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Sidekicked by John David Anderson: 250+ Book Giveaway! (INT)

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Andrew Bean might be a part of H.E.R.O., a secret organization for the training of superhero sidekicks, but that doesn’t mean that life is all leaping tall buildings in single bounds. First, there’s Drew’s power: Possessed of super senses – his hearing, sight, taste, touch, and smell are the most powerful on the planet – he’s literally the most sensitive kid in school. There’s his superhero mentor, a former legend who now spends more time straddling barstools than he does fighting crime. And then there’s his best friend, Jenna – their friendship would be complicated enough if she weren’t able to throw a Volkswagen the length of a city block. Add in trying to keep his sidekick life a secret from everyone, including his parents, and the truth is clear: Middle school is a drag even with superpowers. 

But this was all before a supervillain long thought dead returned to Justicia, superheroes began disappearing at an alarming rate, and Drew’s two identities threatened to crash head-on into each other. Drew has always found it pretty easy to separate right from wrong, good from evil. It’s what a superhero does. But what happens when that line starts to break down?

Goodreads Summary

Author Bio/Links:

John David Anderson once hit himself so hard on a dare by his sister that he literally knocked himself out of a chair and nearly blacked out. He has since translated this passion and singularity of purpose to the related arts of novel writing and pizza eating. The author of STANDARD HERO BEHAVIOR and the forthcoming SIDEKICKED, Anderson is a firm believer in wearing the same pair of jeans for three days in a row (four in the winter). He lives with his beautiful wife and twins in Indianapolis.

Follow him on Twitter: @AndersonAuthor

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  1. Laura F. said...:

    I really enjoyed this book and am excited to have Mr. Anderson visiting my school in May to share with my students!

  1. Laura F. said...:

    I really liked this book and am excited to have Mr. Anderson visit the students at my school in May!

  1. patanne1 said...:

    this looks to be really funny! One of those books that is a light hearted fun read

  1. Kristia said...:

    Love the summary! A super hero in middle grade hehe it would be fun to read :) Thank you for the giveaway!

  1. Any author so determined to win a dare that he'll almost knock himself out, is a friend of mine. I loved this about the interview information. Of course, I loved the entire book summary, but honestly, I know the author is a winner if he's this dedicated.

  1. Yvonne said...:

    I think the twitter link should be @anderson_author.

    My favorite part of the review "John David Anderson once hit himself so hard on a dare by his sister that he literally knocked himself out of a chair and nearly blacked out." Too funny.

  1. This sounds like so much fun to read.

  1. bn100 said...:

    The superhero part sounds fun

  1. LAWonder said...:

    I think this sounds like a humorous book for the middle school age youth. It brings out the five senses everyone has as super powers.

  1. Natasha said...:

    The superhero part.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  1. Thanks for the chance to win!

  1. Say Yap said...:

    This looks what my kids would really love to read.Thanks for the the chance.

  1. Camila said...:

    I really like the part of the lines of what is good and what is bad not being separated anymore

  1. Daniel M said...:

    superheroes are always fun - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  1. Chelsea B. said...:

    This sounds like a fun, exciting, adventurous read!