Powerless by Matthew Cody

277 pages first pub 2009 (editions) user-added

fiction fantasy middle grade mystery young adult adventurous lighthearted mysterious fast-paced


Superheroes soar in this promising debut--and they're kids Twelve-year-old Daniel, the new kid in town, soon learns the truth about his nice--but odd--new friends: one can fly, another can turn invisible, yet another controls electricity. Incredib...

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Community Reviews Summary of 198 reviews


lighthearted 80%
adventurous 60%
dark 20%
funny 20%
mysterious 20%
relaxing 20%
tense 20%


medium 80%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 75% | A mix: 25%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 25% | Yes: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 25% | No: 25% | Yes: 25%

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