By Kelly Thompson
Please word: it is a PROSE novel approximately superheroes, no longer a image novel/comic e-book.
experiences FOR the woman WHO will be KING:
"[TGWWBK] introduces the easiest superhero/villain pair in ages." - io9
"Lola is, with out hyperbole, probably the most awesome antagonists I’ve ever had the excitement to read." - io9 (Rob Bricken)
"A clean, brilliant and haunting tale that rivetingly explores of the risk and sweetness of (super) strength. In Lola and Bonnie Thompson has created striking characters - remarkable of their talents, absolutely, but additionally of their richness and complexity. A superhero tale that is epic in scope, but in addition intimate - an outstanding read." - Scott Snyder (critically acclaimed author of Batman, Detective Comics, Superman Unchained, American Vampire, The Wake and more!)
"Refreshingly, TGWWBK isn't really approximately one heroine, torn among suitors - it is approximately younger ladies with large strength, torn among correct and flawed. among sturdy and evil. future and loose will. In a compelling, poppy exploration of Nature vs. Nurture, those women do not simply fly - they soar." - Bryan Q. Miller (author of Batgirl Vol. three and author for Smallville)
"This ebook is f***ing awesome and that i would not swap a rattling thing." - Erin Jade Lange (author of Butter and lifeless Ends)
"TGWWBK is not just one in every of my favourite books ever, however it additionally has probably my favourite literary personality: Lola LeFever!" - Ross Campbell (creator of rainy Moon and Shadoweyes, artist for Glory)
a singular approximately teenage ladies with superpowers and considerably various agendas, destined for a collision that may rock the area:
Separated via hundreds of thousands of miles, younger women are approximately to gain their amazing powers so as to bind their lives jointly in methods they cannot start to comprehend.
preserving others. retaining order. Being reliable. those are all very important issues for Bonnie Braverman, no matter if she does not comprehend why. restricted to a gaggle domestic when you consider that she survived the automobile twist of fate that killed either her mom and dad, Bonnie has lived her existence in the past in self-imposed isolation and silence; but if a chance provides itself to aid one other lady in want, Bonnie has to determine no matter if to truly use the ability she has lengthy suspected she has. energy that frightens her.
around the nation, Lola LeFever is inheriting her personal energy through sending her mom over a cliff...literally. For Lola the one factor that issues is energy; getting it, taking it, and doing away with somebody who might get within the method of her pursuit of it. together with her mom lifeless and not anything to carry her again from the realm any further, Lola units off to check her personal powers on a person unlucky sufficient to pass her. And Lola's now not terrified of something.
One lady pushed to rescue, shop, and heal; the opposite pushed to punish, ruin, and kill.
And now they're approximately to satisfy.
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Yeah, I’m offended along with her. ” “Why? ” “For loads of stuff. Being a crap mom, no longer telling me stuff she must have informed me…” I pause, contemplating my subsequent assertion conscientiously. “Can you end that thought…you look like you have been going to assert whatever else. ” “Yeah, I simply, i feel her loss of life used to be late, yet I want I’d requested a few questions sooner than she bit it. ” “What type of questions? ” “Y’know, like who my father used to be, or the place he used to be. I suggest i may be Immaculate perception or a few shit, for all i do know. ” “Do you would like you knew your father? ” “Not fairly, I simply want I had the knowledge. Y’know i used to be only a silly child whilst she died, I didn’t comprehend whatever approximately my relatives or the place I got here from, or perhaps a lot approximately her. ” “You recognize, you’re nonetheless a child, Lola, I don’t imagine you have to be so tough on your self. ” “Trust me Liz, I’m no child, despite how i could glance to you. ” “How do you suggest? ” “I’ve simply been via much. ” “Do you notice that as your fault? ” “Um, no, truly. Y’know, i assumed it used to be at the start, simply because I did undesirable stuff and that i form of knew it was once mistaken while i used to be doing it…but the extra I’ve lived with myself, the extra I’ve discovered I don’t fairly have a call approximately it. ” “We all have offerings, Lola. ” “Sure, certain. I make offerings, daily I make offerings, yet eventually, my future is being guided through anything else, whatever that, finally, I don’t imagine i am getting to assert one goddamn factor approximately. ” “Are you conversing approximately God? ” Liz furrows her forehead at me. “No. good, I suggest i assume i may be. It doesn’t think like God even though. It’s only a feeling. a sense that I’m varied and that I’m purported to be doing whatever with it…and that I don’t have a lot selection approximately it. ” “What are you imagined to be doing? ” “Jesus, if I knew that I wouldn’t be the following, Liz. i do know I’m imagined to be doing anything, yet there’s simply not anything to indicate me within the correct course. I’m hoping you and your colossal mind can assist me with that half. ” “I’m unsure I’m following you, Lola,” Liz pulls her glasses down a section and friends at me over them, as though seeing me together with her bare eye will by some means resolve her confusion. “It’s like…it’s like I’m a missile with a nuclear warhead…just ready to head off…but there’s no one to indicate me at whatever. And I’m simply this weapon outfitted for destruction, you know…but I don’t have the mind that may element me to a goal. I’m simply the weapon, and with no the extra info, the codes or situation or no matter what, good I simply take a seat at the floor impotent. I suggest you may in addition grasp soiled laundry on me. ” “Lola, I’m afraid I’m much more pressured now…” “It’s like, no less than if i used to be a heat-seeking missile I’d have an opportunity, you recognize, simply because at the very least I’d be heat-seeking. convinced, I’d most likely nonetheless desire a little support, yet I’d be than prior to no less than. ” “Lola…” “Follow the analogy, Liz…or metaphor…or no matter what! I’m a weapon primed for destruction, yet i wanted to get a few an important information from Delia, and now it’s too freaking past due, and so I’m operating round bumping into shit with none clue approximately what the hell I’m imagined to be doing.
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