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Looking for Alaska

By John Green
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Publisher Description

The award-winning, genre-defining debut from John Green, the #1 bestselling author of The Anthropocene Reviewed and The Fault in Our Stars

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award • A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist • A New York Times Bestseller • A USA Today Bestseller • NPR’s Top Ten Best-Ever Teen Novels • TIME magazine’s 100 Best Young Adult Novels of All Time • A PBS Great American Read Selection • Millions of copies sold!
First drink. First prank. First friend. First love.

Last words.
Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last words—and tired of his safe life at home. He leaves for boarding school to seek what the dying poet François Rabelais called the “Great Perhaps.” Much awaits Miles at Culver Creek, including Alaska Young, who will pull Miles into her labyrinth and catapult him into the Great Perhaps.
Looking for Alaska brilliantly chronicles the indelible impact one life can have on another. A modern classic, this stunning debut marked #1 bestselling author John Green’s arrival as a groundbreaking new voice in contemporary fiction.

Newly updated edition includes a brand-new Readers' Guide featuring a Q&A with author John Green

2572 Reviews

Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes“I simply loved this book, I don’t Even know what to say about it but it made me feel really good.❤️”
Believable charactersCharacters change and growDiverse charactersEasy to readFunny writingAddictiveUnpredictableRealistic settingHeartbreakingThought-provoking
Surprised Face with Open Mouth“I didn’t expect this book to have the plot-twist it has! I was heartbroken. It’s definitely a book worth reading, it has it all; love, suspense, comedy, and sadness.”
Colorful personalitiesFunny writingWitty banterTwistyUnpredictableDescriptiveHeartbreakingMade me cryMeaningfulMemorable
Loudly Crying Face“I picked up this book as I organized my new bookshelf and was reminded of my younger self who loved to read and was full of tween angst. I asked for more books by John Green after reading “The Fault in Our Stars” like every other tween age girl. Yet, I never read the book. I was in a semi-slump while reading a different book and this was a refreshing book to help me through the slump. A wonderful, yet sad story about friendship and loss. This book made me feel nostalgic and hopeful.”
Original charactersUnpredictableRealistic settingComing of ageMoving
Anxious Face with sweat“Wow!! Loved this! My poor Alaska, I never expected that! I sobbed at this! Reccomend!”
Relatable charactersEasy to readHeartbreakingRomanticMade me cry
Surprised Face with Open Mouth“i don’t like miles nor the colonel tbh but i wanna marry alaska and the message about forgiving hit hard so pop off ig”
Believable charactersComplexSuspensefulTragicMeaningfulMemorable

About John Green

John Green is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of Looking for AlaskaAn Abundance of KatherinesPaper TownsWill Grayson, Will Grayson (with David Levithan), The Fault in Our Stars, and Turtles All the Way Down. His many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. John has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize and was selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers  and co-created the online educational series CrashCourse. You can join the millions who follow him on Twitter @johngreen and Instagram @johngreenwritesbooks or visit him online at johngreenbooks.com. John lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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