Joel Stratte-McClure, Madness and Magic on the Mediterranean, travel narrative
Once in a great while, a product comes along that absolutely smashes the boundaries of an existing technology, elevating it to the realm of "magical futuristic device." The wait is over.
Author Joel Stratte-McClure's just-published travel narrative (The Idiot and the Odyssey II: Myth, Madness and Magic on the Mediterranean) has engaged maximum warp on iBooks technology by pushing, stretching and squeezing every ounce of available advanced techy-ness out of the platform's core - and then some.
The result is a fully interactive ebook at a Federation-worthy technological level, including zoomable maps that track the author's walk around the Mediterranean Sea and bring the adventure alive with embedded audio files and some hot lyrics, GPS-tagged locations that allow the intrepid reader to navigate directly to the author's favorite remote spots, multiple videos, and over 200 color photographs that blend a beautiful coffee table book with a high-tech interactive reading experience.
The Idiot and the Odyssey II is the new frontier in ebook development (it has already been
picked up as an interactive textbook by several schools). We invite YOU to beam yourself up, engage with it, and boldly go where no other ebook has gone before. Make it so.
Get a free chapter preview at http://followtheidiot.com/preview. Buy a copy at http://followtheidiot.com/purchase for $9.99. Don't have an iPad, Kindle or Nook? There's a .pdf version that you can read it on your computer or a limited collectors' edition on stone parchment for $9,999.99 that the author will personally deliver.
Check out short and amusing video reviews about "The Idiot II" at http://followtheidiot.com/book-reviews and/or purchase "Follow the Idiot," "Walk it Off" and "The Idiot II" coffee mugs, Ts, thongs, caps, iPad covers and other merchandise at www.cafepress.com/followtheidiot.