The First

EVO Uprising

Fiction - Science Fiction
491 Pages
Reviewed on 06/29/2015
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Author Biography

Kipjo K. Ewers was born on July 1, 1975. At an early age, he had an active imagination. By the time he started kindergarten, he would make up fictitious stories, one of his favorites was about a character named “Old Man Norris,” who hated everyone in the world except for him.

When he attended our Lady of Victory Elementary School in Mount Vernon, he continued writing and reading stories to his classmates. His teacher, Mrs. Green, told him the children would laugh, but she would remind them that some of the great stories they read came about were written.

After elementary school, he went to Salesian High School in New Rochelle, NY, then on to Iona College.

He would work for several major firms and companies within the New York area, but his passion was to become a journalist/writer.

Therefore, it is not surprising he decided to write his first book/novel.

Kipjo began working and creating a new superhuman universe, finding inspiration and solace in losing his first daughter due to an unfortunate miscarriage that devastated both his loving wife and him; he began writing a hero origin story now titled “The First.”

After publishing “The First” in 2013, Kipjo wrote two more follow-up novels to the series, a spin-off novel titled the Eye of Ra and a romantic supernature novel titled “Fred & Mary.”

Now known as the EVO Universe, Kipjo continues to write to expand the series and create new projects for the foreseeable future.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Ray Simmons for Readers' Favorite

There are so many tales and novels out there about meta-humans. I have read or watched most of them. The best of these tales are awesome, but since I read so many such tales I often find myself disappointed. Yet, I keep buying them as I look for that diamond in the mountain of coal. The First: EVO Uprising is the brightest diamond I have found in a long time. The writing is superb. The characters are diverse and very easy to love or hate. I was particularly impressed by the descriptions of military life. Abraham Rogers could have been my Drill Sergeant.

I'm a little in awe of Kipjo Ewers; he has put a totally new spin on the action packed meta-human genre and he has done it with the craft and finesse of more well known writers such as Stephen King or Tom Clancy. The First: EVO Uprising is at its core the age old battle between good and evil, but with a complexity of characters and elevation of consequences that keeps you turning pages. I loved Sophia. She is the first and most powerful; the source of all the powers the other meta-humans have. Kipjo Ewers describes and shows what she can do beautifully, and trust me, she can do a lot. But at the end of the day, she is as human and unfulfilled as most of us. I want to describe and tell you everything I love about this book, but I can't do that. So trust me. Buy this book.