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John Blossom’s YA Sports Drama Book “The Last Football Player” Ready to Captivate Readers at the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair

The award-winning author takes readers on a thrilling journey into the near future with his groundbreaking sports sci-fi novel.

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"Overall, ’The Last Football Player’ is charming and captivating, with much to offer a broad range of readers." - Kirkus Reviews.

The teen and young adult, science fiction, and football adventure book “The Last Football Player” by John Blossom will be displayed by the self-publishing and book marketing company ReadersMagnet at the Frankfurt Book Fair (Frankfurter Buchmesse) 2023. The book trade fair will take place on October 18-22, 2023, at the Frankfurt Trade Fair grounds, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Set in the year 2055, “The Last Football Player” unravels in a world where football, once a beloved sport, has been banned, and a young 9th-grade wide receiver, Dude McPherson, strives to change the game forever.

Dude’s quest for change leads him to an unlikely group of friends within his school’s Tech Lab. Here, he teams up with a brilliant group of techie geniuses who share his passion for the game. Together, they embark on an extraordinary journey to make football safe again. Their solution is nothing short of revolutionary, as it promises to transform the world of sports forever.

This tale delves deep into creativity, artificial intelligence, and technology. This gripping narrative challenges the boundaries of innovation and explores the thrilling potential of teamwork in a rapidly evolving world.

Author John Blossom has skillfully woven a narrative that addresses themes of compromise, friendship, and triumph in the face of change. In a society where teenagers grapple with the consequences of technological advancements and societal shifts, “The Last Football Player” delivers a compelling story that resonates with readers of all ages.

This thought-provoking novel is a must-read for those intrigued by near-future sports psychology, creative problem-solving, the role of technology and artificial intelligence in shaping the world, coaching, and the enduring power of art. “The Last Football Player” offers a unique and immersive experience that will captivate everyone’s imaginations.

Get a copy of “The Last Football Player” by John Blossom on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. To learn more about the author and his works, please visit


Mr. Blossom taught middle and high school English and ceramics for many years and found his students to be the most soulful, caring, and intelligent people on the planet. He grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and holds a BA degree in English from Carleton College and an MAT degree from Colorado College.

His quest is to create challenging and insightful novels for teens that reflect an unflinching but optimistic exploration of today’s most timely issues. He presently makes his home on the Big Island of Hawaii and has one grown daughter.

“The Last Football Player”
Author: John Blossom
Genre: 11+ Teen & Young Adult Football / Science Fiction Adventures
Publisher: Independently published
Published date: July 14, 2023

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 Last Football Player
 John Blossom
 Science Fiction
 Frankfurter Buchmesse

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