Joss is the seventh son of the Supreme Overlord of the Universe, and all he gets to do is deliver pies. That's right: pies. Of course these pies actually hold the secrets of the universe between their buttery crusts, but they're still pies.
Joss comes from a family of overachievers, and is happy to let his older brothers shine. But when Earth suddenly disappears, Joss is tasked with the not-so-simple job of bringing it back. With the help of an outspoken girl from Earth named Annika, Joss embarks on the adventure of a lifetime and learns that the universe is an even stranger place than he'd imagined.
"Life in The Realms has fallen into a sort of been there, done that' kind of routine" for Joss, the seventh and least skilled son of the Supreme Overlord of the Universe. The Realms occupy the dark matter of the universe and keep the whole thing running; Joss's job is to deliver pies for the Powers That Be (PTB), pies that hold "the very fabric of the universe together." When 12-year-old Earth resident Annika accidentally spots a pie baker in the Realms, the PTB rip Earth and its solar system out of the space-time continuum, effectively revoking its existence ("This way it's nice and neat, and we don't have that nagging guilt at killing off a five-billion-year-old planet," says Joss's father proudly). Annika herself somehow appears in the Realms, and she and Joss must recreate the entire solar system from the ground up. Full of fascinating science and clever humor, Mass's (The Candy-makers) story shines as bright as the stars of Joss's universe. A high-stakes extraterrestrial adventure that's as exciting as it is fun. Ages 8 12.
I love this book so much. It's amazing! I'm waiting for a sequel. (Seriously it's SO good!!)
looking forward to it
**Clicks preorder button**
Will be good, but not as amazing as A Mango-Shaped Space