Review Detail

Young Adult Fiction 1902
Real.
(Updated: September 29, 2015)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
One of my best friends let me borrow her Monster Manuel when she was trying to recruit me to play Dungeons and Dragons with her. And although we still haven’t gotten around to doing that, I’m kind of obsessed with it now. I always like roleplaying games, but this takes it to a whole other level.

So I decided to read this book with the light blue cover and long title, and I was fully prepared for intense D&D sessions.

AND IT’S SO MUCH MORE THAN D&D. This book is real as shit.

A legitimate geeky book written by an awesomely geeky man who understands the classic geeky teenager. And. it. Was. On. Point. (let’s all take a flashback to high school and understand how true this is. You there? CAN YOU SEE IT!? Jesus. I have goosebumps now.).

Anyways, this book was raw. (“you know what else is raw?”-Archie, probably.) And as many times as I rolled my eyes every time Archie said something similar to THAT, I was laughing and crying just as much.

Meet the heroes of this quest:

Archie.
Dante.
Mari.
Sam.
I can’t even deal with how perfectly imperfect they all were. How perfect they were for each other. You know how some people just fit together? Yeah. These 4 got it down.
(not even mentioning Sarah because EAD, SARAH!) Side note: I honestly didn’t know what ‘EAD’ stood for until my 19 year old brother informed me, and now my 24 year old self uses it way too much for the profession that I am in.

And the trials and misfortunes they go through are just life. It’s just life and it’s coming through so honestly because of these 4 goobers that definitely know how to cast a resurrection spell, but probably don’t know how to change a tire are going with the motions. One blow at a time.

Road trip books remain a favorite of mine and I was pleasantly surprised that halfway thought it turns into just that! And it was the trip of a lifetime. From tornadoes to alligators, you’d think they were traveling through Florida and not Ohio.

An Infinite Number of Parallel Universes dips into the inner minds of teenagers in the most practical way. A story of family and friends and the realization that the line between the two is very thin.

You want a diverse, thought-provoking, hilarious book? This is it. Join the party.
Report this review Was this review helpful to you? 0 0

Comments

Already have an account? or Create an account
Powered by JReviews

FEATURED GIVEAWAYS

Latest Book Listings Added

Be Our Guest!
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Join Gray Malin’s menagerie of wild animals for a stay...
Hat Tricks
 
3.0
 
0.0 (0)
Meet Hattie the magician―she’s a natural performer, and you’re invited...
Stanley's Toolbox
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)
It’s another busy day with Stanley and friends! ...
Spring Is Here!
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
When spring arrives, baby animals come out to play with...
10 Things I Hate About Pinky
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
The delightful follow-up to When Dimple Met Rishi and There’s...
The Child of Chaos
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
This is what fantasy fiction should be." --Piers Anthony, New...
Want to Read Rate this book 1 of 5 stars2 of 5 stars3 of 5 stars4 of 5 stars5 of 5 stars Preview Star-Spangled: The Story of a Flag, a Battle, and the American Anthem
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
“O say can you see” begins one of the most...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
July 20, 1969. It’s a day that has earned a...
Thurgood Marshall
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
When Thurgood Marshall—the great grandson of a slave—was born, African...
Down Under the Pier
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
There’s lots of fun to be had up on the...
Lali's Feather
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
This endearing story of identification and values shows the rewards...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Book three in a hilarious new series featuring one boy...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Everything starts with a question, like this one: Why do...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Worries, fears, and anxieties are all dragons that sneak up...
The Copycat
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
A funny, unpredictable, and heartfelt new novel from Wendy McLeod...
DC Super Hero Girls: Powerless
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The DC Super Hero Girls learn what it's like to...

Latest Member Reviews

House of Dead Maids
 
4.0
"Tabby, eleven years old, is the chosen one&chosen by Ms. Winter, also known as the old maid, to leave Ms...."
 
2.0
"Reader reviewed by Jinxie Norm is an 11 year old boy who works in his family's grocery store.  One day,..."
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba
 
5.0
BL Becky Laney
"Engle, Margarita. 2009. (March 31, 2009 Pub.) TROPICAL SECRETS: HOLOCAUST REFUGEES IN CUBA. Henry Holt. 198 pages. Read. This. Book...."
 
3.0
"Reader reviewed by Peacechik I think this book was just trying to be too much like Chasing Vermeer. Frankly, it..."
 
4.0
"Reader reviewed by Khy Ling was comfortable with her life until the Revolution hit. Her parents were both doctors, her..."
Elizabeth Leads the Way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Right to Vote
 
4.0
"Reader reviewed by Julie M. Prince Eliabeth does indeed lead the way! This story clearly illustrates the passion sparked..."
Home, and Other Big, Fat Lies
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by Amanda I loved this book with a capital L!!! A couple of months ago I read..."
 
4.0
"Reader reviewed by Amanda What I Call Life by Jill Wolfson is the story of Cal Lavender (you must read..."
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by Sara "Nine-year-old Ling is very comfortable with her life; her parents are both dedicated doctors in..."
Estelle Takes a Bath
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by Kim Peek Estelle takes a bubble bath and is joined by a shivering mouse who is in..."
 
4.0
"Reader reviewed by librariane Hero struggles with her Shakespearian name--why couldn't *she* be the one named after Beatrice, instead of..."
 
4.0
"Reader reviewed by librariane Willa Mae has lived with her grandparents and Aunt Rose (age 16) for the past several..."
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by librariane A story about Russian Jews immigrating to the American west (Colorado), where they can own land..."
Cold in Summer (Cold in Summer #1)
 
4.0
"Reader reviewed by librariane Ariadnes family has just moved from Florida to Tennessee, and shes not adjusting well, partly because..."