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Saturday, May 2, 2015

Looking for Alaska (YA)


Book #59 Read in 2015
Looking for Alaska by John Green (YA)

John Green is one of the most popular young adult authors today and a book like Looking for Alaska shows why.  Miles, a geeky, unpopular kid, decides he wants to look for his Great Perhaps and wants to attend private school away from home.  He connects immediately with his roommate Chip.  His social circle widens instantly when Alaska Young, pretty, moody, popular, notices him.  Miles now has a group of friends and they become close.  About halfway through the book, the unthinkable happens and the rest of the book shows the aftermath and the search to find out why.  This was a gripping, quick read that high school boys and girls would love. 

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