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Halotempora Paperback – September 28, 2021 by A. J. Brooks (Author)
There are many things that define a good book including have an author who has lived an usual experience and then writes about it, compelling characters, twisted plot, and a narrative that is fill with surprises. Today's BOOK OF THE DAY, "Halotempora" by A.J. Brooks is one of those that I am sure that it will tantlilize any reader. Take a look and enjoy, and for some insider information, be sure to check out the author Bio and you'll see what I mean. Enjoy!
Charlie Swingling is a suburban
teenagerwho lives his life just like any other high schooler his age -
that is, until he embarks on a treacherous bike ride home through a forest
during a storm. There, he encounters a warrior with curious abilities that defy
Drawn into a fatal skirmish beyond his
control, Charlie finds himself at the brink of death. When all hope seems lost,
something astounding happens. Charlie has a moment of awakening and discovers
that he can harness the power of the storm to strike down his adversary.
The next day, Charlie gets a letter in the
mail. It’s an acceptance letter to a school he’s never heard of, Halotempora
Institute for the Inertly Adept, a mysterious
paranormal academy. He wonders if this acceptance letter is linked to
what happened the previous night. There is only one way to find out. And so
begins this tale of incredible fantasy fiction and
At times in life, we are presented with
challenges that appear to be monumental. Yet, it is what we do in these moments
that define who we really are. Halotempora is this kind of story – a coming of age paranormaltale of an improbable
hero who encounters the insurmountable and conquers it in the process.
If you have been looking to devour an amazing young adult fantasy
novel, look no further.
In the days leading up to a hospitalization that found him in an ICU for fourteen days, A.J. Brooks became so ill he lost track of the human constructs of time. He had a life-defining waking dream in which he saw the universe unfolding in all of its complexity. He eventually emerged, the process aging him. In his dream and the events that followed, he felt a calling—a purpose—to tell this story in the realms of fantasy fiction to help others understand themselves and to grow as characters grow in a story.
Following his illness, A.J. took a semester off from university, where he’d been preparing to become a physician’s assistant, to write the story of “Halotempora.” Though only twenty-five years old, A.J. feels he has lived several lifetimes. He looks forward to the one he’s currently living in as the one where his dream of taking others on the journey he’s experienced comes true