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John Green

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in Indianapolis, The United States
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John Green's first novel, Looking for Alaska, won the 2006 Michael L. Printz Award presented by the American Library Association. His second novel, An Abundance of Katherines, was a 2007 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His next novel, Paper Towns, is a New York Times bestseller and won the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Best YA Mystery. In January 2012, his most recent novel, The Fault in Our Stars, was met with wide critical acclaim, unprecedented in Green's career. The praise included rave reviews in Time Magazine and The New York Times, on NPR, and from award-winning author Markus Zusak. The book also
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The Fault in Our Stars

4.31 avg rating — 2,012,186 ratings — published 2012 — 207 editions
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Looking for Alaska

4.12 avg rating — 718,866 ratings — published 2005 — 166 editions
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Paper Towns

3.92 avg rating — 583,940 ratings — published 2008 — 156 editions
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An Abundance of Katherines

3.67 avg rating — 296,907 ratings — published 2006 — 102 editions
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Will Grayson, Will Grayson

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3.87 avg rating — 221,010 ratings — published 2010 — 77 editions
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Zombicorns (Zombicorns, #1)

3.76 avg rating — 5,797 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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John Green Box Set (4 Books)

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Let It Snow

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The John Green eSampler

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John Green - The Collection

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December 2012, John Green
"A tour bus. Screaming fans. One hundred and fifty thousand presale autographs. It might sound like a pop album release, but this was the frenzy that accompanied the publication of young adult author John Green's latest book, The Fault in Our Stars. Some of the early excitement came from Green's loyal online followers, dubbed Nerdfighters (though they're more nerd lovers), who tune in weekly to the author and his brother's funny, frenetic vlog. These are also the readers who propelled his earlier books to success, including Looking for Alaska (2005), An Abundance of Katherines (2006), and Paper Towns (2008) as well as the collaborative " ...More

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The Fault In Our Stars (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: 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.

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Late in the winter of my seventeenth year, my mother decided I was depressed, presumably because I rarely left the house, spent quite a lot of time in bed, read the same book over and over, ate infrequently, and devoted quite a bit of my abundant..." Read more of this chapter »
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" Kat (Le Pauvre Cœur) wrote: "Hey John. Did you know that the first time I found out about your book Looking For Alaska, I literally thought it was abo ...more "
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“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

“My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.”
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“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”
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