If You Like, Then Read is a feature where we offer reading suggestions based on books you already like, scheduled once a month. If you have more suggestions, feel free to tell us in the comments! You can check out the rest of these lists here.
In Andrew Bean’s world, superheroes and supervillains fight battles on a regular basis. Possessed of super senses, giving him the ability to see, hear, and taste to an extraordinary degree, Andrew decides to join his school’s secret sidekick training program, which matches young superheroes-in-training with older mentors. But when his city is in danger and no one is left to protect it, can Andrew and his friends save the day, or will they only ever be sidekicks? Followed by the companion novel Minion.
Ten years ago some men and women, now known as Epics, received supernatural powers from the sky. Instead of using their gifts for good, they became rulers. A secret organization of those who call themselves the Reckoners are the only ones who dare defy the Epics. David possesses no powers, but he has determined to topple the most powerful Epic of all–Steelheart, the man who killed his father.
Maisie Danger Brown applies to astronaut camp never expecting to get in, but soon she’s on her way to the experience of a lifetime. Not because of the advanced classes, the astronaut training, or even the boys, but because one chance exposure to alien technology means that saving the world is now up to her. If she can figure out what the world needs saving from, that is.
Lois Lane hopes a new high school in a new town will give her the chance to finally blend in with the other kids. But a group of girls is somehow using an immersive video game to play mind games with another girl. Can Lois and her new friend, known only to her over the Internet as SmallvilleGuy, solve the mystery and save the day?