When I first saw the line up for the blog tour, I was so overwhelmed because I got to be in a tour with other fantastic bloggers, and I also get to showcase this awesome book about a girl named Sophie Sophia who has a Shaman Panda. Cool, right?
The Theory of Everything by Kari Luna
Published July 11th 2013 by Philomel
Sophie Sophia is obsessed with music from the late eighties. She also has an eccentric physicist father who sometimes vanishes for days and sees things other people don’t see. But when he disappears for good and Sophie’s mom moves them from Brooklyn, New York, to Havencrest, Illinois, for a fresh start, things take a turn for the weird. Sophie starts seeing things, like marching band pandas, just like her dad.
Guided by Walt, her shaman panda, and her new (human) friend named Finny, Sophie is determined to find her father and figure out her visions, once and for all. So she travels back to where it began—New York City and NYU’s physics department. As she discovers more about her dad’s research on M-theory and her father himself, Sophie opens her eyes to the world’s infinite possibilities—and her heart to love.
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Sophie Sophia in The Theory of Everything sees things. She has a shaman panda. She loves music from the 80's! But she also has a crush. Because no matter what's happening in life, there's always room for a crush, right? But what about when you want to get over them? Well, since Sophie likes to make lists, she made one exclusively for Amaterasu Reads about exactly that: getting over a crush. May this list help you with moving on – even if you don't have a giant panda.
How To Get Over A Crush, Pronto
By Sophie Sophia
1. Deface said crush's face with a mustache.
2. Look at it, daily, to remind you of his/her fictional dark side.
3. Immerse yourself in a new hobby like water ballet. Or wallet crocheting!
4. Watch cult classics while eating mounds of chocolate-chocolate chip ice cream.
5. Hang out with your shaman panda. You have a crush on him, too. Who wouldn't? He's a panda.
6. Take a deep breath and get ready for the next crush. (It's already on its way...)
Because Kari Luna is overflowing with awesomeness, I have SWAG to giveaway! If you want to win an awesome poster and a set of buttons (picture shown below), answer this question:
How do you deal with a crush when you don't want to have it, anymore?
Leave your answers in the comments section and a way to contact you! Best answer wins! This contest is OPEN INTERNATIONALLY, ends AUGUST 4th. If you spread the word about the contest, I will forever love you. :)
Continue the tour – and get the low-down on Sophie and mixtapes – Friday, July 19th, at Perpetual Page Turner
Kari Luna is a teen novelist and whimsicologist. Her YA debut, The Theory of Everything, combines string theory, 80's mixtapes and shaman pandas in one book without making you dizzy! Almost. Watch the awesome video here: http://bit.ly/14wQdlp. And find Kari, here: www.kariluna.com tweet: @wordette blog: blog.kariluna.com
My review for The Theory of Everything will be posted tomorrow, so watch out for it!