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Miles Morales

Miles Morales

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"Everyone gets mad at hustlers, especially if you're on the victim side of the hustle. And Miles knew hustling was in his veins."

Miles Morales is just your average teenager. Dinner every Sunday with his parents, chilling out playing old-school video games with his best friend, Ganke, crushing on brainy, beautiful poet Alicia. He's even got a scholarship spot at the prestigious Brooklyn Visions Academy. Oh yeah, and he's Spider Man.

But lately, Miles's spidey-sense has been on the fritz. When a misunderstanding leads to his suspension from school, Miles begins to question his abilities. After all, his dad and uncle were Brooklyn jack-boys with criminal records. Maybe kids like Miles aren't meant to be superheroes. Maybe Miles should take his dad's advice and focus on saving himself.

As Miles tries to get his school life back on track, he can't shake the vivid nightmares that continue to haunt him. Nor can he avoid the relentless buzz of his spidey-sense every day in history class, amidst his teacher's lectures on the historical "benefits" of slavery and the importance of the modern-day prison system. But after his scholarship is threatened, Miles uncovers a chilling plot, one that puts his friends, his neighborhood, and himself at risk.

It's time for Miles to suit up.

Title:Miles Morales
ISBN:148478748X
Format Type:
Number of Pages:272 pages
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    Miles Morales Reviews

  • Nic Stone

    Before reading this novel, I thought: COOL! A Black and Puerto Rican superhero slinging webs and saving lives! After reading, I think the same thing... but MAN is there so much more to this book than ...

  • Kay

    Thank you Netgalley and the publisher for approving my request for a free digital copy in exchange for a review.Can I have sequel, please? Please make this a series! "Miles Morales" is my first foray ...

  • Allison

    AHHHHHHH. FINALLY.FINALLY one of these Marvel or DC tie-in books that I've ENJOYED. A LOT. LOVED. I hope there are more especially w the Miles animated movie coming out next? year. It's great because ...

  • Dan

    The best superpower is fantastic storytelling. I highly recommend Miles Morales by Jason Reynolds....

  • Shelly

    This was phenomenal. As both a comics nerd and a YA fan, I highly recommend this one. When I heard that Jason Reynolds was hired to write the Miles book, I was so on board knowing his amazing writing....

  • Christy

    This was phenomenal. I finished it same day!...

  • Meg

    I'm going to attempt to be eloquent, but this book made me cry and I loved it so I had to write something on here. Something important to note, I got to read it because a friend got it at BEA/BookCon ...

  • Carol

    I received an advance copy from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an unbiased review.Whether you're familiar with Miles Morales as Spider-Man or not, this book really does have something for...

  • Jillian Heise

    This was deeper than I expected. Of course, I didn't know anything about the Miles Morales origin or legacy before starting the book. But it was less about Spider-Man and more about a kid trying to fi...

  • Wylan

    This wasn't exactly what I expected it to be, but it was still a really great read! It might be a bit slow for those mainly interested in the Spider-Man action scenes, as it's 95% Miles Morales dealin...