Sunday, May 24, 2009

Dull Boy By Sarah Cross

Here's my heroine warrior: Zira
The Mighty Whirling Statue
aka: Velvet

She's an island girl with mad throwing skills. She can be wicked with her darts, but just about any implement can be thrown with deadly precision - hairsticks, knitting needles, pens, etc. 

I made her at The Hero Factory to enter Diana Peterfreund's giveaway of Sarah Cross's new novel Dull Boy.

If you post a hero creation of your own please comment below with a link as I'd love to see it!

Description of Dull Boy from author's site:
Sometimes I wish I didn't care what would happen if anyone knew the truth about me. But I do care. I have to keep this - super strength, flying - a secret. No one can know - not my parents, not my friends... It's just that it's getting harder to hide it.

Superpowers are awesome - unless you actually have them, like Avery does. There's only so much he can pass off as "adrenaline" before people start to get suspicious. Probably it's best to lie low, so guys in white lab coats don't come to carry him away, to find out what makes his freakish body tick. Who wants to be vivisected? But flying under the radar becomes a whole lot harder when you can actually fly. It's dangerous to be different, so for now he'll pretend to be normal, unremarkable Avery - a dull boy - anything to keep his secret safe.

What he doesn't expect is the horrifying truth about where his powers came from, who else might have them, and the madness of one villain's plan to turn this superpowered dull boy into something even more powerful and amazing.

Another book on my wish list!


  1. What is "City of Ashes" like, it seems like a realy good book, is it as good as it seems?

  2. I love superpowers too, so I'll be checking out his one too! Great pick.

  3. McRae - so far, so good with the reading. it is the second book of a trilogy so try City of Bones before reading this one.


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