Heroine’s Journey

Sarah Kuhn. DAW, $15 trade paper (384p) ISBN 978-0-7564-1441-2
The decisively entertaining and deceptively complex final installment in Kuhn’s Heroine trilogy (after Heroine Worship) is saturated with action, surprises, and a beautifully developed cast. Twenty-two-year-old Bea Tanaka is the baby of the Jupiter/Tanaka support team. Her ceaseless arguments have finally worn down her older sister, Evie, and it’s now official: Bea is an intern superhero in slightly demon-infested San Francisco. Unfortunately, Bea has a few issues to deal with: impulse control, her dead mother leaving her messages, a newly developing mental power, and a sudden, very surprising romantic interest in one of her best friends, Sam. What’s a heroine to do when she’s coming of age and is faced with the one thing she wants most in the world? Bea’s narration reintroduces readers to the young woman who’s desperate to be grown up, even as her friends and family still think of her as an adolescent. Poignant scenes are interspersed with the high jinks fans of the series have come to expect, making this a hugely fun, yet intensely thoughtful take on superheroics and new adulthood. Agent: Diana Fox, Fox Literary. (July)
Reviewed on: 07/16/2018
Release date: 07/03/2018
Genre: Fiction
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