“Meehl…has crafted a sparkling tale from both unique and time-tested elements. His layered characterization unfolds wonderfully … A vibrant time-travel tale that offers inventive storytelling along with sports, romance, and secrets.” – Kirkus Reviews
“Characters bump up against history and each other’s sharp edges in this thrilling, deftly related novel.
Brian Meehl’s Blowback ’07 is a compelling young-adult time-travel adventure that vividly portrays the overlooked history of modern American football. This gripping story infuses history with humanity, not just in its depiction of football as a noble game, but in its resurrection of those who played and shaped it.
Meehl’s deft characterization and gift for infusing historical facts with emotional depth and motivation makes for a consuming read. … Meehl’s world thrills in the first book of this promising new trilogy.” – Foreword Reviews Clarion Rating
““Blowback ’07 by Brian Meehl is a stunning start to an exciting new series… it’s a powerful story about growing up in a challenging and unpredictable world.” – SP Review
“To put it simply, this book was unlike any book I have ever read. It was a brilliant blend of science fiction, historical fiction, and realistic fiction.” – LitPick
“This fun, young adult time-travel adventure mixes music, football, romance, and magic … Brian Meehl’s easily accessible writing style contains plenty of winning humor … Meehl has delivered an entertaining YA story.” – BlueInk Reviews
“I am excited to give this to my students … Meehl’s writing is quite facile and fun to read.” – Karen Yingling, middle school librarian, blogger:
“Funny and original, with enduring characters. Perfect for football season.” – IndieReader
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