Monday, November 03, 2008
Paper Towns by John Green
When Quentin was younger, he and his neighbor friend Margo stumbled across a dead man in the park.
Years later, he is weeks away from graduating high school, and the same Margo taps on his window and talks him into a night to remember. As they cross the city of Orlando playing pranks on some of Margo's friends (er, former friends, they were claiming revenge) who had committed various offenses, Q learns more about this girl whom he is so crazy about.
The next day, Margo vanishes into thin air.
As Quentin and his friends dig through a number of clues to find out where Margo is, they learn about themselves in the process. And have a heck of an ending to their high school experience!
Will they find Margo? You'll have to read it to find out!
What I Thought:
I was highly anticipating the release of this book and was not disappointed! I loved this book! I loved the mystery, the friendship, the longing for a love that may not be so out of reach. It is the end of high school, it is fun and full of memories.
Teens will devour the book for the plot and characters, adults will love the book for the same, but will also relate remembering this special time in their own life.
Green does an outstanding job, this book is very highly recommended. It is pure awesome.
A movie of this book is already in the works...
Want to see more? Check it out on Amazon: Paper Towns by John Green.