The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence, by Stan Lee, Stuart Moore, and Andie Tong -- with great giveaway!

The  Zodiac Legacy: Convergence, by Stan Lee, Stuart Moore, and Andie Tong (Disney, January 27, 2015) is a rip-roaring story of young teens with super-powers, pitted against a powerful bad guy who wants to take over the world.  What makes this one tremendously interesting is that the super-powers come from the Chinese signs of the Zodiac--each of the major players in the story is a vessel for the powers of each sign.

Steven Lee, a 14 year-old Chinese-American kid on his first trip to Hong Kong, left his tour group in the middle of a museum to follow a strange woman through a mysterious door.  He had no idea that doing so would end up with him being Tiger, filled with all the powers of that Sign, and allied against a criminal mastermind named Maxwell, who embodies the power of Dragon.  Steven finds himself part of a frantic search for the four Zodiac powers that had escaped Maxwell's control.   But finding the four--in France, South Africa, Ireland, and the states, is only the first step. The four new recruits and Steven must learn to work as a team, and master their powers....before Maxwell can capture them, and use their powers for his own nefarious purposes.

It is a heck of a fun fast read--I very much enjoyed the whole finding and recruiting and getting to know each member of the team, and seeing how their Zodiac powers manifest (in very cool ways!).  And it has just tons of appeal for any young reader who thrills to ordinary teens granted supernatural gifts and caught up in a wild and dangerous adventure.  I myself started this one by reading it out loud to my eleven-year-old, and he was quickly and irrevocably hooked--this is a great one for 11-13 year olds (the whole "building a team" part seems to me an especially middle-grade friendly theme).  The frequent illustrations add to the kid-friendliness, especially for those who like to see the action for themselves!

I'm very happy to be part of the Zodiac blog tour, with a great giveaway  to offer:

One (1) winner receives:
·         a copy of The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence ,
·         plus custom ZODIAC LEGACY temporary tattoos.

Simply leave a comment by midnight, February 13th to be entered to win! (US and Canada only)

Learn more about the book at DisneyZodiac.com, watch the Book Trailer, and follow #ZodiacLegacy to find more chances to win!

And visit the Zodiac Generator to find your own animal power!

About the Creative Team:
Stan Lee is known to millions as the man whose Super Heroes propelled Marvel to its preeminent position in the comic book industry. His co-creations include Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, The Fantastic Four, as well as hundreds of others. He introduced Spider-Man as a syndicated newspaper strip that became the most successful of all syndicated adventure strips and has appeared in more than 500 newspapers worldwide. Stan currently remains Chairman Emeritus of Marvel, as well as a member of the Editorial Board of Marvel Comics. He is also the Chairman & Chief Creative officer of POW! Entertainment, a multimedia entertainment company based in Beverly Hills, CA.
Stuart Moore has been a writer, a book editor, and an award-winning comics editor. His recent writing includes Civil War, the first in a new line of prose novels from Marvel Comics, The Art of Iron Man 3 (Marvel, with Marie Javins); and THE 99, a multicultural super hero comic from Teshkeel.
Andie Tong has worked on titles for various franchises, including Tron: Betrayal, Spectacular Spider-Man UK, The Batman Strikes, Smallville, Wheel of Time, TMNT, Masters of the Universe, and Starship Troopers, working for companies such as Disney, Marvel, DC Comics, Panini, Dark Horse, and Dynamite Entertainment, as well as commercial illustrations for numerous advertising agencies including Nike, Universal, CBS, Mattel, and Habsro. When he gets the chance, Andie concept designs for various companies, and also juggles illustration duties on a range of children's picture storybooks for Harper Collins. Malaysian born, Andie migrated to Australia at a young age, and then moved to London in 2005. In 2012, he journeyed back to Asia and currently resides in Singapore with this wife and daughter.

Disclaimer: Review copy  & prizing  provided by Disney Enterprises, Inc.


  1. Thanks for sharing Charlotte! I've been hearing about this one. It sounds like one a lot of students will enjoy.

  2. I hadn't heard of this one, but I know some kids who will love it!

  3. I'm a snake, which means I'm complex and vengeful ... sounds about right.

  4. That looks like an awesome Creative Team, so I can't wait to read this one!

  5. On the one hand, it sounds like one of those books cooked up in a marketing department: superheroes, check; famous name on the cover, check; appeals to diverse audience, check. But on the other hand, yay superheroes, yay Stan Lee, yay diversity! If it's well-written, then it sounds like something I'd enjoy.

  6. Sounds fun! If there is one thing I absolutely love in a superhero comic, it's getting the team together stories.

  7. This looks and sounds like it could be lots of fun, what with superheroes and Stan Lee. I bet the illustrations will have mg appeal.

  8. This looks awesome! Count me in!

  9. Sounds like a great read!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  10. Love Stan's stuff and would really love reading this.

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  13. Holy smokes! I know some people who would hulk smash a wall to get their hands on this book. :)

  14. Holy smokes! I know some people who would hulk smash a wall to get their hands on this book. :)

  15. Thanks so much for the chance to win, reading up on this it seems amazing



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