Becker Drane’s still got the coolest job in The World, but it’s getting harder and harder to live a normal life outside of The Seems. He’s definitely feeling the strain of being a teenager (complete with mood swings and a newfound respect for sarcasm) and he can’t stop thinking about Jennifer Kaley, the totally cool girl he met during his Mission in Sleep.

About the Book

Becker Drane’s still got the coolest job in The World, but it’s getting harder and harder to live a normal life outside of The Seems. He’s definitely feeling the strain of being a teenager (complete with mood swings and a newfound respect for sarcasm) and he can’t stop thinking about Jennifer Kaley, the totally cool girl he met during his Mission in Sleep. Things don’t get any easier when a bomb explodes in the Department of Time and Becker is called in to pick up the pieces after a more senior Fixer couldn’t disarm the device. It’s his toughest mission yet, and Becker finds himself going places in The Seems he never knew existed, and meeting people long thought dead. Yep, it’s just another day in the life of Becker Drane. Let’s hope he lives to Fix again . . . .

About the author.

John Hulme is a writer and filmmaker from Highland Park, New Jersey. He is the co-author of five books, including The Seems, a trilogy of sci-fi fantasy novels from Bloomsbury Children’s Books, the esteemed imprimatur of the famed Harry Potter series. He directed the award-winning documentaries Unknown Soldier: Searching For a Father (HBO) and Blood, Sweat & Tears: A Basketball Exorcism.  He also co-created the original radio drama, Vanishing Point (NPR, SiriusXM Radio).  He is currently building the Highland Park African American History Project — a multimedia oral history of his hometowns black community — which is being funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. The Project’s first documentary, Blacked Out, won the Best Youth Film award at the 2018 Harlem International Film Festival. Hulme is an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University, where he teaches Documentary Filmmaking and Digital Storytelling as well as being a proud father to Jack and Maddie, and wife – aka husband – to Jenn.

John Hulme

Michael Wexler was born on April 15, tax day, and was thus written off from a very young age. Despite his New Jersey upbringing and since retired Brooklyn fade haircut he has managed to author eight books, create and direct projects for the likes of Fox, ABC, NBC, Microsoft, NPR, Sirius/XM, and HBO, as well as serve as an Adjunct Professor of writing at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Despite a devastating elbow injury (long story) that derailed his burgeoning tennis career, Wexler has also sublimated his creative and existential longings via an unheralded and unsuccessful music career that spans five self-released albums featuring performances from the likes of alt-country Grammy nominee Tift Merritt and others. Michael currently splits his time between Keuka Lake in Western, NY and Oak Bluffs, MA.

Michael Wexler

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