The Starlight Chronicles Book 2

Young Adult - Fantasy - Epic
336 Pages
Reviewed on 01/04/2016
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

Author Biography

C. S. Johnson is the author of several young adult novels, including sci-fi and fantasy adventures such as the Starlight Chronicles series, the Once Upon a Princess saga, and the Divine Space Pirates trilogy. With a gift for sarcasm and an apologetic heart, she currently lives in Atlanta with her family. Find out more at

    Book Review

Reviewed by Ray Simmons for Readers' Favorite

The world is crazy about super heroes these days, thanks to the movies. When I was a kid, you hid your comic books and science fiction novels in order to escape ridicule. The genre and the world have come a long way since then. It seems like everyone has jumped on the super hero bandwagon, but once in a while a good book or movie makes good natured fun of the genre and does a great job of it. Calling: The Starlight Chronicles Book 2 by C.S. Johnson is one of those books. It pokes fun of the idea of super heroes by showing us a more realistic look at what the life of someone with powers might be like. I enjoyed it. I like Dinger and his girlfriend Gwen. I like his teenage friends and the way they keep him running ragged while he tries to balance being a teenager and saving the world. Most of all, I like the villains. They are hilariously pathetic and sometimes their hearts just aren't in it, but they always keep you laughing.

Calling is not the story of some noble American teenager rising to meet the challenge of great power and great responsibility. This is the funny story of a kid with the problems and absurd situations in his life that we all have, plus an obligation to drop everything and fight for the world at the drop of a hat. The satire is heavy and hard hitting. The comedy will keep you laughing all the way to the end. It was a fast, delightful read for me.