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John Green

One of my favorite authors is John Green. Anyone read one of his books?


Here are some:

Looking For Alaska

An Abundance of Katherines

Paper Towns


He co-wrote:

Will Grayson, Will Grayson (David Levithan)

Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances (Lauren Myracle, Maureen Johnson)

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Re: John Green

I read Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns and An Abundance of Katherines. They were all great reads that were incredibly captivating. The characters were excellent and were very deep. Also, Green includes a lot of facts that I found interesting. I have Will Grayson, Will Grayson but haven't gotten around to reading it yet.

I recommend his books 200%.

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Re: John Green

I just got Paper Towns and Looking for Alaska and Will Grayson, Will Grayson are both on my wishlist.  I heard An Abundance of Katherines was just okay, so I'm not as interested in that one.

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Re: John Green

I've had Looking For Alaska in my TBR list for so long.  I've only read good thinkgs about his books- I want to read Paper Towns & I think the concept of Will Grayson, Will Grayson is intriguing

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Re: John Green

Looking for Alaska was a very good book. I didn't think it was going to be as good as it was.

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Re: John Green

I've read all three of them and loved everyone. I didn't expect them bee so good. Looking For Alaska is usually a book I recommend to others if they want something really good to read. I want to read Will Grayson, WIll Grayson, but have yet to get the book. 

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Re: John Green

I've read of his books and have to say, John Green is probably one of the best YA authors in a long time. Libba Bray is exceptionally great as well. Going Bovine is hilarious.

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Re: John Green

Have you seen his youtube?

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Re: John Green

I've read Paper Towns and Looking for Alaska. I read like a third of An Abundance of Katherine but the math involved in that story makes it unbearable and boring. I've read Will Grayson, Will Grayson and I remember it being funny at some parts but I didn't like it as much as the others. Maybe it was because of the other writer. Idk.