Blue Screen of Death

Blue Screen of Death

Series: Hashtag Magic, Book 1
Genres: Coming of Age, Urban Fantasy
Tags: Recommended Books, Tween, Young Adult
Publisher: Tasicas-Young
Publication Year: 2014
Length: 228 pages
ISBN: 0692246304

Hashtag Magic is an Urban Fantasy about Colby Stevens, an introverted and bullied boy who wants to find his missing father. He discovers he can control magic using an APP.

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About the Book

Colby Stevens was only six when his magic was hobbled, though he had no idea when he always pretended he was a magical being. The imagination of a child can never be contained. When he turned sixteen however, all the memories he had from his early childhood began to make sense. He got his magic back and in a way he never imagined, magic was real but difficult to use. He couldn’t control magic, he couldn’t understand magic, but he could create a special mobile APP to help him perform magic.

While Colby explores his new abilities and the strange little blue man who assigns himself teacher and guide, an old war begins anew. Magic came to this Earth before man recorded his history, and the bringers of that magic want nothing more than to regain access to it, by whatever means necessary.

Together Colby and his friends are beginning the exploration of a lifetime. They are rediscovering a magic that has been waiting for eons to be released. But the magic is not the only thing that has been waiting.

Colby begins to learn about his family line and the twisted history that has thrust him into the center of a battle born of hatred and ignorance, something he knows all too well. He will fight the power, fight the bullies, and most of all…fight himself.

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About the Author
J. Steven Young

Author J. Steven Young shares adventurous and imaginative observations on life across multiple genres, including children's activity books, young adult and fantasy. His Hashtag Magic collection is quickly moving up the fantasy charts on Amazon and the third book in the series is currently in development.

Raised in the Chicago area, J. Steven witnessed his fair share of injustice growing up and always imagined how he could make life better for everyone if only he'd had magic or super powers. It took years for him to understand that he did have a gift. Though he traveled the globe in his youth, he still favors the lands of his imagination and wants nothing more than to share his visions with the world. He hopes his gift will allow readers to escape from reality, if only for a spell.

Following his education in technology, with a focus in writing and communication, he's spent his career working in the tech and travel industries. It allows for some creativity, but it doesn't compare to the freedom of creating new worlds and magical creatures.

A passionate home chef, J. Steven, can often be found in the kitchen with his agreeable husband, Tom, and their self-important Siamese, Lexi, who rules the house with an iron paw. When he isn't working or writing, J. Steven is never more than a step or thought away from adventure. Whether spending time in his enchanted garden, conjuring up new recipes or spending time with family and friends, he's always dreaming up new fiction based on over-the-top characterizations of the people he meets.

J. Steven is the author of over a dozen books and lives in Chicago, Illinois.

For news, updates and to send inquiries, please visit J. Steven's website at or join him on Twitter @jstevenyoung #magic

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