No, I’m not running for public office. I’ll appear at the Barnes and Noble bookstore on Howard University’s campus at noon on December 8th. Tell your friends, family, fellow authors, kids, parents, teachers, educators, librarians. Look forward to meeting you all! Hope to take a picture with you. Above photos are from Wakandacon, […]
Photos: Courtesy of Jerod Santek I was fortunate enough to visit a school with a grand total of 85 students on Washington Island, WI. Where’s that, you ask? It’s a ferry boat ride off the northeast tip of the Door Peninsula. After a rocky boat ride, my escort […]
Oscar winner John Ridley. I took this photo during No Studios October launch weekend. Photo Credit: Tom Dent at Horace Mann M.S., Sheboygan, WI Author Lynn Brunelle, Bill Nye, Science Guy fame Co-presenter at Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival I was excited to share Mighty Marty Hayes and friends with book lovers at […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lora Hyler firstname.lastname@example.org 1-414-520-0019 Wisconsin middle grade novelist appearing in Chicagoland Frugal Muse Books, Music & Video in Darien, Ill. Sept. 15 Children’s Book Fair in Hyde Park Sept. 16 Women & Children First Bookstore Oct. 4 September 2, 2018–Glendale, Wis.–Wisconsin author Lora Hyler will introduce Illinois book lovers to her […]
Wakandacon: a life changing event! I spent this past weekend as a vendor sharing my debut middle grade novel, The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes with 2,500 festival goers in downtown Chicago. No, not at Lollapalooza, but at Wakandacon, a three-day conference held at the downtown Chicago Hilton on South Michigan Avenue, billed as […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lora Hyler email@example.com 1-414-520-0019 Wisconsin author’s middle grade novel appearing at Wakandacon/ Five-state book tour underway in mid-August July 27, 2018–Glendale, Wis.–Wisconsin author Lora Hyler introduces Wakandacon convention goers to her middle grade novel, The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes featuring a 12-year-old African-American superhero and a multicultural cast of […]
My dear friend, Pat Dunn and her grandson, Khalil are enjoying The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes! And Khalil is the reader. Way to go, Khalil! Let me know what you think about my book. I look forward to you reading the next book. Enjoy these photos.
The Great American Read is a nationwide Public Broadcasting System (PBS) initiative exploring and celebrating the power of reading, through the prism of 100 best-loved books, according to the website. The 100 books were selected through a national survey. About 7,200 people participated. The series is designed to get people reading! Meredith Vieira, 14-time […]
Don’t miss the great Untitled Town photos below! Don’t you love it when organizers of a book festival are setting the pace for the entire region with only their second festival? That’s true for Wendy Wimmer Schuchart, Alex Galt and the rest of the Untitled Town Book and Author Festival Board. I was thrilled to […]
Middle grade readers who pick up The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes expecting a one-dimensional story of a young would-be scientist/superhero will find the read exciting, stimulating, and a powerful probe of heroism’s roots and friendship’s special challenges; highly recommended as a standout tale."
An African-American tween uses espionage skills and superpowers in this debut middle-grade novel. Seventh-grader Marty Hayes is excited to work with the world-renowned CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing kit in science class. But things go awry…This rousing book with engaging characters should appeal to readers who enjoy adventurous superhero sagas. A thrilling tale with series potential that highlights science, spying, black history, and the importance of family"