When Calamity strikes, a group of ordinary teens gain extraordinary powers. Steelheart is the name given to the most powerful and dangerous of these new superheroes. Run by an all-powerful tyrant,Steelheart has crushed freedom and democracy in Americancities for years. David wants revenge—and he’s not the only one…. Josh Kalmar, who lost his father to Steelheart, knows David can win this fight. Skyhook is a city full of superpowered villains waiting to take their shot at glory too…if they can survive long enough! As breakout star athlete Valissa tries to save her family from persecution and evil forces lurking in the shadows – will she join David on his quest? How about sarcastic teenage musician Abraham or brilliant young scientist Tia? Each teenager has something unique that could help overthrow Steelheart – if they all work together.
For who is this book for ?
This audiobook is for children who are interested in dystopian and superhero stories. The story follows a group of young people who gain superpowers after a calamity strikes their city, and they must use these powers to take down the all-powerful Steelheart.
- Exciting story that is full of adventure
- Characters are likeable and easy to root for
- Engaging writing style
- The protagonist, David, can be a bit whiny
- The action scenes are not particularly well written or suspenseful
- The plot is nothing new or original
Learn more about the author
Brandon Sanderson is an American fantasy and science fiction author. He is best known for his work in the Cosmere universe, which includes the Mistborn series and The Stormlight Archive. He also wrote the final three books in Robert Jordan’s epic Wheel of Time series after Jordan’s death.
“What would you do if you had superpowers?”
“Steelheart is a fast-paced and actionpacked novel that is sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats. With its well-developed characters and intriguing plot, Steelheart is a mustread for anyone who enjoys fantasy novels.”
“This is an excellent audiobook. The author does a great job of creating believable characters that the listener can really care about.”
“A fast-paced, action-packed adventure that is sure to please fans of superhero stories.”