Book Reviews

Heroes & Harbingers: Secret of the Pantheons, Book One

Food fights. Detention. Dissecting fairies for science class. Just another day for teachers at a Magical Public School.
Pavlina Sirin’s fate as a death harbinger has ruined her life. She longs to be more than a herald of doom, aspiring to impact lives in her teaching career. But when a new student with bold dreams joins her class, Pavlina’s dark power senses a terrible sacrifice to come.
Fin MacCool’s warrior past didn’t prepare him for a hundred years of teaching for his community service. Spending the last decade of his sentence at a new school, the immortal develops a crush on his tempting but aloof coworker. The Irish legend blows his chance when he butts heads with the Council of Pantheons’ latest brave heroine—who also happens to be Ms. Sirin’s favorite pupil.
However, the Chosen One’s quest isn’t all it seems. Pavlina’s lethal prophecies come to pass, and her gift warns of more to come. Will this daring trio of heroes have what it takes to make the grade, or will they fail before they even make it to Summer Break?
Set in an alternate reality of Jacksonville, Florida, this adult urban fantasy is the first book in the Secret of Pantheons series. If you enjoy a hearty helping of mythology, found family, and unbreakable bonds, this book is for you. Class is in session with Heroes & Harbingers—delve in now before the bell rings!

Book Reviews

Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams

As one of the most magnetic icons of modern pop culture, David Bowie seduced generations of fans with his music and counterculture persona. While Bowie’s legacy as a musician is remarkable and genre-defying, as a visual performer he obliterated stage theatrics with his psychedelic aesthetics, larger-than-life image, and way of hovering on the border of the surreal.
Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams chronicles the rise of David Bowie’s career from obscurity to fame, as well as the rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust, Bowie’s historic alter ego. Ziggy accompanies Bowie on his rocky ride to the top, but when the Spiders from Mars finally implode and Bowie leaves London for a nomadic life abroad, he must lay the Ziggy persona to rest for good. The end of Ziggy not only changes Bowie but the world itself.
Featuring graphic storytelling by New York Times best-selling artist Mike Allred and critically acclaimed writer Steve Horton that is as colorful and diverse as Bowie’s many personas, this graphic biography tells the story of one of the most celebrated and beloved musicians like never before.