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Looking for Alaska


The unmissable first novel from bestselling and award-winning author of THE FAULT IN OUR STARS. "In the dark beside me, she smelled of sweat and ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.800

Loved it!

by Michelle12 on Jan 31, 2010

This book was the third that I'd read by John Green and I had no idea what to expect at first. However, once I started reading I couldn't stop. The plot of the book took such a massive turn that even in the middle when I was already hooked, it pulled me along even farther as the plot thickened. I ... More

by BSFiend13 on Sep 27, 2009

When first introduced to Alaska Young in the novel, I saw a mirror image of myself: books stacked on every free space of the room because of an inbred fear that I will one day not have anything to read. Albeit our liknesses strayed after that initial point, I am still very fond of Alaska as a character ... More


This book makes you think

by cee08 on Mar 18, 2008

As a young adult reader, I feel that this work widely appeals to today's contemporary society. What young adult hasn't felt the angst of everyday life, hasn't planned the perfect senior prank, hasn't experienced the difficulties of school? As a novel that deals head on with these topics, I think its ... More

by laneyseradias on Jan 31, 2008

A powerful book by one of my favorite young adult authors. I enjoy well-written quirky characters, and the main three in this book fit the bill perfectly. I don't want to ruin the twist in the middle, because the shock is a large part of what made the book for me, but I will say that I was far more ... More

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brittany j


I absolutely loved this book. It took me by surprise. This was the very first John Green book I had ever read before. I would also recommend Paper Towns by John as well. (:

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