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June 03, 2016

#Review of The Square Root of Summer by Harriet Reuter Hapgood via @Netgalley

 
 
This is what it means to love someone. This is what it means to grieve someone. It's a little bit like a black hole. It's a little bit like infinity.

Gottie H. Oppenheimer is losing time. Literally. When the fabric of the universe around her seaside town begins to fray, she's hurtled through wormholes to her past:

To last summer, when her grandfather Grey died. To the afternoon she fell in love with Jason, who wouldn't even hold her hand at the funeral. To the day her best friend Thomas moved away and left her behind with a scar on her hand and a black hole in her memory.

Although Grey is still gone, Jason and Thomas are back, and Gottie's past, present, and future are about to collide—and someone's heart is about to be broken.

With time travel, quantum physics, and sweeping romance, The Square Root of Summer is an exponentially enthralling story about love, loss, and trying to figure it all out, from stunning debut YA voice, Harriet Reuter Hapgood.





Harriet Reuter Hapgood is a freelance journalist who has worked with Marie ClaireELLE, and InStyle in the U.K. Her debut novel, The Square Root of Summer, was inspired by her German mathematician grandfather and her lifelong obsession with YA romance, which includes an MA thesis on Dawson's Creek from London College of Fashion, and a dissertation on romantic comedies at Newcastle University. She lives in Brighton, England.





So I was excited to read this one!! With it being pegged as the Time Traveler's Wife for teens I was SO excited!!!  But shortly in I found that this was going to be something a little less exciting. 

So for starters you need a crash course in physics for this book.  It wasn't really explained why she time travels which although it was fine, I would have liked something of an explanation.  

In the end this was a solid 3 stars for me.  Although it was pretty good it was way confusing!!!  










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