Mini-Review: An Infinite Number of Parallel Universes

Infinite Number BGcvr.inddTitle:  An Infinite Number of Parallel Universes
Author: Randy Ribay
Genres: contemporary
Pages: 244
Publisher: Merit Press
Availability: October 16th, 2015

Summary: As their senior year approaches, four diverse friends joined by their weekly Dungeons & Dragons game struggle to figure out real life. Archie’s trying to cope with the lingering effects of his parents’ divorce, Mari’s considering an opportunity to contact her biological mother, Dante’s working up the courage to come out to his friends, and Sam’s clinging to a failing relationship. The four eventually embark on a cross-country road trip in an attempt to solve–or to avoid–their problems. [Image and summary via Goodreads]

Review:  An Infinite Number of Parallel Universes focuses on a cast of four friends brought together by their weekly games of Dungeons & Dragons. As they go through different trials, their friendship is tested and grows stronger… culminating in the ever-classic road trip. At times, the story seemed to lack focus and fell into the trap of telling-not-showing. Overall, this is a sweet read with a detailed portrayal of friendship that touches upon various serious issues. Check it out if this sounds like your kind of book!

Recommendation: Borrow it someday.

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