Posts Tagged: John Green

First Lines: Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Will Grayson, Will Grayson is one of those books I don’t have anything useful to say about. Basically, it’s the story of how the one Will Grayson met the other Will Grayson, of how it’s, like, hard to find out who you are, and what to do with all these people you have all these… Read more »

First Lines: Let it Snow

What can you say about a book called Let it Snow: Three Holiday Romances that you don’t already know by just reading the title? In this case, I should say that these tales by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle are all nicely interconnected, key characters and plot-lines carry over from one story to… Read more »

First Lines: Paper Towns.

John Green‘s Paper Towns kept me up ’til 3 in the morning. Two days in a row. The only reason I put it down was because I could not keep my eyes open any more and the words became a blur. In Paper Towns, the socially awkward, nerdy male protagonist has this secret crush-like obsession… Read more »

First Lines: Looking for Alaska

Miles “Pudge” Halter, the protagonist in John Green’s Looking for Alaska, is a nerdy guy with a geeky streak: he has a thing for famous last words. In order to seek “The Great Perhaps” (last words of French poet François Rabelais) he heads off to a boarding school miles from home. There, for the first… Read more »

First lines: An Abundance of Katherines

When it comes to relationships, everyone has a type. Colin Singleton’s type is girls named Katherine. He has dated—and been dumped by—19 Katherines. In the wake of The K-19 Debacle, Colin—an anagram-obsessed washed-up child prodigy—heads out on a road trip with his overweight, Judge Judy-loving friend Hassan. With 10,000 dollars in his pocket and a… Read more »