The Merchant of Death by D.J. MacHale

Reviewed by J. Bergeman, February 2017

Pendragon is a regular teenage boy, who loves to play sports and hangout with friends. However his life takes a turn when his mysterious uncle Press arrives in town. This sudden turn of events turns Pendragons life upside down. He discovers he is a Traveler. His task is to fight an evil that wants to ruin the world. (Or wolds) Pendragon travels through time and space to different dimensions chasing a mysterious threat that weeks to end the world, or "Hella". Hella is all things that exist in the world. He ventures to a distant land called “Dalduron”. He must stop the evil uprising of a fat selfish king that seeks to destroy the territory they call home. If you're into action/sci-fi adventures, then this is the story for you.  This is a must read adventure if you were into books such as Hunger Games or Alex Rider.