Geeky·Posted on Sep 5, 201415 Books You Should Be Fangirling About Right NowSome pretty stellar reads you might not have heard of.by Ian Carlos CrawfordBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Proxy, Alex London Speak / Via stackedbooks.org Plot: Did you think that Matt Damon movie, Elysium, could've been improved with a gay POC main character? No? Well, read this book and you'll think otherwise. For Readers Who Like: The Hunger Games, The Giver, and A Clockwork OrangeGet it here! 2. Soon I Will Be Invincible, Austin Grossman Pantheon / Via npr.org Plot: From the points of view of a bumbling super-villain and a female cyborg superhero who is new to the superhero game.For Readers Who Like: The Avengers, The Justice League, and The Venture Bros.Get it here! 3. Mara, Veronica Bane Black Hill Press / Via foreveryoungadult.com Plot: Shitty superpowered teens from a shitty town are hunted down by shitty people.For Readers Who Like: X-Men, The Young Avengers, and DivergentGet it here! 4. Threats, Amelia Gray FSG Originals / Via npr.org Plot: WHAT IS EVEN GOING ON IN THIS BOOK? You'll finish it feeling like your life is directed by David Lynch.For Readers Who Like: Twin Peaks, Invisible Monsters, and House of LeavesGet it here! 5. The Brokenhearted, Amelia Kahaney HarperTeen / Via one-story.com Plot: Your typical superhero origin story about a teenage ballerina living in a dystopian future who dies and comes back with superhero-esque powers and seeks revenge on the gang who killed her...you know.For Readers Who Like: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Veronica Mars, and The Hunger GamesGet it here! 6. Death's Daughter, Amber Benson Ace / Via amazon.com Plot: The main character is a ditz who doesn't have a care in the world until her father, Death, is kidnapped she must take over the family business...and complete some impossible taks in the Afterlife realm. Also, this book is written by the actress who played Tara on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, so like...For Readers Who Like: True Blood, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Pushing DaisiesGet it here! 7. Superpowers: A Novel, David J. Schwartz Broadway Books / Via fantasybookcritic.blogspot.com Plot: The story of a group of friends in their 20s who happens to gain superpowers...and are then hunted down because of said powers.For Readers Who Like: X-Men, The Runaways, and Teen TitansGet it here! 8. Remembrance of Things I Forgot, Bob Smith University of Wisconsin Press / Via muse.jhu.edu Plot: A novel starring a gay male who travels back in time to meet his younger bratty self...and they almost have sex.For Readers Who Like: Rainbow Road, Tales of the City, and Doctor WhoGet it here! 9. Monster Island: A Zombie Novel, David Wellington Open Road Media / Via amazon.com Plot: The zombie apocalypse has already happened and everything is terrible...but the main character must travel from Africa to an abandoned Manhattan hospital with a group of teenage girl-soldiers to aquire some medication.For Readers Who Like: The Walking Dead, Sucker Punch, and Resident EvilGet it here! 10. The Shambling Guide to New York City, Mur Lafferty Orbit / Via murverse.com Plot: A writer who can't find a job until she's hired by a company that writes tourist guides...but for monsters.For Readers Who Like: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood, and Ugly AmericansGet it here! 11. Kung Fu High School, Ryan Gattis Harvest Books / Via bookcyclepdx.wordpress.com Plot: A HIGH SCHOOL FULL OF NINJAS WHAT MORE DO YOU NEED!?For Readers Who Like: Battle Royale, Umbrella Academy, and The MagiciansGet it here! 12. Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd, Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci Little, Brown / Via juniorlibraryguild.com Plot: JOHN GREEN HAS A STORY IN THIS COLLECTION...and there are lot of great stories in this that deal with geek life and geek struggles.For Readers Who Like: Attending Comic Con, Star Trek, and Will Grayson, Will GraysonGet it here! 13. How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, Charles Yu Vintage / Via wordbrooklyn.wordpress.com Plot: The main character, named Charles Yu, has to go back in time to find his lost father with the help of a guide book, named How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe. So, you know, WIBBLY WOBBLY ETCFor Readers Who Like: Doctor Who and Ready Player OneGet it here! 14. Carpe Demon: Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom, Julie Kenner Thorndike Press / Via google.com Plot: Imagine if Buffy had retired, gotten married and had kids...and then had to come out of retirement years later. This is the ultimate geek beach read.For Readers Who Like: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Veronica Mars, and BatwomanGet it here! 15. Hero, Perry Moore Disney-Hyperion / Via thebooksmugglers.com Plot: Your typical coming of age and coming out story...the difference being the main character's father is basically Superman.For Readers Who Like: The Young Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, and The Justice LeagueGet it here!