Jack Finnegan only has to worry about dealing with school bullies, suffering through detention with his homeroom teacher, and getting noticed by the girl of his dreams... at least until an army of evil aliens invade Earth. Suddenly, this teenage slacker finds himself at the center of a galaxy-spanning conflict - where the lives of everyone on the planet are in jeopardy, soldiers use Quantum Physics to become superheroes, and the enemy uses some mysterious form of magic to make themselves practically unstoppable.
The secret to ending the conflict and saving the universe may lie in a powerful ancient spaceship, which it seems can only be flown by Earthmen. Now, Jack and a rag-tag group of allies must overcome impossible odds, defeat an unkillable enemy, rescue the princess of the galaxy, and save the universe from a threat more terrifying than any it has ever faced.
Can this underachiever rise to the occasion and become the hero Earth needs? The fate of all life in the galaxy may rest in his hands.
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A solid start for an Everyman hero
A good start to a kid friendly science fiction series. The dialogue, probably the toughest part of writing successfully, is sharp and has me looking forward to seeing what Kadish has planned down the road.
An amazing fantastic book
I have been a fan of fiction for most of my life. I have heavily enjoyed everything from Artemis Fowl to The Dresden Files. And Earthman Jack has a little of everything. The story is well paced. The characters are memorable. The setting and the universe it resides are unique. As for Jack himself...he reads like an amalgamation of several different hero archetypes. Taking most of the good. While I cannot say this is the best book I have ever read. It is most certainly up there. All in all it is a departure from the usual magical hero, to the unusual science hero. Not a bad read. Especially for only $4.
Earthman Jack what a ride
What a fun read, you never know what is going to happen next.stayed up late reading to finish the story. I highly recommend this book.