Cole, Frank L., Afterlife Academy. Pgs. 240. Random House, 2015. $16.99. Language: G, Mature Content: PG, Violence: PG
When Walter Prarie is struck dead by lightning, he is selected to be a Guardian Agent. Fast-tracked through his training, he is sent to protect Charlie Dewdle. A High Level Target, Charlie is paranormally obsessed. When he discovers a book of spells that can open a gateway for demons, eclectic enemies come out of the woodwork to kill Charlie and steal the book. If the demons are unleashed, they will wreak havoc on the Earth. Can Walter protect Charlie? Will they stop demons from being unleashed?
The characters are fun and engaging. The plot is well developed and easily pulls the reader into Walter and Charlie’s world. This fast-paced, engaging adventure is perfect for fans of Rick Riordan. Reluctant and avid readers who like fantasy, adventure, and action-packed stories will enjoy reading this book. EL. MS. ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Jessica M, Library Media Specialist, Olympus Jr. High.