Tag: john green
For those of you who don’t know, my birthday falls less than month after Christmas, on January 17th. Every year I make a combo Christmas/Birthday list in case anyone wants to get me anything. If you actually asked me what I wanted, I would probably stare at you like a deer in the headlights. It’s the same sort of syndrome that motivated me to … Read More 9 Books on My 2017 Holiday Wishlist
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two teens—both named Will Grayson—are about to cross paths. As their worlds collide and intertwine, the Will Graysons find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, building toward romantic turns-of-heart and the epic production of history’s most fabulous high school musical. I am … Read More Will Grayson, Will Grayson
Looking for Alaska by John Green Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter’s whole existence has been one big nonevent, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave the “Great Perhaps” (François Rabelais, poet) even more. Then he heads off to the sometimes crazy, possibly unstable, and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School, and his life becomes the opposite of safe. Because … Read More Looking for Alaska
This week’s TTT covers ten blog posts (on your blog!) that give the best picture of you as a reader and/or a person. As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. I feel a little awkward with this one, as I’m writing a big ‘ol braggo post (but that is kind of sort of what blogging is, yes?) 1. My Extended … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Blog Posts That Give the Best Picture of You
As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s challenge is 10 literary characters who remind you of yourself or someone else.This was actually a little bad hard. 1. Daenerys Targaryen (Game of Thrones Series) 2. Madeline (The Marriage Plot) 3. Aria Montgomery (Pretty Little Liars Series) 4. Hermione Granger (Harry Potter Series) 5. Hazel (The Fault in Our Stars) … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Literary Characters Who Remind Me of Me!
Paper Towns by John Green Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life—dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge— he follows. After their all-nighter ends, and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, … Read More Paper Towns
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. This isn’t the type of book I … Read More The Fault in Our Stars