Happy Tuesday, guys!
SO many amazing books release today, including The Square Root of Summer by Harriet Reuter Hapgood!
Today, we're proud to join in a part of the one-day, global Square Root of Summer blog tour, as I share a series of questions about my life then and now, and also tell you a little more about the book!
Read on for more!
Published May 3rd 2016 by Roaring Brook Press
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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.
Onto the questions!
As a part of the tour, Macmillan asked us to fill out as series of questions in both February and now, and see how our thoughts, emotions and hopes have changed in the interim! We're calling it the This Is Who I Am Now part of the tour!
What Brings You The Most Joy In Life?
I recently learned how to make chocolate, and it's a ridiculous amount of fun. It's not exactly a useful skill, but definitely a cool one to have.
I just feel better, and it's pretty darned awesome.
(Though Tom would probably say I should still sleep more!)
What Are You Reading?
I'm also rereading the Harry Potter books for the first time in several years. I used to reread them at least once a year, and then life just got busy. It's actually kind of awesome rediscovering my love for the books!
What Is Something You’re Really Looking Forward To?
What Is One Thing That’s Worrying You?
What Is Something That You Always Have With You?
I kid, I kid. Physically, I ALWAYS have my cellphone with me. I have a job that basically involves me being on call funky hours, so my cell phone = my life line.
What Is Something That You Wish You Could Change?
(I guess I could make the argument that I find joy in doing things like creating, but... even that's work, I guess?)
About the author:
Harriet Reuter Hapgood is a freelance journalist who has worked with Marie Claire, ELLE, and InStyle in the U.K. The Square Root of Summer was inspired by her German mathematician grandfather and her lifelong obsession with YA romance, which includes a thesis on Dawson's Creek, part of her dissertation on romantic comedies at Newcastle University. She lives in Nottingham, England. harrietreuterhapgood.com