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Review ~ Paper Towns by John Green

Posted on Feb 28, 2016 by in John Green | 0 comments

Paper Towns Book Cover Paper Towns
John Green

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Winner of the Edgar Award
The #1 New York Times Bestseller
Publishers Weekly and USA Today Bestseller

Millions of Copies Sold

Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificent Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life—summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows. When their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Margo has disappeared. But Q soon learns that there are clues—and they’re for him. Embarking on an exhilarating adventure to find her, the closer Q gets, the less he sees the girl he thought he knew.

#1 Bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars John Green crafts a brilliantly funny and moving coming-of-age journey about true friendship and true love.

PAPER TOWNS

John Green

Paper Towns by John Green

“Basically this is going to be the best night of your life.”
That was a promise made from Margo Roth Spiegelman toQuentin during their senior year of high school. Margo convinced her neighbor, Quentin, to help her accomplish eleven things on her list on this particular night.

“We bring the f*cking rain down on our enemies.”
The eleven things they set out to do revolved around getting revenge on those who had wronged Margo. After reading some of the things that took place that evening, I know I don’t want someone like Margo taking revenge on me. *lol*

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Paper Towns
I’m sure my mom has mentioned this term to me since she use to work in mapping for the government but I don’t remember it. Who listens to their parents anyways? Not my kids that’s for sure. But now I feel like I have some new knowledge about what paper towns are and I’m curious to check a map for them.

Overall Paper Towns held my interest in listening to it. Had I read it I might have started to skim some of the stuff. Since I recently read Finding Alaska I found this book to have a similar feel: high schoolers, a boy infatuated with an unattainable girl, searching for answers to where the girl went, a group of corky friends. I’ve only read 3 books by Mr. Green and maybe this is his signature style.

Now, that I’ve read it I can see the movie. I like to read the book first and then watch a movie so I can imagine the story how I want to without the movie putting the pictures in my mind. Here’s hoping the movie is good. I love the actress casted to play Margo.

UPDATE: I rented the movie.  It was just alright for me.

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