Given the curve-ballish nature of reality, it makes perfect sense to me that the people who finally develop superpowers will live in Madison, Wisconsin. They won't have a Gotham City or Metropolis packed with a high per-capita rate of supervillains to fight. They'll just be regular people, struggling with ordinary things. That's the premise of David J. Schwartz's forthcoming novel Superpowers, about five college students who develop superhuman abilities from a strange alcoholic concoction at a party. Suddenly, they have to switch out of party mode into great justice mode. And it's not easy. The book has already gotten advance praise from speculative fiction greats Karen Joy Fowler and Kelly Link. Below we've got a teaser for you.
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