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The Improbable Theory of Ana & Zak

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Kind of cute and funny but super predictable teen romcom.

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Heavy on romcom clichés, from the opposites-attract protagonists to the utterly predictable plot points, this sometimes feels more like a screenplay treatment than a novel. Even so, Ana and Zak are quirky, funny characters teens will relate to, and romance fans especially will enjoy their madcap adventure through a Seattle comic-con and into each other's hearts.

THE IMPROBABLE THEORY OF ANA & ZAK alternates narration between the protagonists and creates two likable, believable characters. The zaniness of the comic convention is vividly captured and studded with equally quirky and interesting minor characters. The plot, despite the predictability, moves at a good pace and keeps the laughs coming. Teens and romance fans will enjoy this light, fun read.

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