The Funnyman

The Funnyman

by Sophia Whittemore
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The Funnyman by Sophia Whittemore

It isn't a laughing matter when Diana starts to see things in the mist which other people don’t: monsters, gods, and deadly shadows. Yet now she sees another thing, the world of the Impetus, a reality where humans are enslaved and the once-beautiful gods are actually tyrants. Diana must find a way to escape before the exiled king Fear, a vengeful murderer, hunts Diana down to get back something she's stolen from him. But will her growing feelings for the Prince Isak, the oddly sullen god of comedy, draw her into an all-out war?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621355090
Publisher: Astraea Press
Publication date: 03/24/2016
Series: Impetus Rising , #1
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Sophia Whittemore is a multiracial author with an Indonesian mother and a native Minnesotan father. She penned THE FUNNYMAN during her sophomore year of high school at Benet Academy and published it as a senior. Her love for the English language manifested itself in eighth grade when she went to the Scripps National Spelling Bee and has continued with other languages such as Spanish and Indonesian. Her prior publications include "A Clock's Work" in a Handersen Publishing magazine, "Blind Man's Bluff" in Parallel Ink, and winning awards in the Best Midwestern Writing competition for high school writers. She currently resides in Chicago, Illinois with her family and food-loving mini schnauzer called Tiger. Drawing on inspiration from her two cultural backgrounds, Sophia lives a life playing tennis, traveling, and writing about her dual life experiences through other characters in her works or on her blog.

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The Funnyman 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
AvidReaderDiary More than 1 year ago
I think this book has a good story but there was a little downside on how it was written or how to plot was presented. Although there are some boring parts in the book, I still enjoyed some parts of it. Especially the parts wherein I DON'T FREAKING KNOW WHAT I WAS SUPPOSED TO DO MY HEART BECAUSE IT JUST WANNA BURST because I was so nervous of what might happen!!! And also, I was kinda more attached with the villain than with the protagonist (and I LOVE WHEN THIS HAPPENS). I still wanna read the second book though because the world-building is good. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great work of a budding young novelist!