Youngstown, OH (BlackNews.com) -- 24-year-old African-American teen-fiction writer/artist Justin Raimey delivers a comedic delight featuring his signature artistic style with his debut graphic novel, Fiji Random Vol. 1.
Fiji Random Vol. 1chronicles the surrealistic adventures of Fiji Maide, a 16-year-old school-girl who would much rather play a good video game than concentrate on her studies. After a long night of playing a brand-new video game, Fiji awakens the next morning to find that she is already late for class! Panic!!! Join Fiji and her friends in this kooky and humorous story about an unusual walk to school; a walk with pirates, ghosts, and violent boys, wait - really!? And as if Fiji's school-life isn't odd enough, she has to deal with a misunderstood foreign exchange student from a notorious island that is living at her home!
Don't let the title of the story fool you - Fiji Random isn’t simply random nonsense; the random events which occur in the story have logic and meaning behind them that the reader will uncover as they progress through the storyline. This graphic novel has a wide variety of short stories that go along with the main plot. The short stories follow the silly exploits of the other 45+ unique and lovable characters that are a part of the Fiji Random world. This title also features many 4 panel comic strips that add to the charm and depth of this witty story. Fiji Randomwill send the reader on an adventure packed with enough video game, pop-culture and nostalgia references to make for a wonderful experience for kids, teens, and parents!
Fiji Random Vol. 1 is now available in deluxe edition paperback format at www.blackstreakstore.com, in eBook format for Kindle and NOOK, and will be available in paperback format at Barnes & Noble bookstores on 10/16/2012 (BarnesandNoble.com is currently taking preorders). This title is recommended for readers ages 12 and up. Fiji Random Vol. 1is published by Black Streak Entertainment, an independent publisher of young adult book titles.
For press inquiries, please call Terry L Raimey at (501) 650-1161 or email at Terry_Raimey@blackstreakbooks.com
Terry L Raimey