoid selling out his principles for a paycheck and a pardon?
Another is is, can he resist the camaraderie of being on a super team and does he fall prey to the ample charms of the beautiful Olympian Aphrodite?
6. Cassidy Jones and the Secret Formula by Elise Stokes
She is a young typical teenager, but all this finds a coma when a seemingly harmless accident occurs in the laboratory of a popular geneticist. This event turns Cassidy’s world upside down and as she discovers incredible stuff; speed, strength, and enhanced physical senses that defy logic, there is someone beyond the teenage face you saw.
Cassidy embarks on an action-packed adventure to find answers and as well save her her life. An alluring and fascinating novel.
7. Super powereds: Year 1 (Super Powereds #1) by Drew Hayes
The motto of Lander University must have been “Knowledge is Power” had it not been snatched a long time ago and used to death by others before the school was established. Currently, the Lander University offers a wide range of courses and some specialty courses nearly to all students, but the specialty courses are provided to a few.
The school trains supers advancing them into official heroes, but this year, five of the freshmen appear to be extraordinary. Much as the rest are special, these are extremely super special with abilities to control. There are three of them who lack such skills, and these less super beings are termed as Powereds and they are taken to be a burden.
8. Hero by Perry Moore
Thom Creed keeps a variety of secrets since the last thing he would ever want to do in this world is to add to his father’s pain. The guy has special powers and because of that, he is asked to join the League, the very organization of superheroes that spurned his dad, but something hurts Thom deeply than you can ever imagine “he is gay”.
Thom lightens up and joins the group that eventually opens him to a new world. There he finds numerous individuals like, but there is Scarlett, a girl who can control fire, but not her anger. Just like Thom, all the others have secrets, but must work together for a greater cause and for Thom, he has to come to terms with his father’s past and discover the superhero that he is and also live a better life.
9. Cassidy Jones and Vulcan’s Gift (Cassidy Jones Adventures #2) by Elise Stokes
It’s just terrifying because an ancient secret has risen, the world is in peril, and the question remains “who can stop this menace”. Two months later, Cassidy Jones is still struggling with her life as she was infected with a strange retrovirus. She lives a double life as she has to master her astonishing powers.
School happens to be the only normal thing in Cassidy’s life, but there this tall, dark, and handsome Emery Phillips, who guides Cassidy ensuring that her secret is safe.
Things take another direction when a sleepover at Catamount Mountain Zoo takes a menacing turn, putting the world and Cassidy in a difficult position.
10. Vicious (Villains #1) by V.E Schwab and Victoria Schwab
Victor and Eli’s relationship started a long time ago as roommates mostly due to their common shared ambitions and brilliance. They are actually lonely boys and during their senior year research, their research happens to be so different from other commonly made research. It exactly turns from academics to experimental and things go horribly.
Ten years later, Victor breaks out of prison determined to catch his old friend, who is now an enemy while Eli is on a mission of eliminating every super-powered person.