Saturday, May 24, 2014

Six top books for "X-Men" fans

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Nicole Hill tagged six top books for X-Men fans, including:
Brilliance, by Marcus Sakey

What makes Sakey’s take on mutations so gripping is how real it feels. Since 1980, 1 percent of the population has been born “brilliant,” with some special power or another. In a world similar to our own, down to the hypersensitivity when it comes to threats of terrorism, Brilliance explores the reality of hunting down the gifted when their talents alienate the normals (e.g., the ability to manipulate the stock market with outrageous ease).
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue