The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak by Brian Katcher
Genre: YA Contemporary
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release Date: May 19, 2015
It all begins when Ana Watson's little brother, Clayton, secretly ditches the quiz bowl semifinals to go to the Washingcon sci-fi convention on what should have been a normal, résumé-building school trip.
If slacker Zak Duquette hadn't talked up the geek fan fest so much, maybe Clayton wouldn't have broken nearly every school rule or jeopardized Ana’s last shot at freedom from her uptight parents.
Now, teaming up with Duquette is the only way for Ana to chase down Clayton in the sea of orcs, zombies, bikini-clad princesses, Trekkies, and Smurfs. After all, one does not simply walk into Washingcon.
But in spite of Zak's devil-may-care attitude, he has his own reasons for being as lost as Ana-and Ana may have more in common with him than she thinks. Ana and Zak certainly don’t expect the long crazy night, which begins as a nerdfighter manhunt, to transform into so much more…
I’ve only read one of Katcher’s books, although I have his other one on my list. I’ve heard such good things, I really need to get on that. This sounds like a good, fun story, more light hearted, and I’m always a fan of alternating point of views. Plus, it features a geeky convention, and I am all for that.