Marvel movies have a cult following, and for good reason! Fans love all of the excitement, action, mystery, and magic that comes along with our fave movies, and from the hilarious yet heartbreaking Thor: Love and Thunder to the classic adventure that started it all, Iron Man, there’s something for everyone! If you’re as much of a Marvel fan as we are, read on and let your fave movie decide your next read.
Which Book Pairs Perfectly With Your Fave Marvel Movie?
Thor: Love and Thunder – A Complicated Love Story Set in Space by Shaun David Hutchinson
This book’s title basically describes Thor: Love and Thunder‘s plot, and like the movie, A Complicated Love Story Set in Space is gripping, romantic, and wildly surprising!
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell
Magic and time travel combine to create an epic adventure in both Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and The Last Magician! Both of these stories start in New York, and both Esta and Steven Strange have to use their extensive training to save their futures.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Blood Like Fate by Liselle Sambury
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and Blood Like Fate face the realities of grief head-on, and explore what makes a great leader. Be sure to read the beginning of Voya’s story in Blood Like Magic before diving into Blood Like Fate if you haven’t yet!
Black Widow – Foul Lady Fortune by Chloe Gong
Both Foul Lady Fortune‘s leading lady, Rosalind, and Natasha are fearless assassins who seek redemption for their past deeds. Plus they both have cool code names, Fortune and Black Widow!
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor by Xiran Jay Zhao
Just like Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, this middle grade contemporary fantasy is hilarious and action-packed! Plus, Shang-Chi and Zachary Ying both learn to work alongside dragons!
Eternals – For All Time by Shanna Miles
Like the Eternals, Tamar and Fayard have seen the world evolve through time. In For All Time these two teens relive their tragic love story until they uncover what they must do to change their fate, but when they finally discover what it will take to break the cycle, will they be able to make the sacrifice?
Spider-Man: No Way Home – SLAY by Brittney Morris
Just like Peter Parker is wrongly framed as a criminal and must face the consequences, SLAY, a secret multiplayer online role-playing card game is falsely framed as a violent hub for thugs and criminals. Seventeen-year-old Kiera Johnson is SLAY’s game developer, and must take matters into her own hands to save her game without losing herself in the process!
Guardians of the Galaxy – Sky Without Stars by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell
The unlikely team of the Guardians of the Galaxy comes together to save the galaxy, just like three teens from very different backgrounds are thrown together to shape the future of their planet. Sky Without Stars brings together mystery, romance, and revolution in an exciting reimagining of Les Misérables!
The Avengers – Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare
The Avengers brings together Earth’s mightiest heroes, just like Chain of Gold assembles many of the Shadowhunter World’s favorite characters! While the Avengers might have spaceships, aliens, and gods, this book has glittering ballrooms, secret assignations, and supernatural salons, where vampires and warlocks mingle with mermaids and magicians. Once you’ve read Chain of Gold be sure to check out the next book in the Last Hours series, Chain of Iron!
Captain Marvel – Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
Both Captain Marvel‘s Carol Danvers and Legendborn‘s Bree Matthews have mysterious elements of their past, unlock hidden memories during their stories and are gifted with unique powers without knowing exactly how they came to be!
Captain America: The First Avenger – City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Just like Captain America is The First Avenger, City of Bones is the OG of the Shadowhunters books, the one that started it all. Just like Clary is thrown into the world of the Shadowhunters, Steve Rogers is taken from his normal life and becomes a superhero!
Iron Man – Scythe by Neal Shusterman
So… we made this connection mainly based on the vibes and color scheme of this cover, but both Iron Man and Scythe are EPIC adventures that kick-start a whole series of amazing stories! If you’re a fan of any Marvel movie, pick up this book. You won’t be disappointed!
Ant-Man – We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson
Besides the obvious title similarities, both Scott Lang and We Are the Ants‘ Henry have to make difficult choices to either save the world, or put their own feelings and interests first!