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Paper Towns

Paper Towns
John Green
Speak, 2009
Audience: Older Teens
Source: My Own Bookshelf

From Goodreads:
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, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. But Q soon learns that there are clues — and they’re for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees of the girl he thought he knew.


I’ve been meaning to read this one for ages. I loved it! I should’ve read it earlier. The air of mystery was fantastic. I had to know what happened. The characters really felt like authentic teens to me. Most importantly, I learned about a different kind of person from this story. Margo was unique and did her own thing. She was completely different from me. I never in a million years would have gotten revenge on people. I never could have even thought of all of the different things she did to get revenge. My mind isn’t that creative.

This was completely different than The Fault in Our Stars, but I loved it just the same. John Green is a master storyteller who really understands his characters. I can’t wait to read the rest of his books!

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