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Super

This is Jennifer Chen first novel.

Jennifer Chen

In 1900, Frances E. Shaw floats innocuously from her hospital bed, and changes the world forever. With Frances dawns the era of "Supers," children that develop extraordinary supernatural powers during puberty. Crime plummets. Wars stall. Magnificent children sweep the world by storm and everyone is entranced. In the present day, all eyes are on Beata Bell, descendent of the great Frances E. Shaw. Bets are placed on which amazing power she will inherit. Flight? Telekinesis? Super hearing?

Only Beata Bell remains stubbornly, infuriatingly and inexplicably normal. Sidelined, she must face the painful reality that she might never live up to everyone's expectations. But the Super world can't seem to leave her alone! When a new villain threatens the city, Beata is launched into a whirlwind of mystery, danger and conspiracy. With a totally normal skillset, she must exhaust all her wits and courage to save her friends — and to survive. (From Insomniac Press)

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