Bond, Gwenda. Lois Lane: Fallout. Y FIC Bond (Lois Lane SERIES)
Lois Lane is the new girl at East Metropolis High, and her instinct to ask questions brings her and her online friend, Smallville Guy, into conflict with some bullying video gamers called the Warheads, who are being used in a dangerous virtual reality experiment. SEQUEL: Double Down (2016).
Frenette, Bethany. Dark Star. Y FIC Frenette (SERIES)
Audrey, the sixteen-year-old daughter of a superhero, must access powers she never knew she had to defend Minneapolis from terrifying demons that have emerged from Beneath. SEQUELS: Burn Bright (2014) & Fire Fall (2015).
Lee, Stan & Moore, Stuart. Convergence. Y FIC Lee
Follows the experiences of a Chinese-American teen who is thrown into the middle of an epic global chase involving the release of twelve magical superpowers.
Lloyd-Jones, Emily. Illusive. Y FIC Lloyd-Jones
After a vaccine accidentally creates superpowers in a small percentage of the population, seventeen-year-old Ciere, an illusionist, teams up with a group of fellow high-class, super-powered thieves to steal the vaccine’s formula while staying one step ahead of mobsters and deadly government agents.
Lupica, Mike. Hero. Y FIC Lupica
Fourteen-year-old Zach learns he has the same special abilities as his father, who was the President’s globe-trotting troubleshooter until “the Bads” killed him, and now Zach must decide whether to use his powers in the same way at the risk of his own life.
McCullough, Kelly. School for Sidekicks. Y FIC McCullough
Superhero geek Evan survives a supervillian’s death ray, and is sent to the Academy for Metahuman Operatives. Unfortunately, instead of fighting bad guys, Evan finds himself blacklisted, and on the wrong side of the school’s director. Can he convince his semi-retired has-been mentor to become a real hero once again?
Moore, Peter. V is for Villain. Y FIC Moore
Brad Baron and his friends discover dangerous secrets about the superheroes running their society.
Sanderson, Brandon. Steelheart. Y FIC Sanderson (Reckoners Trilogy SERIES)
At age eight, David watched as his father was killed by an Epic, a human with superhuman powers, and now, ten years later, he joins the Reckoners–the only people who are trying to kill the Epics and end their tyranny. SEQUEL: Firefight (2015).
Stohl, Margaret. Black Widow: Forever Red. Y FIC Stohl
Natasha Romanov, called the Black Widow, agent of S.H.I.E.L.D, rescues a young girl from Ivan, the man who once trained her as an assassin–and eight years later she is called upon to protect the teenage Ava from a threat from the past–and possibly from S.H.I.E.L.D itself.
Wilson, G. Ms. Marvel. 1, No Normal. [Y GRAPHIC NOVEL] YPB Marvel
Kamala Khan, a Pakistani American girl from Jersey City who lives a conservative Muslim lifestyle with her family, suddenly acquires superhuman powers and, despite the pressures of school and home, tries to use her abilities to help her community.
Yang, Gene Luen. The Shadow Hero. [Y GRAPHIC NOVEL] Y FIC Yang
In the comics boom of the 1940s, a legend was born: the Green Turtle. He solved crimes and fought injustice just like the other comics characters. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity… The Green Turtle was the first Asian American super hero. The comic had a short run before lapsing into obscurity, but the acclaimed author of American Born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang, has finally revived this character in Shadow Hero, a new graphic novel that creates an origin story for the Green Turtle.