The Pinball Theory of Apocalypse starts with the world is coming to an end. Well, at least it is according to Isabel Raven’s father, a Cal Tech physicist, who has conclusively proven exactly when the world will end.
An earthquake hits LA right in the first few pages of the book, followed by several more earthquakes. Roads are torn up, buildings are falling down, and some are sinking back into the tar that is underneath it all. Instead of doom and gloom, this book turns out to actually be a very fun read!
Isabel Raven lives in LA, and is an artist. She makes art I wish I had the creativity to make, which include dropping celebrities into famous paintings. Cher as Mona Lisa. Tom Cruise and Katy Holmes in American Gothic.
Her agent, Dahlman, is a bit crazy, and does her career more harm than good with his misguided attempts to make her famous. For example, he posts nude photos of Isabel on her website, without her knowledge or consent. He got these photos from Isabel’s mom, of all people, and they might have been taken before Isabel was quite eighteen. Doesn’t stop Dahlman.
He also appears t...