Milwaukee Independent news site staffers picked up on my news release sent out nationally on March 6, 2018, and compared The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes with Black Panther and Harry Potter.
You’ll have to pick up a copy and decide for yourself.
Come to my Book Launch set for 6:30 p.m on Thursday, April 12 at Boswell Book Company, 2559 N. Downer Ave. Milwaukee.
Boswell will have copies available for sale.
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"
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."