posted on: Thursday January 28, 2010
Dara Plath ’13 / Portfolio Staff
What is calamity physics? For Blue Van Meer, the novel’s protagonist, it is the collision of life, death, heartbreak, and mystery. After being dragged across the country by her charismatic and genius father, Blue finds herself deposited in St. Gallway, a private school she enters for her senior year. She quickly catches the enigmatic eyes of the school’s most elite group, known as the Bluebloods, and its captivating leader and teacher, Hannah Schneider. Confounded by a hue of mystery and intrigue, Blue is left with only her sharp wit and literary logic to find a way out of a maze of events which will ultimately lead her to discover her true identity.